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Spring 2014 EALS events and more

Unless otherwise stated, EALS talks are held in the Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall, Room 308, Harvard Law School. You are welcome to bring your lunch.


Tuesday, April 22, 12 noon, Austin West (room 111):
EALS lunchtime talk followed by book signing

My Fight for a New Taiwan: One Woman's Journey from Prison to Power
Lu Hsiu-Lien, former Vice President of Taiwan
Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and the Program on the Legal Profession


Past Events Spring 2014

Friday, April 4, ** 2 PM ** in Austin 308: EALS talk
Political Authority and Democracy: A Contemporary Confucian Perspective
Professor Joseph Chan, Department of Politics and Public Administration, the University of Hong Kong
His new book is Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times.

Thursday, March 6, 4:30 - 6 pm, Belfer S020, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street
Some Missing Pieces in the Mid-1960s Korean Development Story
This talk will be followed by a public reception.
David C. Cole, Harvard University; Princeton Lyman, U.S. Institute of Peace; Harold Koh, Yale Law School; Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Harvard University

A Kim Koo Forum sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University. Co-sponsored by EALS and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, HKS; Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS; the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. http://korea.fas.harvard.edu/events/2014/02/03/some-missing-pieces-mid-1960s-korean-development-story

Friday, March 7, 12:15 pm, S 153, 1st Floor, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street
The Evolution of East Asian Intellectual Property Law Throught the Lens of Chinese Trademark Law
Jeffrey M. Smith, Principal Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Attorneys at Law, Atlanta, GA

Sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center, Modern Asia Seminar Series; co-sponsored with East Asian Legal Studies

Tuesday, February 18 at 12:00 noon - Austin 308
Power, Postcoloniality and the Pursuit of Justice: Lessons from Self-Representation in Hong Kong
Professor Janny Leung, Visiting Scholar, Harvard Yenching Institute, Associate Professor, School of English, the University of Hong Kong

Monday, February 10 at 12:00 noon - Pound 101
A Constitution without Constitutionalism? Paths of Constitutional Developments in China
Professor Qianfan Zhang, Peking University, Vice President of the Association of Chinese Constitutional Law
Co-sponsored by the China Law Association

Tuesday, February 11 at 12:00 noon - Austin 308
Dictatorship and Information: Autocratic Regime Resilience in Communist Europe and China
Martin K. Dimitrov, Associate Professor of Political Science, Tulane University

Tuesday, February 11 at 1:30-2:30 pm - Pound 101
The Rights Defense (weiquan) Movement in China
Teng Biao, human rights activist and lecturer, China University of Political Science and Law
Co-sponsored by the Harvard Asia Law Society, HLS Advocates for Human Rights, the Harvard Human Rights Journal, and EALS. Light refreshments.

Wednesday, January 29
4:10 - 5:30 pm at the Kennedy School
Civil Society in China: The Legal Framework from Ancient Times to the “New Reform Era"
A book talk with
Professor Karla Simon, Chair of the International Center for Civil Society Law and Affiliated Scholar, NYU US-Asia Law Institute
Note Location: Harvard Kennedy School - Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor Taubman Building
Co-sponsored by EALS and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Kennedy School of Government

Fall 2013

Friday, November 22 at 12 noon in *Hauser Hall, Room 102*
China's Attitudes Toward International Law: A New Stage
Jerome A. Cohen, Founding Director of EALS; Professor of Law, NYU School of Law; Of Counsel, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Co-sponsored by EALS and the Harvard Asia Law Society (HALS)

Friday, November 15 at 12 noon, Morgan Courtroom, Austin 308
Changing Labor Relations and Employment Policies in Japan: Fairness for Non-standard Employees?
Takashi Araki, Professor, University of Tokyo Faculty of Law; Member of the Labor Policy Council, Japanese Ministry of Labor; EALS Visiting Scholar
Co-sponsored by EALS and the Labor & Worklife Program, Harvard Law School

Tuesday, October 29 at 5:00 pm, Morgan Courtroom, Austin 308
The State's Duty to Protect Women from Human Rights Violation - A Case of the Constitutional Court of Korea
Han-Chul Park, President of the Constitutional Court of South Korea
The talk will be in English with PowerPoint. The Q & A and discussion will be in Korean, with translation provided.
Co-sponsored by EALS and the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute, Harvard University.

Thursday, October 17 at 5:00 pm, WCC MILSTEIN WEST B
HPOD OPEN HOUSE - Harvard Law School Project on Disability
DEAN MARTHA MINOW, Professor and Dean of Harvard Law School
JUDGE ALBIE SACHS, Retired Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa

Co-sponsored by EALS and International Legal Studies

Friday, October 18 at 12 noon, Morgan Courtroom, Austin 308
Power and the Limits of Law: East Asian Maritime Disputes
Peter Dutton,
Professor of Strategic Studies and Director, China Maritime Studies lnstitute, U.S. Naval War College

Friday, October 11 at 12 noon, Morgan Courtroom, Austin 308
Introduction to E-Resources for East Asian Legal Research at Harvard Law School
Mariko Honshuku, Librarian of Japanese Law, Harvard Law School
Nongji Zhang, Bibliographer for East Asian Law, Harvard Law School

Thursday, October 10 at 12 noon, Morgan Courtroom, Austin 308
China in the Balance: Crucial Reforms, Vested Interests and Challenges for China's New Leaders 
Stephen Harder, Managing Partner for China, Clifford Chance LLP
Currently based in Shanghai with more than 20 years experience living and working in China, Mr. Harder will discuss current issues in the Chinese political economy and their impact on inbound and outbound China transactions.
Co-sponsored by EALS and the Program on the Legal Profession

