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Book Launch & Conversation: The Future of Property Theory in a Comparative Context


Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202

Join the U.S.-Asia Law Society and Asia Law Society to celebrate the publication of:

(1) The Great Property Fallacy: Theory, Reality, and Growth in Developing Countries (Authored by Frank Upham, Professor at NYU Law School);
(2) The Laws and Economics of Confucianism: Kinship and Property in Preindustrial China and England (Authored by Taisu Zhang, Professor at Yale Law School); and
(3) Chinese Small Property: The Co-Evolution of Law and Social Norms (Authored by Shitong Qiao, Professor at HKU Faculty of Law).

The event will offer an opportunity to celebrate launch of these three books, report on their major findings, and discuss the "Future of Property Theory in a Comparative Context."

Featured guests invited include: Jerome Cohen (Professor and Faculty Director of NYU U.S.-Asia Law Institute), Robert Ellickson (Professor, Yale Law School), Benjamin Liebman (Professor and Director of Columbia University Center for Chinese Legal Studies), Richard Epstein (Professor, NYU Law School), and Katrina Wyman (Professor, NYU Law School).

Earlier Event: September 17
Asia Law Weekly: Ambassador David Adelman
Later Event: September 24
Asia Law Weekly: Seokwoo LEE