Asian Law in Australian Universities: Research centres as critical institutional commitments

*this was first published at Asian Currents, April 2020   Asian Law in Australian Universities: Research centres as critical institutional commitments Melissa Crouch, Law School, University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) In November 2019, Edward Aspinall and I convened a workshop on the state of Asian Studies in Australia. Bringing together leading academics in Asian Studies,Continue reading “Asian Law in Australian Universities: Research centres as critical institutional commitments”

Teaching as a Subversive Activity

On 27-28 November, UNSW Law will be hosting a conference on legal education. The theme of the 2019 conference is: ‘Teaching as a Subversive Activity’. We will be looking for panels, papers, posters and performances on legal education research related to the theme, which we have drawn from Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner’s classic TeachingContinue reading “Teaching as a Subversive Activity”

Call for panels on Asian Law for the Asian Studies Association of Australia

The Asian Studies Association of Australia will hold its next bi-annual conference at the University of Sydney from 3-5 July 2018. We would like to invite submissions of abstracts for law-related panels around the following themes:1.     Courts and Legal Culture in Asia2.     Legal Pluralism and Human Rights in Asia3.     Public Law in Asia If you would like to be consideredContinue reading “Call for panels on Asian Law for the Asian Studies Association of Australia”

Australian Journal of Asian Law Edition 14(2)

Edition 14(2) of the Australian Journal of Asian Law is now available on SSRNIt includes the following articles: The Internal Logic Behind the Evolution of Company Law in China – Do Legal Origins Matter?Andrew Godwin Excusing Notice Under Singapore’s Statutory Derivative ActionAlan K. Koh The Fiduciary Doctrine as a New Pathway: An Alternative Approach to AnalysingContinue reading “Australian Journal of Asian Law Edition 14(2)”

Australian Journal of Asian Law: Issue 14(1)

The latest issue (volume 14 number 1) of the Australian Journal of Asian Law is now available on-line. There are a range of contributions, including: Articles1. Genders and Genetics: The Legal and Medical Regulation of Family Forms in Contemporary Japan – Vera Mackie2. Regulating Water Concessions in China: Towards a Transparent Pricing System – Wei Yan3. Legal Regulation of DecentContinue reading “Australian Journal of Asian Law: Issue 14(1)”

Conference on Central-Local Relations in Constitutional Law in Asia

On 28-29 June 2013, a workshop is being held on ‘Central-local Relations in Constitutional Law: In Asia and beyond’ hosted by the Centre for Asian Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore.  The workshop seeks to address the following key issues:“Every constitutional system contains the possibility of localism and a tension between what must be doneContinue reading “Conference on Central-Local Relations in Constitutional Law in Asia”

Australian Journal of Asian Law – Edition 13(2)

Edition 13(2) of the Australian Journal of Asian Law is now available free online at SSRNIt includes: Sorcery, Law and the State: Governing the Black Arts in Indonesia, by Nicholas Herriman Defamation of Religion Law in Post-Reformasi Indonesia: Is Revision Possible? by Zainal Abidin Bagir Human Trafficking as a Violation of Human Rights: Obligations and Accountability of Mongolia, by Ulzijlkham EnkhbaatarContinue reading “Australian Journal of Asian Law – Edition 13(2)”