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gLAWcal seeks to provide training through conferences, workshops and events, to a wide range of stakeholders, at all levels of society.  We believe that, along with the objective of producing high quality and relevant academic research, it is of paramount importance to share our expertise and disseminate our results.  This is also possible thanks to an active network of several collaborators and contacts across the European Union and Asia. Our network comprises a rich cross-section of disciplines and sectors, officials and civil society actors, scholars, leading Universities and research centres. For this reason, gLAWcal is also constantly to expand its network.

Following a Call for Papers (which can be found here), on December 6-7, 2016, gLAWcal in partnership with University of Macau, Faculty of Law (China) organized the Second 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).

On August 12, 2016, gLAWcal organized a workshop on “UNDERSTANDING THE PAST TO FACE CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES: LIBERALISM TODAY THROUGH A HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE”, in the framework of the People Program (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IRSES under REA grant agreement n°317767, Acronym of the Project: LIBEAC (2011-2016) “Liberalism In Between Europe And China", Work-Package 4.

On July 29, 2016, gLAWcal organised a lecture of Professor Li Qian (Peking University, School of Government, Beijing, China) on “Ideology and Politics in China in the Past Three Decades” in the framework of the People Program (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IRSES under REA grant agreement n°317767, Acronym of the Project: LIBEAC (2011-2016) “Liberalism In Between Europe And China", Work-Package 4.

On July 21, 2016, gLAWcal organised a lecture of Professor Giovanni Bombelli (University Institute of European Studies – IUSE, Turin, Italy, and Catholic University of Milan, Italy) on “Liberalism, Europe, China. Remarks for a Philosophical - Legal Comparison” in the framework of the People Program (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IRSES under REA grant agreement n°317767, Acronym of the Project: LIBEAC (2011-2016) “Liberalism In Between Europe And China", Work-Package 4.

On June 6, 2016, gLAWcal organized a Workshop on "Liberalism In Between Europe and China", in the framework of the People Program (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IRSES under REA grant agreement n°317767, Acronym of the Project: LIBEAC (2011-2016) “Liberalism In Between Europe And China", Work-Package 4.

On May 6, 2016, gLAWcal and the China Center of Oxford University organize the Lecture of Dr. Xiang Zhang on Kang Youwei’s Exile in Europe and His Political Thought in the framework of the People Program (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IRSES under REA grant agreement n°317767, Acronym of the Project: LIBEAC (2011-2016) “Liberalism In Between Europe And China", Work-Package 4.

Following a Call for Papers (which can be found here), 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).

 

  

       

On 13 August 2015, gLAWcal invited Professor Stefania Stafutti, University of Turin & Director of the Italian Institute of Culture, Italian Embassy in Beijing, to give a lecture on “New Patterns of Communication or "Old" Propaganda? Behind the Wall Posters in Beijing”. This event was held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China).  Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Farah (University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy and gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development). The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy, Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China), Tsinghua University, School of Law, Beijing (China) in the framework of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC). Work-package 4.

   

On August 10, 2015, gLAWcal in partnership with University Institute of European Studies - IUSE, Turin (Italy) organized a Workshop and Round Table on “Energy and Renewable Industries and Environmental Protection in Europe and China”. The event is part of the European Union Research Executive Agency Marie Curie IRSES Project “Partnering Opportunities between Europe and China in the Renewable Energies and Environmental iNdustries” - POREEN. Work-package 4.

On August 5, 2015, gLAWcal in partnership with University Institute of European Studies - IUSE, Turin (Italy) organized a Conference on “Chinese NGOs Engagement and Public Participation to Climate Governance, Energy and Environmental Issues”, with speakers from Climate and Finance Policy Center, Greenovation Hub, Beijing (China). The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin (Italy) which is beneficiary of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Partnering Opportunities between Europe and China in the Renewable Energies and Environmental iNdustries” - POREEN, Work-package 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On August 1, 2015, Prof. Paolo Farah, gLAWcal and Istituto Universitario di Studi Europei – IUSE, Turin (Italy) gave a lecture on "The Interface Between Intellectual Property and Competition Law, held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies on 1st August 2015.  The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy, Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China), in the framework of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC). Work-package 4.

On July 31, 2015, Prof. Paolo Farah, gLAWcal and Istituto Universitario di Studi Europei – IUSE, Turin (Italy) gave a lecture on “Conflict between Intellectual Property Rights and Human Rights: A Case Study on Intangible Cultural Heritage”, held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies on 31st  July 2015.  The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy, Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China) in the framework of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC). Work-package 4.

