Speaker: Prof Sida LIU, Professor of Law and Sociology, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong
Sida Liu is Professor of Law and Sociology at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law. He received his LL.B. degree from Peking University Law School and his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago. Before joining the HKU faculty in 2022, he taught at the University of Toronto and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Liu has conducted extensive empirical research on China’s legal reform and legal professions. In addition to his empirical work, he also writes on theories of law, professions, and social spaces. Professor Liu holds courtesy appointments as Faculty Fellow at the American Bar Foundation, Vice President of the China Institute for Socio-Legal Studies at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Affiliated Scholar of the U.S.-Asia Law Institute at New York University, and Faculty Affiliate of the Center on the Legal Profession at Harvard Law School. In 2016-2017, he was a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.
Host: Prof Han ZHANG, Assistant Professor, Division of Social Science, HKUST