- Comparative Constitutional Law
- Global Legal History
- Legal Historiography
Fupeng Li studied law at the China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) in Beijing and Goethe University Frankfurt. He was awarded two doctorates in law in 2017 and 2020 respectively by exploring the reconfiguration of the Chinese thinking of sovereignty (2017. CUPL) and the Chinese translation of socio-economic rights from the Weimar Constitution (2020, Goethe University). Between 2017 and 2020, he was a Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History focusing on the global legal history and methods of legal history. Since 2021, he is an Associate Professor of Legal History at the Law Faculty CUPL as well as an Affiliate Researcher at the MPI continuing the projects of Glocalising Normativities, Chinese Rites Controversy, and Using Normative Knowledge from the Past.