On July 27, 2015, gLAWcal invited Mr. Davide Follador, Expert, Intellectual Property: A Key to Sustainable Competitiveness (IP Key - An EU project implemented and co-financed by OHIM in partnership with the EPO) to give a lecture on “The Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in China: Georgraphical Indications, E-commerce and Anti-Counterfeiting Strategies and Approaches”. This event was held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China).  Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Farah (University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy and gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development). The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy, Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China), Tsinghua University, School of Law, Beijing (China) in the framework of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC). Work-package 4.

On July 23, 2015, gLAWcal invited Dr. Matteo Barra, PhD, Expert Officer on Energy Investments, Energy Charter Secretariat, Bruxelles to give a lecture on “Overview and Lessons in Central Asia from Investment Disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty”. This event was held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China). Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Davide Farah (gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development – United Kingdom & University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy).The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin (Italy) which is beneficiary of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Partnering Opportunities between Europe and China in the Renewable Energies and Environmental iNdustries” - POREEN, Work-package 4.

On July 24, 2015, gLAWcal invited Dr. Lin Xu, Deputy Director of Legal Affairs Division of Trademark Review and Adjudication Board of State Administration for Industry and Commerce, People's Republic of China to give a lecture on “The Registration, Use and  Protection of Trademarks in China”. This event was held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China).  Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Farah (University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy and gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development). The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy, Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies (China), Tsinghua University, School of Law, Beijing, (China) in the framework of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC). Work-package 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On July 23, 2015, gLAWcal invited Her Honor Judge Dr. Zhang Lingling, Beijing IP Court for Patent Examination and Invalidation and Trademark Enforcement (Newly Created  Court - composed of most competent IP Judges), to give a lecture on “China’s Copyright Law and Typical Cases”. This event was held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China). Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Farah (University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy and gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development). The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy, Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies (China), Tsinghua University, School of Law, Beijing (China) in the framework of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC). Work-package 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On July 21, 2015, gLAWcal invited Mr. Meph Jia Gui, Partner of Global Law Office, Lawyerspecialized on IP Law, Arbitrator of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), winner of the “the Client Choice Top 20 Lawyers in China (2013)” award by the Asian Legal Business (ALB) to give a lecture on “Doing Patent Litigation in China”. This event was held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China). Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Farah (University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy and gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development). The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy, Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies (China), Tsinghua University, School of Law, Beijing (China) in the framework of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC). Work-package 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On July 201, 2015, gLAWcal invited Mr. Benoit Misonne, Team Leader, Intellectual Property: A Key to Sustainable Competitiveness (IP Key - An EU project implemented and co-financed by OHIM in partnership with the EPO) to give a lecture on “Protection of Copyrights in the Digital Era” held at held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China). Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Farah (University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy and gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development). The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy, Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China), Tsinghua University, School of Law, Beijing, (China) in the framework of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC). Work-package 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On July 20, 2015, gLAWcal invited Professor Daniel Bell (Professor at Department of Philosophy and Director of the Center for International and Comparative Political Theory at Tsinghua University) to give a Key-Note Speech on “Democracy, Meritocracy, or Both? Reflections on China's Political Future”, held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies, Beijing (China). Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Farah (University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy and gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development). The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy, Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies (China), Tsinghua University, Department of Philosophy (China) in the framework of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC). Work-package 2 and 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On December  16, 2014, ThinkIN China and gLAWcal- Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) host Professor Wang Qisheng 王奇生Department of History, Peking University and Silvio Pons, Director, Gramsci Institute, who will give a talk on “Communism and Globalization: the Story of Europe and China”. gLAWcal financially supports the activities of ThinkIN China, Beijing (China)

 

    

 

On December  1, 2014, ThinkIN China and gLAWcal- Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) jointly organized an event with  Ms. MAO Ziwei, World Resources Institute China, Energy Programme and Professor Paolo Davide Farah, West Virginia University (WV, USA), gLAWcal  (United Kingdom) and EPSEI Scientific Vice-Coordinator EU Commission Research Project, who will give a talk on "China Low Carbon Dream"gLAWcal financially supports the activities of ThinkIN China, Beijing (China).

 

 

     

 

On November 18, 2014, ThinkIN China and gLAWcal- Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) host Dr. WANG Xun Ma Xiaolin, China Center for Contemporary World Studies, International Department, CPC Central Committee, who will give a talk on "The Global Impact of China’s Reforms". gLAWcal financially supports the activities of ThinkIN China, Beijing (China).

