The Recording of the event of the 2018 International Week and the launch of the global program of Peking University Law School
From October 15th to 20th, Peking University Law School 2018 International Week and Global Chair The planned launch series was held. 33 overseas university law schools, 11 domestic and foreign well-known law firms, representatives of many domestic excellent law schools, and 12 first-time global teaching scholars of Peking University Law School gathered in Yanyuan, and talked about globalization law education for Peking University. The law school brings a highly international academic atmosphere and development opportunities.
Peking University Law School's 2018 “International Week” is another new attempt after the “International Day” of Peking University Law School in 2017. It aims to further expand the college's sustainable international development resources and build effective teachers and students. The international exchange and information platform enhances the college's international reputation and influence. The content of the event was brilliant, including the lecture series of global teachers, the launching ceremony of the global chair program, the overseas study of students, the exchange education exhibition of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and the Global Law Education Forum.
The official launch of the Global Chair Program is a top priority for this International Week event. The Global Chair Program is the first initiative of China's college law school. It employs 20 world-renowned law professors and legal practitioners to help Peking University Law School from all aspects of international talent development, teaching and research strength, and resource integration. Building the development goals of a world-class university law school. The 20 global professors who are employed include: Paul Gewirtz, Professor of Yale University, Sean Cooney, Professor of the University of Melbourne, Paul P. Craig, Professor of Oxford University, Robert M. Daines, Professor of Stanford University, Jacques deLisle, Professor of the University of Pennsylvania, Germany Eric Hilgendorf, Professor of the University of Würzburg, Jeremy Horder, Professor of the London School of Economics and Political Science, Yuji Iwasawa, Professor of the University of Tokyo, Professor Benjamin Liebman of Columbia University, Robert Merges, Professor of the University of California, Berkeley, and Paul, Professor of the University of Notre Dame B. Miller, Shinya Murase, Professor of Sochi University, Japan, Kimmo Nuotio, Professor of Helsinki University, Thomas J. Stipanowich, Professor of Pepperdine University, USA, Professor William M. Treanor, Georgetown University, USA, Professor of Leiden University, The Netherlands Henk Vording, Peter J. Wang, a lawyer at Jones Day, and Charles K. Whitehead, a professor at Cornell University, Jane K. Winn, a professor at the University of Washington, and Taisu Zhang, a professor at Yale University. At the same time, Yale University professor Paul Gewirtz was appointed as the global chair of the Peking University School of Law. Global academics will open international cutting-edge law courses at Peking University Law School, enrich the college's curriculum system; serve as an international tutor for outstanding students, train international law students; conduct academic exchanges and collaborative research, and improve teachers' research capabilities; Effective and high-quality international resources to expand the international spread of Chinese law.
At the launching ceremony of the Peking University Law School International Week and Global Chair Program on the morning of October 19th, Peking University Law School President Pan Jianfeng announced the official launch of the Peking University Law School Global Chair Program and represented the Peking University Law School to attend this international conference. The 12 global academic scholars of the week and colleagues from 33 overseas law schools expressed their warm welcome and heartfelt thanks. Dean Pan said that Peking University Law School, as one of the best law schools in China, actively practiced the spirit of “freedom of thought and compatibility” in its 114-year history of development, and constantly changed with the development of the times; In recent years, the College has implemented a series of initiatives to promote globalization and development. It has established in-depth and friendly cooperation with 110 world-renowned law schools in the Americas, Europe, Australia, Asia and China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. Close cooperation in student exchanges, teacher exchanges, academic exchanges and research, the "internationalization" and "diversification" of the legal education pattern has been formed in Peking University Law School; in addition, Peking University Law School is also with many domestic and foreign law schools. Well-known law firms and other practical institutions maintain a stable and in-depth interaction, providing support for all of China's best law students to “improve in research and exercise in practice”, so that we have the courage and determination to be new. The historical starting point has comprehensively and scientifically deepened the reform of Chinese legal education. He said that the launching and promotion of the global chair program will surely become an important driving force for the teaching and research progress of Peking University Law School, which will greatly benefit the teachers and students of the University, and the international influence of Peking University Law School and Peking University. International development is of key importance.
