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Academic Salon of 2023 Summer program

Release Time: 2023-07-12      Browse:271

The academic salon of the Xiamen Academy of International Law Summer program 2023 was held on July 10, 2023 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Seven participants from different countries and regions shared academic knowledge, practical experience related to international law in this salon.

Su Chaoyi, lawyer from Fujian Huide Law Firm, shared his understanding of international law and what he has learned about space law with the participants on the theme of "A Preliminary Experience of International Law and Space Law" in this academic salon.

Liu Xueqi, lawyer from Beijing Anjie Broad Law Firm, expressed her views on the question "How to become an international lawyer". She believed that an international lawyer should have the four qualities of "foresight", "insight", "stay hungry" and "circle". She then shared her motto "Where there's a will, there's a way" with us.

Guo Mingkun, senior partner at Fidelity Law Firm, spoke about legal practices in China's global investment. Based on China's global investment, he talked about the practical experience he has accumulated in his work.

Antonio Pazmiño, LLB of Central University of Ecuador, LLM student of International Law in Xiamen University, introduced the participants to the understanding of human rights in IIAs based on the case of Ecuador v. Chevron. This theme was of great interest.

Wei Ying, master student at Xi’an Jiao Tong University Law School, pointed out the absence of environmental clauses in China’s investment treaties based on the title "Environmental clauses in Chinese international investment treaties".

ARASH IZADI, qualified attorney in Iran, Ph.D. in International Law from Xiamen University, addressed the participants on the legal implications of treating the IRGC as a foreign terrorist organization. He argued that this action can be considered contrary to the principles set forth in the UN Charter such as the principle of non-intervention and the principle of non-interference.

Gu Tianjie, Ph.D. candidate at Guanghua Law School of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, took "Offensive and Defensive Strategies in International Lawfares and the Legal Resolutions: From the Perspective of Domestic Law" as his theme and proposed possible responses from China in the face of lawfare. This theme was thought-provoking.

Finally, Prof. Zeng Huaqun, Co-President of Xiamen Academy of International Law, took a group photo with the seven participants of the salon.

The academic salon provides a communicative and constructive avenue where intriguing legal discussions and exchanges of opinions and experiences have been facilitated alongside the Summer Program. Positive feedback have been received from the participants.

 Reported by Gong Shimiao

Photo by Yang Qianli