 

     

 

On October 22, 2014, ThinkIN China and gLAWcal- Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) host Professor Ma Xiaolin Founder of Bo Lian She (博联社) Blog Director, Chinese Academy for Middle East Studies who will give a talk on "Islamic Caliphate in Iraq: What Can China Do?". gLAWcal financially supports the activities of ThinkIN China, Beijing (China)

 

     

 

On September 15, 2014, Opening event of the new ThinkIN China season, Beijing, China. The special Guest Speaker hosted by ThinkIN China and gLAWcal - Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) is Edward Luttwak (Centre for International and Strategic Studies), one of the most prominent strategists of our times, who will give a talk on "China Traditional Statecraft in the XXI Century". Introduction and comments by the Francesco Sisci, Journalist of La Stampa. The ThinkIN China audience regularly includes outstanding Chinese intellectuals and professors, diplomatic officers and a wide range of Chinese and foreign researchers, who actively take part to the debate. gLAWcal financially supports the activities of ThinkIN China, Beijing (China)

 

       

On the 8th of August 2014, as part of the Lecture Series on Globalization, International Economic Law and Development, gLAWcal organized the event on Social, Cultural and Legal Perspective on Chinese - Political and Economic - Liberalism Today. Workshop within LIBEAC project was held at Peking University, Beijing, China. 

 

On the 1st of August 2014, gLAWcal organized the event on Chinese Ecological Civilization and Western Concept. The event, within EPSEI project, was held at Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES), Beijing, China.

 

 

LECTURE SERIES ON GLOBALIZATION, INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW AND DEVELOPMENT

On the 1st of August 2014, gLAWcal invited Mr Davide Follador to give a speech on “Enforcement of Well Known Trademarks in China”, “Recent changes in Chinese Trademark Law”and “Protection of IP for Creative Industry in China”. Mr Follador is Expert, Intellectual Property: A Key to Sustainable Competitiveness (IP Key - An EU project implemented and co-financed by OHIM in partnership with the EPO). The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with the following beneficiaries  and partner institutions of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC): University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy and the University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara (Italy), Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies (China), Workpackages 2 and 4.

On the 31st of July 2014, gLAWcal invited Mr Lorenzo Riccardi, Associate at RSA, Leading Tax and Corporate Advisory Firm assisting Companies, Multinational Groups and Institutions in Asian Region and Far East, to give a lecture on Taxation in China, held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies.  Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Davide Farah (University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy).  The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with the following beneficiaries  and partner institutions of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC): University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy and the University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies (China). Work-package 2 & 4.

On 30th July 2014, gLAWcal invited Mr Sergio Scanu, Senior Associate - Chiomenti Law Firm, Beijing Branch, to give a lecture on E-Commerce, Social Networks and Applications: Smart Technologies and the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies.  Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Davide Farah (University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy).  The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with the following beneficiaries  and partner institutions of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC): University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy and the University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies (China). Work-package 2 & 4.

 

On the 29th July 2014, gLAWcal invited Mr Benoit Misonne, Team Leader, Intellectual Property: A Key to Sustainable Competitiveness (IP Key - An EU project implemented and co-financed by OHIM in partnership with the EPO), to give a lecture on Protection of Copyrights in the Digital Era held at held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies.  Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Davide Farah (University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy).  The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with the following beneficiaries  and partner institutions of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC): University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy and the University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies (China). Work-package 2 & 4.

 

On the 28th July 2014, Prof. Paolo Farah (Istituto Universitario di Studi Europei – IUSE) gave a lecture on “Intellectual Property Rights, Human Rights and Intangible Cultural Heritage”, at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies. The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with the following beneficiaries  and partner institutions of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC) coordinated by Aix-Marseille University (CEPERC): University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy and the University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies (China). Work-package 2 & 4.

On 25th July 2014, gLAWcal invited Ms Sara Marchetta, Vice-President European Chamber of Commerce in China and Partner Chiomenti Law Firm, Beijing Branch, to give a lecture on Contract Law of the People’s Republic of China held at Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies.  Introduction and comments from Prof. Paolo Davide Farah (University Institute of European Studies, IUSE, Turin, Italy). The event is organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) in collaboration with the following beneficiaries  and partner institutions of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC): University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy and the University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies (China). Work-package 2 and 4.

 

On the 21st of July 2014, gLAWcal and Summer Law Institute 2014 invited prof. Daniel Bell, to give a Key Note Speech. Professor Daniel Bell, Professor at Department of Philosophy and  Director of the Center for International and Comparative Political Theory at Tsinghua  University, gave a lecture on Political Meritocracy: China and the Limits of Democracy

 

 

For the full list of conferences and lectures see our past events page.