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STL Participates in Global Conference on Legal Education

STL Dean Philip McConnaughay was one of four distinguished panelists at a Chulalongkorn University conference on “Rethinking Legal Education from Global Perspectives,” January 8-9 in Bangkok. The other panelists were David Kennedy, the Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School; Hon. Surakiart Sathiratai, Thailand’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs and a former dean of Chulalongkorn Faculty of Law; and Vitit Muntarbhorn, former United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and Gender Equality and Professor Emeritus at Chulalongkorn Faculty of Law.

The program was introduced by Bundhit Eua-Arporn, President of Chulalongkorn University.  Professor Pareena Srivanit, the first female dean of Chulalongkorn Faculty of Law, offered welcome remarks and noted, “We are very impressed by the innovative approaches to legal education utilized by Peking University School of Transnational Law and greatly appreciate [STL’s] contribution to legal education reform in China and Asia.”

As part of Dean McConnaughay’s visit, the Chulalongkorn law faculty expressed great interest in ongoing collaboration and exchange with STL.