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Socio-Legal Research Methods Camp

When: Saturday, March 27, 2021 - 10:00 to Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 18:00
Venue: SMU School of Law, 55 Armenian Street, Singapore 179943


To promote the awareness of the importance of and the correct application of social-legal methodology among young legal scholars from within and outside of Singapore, the Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia (ARCIALA) School of Law, Singapore Management University will be organizing a camp for research methods and theory building, which will be held from 27 March - 7 April 2021. The camp will feature general research methodology by Professor Mark Findley (SMU), which is limited to 12 participants by invitation only. The workshop will also compare and contrast the common law and civil law approaches to law via three talks by Dr. Su Yeong Chin (Chair Prof. at National Chenchi University, Taiwan).


Yeong Chin Su holds an LL.B. and LL.M. from National Taiwan University and a Doctorate from the Ludwig Maximilian Universitaet (University of Munich). He was a full professor at the College of Law of the National Chengchi University till Oct. 2010, when he was appointed to be Justice and Vice President of the Judicial Yuan. He retired on Oct. 1. 2016 and since then became Chair Professor of the National Chengchi University, Chair Professor of the Zhejiang University and chair Professor of the Nanjing University. During his academic career he has served as member of National Assembly (1991-1995), Vice Chairperson of the Fair Trade Commission (1996-1998) and Chairperson of the National Communications Commission (2006-2008). He has been honored by the Ministry of Education with a National Chair Professor for his research in Civil Law, Constitutional Law and Economic Law (2002-2005).

This event is by-invitation only

Last updated on 26 Mar 2021 .