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2016 Conferences


Conference and Public Forum Canada and Europe: Converging or Diverging Responses to International and Domestic Challenges? Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue
Carleton University
Ottawa, Canada
March 10-11, 2016

  • Ljiljana Biukovic – Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Canada’s Trade and Investment Policy Choices from NAFTA to CETA

2016 Annual Conference – Association for Asian Studies
Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, USA
March 31-April 3, 2016
“India: Institutional Weakness and Human Rights Based Approach to Economic Development”

  • Ashwini Kulkarni – Is it Feasible to Create a Legal Right for Employment?
  • Moshe Hirsch – On Economic Development, Institutional Capacity and India’s Human Rights Approach to Development
  • Wilima Wadhwa – Primary Education in India: Evidence and Practice
  • Ljiljana Biukovic – Panel Chair
  • In Organized Panel – “Mediation and Negotiation in Chinese Law in the 20th and 21st Centuries” – Pitman Potter, Chair and Discussant

Law and Society Association
2016 Annual Meeting
New Orleans, USA
June 2-5, 2016
“Access to Health and Safety in Asia in Global Settings”

  • Lesley Jacobs – The Double Effect of Globalization on Health and Safety Regulations in China and India
  • Ilan Vertinsky – Health for All: Can India Realize the Internationally Sanctioned Health Rights of its People?
  • Yoshitaka Wada – Mixed Billing and Access to Medical Care in Japan

IAMO Forum 2016- Rural Labour in Transition: Structural Change, Migration and Governance
Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies
Halle, Germany
June 22-24, 2016

  • Richard Barrichello – Migration vs Agricultural Protection for Reducing Rural Poverty: the case of Indonesia

International Legal Ethics Conference VII – The Ethics and Regulation of Lawyers Worldwide: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
The Stein Center for Law and Ethics
Fordham University – School of Law
New York, USA
July 14-16, 2016

  • Kyoko Ishida – The Essence of the Client-Lawyer Relationship
  • Kyoko Ishida – Statistical Analysis of Lawyer Discipline in Japan

Annual Meeting of Medical Safety Association
Tokyo University
Tokyo, Japan
August 6, 2016

  • Yoshitaka Wada – On Medical Dispute Resolution

Law and Society in Asia: Defining and Advancing the Field
Asian Law and Society Association
National University of Singapore
September 22-23, 2016

  • Kyoko IshidaReproductive Rights or Obligation? Law and Policies over Reproduction in Japan from Gender Perspective
  • Yoshitaka WadaMeaning of Suing in Japan and Traffic Accident Compensation Scheme

Annual Meeting of Kyoto Medical Safety Association
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
Kyoto, Japan
September 24, 2016

  • Yoshitaka Wada – Informed Consent as a Conversation Process

Canada-China Relations Forum Program
China Institute, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada
October 12, 2016

  • Pitman Potter – Environment, Climate Change and Governance (skype)

8th Annual Queen’s Institute on Trade Policy Conference
Queens University
Kingston, Canada
October 18, 2016

  • Pitman Potter – Implementing Trade Agreements with China (skype)

Research Institute Conference
Public Administration Forum for Asia
November 1, 2016

  • Sarah Biddulph – Settling Medical Disputes in China and Victoria: Law and Social Trust (in Chinese)

Kaohsiung Conference – Chinese Human Rights under Xi Jinping: A Multidimensional Assessment
Sun Yat-sen University Law School
Guangzhou, China
December 2-3, 2016

  • Sarah Biddulph – Governance of Social and Economic Rights in China

Fourth Session of the South China Sea Legal High-end Forum and Marine Space Use of Legal Policy
Hainan, China
December 2016

  • He Weidong – Marine Environment Protection Laws and Regulations to Amend the Background of Marine Ecological Environment Damage Thinking

The 51st Annual Meeting of the Japan Medical Society
Makuhari Messe Convention Centre
Chiba, Japan
November 10-11, 2016

  • Yoshitaka Wada – Structure of Mental Support for Healthcare Professionals after Adverse Events

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