Introduction to Qingming Festival

The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, anticipates spring when many parts of China are frigid and gray. To truly mark spring’s brisk arrival, there is another traditional Chinese holiday celebrated each year in early April, Qingming Festival. Many things may remind us of spring: bird’s singing, crisp blue skies, a gentle breeze, sprouting vegetables … More Introduction to Qingming Festival

Prof. Zheng Ge Talks at STL on Regulating Gene-Editing

In the novel Frankenstein, published 200 years ago, the scientist pieced together a monster. Now, we are far from creating monsters, but theoretically, people have cracked the “code of life,” making life editable, according to Professor Zheng Ge. Professor Zheng has worked on examining the legal implications and ethical considerations around this scientific milestone. He … More Prof. Zheng Ge Talks at STL on Regulating Gene-Editing

A Wonderful Adventure at the “Night at Mirror Lake” Party

How many times have you missed your hometown? How many times have you dreamt about your home state? How many times have you desired to have a taste of your own special local food? All of us might have dreamt of exploring the world and becoming an adventurer when we were children. Unfortunately, we grow up fast … More A Wonderful Adventure at the “Night at Mirror Lake” Party

Students Debate China’s ‘996’ Overtime Work Culture

“Should the overtime work culture represented by ‘996’ be promoted or not?” This question has been up for major debate throughout China over the last year. Then, on Saturday, Oct 19th, the debate came to our very own campus. In recent times 996, once again has become a hot topic in the public. 996 working … More Students Debate China’s ‘996’ Overtime Work Culture

Prof. Sang Yop Kang: STL Builds Intellectual Bridges of the East and the West

Professor Sang Yop Kang (姜尙烨) is Professor of Law at Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL). He teaches and does research in the areas of corporate governance, corporate law, law and economics (of corporate law and securities regulations), capital markets, financial market regulations, and East Asian economies and legal systems. At Yonsei University in Korea, … More Prof. Sang Yop Kang: STL Builds Intellectual Bridges of the East and the West

Talking Feminist Legal Theory with PKUSZ Law Students

On March 14th, a student-association, Society of Women in Law (SWL), in the PKU School of Transnational Law (STL), held a “Feminist Legal Theory” seminar. Professor Danya Reda, Professor Nicholas Frayn, and C.V. Starr Lecturer Ms. Dina Yehia were invited to attend the sharing session. Participants were encouraged to review the articles “Introduction, Special Issue: … More Talking Feminist Legal Theory with PKUSZ Law Students