07 November 2011

NOTICE: The New Frontiers of Comparative Law

I'm pleased to note the following conference, which includes several of our members:

University of Macau
Macau Association of Comparative Law
International Conference
11 November 2011

THE NEW FRONTIERS OF COMPARATIVE LAW

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9.30 – 9.50 Welcome Speeches
  • Prof. Liu Gaolong, Interim Dean, Faculty of Law of the University of Macau
  • Prof. Paulo Canelas de Castro, Associate Professor of European Union Law, University of Macau, Jean Monnet Chair
  • Prof. Salvatore Mancuso, Associate Professor of Comparative Law, University of Macau; President of the Macau Association of Comparative Law
9.50 Photo group taking

10.00 – 11.15 1st Session: Comparative Law: methodologies and development
Chair: Prof. Salvatore Mancuso, Professor of Comparative Law, University of Macau; President of the Macau Association of Comparative Law
  • Prof. Mauro Bussani, Professor of Comparative Law, University of Trieste, Italy: Comparative Law Beyond the Trap of Western Positivism
  • Prof. Rostam J. Neuwirth, Associate Professor of Law, University of Macau: Law and the Mind: A New Role for Comparative Law?
  • Prof. Sean Donlan, Professor of Comparative Law and Legal History, University Limerick, Ireland: The Ubiquity of Hybridity: Norms and Laws, Past and Present, and Around the Globe
Discussion/Q&A

11.15 – 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 12.45 2nd Session: Comparative Law in the International Legal Framework
Chair: Prof. Mauro Bussani, Professor of Comparative Law, University of Trieste, Italy
  • Prof. Salvatore Casabona, Associate Professor of Comparative Law, University of Palermo, Italy: “Shaken but not Stirred” Legal Systems: Some Rhapsodic Considerations on the Category of “Mixed Legal Systems”
  • Prof. Muruga Perumal Ramaswamy, Associate Professor of International Law, University of Macau: Comparative International Law: Emerging Trends and Methods
  • Prof. Wei Dan, Associate Professor of Law, University of Macau: Analytical Comparison as a Challenge for International and Comparative Competition Law
Discussion/Q&A

12.45 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 15.45 3rd Session: Comparative Law in an East Asian Perspective
Chair: Prof. Tong Io Cheng, Professor of Law and Associate Dean, University of Macau
  • Prof. Ignazio Castellucci, Professor of Chinese Law, University of Trento, Italy, Visiting Professor, University of Macau: Comparative Law in Asia
  • Prof. Zhang Lihong, Professor of Comparative Law and Roman Law, East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai, China: The Development of Comparative Law in China
  • Prof. Chao Wang, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Macau: Conservative Political Nature and Subservient Judiciary: An Illiberal Model of Rule of Law in Postwar Japan
Discussion/Q&A

15.45 – 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 – 17.15 4th Session: Comparative Law between Portugal and Macau
  • Chair: Prof. Paulo Canelas de Castro, Associate Professor of European Union Law, University of Macau, Jean Monnet Chair
  • Prof. Dario Moura Vicente, Professor of Comparative Law, University of Lisbon, Portugal: The Common Law of Portuguese-speaking Countries and Territories
  • Prof. Paula Nunes Correia, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Macau: The Macanese Legal System: a Comparative Law Perspective
  • Prof. Augusto Teixeira Garcia, Associate Professor of Commercial Law and Associate Dean, University of Macau: The Commercial Code and Comparative Law: a Happy Marriage?
Discussion/Q&A

17.15 – 17.30 Conference Closing remarks
  • Prof. Salvatore Mancuso, Associate Professor of Comparative Law, University of Macau; President of the Macau Association of Comparative Law
 

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