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Conference - University of Macau - 16 December 2015

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On December 16, 2015, gLAWcal in partnership with University of Macau, Faculty of Law (China) organized an International Conference on “Consumer Policy in China: New Trends and Challenges”. This conference is part of the research project entitled ‘Consumer Policy in China: Protecting the Citizens, Strengthening the Domestic Market and Building an Ecological Civilization’ (Research Project funded by the University of Macau, Project Reference MYRG2015-00219-FLL).

The pdf program can be found here: Conference Program – University of Macau – 16 December 2015 – Consumer Policy in China: New Trends and Challenges

International Conference
Consumer Policy in China: New Trends and Challenges

16 December 2015
Faculty of Law of the University of Macau (Building E32), Room G020

PROGRAMME

8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 09:15 Welcome and opening remarks

John Shijian Mo, Dean and Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Macau
Fernando Dias Simões, Faculty of Law, University of Macau

09:15 – 10:45 Session I: Consumer Policy in China: Setting the Scene
Chair: Augusto Teixeira Garcia, Associate Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Macau

Chinese Consumer Policy and the Development of an Ecological Civilization – Fernando Dias Simões, Faculty of Law, University of Macau

Construction of Consumer Law in Transitional China – Jia Yao, Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 13:00 Session II: Consumer Policy and Sustainable Development
Chair: Rostam J. Neuwirth, Faculty of Law, University of Macau

Consumer Policy: Trade and Investment Rules as Competition Policy – Danny Friedmann and Julien Chaisse, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Global Governance of Food Security and Consumer Protection in the Light of Principles of Sustainable Development – Paolo Davide Farah, West Virginia University (United States of America) & gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom)

Consumer Protection and Environmental Governance in China – Bryan Druzin, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 16:00 Session III: Consumer Policy and Product Safety
Chair: Guangjian Tu, Faculty of Law, University of Macau

Chinese rules on Product Safety from the Perspective of EU Law and the International Cooperation –Mateja Durovic, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong

Off-label Prescription in China: What can Chinese Consumers expect from the Law? – Vera Lúcia Raposo, Faculty of Law, University of Macau

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 17:45 Session IV: Consumer Policy and Intellectual Property Rights
Chair: Sten I. Verhoeven, Faculty of Law, University of Macau

Intellectual Property Rights and the Rise of a Consumer Society – James M. Cooper, California Western School of Law, San Diego (United States of America)

Issues of Counterfeit Drugs in China: Patient’s Right as Consumers – Jerry I-H Hsiao, Faculty of Law, University of Macau

17:45 – 18:00 Closing remarks
Organizing Committee

Fernando Dias Simões (University of Macau)
Paolo Davide Farah (West Virginia University & gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development)
Julien Chaisse (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

This conference is part of the research project led by Professor Fernando Dias Simões entitled ‘Consumer Policy in China: Protecting the Citizens, Strengthening the Domestic Market and Building an Ecological Civilization’ (Research Project funded by the University of Macau, Project Reference MYRG2015-00219-FLL).

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Paolo Davide Farah, “Environmental and Energy Challenges in China”, Fundação Rui Cunha, Macao, China, March 26, 2015

Program available here:

Paolo Davide Farah Environmental and Energy Challenges in China”, Fundação Rui Cunha, Macao, China, March 26, 2015

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Paolo Davide Farah, “Energy Security and Sustainable Development: the Shale Gas Development in China”, Lecture at Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, March 25, 2015, 12:30-14:00

The leaflet is available here: Paolo Davide Farah – Lecture Chinese University of Hong Kong March 25, 2015

Paolo Davide Farah - Lecture Chinese University of Hong Kong March 25, 2015

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Paolo Davide Farah, “Energy Security and Sustainable Development: the Shale Gas Development in China”, Lecture at City University of Hong Kong, China March 25, 2015, 4-5 pm.

The leaflet is available here: Paolo Davide Farah – Lecture City University of Hong Kong March 25, 2015

Paolo Davide Farah - Lecture City University of Hong Kong March 25, 2015

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Paolo Davide Farah, “Climate Change and Water Control: Promises and Pitfalls of Shale Gas”, Paper Presentation at the Conference “Managing the Globalization of Sanitation and Water Services: ‘Blue Gold’ Regulatory and Economic Challenges”, organized by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, in cooperation with Maastricht University, Faculty of Law, University of Sydney, School of Economics, University of Leeds, Business School, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, Hong Kong, 23-24 March 2015.

