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LIU Yang
Education Background:Doctor of Judicial Science (S.J.D.), University of California, Los Angeles,
Master of Law (LL.M.), Harvard Law School,
Master of Law, Tsinghua University,
Bachelor of Law, Tsinghua University
Research Interests:International Law
Courses Taught:
External Exchange:
Appointments:Assistant Professor of Law, Renmin University School of Law
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Selected Publications:Articles
LIU, Yang, The Judicial Construction of Gaps at the International Court of Justice, Proceedings of the American Society of International Law Annual Meeting, Volume 110, Cambridge University Press, 2016, pp. 209-212.
LIU, Yang, Ordinary Rules, Amorality and International Law, (In Chinese) CHINA LAW REVIEW, Vol. 3, 2017, pp. 142-157.
LIU, Yang, Legal Popularization, Power, and Culture: A Legal-Cultural Analysis of ¡°Law Today¡± (in Chinese), TSINGHUA LAW JOURNAL, Vol. 11, Tsinghua University Press, 2007, pp.41-62

LIU, Yang (trans), David Kennedy, The Mystery of Global Governance (English-Chinese), TSINGHUA RULE OF LAW JOURNAL, 2011.
LIU, Yang (trans), David Kennedy, A World of Struggle: How Power, Law and Expertise Shapes Global Political Economy, Chinese University of Politics and Law Press, forth coming 2019.
LIU, Yang (trans), CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW, (English - Chinese), Volume I, Chapter 33-35, Beijing: China Law Press, September 2007

Selected Conference Presentations
Globalization, Sovereignty and Democracy: China Reform and Opening-Up in the Context of the Great Trilemma Theory, (in Chinese), Fortieth Anniversary of China¡¯s Reform and Opening Up and National Governance Modernization Symposium, Tsinghua University, Beijing, December 29, 2018.
Defining Ethnic Cleansing: Regime Complex and Network Analysis, ASIL Research Forum, University of California, Los Angeles, November 9th. 2018.
Reinforced Boundary, Pseudo Universality, and China¡¯s International Law Strategy¨C The Case of ¡°A Community of Shared Future for Mankind¡±, Harvard Law School IGLP Conference, Cambridge, MA, June 2018
The Law against the Use of Force: The Chinese Approach(es) and Methodological Reflections, American Society of Comparative Law Younger Comparativist Committee Conference, Plenary Session, Cleveland, Ohio, April 2018
The Doctrinalization of Effectivit¨¦s in Law of Territory, Conference on Effective Control in International Law, Chinese University of Politics and Law, Beijing, China, November 11-12, 2017
The Ideology of International Adjudication: Origin and Critique, 2017 World Conference of Chinese Legal Philosophers, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, October 29-30, 2017
Development Lost: Development Lost: The Politics of Interpretation of Treaty Object at WTO, Asian Society of International Law Junior Scholar Workshop, Seoul, Korea, August 22, 2017
Courts in Eutopia, Towards Utopia-Rethinking International Law Workshop, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany, August 19-20, 2017
Ordinary Rules, Amorality and International Law, Historical Jurisprudence Annual Conference 2016, Chongqing, China, (Remote Presentation) January 6, 2017
International Law Riddles in Constitutions: Legal Expertise, Founding Moments, and the Constitutional Silence on International Law, European Society of Chinese Law Annual Conference 2016, Rome, Italy, September 22-23, 2016
Active Avoidance: The Judicial Construction of Gaps at International Court of Justice, American Society of International Law Annual Meeting, Washington D. C., March 30-April 2, 2016
Duality Lost: The Objects and Purposes in Treaty Interpretation in WTO, Harvard EALS Round Table, Harvard Law School Cambridge, January 25, 2016
Regime Complex and the Doctrine of ¡®Ethnic Cleansing¡¯: the Network of UN and International Courts at Work, 5th Biennial Conference of Asian Society of International Law, Bangkok, Thailand, November 23-24, 2015
Regime Complex and the Doctrine of ¡®Ethnic Cleansing¡¯: the Network of UN and International Courts at Work, Canadian Council for International Law Annual Conference, Ottawa, Canada, November 5-7, 2015
The Judicial Construction of Non Liquet at the International Court of Justice, ASIL Research Forum, Washington DC, October 23-24, 2015
Territorial Disputes before the I.C.J.: Why Do States Litigate?, ESIL Research Forum, EUI, Florence, May 14-15, 2015
Scholarship Citations in Environmental Cases before the ICJ: Is there a Trend? The Changing Role of Scholarship in International Law Conference, Leiden Journal of International Law, The Hague, Netherlands, May 11, 2015
What is Cosmopolitan Law?, Third Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law Conference, Cambridge, UK, May 10th, 2014.
Established for Peace: The Political Implications of China¡¯s Air Defense Identification Zone, John Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies Asia Conference, Washington D.C., April 2014.
The Institution of Cosmopolitan Right -- Waldron¡¯s Kantian Cosmopolitan Law, UCLA SJD Workshop, Speaker, Los Angeles, CA, December 2013.
The Meaning of ¡®EC Treatment¡¯ Concerning Establishment in EC External Agreement (in Chinese), Conference on ¡°Europe: from Nation States to the State of nations¡±, Peking University, Beijing, May 2007
On the Application and Implementation of Treaties in Hong Kong after Resumption (in Chinese), Conference on ¡°Reviewing and Forecasting of the Basic Law¡±, Hong Kong, May 2007
The Recognition of ¡°Market Economy¡±: European Union and India¡¯s Anti-dumping policy towards China from the Perspective of International Law, Fifth International Workshop for Young Scholars, Aix-Marseille III University, France, November 2006
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