Date: April 23, 2019 (Tuesday)
Venue: STL 209, PKU Shenzhen
Speaker: Bjørnar Borvik, Professor of Law, University of Bergen Faculty of Law
Moderator: Thomas Man, Associate Dean and Professor from Practice, STL
The legal regulation of hate speech must balance conflicting human rights: Freedom of ex-pression is protected by Article 10 of the Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Human Rights, while Article 4 of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Ra-cial Discrimination entails an obligation to criminalize hate speech. In the lecture, the Stras-bourg Court’s approach to this clash between human rights will be outlined, as well as select-ed judgments on hate speech from the Norwegian Supreme Court. Emphasis is put on de-scribing the current legal situation, but major steps leading up the present situation will also be pinpointed, as they have a decisive impact on the overall balancing between the human rights involved.
About the Speaker
Bjørnar Borvik is Professor of Law at University of Bergen Faculty of Law, where he has taught since 2002 and served as Vice Dean for Education from 2014 to 2017. He received his PhD from University of Bergen in 2008. His research and teaching interests focus on constitutional law and human rights. He currently serves as the Director of Norwegian China Law Centre at the Faculty of Law, and is appointed by the Norwegian Parliament as Vice Chairman of Norwegian Priva-cy Appeals Board from 2017 to 2020. He has twice been temporarily appointed as Appellate Judge at Court of Appeal for Western Norway.
Date & Time: April 17 (Wednesday), 6:30 p.m.
Venue: STL 207, PKU Shenzhen
Speaker: Kon Sik Kim, Professor of Law at Seoul National University
Moderator: Sang Yop Kang, Professor at STL
Date & Time: April 15 (Monday), 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m.
Venue: STL 108, PKU Shenzhen
Speaker: Fu Yulin, Professor at Peking University School of Law
Moderator: Huang Hui, Professor at STL
Panelist: Jin Zining, Professor at STL
Date & time: April 13 -14
Venue: STL Building, Shenzhen PKU
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Date & Time: April 10 (Wednesday), 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Venue: STL 203, PKU Shenzhen
Speaker: Zeng Bin, Researcher at Shenzhen Stock Exchange Research Institute
Moderator: Zhu Daming, Assistant Dean and Associate Professor at STL
Date & Time: March 30 (Saturday), 2019
Venue: STL Building, PKU Shenzhen
Date & Time: March 29 (Friday), 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m.
Venue: STL 108,PKU Shenzhen
Speaker: Liang Genlin, Professor at PKU Law School
Moderator: Cao Fei, Assistant Professor at STL
Date & Time: March 28 (Thursday), 12:15 p.m. -13:45 p.m.
Venue: STL 207, PKU Shenzhen
Speaker: Gong Yaling, Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Moderator: Thomas Yunlong Man, Associate Dean and Professor at STL
PEKING UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW (“STL”) in Shenzhen, China seeks a creative and motivated individual for the position of Executive Assistant. The candidate is expected to assist various STL administrative offices, including Admissions, Foreign Affairs and Financial Services. The varied responsibilities of the Executive Assistant will enable the candidate to develop a comprehensive understanding of STL and of graduate legal studies at China’s top University. STL offers an engaging bilingual and collaborative working environment, which will hone and promote the candidate’s abilities to work in a cross-cultural professional environment.
- Bachelor’s degree or above, master degree or oversea studying experience preferred;
- Preferably in International Relations, Law, English, Finance or other related major;
- Excellent bilingual (Chinese and English)listening, speaking, reading, writing and translation skills;
- Ability to work collaboratively and independently in a cross-cultural and bilingual working environment;
- Proficient in Microsoft Office;
- Strong sense of responsibility, service and cooperation;
- High learning potential.
- Support external affairs, including visa, reception of international and domestic visitors, conferences support, etc.
- Help with admissions efforts, including Summer Honors Program, Road Shows, Open House, etc.
- Assist with Finance Office on daily reimbursement, Individual Income Tax (IIT) and international transfers, et
- Participate in the STL activities/events and other assignments as stipulated by the supervisors.
If you are interested in applying for the position, please submit a bilingual resume with a bilingual letter of interest to STL’s Human Resources Office at email@example.com before April 30, 2019. Please begin your application with email titled “Application for Administration Position”. More information about STL could be found at http://stl.pku.edu.cn.
Date & Time: March 27, 2019
Venue: International Conference Center, PKU Shenzhen