Full Program Available: Conference Program March 23-24

Conference Program March 23-24

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Paolo Davide Farah, “Cina: una “societa’ armoniosa” di tradizione confuciana alle prese con le sfide dello sviluppo sostenibile e della globalizzazione del commercio” (China: an Harmonious Society of Confucian Traditions Facing the Challenges of Sustainable Development and the Globalization of Trade), Lecture at University of Verona, Verona, Italy, March 19, 2015

The program is available here: Lecture and Summer Institute in China 2015 – Universita di Verona – 19 March 2015

Lezione e Summer Institute in China 2015 - Universita di Verona - 19 March 2015 JPEG

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GULC

Panel Chair “Legal Consciousness, Rhetoric and Dissent: China Past and Present”, at the Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities (ASLCH) Eighteenth Annual Conference 2015, Georgetown University Law Center, March 6-7, 2015

E. Legal Consciousness, Rhetoric, and Dissent: China Past and PresentMcDonough 141
Chair/Discussant: Paolo Farah
Panelists:
Marco Wan – The ‘Umbrella Revolution’, Hong Kong and the Rule of Law
Hsiao-tan Wang – Self-other relationship and law in everyday life: in the context of Chinese culture
Yan Sun – Literature and Law: Examined from the Interactions between Judicial Opinions and Gong An Novels in Ming China 

Abstracts of the Panel: Abstract – 900-1030am Session F

Full Program Available in pdf at: ASLCH Annual Conference 2015 – Georgetown University Law Center – March 6-7, 2015

GULC

AT-A-GLANCE SCHEDULE: ASLCH Program at a Glance Schedule

Association for the Study of Law, Culture & the Humanities
March 6-7, 2015
Georgetown University Law Center | Washington, D.C.

Friday, March 6

10:00-10:30 am Registration & Continental Welcome Breakfast – Hart Lobby

10:30 am-12:15 pm Concurrent Sessions:
A. Four Cultural Heritage Case Studies– McDonough 588

B. Critical Theory and Law: Butler, Derrida, Lacan– McDonough 437

C. Other Responses to Terrorism– McDonough 201

D. Law, Markets, Dispossession, Degradation: Narratives of Economic Violence– McDonough 337

E. Citizenship Talk: Speech, Power, and Community Yesterday and Today– McDonough 156

F. Wasting Away: Law, Biopolitics and Dissent – McDonough 109

G. Logic of Contradictions – McDonough 164

H. Narrative Constructions of Legal Reality– McDonough 203

I. Disabling Institutions– McDonough 205

J. Author meets Readers: Marianne Constable’s “Our Word is Our Bond” – McDonough 206

K. Sex and Gender in Legal, Feminist, and Socio-Historical Perspective– McDonough 141

12:15-1:45 pm Lunch (on your own)

1:45-3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions:
A. Pop Culture, Street Art, Cultural Memory– McDonough 201

B. Accusation and Punishment – McDonough 202

C. All True, All Fiction: Conspiracy Theory at the Contours of Legality– McDonough 200

D. Race in 19th Century America– McDonough 347

E. Fables of Authority – McDonough 203

F. International Law’s Narratives – McDonough 205

G. Rights Talk’, Migration and Civil Liberties: Beyond Legal and Narrative Discourse– McDonough 588

H. Democratizing Dignity – McDonough 156

I. Past the Façade of the Marble Columns?– McDonough 164

J. Analysing law from critical linguistic perspectives: Views from two disciplines– McDonough 141

K. War and Culture: Cultural Icons, Cultural Identities, and the Islamic State– McDonough 206

L. The Power and Prerogatives of the Sovereign in 16th and 17th Century England and Scotland – McDonough 109

3:30-3:45 pm Afternoon Break

3:45-5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions:
A. The Neoliberal State and Urban Space– McDonough 201

B. In the Garden of Interdisciplinarity: Serpents, Music, Law– McDonough 202

C. Colonialism and Its “Subjects”– McDonough 156

D. Jurisdiction Otherwise – McDonough 164

E. Law’s Response to Social Change: The Case of Sexual Orientation – McDonough 200

F. The Roles of Age, Race, Gender, and Doctrine in Judicial Decision-Making– McDonough 141

G. James Martel, “The One and Only Law: Walter Benjamin and the Second Commandment”– McDonough 109

H. Author Meets Readers: Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America’s Death Penalty by Austin Sarat – McDonough 203

