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Doctoral Seminar on EU-Japan relations




Room FG05, Whiskin Building

Funded by the ‘EUTIP’ MSCA-ITN this doctoral seminar organised by Prof. Elaine Fahey, City Law School, on methodology in EU-Japan relations focuses upon trade and regionalism discourse for studying Asia. The seminar features several doctoral candidates working on the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement as well as senior scholars working on aspects of fundamental rights and Asia discourses, including experts on Korea, China, Taiwan.

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Session I: Doctoral Methods and EU-Japan Relations


Chair: Dr Machiko Kanetake, Utrecht Law School

  • Framing Fundamental Rights: Labour and data
    • Isabella Mancini, City Law School
  • Economics, metrics and the EU’s largest FTA: The Bruegel Study
    • Sonali Chowdhry, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel
  • The EU-Japan government procurement chapter: towards EU global actorness in procurement
    • Alice Mancini, University of Birmingham
  • Regulating developed economies: International Regulatory Cooperation
    • Kornilia Pipidi Kalogirou, University of Speyer
  • The EU-JAPAN EPA and regulatory dialogue in matters of labour rights protection
    • Thibaud Bodson, Freie Universität Berlin & Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Discussants: Dr Elitsa Garnizova, LSE; Fumihiko Azuma, Nagasaki University, Keio University; Prof. Elaine Fahey, City Law School

Session II. Regional Approaches and Context: contemporary legal discourses on Asia


Chair: Dr. Machiko Kanetake, Utrecht Law School

  • Regional Approaches’ to Public International Law: China
    • Dr. Jed Odermatt, City Law School
  • ASEAN, EU and China 
    • Xuechen Chen and Xinchuchu Gao, Kings College London
  • The Hong Kong protests: Beijing and the rule of law: on global scrutiny
    • Alex Powell, City Law School
  • Korea and Human Rights 
    • Dr. Andrew Wolman, City Law School
  • Taiwan and the Human Rights Trap
    • Dr. Ernest Caldwell, SOAS

General discussions. Reception to follow (room FG06)

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When and where

3.30pm - 6.00pmTuesday 17th September 2019

Whiskin Street Building City, University of London Whiskin Street London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom
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