Guest Lecture: The Horizon of A Chinese Legal History
- Date: Apr 3, 2019
- Time: 10:00 - 13:00
- Speaker: Zhiping Liang (Institute for Advanced Study of Arts and Humanities, Beijing)
- Organisation: Fupeng Li, Yu Wang
- Location: MPIeR
- Room: Z02
Sketching the broad horizon of a Chinese legal history, the presentation offers an overview of the important research literature covering a wealth of topics: everything from the comparative study of legal history to methodological reflection, from the great tradition to the little tradition of China, and from theoretical issues to case analysis.
Zhiping Liang is a senior research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study of Arts and Humanities based in Beijing. His academic interests include comparative legal history, cultural study of law, law and society. His major publications include Searching for Harmony in a Natural Order: A Study of Chinese Traditional Legal Culture; Customary Law in Qing Dynasty: The State and Society; Ethical Code and Law: The Cultural Conflict in an Era of Legal Transplantation.