Thursday, October 10 at 4:30 pm at CGIS (please note location)
The Economic Reintegration of the Koreas: Time to Get On With It  
Thomas Pinansky, Senior Foreign Attorney and Partner, Barun Law LLC (Korea)
The talk will be chaired by Paul Chang, Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University.
A public reception will follow the talk. Please note location: The Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050) of CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge (Center for Government and International Studies, Harvard University).
Co-sponsored by EALS and the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute, Harvard University


Mon
day, October 7 at 12 noon, Morgan Courtroom, Austin 308
Environmental Justice in China
Jingjing Zhang, EALS Visiting Scholar; Former Deputy China Director for The Global Network for Public Interest Law; former Litigation Director, Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims (Beijing)
Co-sponsored by EALS and the China Project (SEAS, Harvard University)

Monday, September 30
at 12 noon, Morgan Courtroom, Austin 308
Update on the Foreign Investment Regime in China
Sabine Stricker-Kellerer, LLM '83, Senior China Counsel at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 4:30, Morgan Courtroom, Austin 308
EALS Orientation
Orientation to the East Asian Legal Studies program, and a chance to meet the current Visiting Scholars and staff and faculty.4:30 - 5:30, with remarks at 4:45. Morgan Courtroom, Austin 308

Spring 2013

China, the Philippines and International Law in the South China Sea
Francis Jardeleza LL.M. ’77, Solicitor General of the Republic of the Philippines
Tuesday, April 23, 2013  12:00-1:00 pm, Austin 308

The East Asian Challenge to the Rule of Law
Penelope Nicholson, Professor of Law University of Melbourne Director, Asian Law Centre and Comparative Legal Studies
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

Environmental Justice in China: A Case Study in the Complexities of Law and Social Change
Zhang Jingjing, Mason Fellow, Kennedy School Partner, Beijing Huanzhu, China’s first environmental public interest law firm
Monday, April 8, 2013 12:00-1:00 pm, Austin 308

Responsibility to Protect: A Challenge to Chinese Foreign Policy
Zhu Wenqi, Professor of lnternational Law Renmin University of China Law School
Monday, April 1, 2013 3:00-4:00, Austin 308

China’s Legislation on Air Pollution and Climate Change
Zhu Xiaoqin, Visiting Scholar, East Asian Legal Studies Fulbright Scholar Professor, School of Law, Xiamen University
Thursday, March 28, 2013 3:30-4:30 pm Pierce Hall, 100 F, 29 Oxford St.

Weber’s Distortions of Chinese Law and Religion: A Reassessment of a Lasting Legacy
Karen Turner, Professor of History College of the Holy Cross
Friday, April 5, 2013 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

International Law and Maritime Disputes in East Asia
Peter Dutton, Professor of Strategic Studies and Director, China Maritime Studies lnstitute, U.S. Naval War College
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

Constitutional Adjudication of Japan: ls the Supreme Court of Japan So Conservative?
Participants:
Professor J. Mark Ramseyer '82, Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Studies
Professor Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law
Professor David S. Law '96, Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center Professor of Law, Washington University Law School
Hiroshi Miyashita, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Surugadai University Visiting Scholar, EALS
Thursday, March 14, 2013 12:00-1:30, Austin 308

The Past and Future of Constitutional Adjudication in Korea
Kang Kook Lee, President, Constitutional Court of Korea
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

Participatory Justice: A Comparative Look at U.S. and Chinese Civil Litigation
Margaret Woo, Professor of Law Northeastern University
Friday, March 8, 2013 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

From the Crime of Sodomy to the Love of Comrades: A Very Brief Legal History of Homosexuality in China
Zhou Dan, LGBT and Human Rights Lawyer Executive Director of Yu Dan
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

A Forgotten Negotiation: The WTO Review of Dispute Settlement Understanding
Kichang Chung, Legal Counsel Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Republic of Korea
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

Regulating Recovery: Reflections on the U.S. Occupation of Japan
Temple Jorden, Retired Attorney- District of Columbia, Japan Special Student, Department of History, Harvard University
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

Plain Tobacco Packaging: Broader Implications for East Asia and International Law
Tania Voon, Associate Professor Melbourne Law School LL.M. ‘01
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

Fall 2012

Orientation to the East Asian Legal Studies Program
An opportunity to meet EALS Faculty, Staff, Research Fellows, and the 2012-2013 Visiting Scholars  
Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 4:30-5:30 PM, Austin 308

Regulation of the Internet and of Online Music in China
T.K. Chang ’83, Partner, Ivy Law Group LLC
Thursday, October 11, 2012, 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

East Asian Legal Research: Best Resources to Use and the Skills You Need
Mariko Honshuku, Librarian of Japanese Law
Nongji Zhang, Bibliographer for East Asian Law
Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

Representing Chinese Workers in Labor Disputes:  A Discussion of Policymaking, Implementation & Advocacy
Aaron Halegua ’09, Staff Attorney The Legal Aid Society, New York City
Thursday, October 25, 2012, 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

EALS and East Asia’s International Law Challenges
Jerome A. Cohen, Founding Director of EALS
Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
Of Counsel, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Friday, November 2, 2012, 12:00-1:00, Austin 308

Law, Memory & Reality in Early Chinese and  Roman Empires
Karen Turner, Professor of History College of the Holy Cross
EALS Research Fellow
Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 12:00-1:00, Austin 308


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