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2009 Conferences


Political Change in China Conference
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
March 6-7, 2009

  • Pitman Potter – Law and Human Rights: Selective Adaptation and Official and Non-Official Discourses (by videoconference)

Law, Power and Inequality in the 21st Century
Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association
Denver, Colorado USA
May 28-31, 2009

  • Sarah Biddulph – Reforms to Drug Detention Policies under the PRC Drug Prohibition Law
  • Lesley Jacobs – The FCTC and Domestic Tobacco Control Policy

Religion and Rights in China
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
May 30, 2009

  • Pitman Potter – Human Rights and Religion in China

Development Conference
University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia
June 4, 2009

  • Ashok Kotwal, Bharat Ramaswami and Wilima Wadhwa – Liberalization, Growth and Poverty Decline

Policy Roundtable – Selective Adaptation and Institutional Capacity- Approaches to Treaty Compliance in International Trade and Human Rights
Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution Program
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada
June 16, 2009

  • Ljiljana Biukovic and Pitman Potter – Comparative Perspectives on International Trade and Human Rights
  • Lesley Jacobs – Health and Integrated Trade and Human Rights Law

24th IVR World Congress Beijing
China Law Society
Beijing, China
September 15-20, 2009

  • Pitman Potter (presented by Harry Wang) – Responsible Corporate Governance: Coordinating Efficiency and Justice

APJM conference on Corporate Governance
Segal Graduate School of Business, Simon Fraser University,
Burnaby, Canada
October 7-9, 2009

  • Masao Nakamura – Adoption and Policy Implications of Japan’s New Corporate Governance Practices after the Reform

International Legal Transfers: A Comparative Analysis
Asia Pacific Business Regulation Group and
Asian Law Centre, Melbourne Law School
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Prato, Italy
October 15-16, 2009

  • Pitman Potter – International and Domestic Selective Adaptation: The Case of Charter 08

International Law Forum
Hebrew University
Jerusalem,  Israel
October 20, 2009

  • Pitman Potter – Selective Adaptation in Comparative Perspective: Approaches to Understanding Reception of International Law under Conditions of Globalization

Chinese Uncertainties and Canadian Responses after the Global Financial Crisis
CAPI China Conference
University of Victoria
Victoria, Canada
November 20-22, 2009

  • Pitman Potter – Dissent in China: Ethnic Religious, Political and Economic

The Development of the Chinese Legal System: Change and Challenges
Centre for Chinese Law, Faculty of Law
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
December 10-11, 2009

  • Pitman Potter – China’s Health Care Policy: Dilemmas and Access to Health Care in China

International Conference on Healthcare and Trade
The Erasmus Observatory on Health Law
Erasmus University
Rotterdam, Netherlands
December 10-11, 2009

  • Lesley Jacobs – Roundtable participant

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