Speech by Dean Pan Jianfeng
Paul Gewirtz, President of the Global Chair of Peking University Law School, Professor of Yale Law School and Director of the China Law Research Center, delivered a speech on behalf of all global academics and scholars to Peking University Law School for their love and trust to every global scholar. He said that law is interrelated in a global perspective, it is necessary to understand the complexity and interdependence of law and combine it with the legal practice of each country; global professors can contribute to each other's global laws. Relying on the views and understanding of this topic, broadening the legal horizons of legal educators and educatees; thus, letting everyone realize that legal education not only trains lawyers but also trains leaders in more fields, because every major issue will Intersect with the law in the future.
Speech by Professor Paul Gewirtz
Professor Matthew Wilson, former president of the University of Akron, on behalf of 33 overseas law school colleagues who participated in this International Week event congratulated the global academics and wished that the internationalization process of Peking University Law School was getting better and better.
Speech by Professor Matthew Wilson
Fang Aolan, a student at Peking University Law School, shared his experience in studying and living in an international atmosphere provided by the college. “In the law school of Peking University, internationalization is a phenomenon.” She believes that the Global Faculty Scholar Program can help Peking University Law School students achieve The dream of the best legal person.
Fang Aolan speaks
Peking University Law School International Week and Global Chair Program Launch Ceremony
Group photo of the opening ceremony of Peking University Law School International Week and Global Chair Program
In this International Week, global academic scholars not only have academic exchanges with teachers and students of Peking University Law School, but also provide suggestions for the global development of law education. Twelve global professors and scholars were invited to Peking University Law School to overcome the hardships of the journey and to work hard to open a series of global lectures. They had extensive and in-depth exchanges of ideas and thoughts with the teachers and students of Peking University Law School on many frontier issues of law. Multi-channel contacts from different latitudes of the world, experience diversified learning styles, and open up international legal perspectives and legal thinking. The Global Chair Series lectures provided a spiritual feast for Peking University Law School International Week, and the teachers and students gained a lot. On the afternoon of October 19th, 12 global teachers also held a Global Law Education Forum with teachers of Peking University Law School, on "Comparative Law Research in the Age of Globalization Rule of Law" and "Law and Law Education under the Vision of Rule of Law" The core issues have been fully exchanged and discussed. The globalization of legal education is a problem and challenge that every legal education institution must face in the context of globalization. Peking University Law School will keep pace with the times and cultivate legal people with an international vision and literacy to make due contributions to the progress of the rule of law worldwide.
Global Chair Series Lecture
Global Chair Series Lecture
Global Chair Series Lecture
Global Chair Series Lecture
On the afternoon of October 19th, 12 global teachers also held a Global Law Education Forum with Peking University Law School teachers on “Comparative Law Research in the Age of Globalization Rule of Law” and “Lawyer and Law Education from the Perspective of Rule of Law” The two core issues were fully exchanged and discussed. The teachers and students believe that the globalization of legal education is a problem and challenge that every legal education institution must face in the context of globalization rule of law; we need to keep up with the times, face challenges with confidence, and cultivate an international vision. And literate legal people, make due contributions to the progress of the rule of law around the world.
Global Legal Education Forum
In addition to the official launch of the Global Chair Program, Peking University Law School's 2018 Student Overseas Study and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Exchange Education Exhibition is also the highlight of this International Week. Representatives from 33 overseas law schools, such as the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Tokyo, Japan, and partners from top domestic and overseas law firms exchange face-to-face with students to conduct enrollment and career counseling, enabling students to gain an in-depth understanding of their favorite schools and projects and gain face-to-face communication. The opportunity to communicate is a valuable platform for Peking University Law School students and will play a very important role in planning their future academic development path and career.
Overseas Law School Exhibition Consultation
Well-known law firm show consultation
Consultation meeting panorama
Overseas Law School special presentation
Well-known law firm special presentation
Meet face-to-face with the admissions supervisor of the overseas law school
The successful ending of the 2018 International Week and Global Chair Program of Peking University Law School provides a new development opportunity for the international development of the college, and also promotes the internationalization of the college to an unprecedented height. Based on this, the students of Peking University Law School will have confidence in the future, teachers will spread new knowledge in a more open manner, and alumni can more confidently voice the voice of China in the international legal arena. Peking University Law School will make unremitting efforts to pursue academic excellence, cultivate first-class talents, and make due contributions to the development of the rule of law in China and the rule of law in globalization.
Translated by: Chen Wen