Asia Law Weekly: Taisu Zhang (Furman 326)


Wednesday, April 13
12:30-1:50 pm, Furman Hall, Room 326
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Professor Taisu Zhang

Taisu Zhang is the Irving S. Ribicoff Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He is also an Associate Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law, where his scholarship focuses on comparative legal history, specifically economic institutions in modern China and early modern Western Europe, comparative law, property law, and contemporary Chinese Law. Zhang has taught at Brown University’s history department, the Tsinghua University School of Law, and Peking University Law School. Zhang, who holds three degrees from Yale University (a B.A. in History and Mathematics, a J.D., and a Ph.D. in History), has also worked at the Institute of Applied Legal Studies of the Supreme People’s Court of China, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, and the Federal Defenders of New York. His book manuscript, Kinship, Property and Agricultural Capitalism in Pre-Industrial China and England, is under contract with Cambridge University Press. In dissertation form, it was the recipient of Yale University’s Arthur and Mary Wright Dissertation Prize and the American Society for Legal History’s Kathryn T. Preyer Award. 

Please R.S.V.P. here as soon as possible, no later than 5 pm, Monday, April 11.