The HUJI Faculty of Law joins the "New Silk Road"

November 19, 2017
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The Faculty is pleased to announce that it has become a full member of a new academic network of leading law faculties from China and the rest of the World, operating since 2015 under the name "New Silk Road Law School Alliance". The aim of the network is to promote understanding and cooperation in teaching and research between its faculties, with emphasis on cooperation between leading law schools in China and elite faculties in other countries, including in developing countries.

The network includes, among others, the important faculties of law in China: the faculties of Tsinghua University, Renmin, Shandong, Xiamen, Xi'an Jiao Tong, Shanghai Jiao Tong, Wuhan, Fudan, Jiling and Nanjing.

Outside the People's Republic of China, besides the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, there are the leading faculties in other states: Hong Kong University, National Taiwan University, National University of Singapore, Seoul National University, University of New South Wales, FGV Rio de Janeiro, Delhi University, University of Helsinki and University of Cape Town.

At the beginning of November, a conference of Deans of the faculties and their representatives was held in Wuhan on the development of cross-border legal education and the implications of China's Belt Road Initiative - a massive program to develop land and water infrastructures from China through Central Asia to Europe- on Education and legal proceedings.

Professor Tomer Broude represented the Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at the conference, where he also presented an empirical study on trends in international investment protection agreements, to research students and academic staff of the host university.
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