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2012 Conferences


Association for Asian Studies – 2012 Annual Conference
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
Toronto, Canada
March 15–18, 2012

  • Sophia Woodman (Post Doctoral Research Fellow) – Socialized Governance and Local Citizenship in Tianjin, China
  • Sun Feiyu (PhD Candidate, York University) – The Land Revolution as a revolutionary State Simplification: Short and Long-term Consequences for the Livelihood of Rural People, Particularly during the Great Leap Forward

International Commercial Arbitration Conference on Dispute Resolution
Shanghai University
Shanghai, China
March 22, 2012

  • Pitman Potter – International Commercial Arbitration: Globalization and Local Contexts

Checking Our Constitution@30: The Influence of the Canadian Constitution and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms on Legislation, Identities and Federalism
Association of Canadian Studies
Ottawa, Ontario
April 17-18, 2012

  • Lesley Jacobs and Lorne Foster – Balancing Competing Human Rights in a Diverse Society: From Jurisprudence to Policy

Modes of Activism and Engagement in the Chinese Public Sphere
Asia Research Institute
National University of Singapore
April 27, 2012

  • Sophia Woodman (Post Doctoral Research Fellow) – Segmented Public Differential Rights and the Regulation of Critical Speech in China

56th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society
San Juan, Puerto Rico
April 26, 2012

  • Ashok Kotwal, Bharat Ramaswami and Wilima Wadhwa – Learning Outcomes and the School Effect: Evidence from a Longitudinal Study in Rural India

2012 International Conference on Law and Society
Law and Society Association
Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort
Honolulu, USA
June 4-8, 2012

  • Ljiljana Biukovic – From the Beijing Consensus and Beyond: South-South Partnership or Dominance
  • Pitman Potter – discussant – Chinese Ritual, Property and Family Litigation
  • Lesley Jacobs – The Distinctive Character of Legal Adversarialism in India and China

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Conference
Mumbai, India
July 2012

  • Nisha Malhotra – New Spatialities of Labour and Production

European Junior China Scholars Conference
French Centre for Research on Contemporary China
New European Research on Contemporary China
Beijing, China
July 6-7, 2012

  • Elena Caprioni (Post doctoral Research Fellow) – Foreign Direct Investment in western China’s Mining Sector

2012 Annual Conference
Society of International Economic Law
National University Singapore
July 12-15, 2012

  • Ljiljana Biukovic – China Moves in to Latin America: Legal Geography of Trade and Investment Agreements

2012 Canadian Bar Association Legal Conference
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
Vancouver, Canada
August 10-12, 2012

  • Pitman Potter – Keynote Speaker on “Coordinating Compliance : A Comprehensive Approaach to Law and Development”

Indian School of Business
Hyderabad, India
September 17, 2012

  • Wilima Wadhwa – Annual Status of Education Report (ASER)

Food Security in Asia and the Pacific Symposium Program
Liu Institute for Global Issues, The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada
September 17-18, 2012

  • Bharat Ramaswami (ISI, Delhi) and Shikha Jha (ADB) – Exogenous Shocks, Policy Responses and Stability: Some evidence from the Global Rice Market
  • Ashok Kotwal (UBC), Bharat Ramaswami (ISI) and Shikha Jha (ADB) – The Role of Social Safety Nets and Food Programs
  • Milind Kandlikar (UBC) – Food, Feed and Fuel: Assessing the Impact of Competing Demand on Food Production & the Environment

Poverty Conference
University of Indonesia
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
September 2012

  • Arianto Patunru – Inequality and Child Wellbeing: The Case of Indonesia

Public Health Law and Policy in Asia
Green College Lecture Series
Green College, The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada
September 2012-April 2013

Lecture to Officers of the Indian Economic Service
National Centre for Agricultural Policy and Economics
New Delhi, India
October 2012

  • Bharat Ramaswami – Food Subsidies

Planery Lecture at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Anniversary Conference
Mumbai, India
December 1-2, 2012

  • Ashok Kotwal – Why is Poverty Declining so Slowly in India

2nd Conference of the Indian Health Economics and Policy Association (IHEPA) on ‘Better Health Access: The Rough Road Ahead’
Indian Health Economics and Policy Association
Institute for Social and Economic Change
Bangalore, India
December 20-21, 2012

  • Ashwini Deshpande – Economic Growth, Trade and Poverty

Talk to Parliamentarians
PRS Legislative Research
New Delhi, India
December 2012

  • Bharat Ramaswami – Cash Transfers

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