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Nordic China Law Week 2018 (17 - 23 April)


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The Finnish Center of Chinese Law and Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki (Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta, Helsingin yliopisto) are proudly co-hosting Nordic China Law Week 2018.

Nordic China Law Week 2018 will include a day-long China Law Workshop, the first-ever Nordic China Law Scholars Meeting, a half-day seminar on contemporary people management in China (special guest speaker: Peter Vesterbacka of Angry Birds and Slush fame), a seminar on China’s Belt and Road Initiative, as well as guest lectures on Chinese constitutional and intellectual property law.

The Week is targeted at lawyers, those in business (including entrepreneurs), those working governments or international organizations, academics, students, those working in NGOs /civil society and anyone with an interest in learning about Chinese law and legal culture.

All events are free and open to the public, with the exception of the Nordic China Law Scholars Meeting (aimed at senior scholars from education and research institutions in the Nordic region, though junior academics, including doctoral candidates, are welcome to join).

Program of events

Tuesday 17 April: Trade Governance of China's Belt and Road Initiative

Wednesday 18 April: Latest Developments in Chinese Intellectual Property Law

Wednesday 18 April: How Important is China’s Constitution?

Thursday 19 April: China Law Research Workshop (last day to register: 16 April)

Friday 20 April: Nordic China Law Scholars Meeting

Monday 23 April: Seminar: What People Management Practices Work Best in China?

Details of each event in China Law Week 2018, as well as links to register where relevant, can be found in this blog post by the Center:


The Week is being held with the support of University of Helsinki Chinese Studies and Confucius Institute at the University of Helsinki.

Further questions and media inquiries

Please contact Stuart Mooney, Coordinator of the Finnish China Law Center, at stuart.mooney (at) helsinki.fi.