I. Black Religion, Black Critique, and the Limits of Law– McDonough 205

J. Intellectual Property Narratives: France, Italy, U.S. – McDonough 347

K. Truth, Fiction, Law – McDonough 437

5:30-6:30 pm Keynote Address – Hart Auditorium
“Freedom and Disenchantment in America”
Orlando Patterson

6:30-7:30 pm Reception – Hotung 2nd Floor Lobby
Saturday, March 7

8:30-9:00 am Breakfast – Hart Lobby

9:00-10:30 am Concurrent Sessions:
A. The Aesthetics of Self and Law in Literature and Theater– McDonough 588

B. Law, Life and Exclusion– McDonough 164

C. Jurispolitics: Law, Legitimacy, Power– McDonough 492

D. Love and Loss in the Legal Archive– McDonough 437

E. “Colonial Incursions, Immigrant/Refugee Assimilation, and Access to Justice”– McDonough 200

F. Legal Consciousness, Rhetoric, and Dissent: China Past and Present– McDonough 141

G. Religion, Ritual and the Law– McDonough 109

H. Thresholds of Legibility in Post-Conflict Resolution – McDonough 140

I. Juries – McDonough 202

J. The Meaning of Death for the Meaning of Law – McDonough 205

K. The Limits of State Power – McDonough 156

L. Theorizing the Enduring Nature of Racial Cultural Politics– McDonough 347

10:30-10:45 am Coffee – Hart Lobby

10:45 am-12:15 pm Concurrent Sessions:
A. Property and Punishment: Discourses on Legal Subjecthood in Antebellum Era– McDonough 437

B. Ethics and Aesthetics in Cinematic and Theatrical Responses to Atrocity and Poverty – McDonough 201

C. A Feminist Perspective on How the Criminal Justice System Treats People. From Street Pat-Downs to Prisons – McDonough 156

D. Law, Economy and Political Action – McDonough 109

E. Fictional and Non-Fictional Narratives of Criminal Law and Prison Life– McDonough 164

F. Parenthood and Law – McDonough 206

G. Colonial and Post-Colonial Legality in India – McDonough 141

H. The Voice of the Judge – McDonough 202

I. Intellectual Property and Visual/Digital Culture – McDonough 588

J. Regulating Economic Life: Narratives of Tax of Corporate Law – McDonough 337

K. Assisted Suicide and Death Rituals– McDonough 203

12:15-1:30 pm Box Lunch Distribution – Hart 2nd Floor Atrium
You may bring your lunch to any area around the law center to eat, including the cafeteria, 2nd floor Atrium area, or Sport and Fitness Lobby area.

12:30-1:30 pm Optional Discussion Group on the Podcast “Serial” – McDonough 203

1:30-3:30 pm A. The Relationship Between Literary and Legal Argument – McDonough 140

B. Rape, Sexual Assault and the Law – McDonough 141

C. Traversing the Law/Politics Divide – McDonough 203

D. Legal Rhetorics of the Everyday – McDonough 164

E. What is a “Legal Lag”? The co-production of Weapons and Law – McDonough 437

F. Meta-Aesthetics of Law and Justice – McDonough 205

G. Regulating the Body – McDonough 202

H. Theorizing Under-Recognized Dilemmas for Equality in Relationships and the Family – McDonough 156

I. The Cultural Politics and Legal Demarcation of Space– McDonough 206

J. Criminology, Prisons, Prosecutors – McDonough 201

K. Law’s Role in Constructing Collective Memory– McDonough 220

L. Thinking “the Political” Beyond Cognition – McDonough 200

3:30-3:45 pm Coffee – Hart Lobby

3:45-5:15 pm Concurrent Sessions:
A. Aesthetics of Narratives of Justice– McDonough 203

B. Nigeria as a Case Study for Seeing Law in Cultural Context– McDonough 156

C. Race, Space and Policing McDonough 200

D. Author meets readers: Maria Aristodemou’s “Law, Psychoanalysis, Society”– McDonough 202

E. Permutations of Property: The Codification of Cultural Production and Entitlement– McDonough 347

F. Legal Culture, Legal Training, and the Politics of the Legal Profession– McDonough 164

G. Defining and Delegating to the Public– McDonough 201

H. Legal Images and Popular Discourse– McDonough 206

I. Borders, Citizenship and Rights – McDonough 140

J. Iconography of Justice – McDonough 205

K. Shaping Punishment – McDonough 220

5:15 pm Adjournment

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