[This program is self-funded]
The South China Sea Institute of Xiamen University (SCSI), and Dalian Maritime University (DMU), announce their annual summer program Marco Polo- ZHENG He Academy of International Oceans Law and Policy, to be held from 2 July – 30 July, 2017. SCSI and DMU are leading interdisciplinary research centers in China in the area of Oceans Law and Policy. This is the 12th session of the summer academy which has been attended in the past by the scholars, practitioners, diplomats and students from -: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brunei, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Iran, DPR Korea, Rep. of Korea, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, U.S., and others. The four-week intensive summer program is divided into two sessions to be held in Chinese cities of Xiamen and Dalian. The participants have an option to attend either or both of the sessions. The program offers a unique chance to learn about the Chinese perspectives on Law of the Sea and its policies. The program includes class lectures in morning sessions and trips to Chinese courts, ocean-related government agencies, yachts club, museums, etc. in the afternoon sessions. Participants also have the option of taking tests and getting credits transferred to their own schools. Limited number of scholarships is offered to outstanding candidates upon application and subsequent review. Warmly welcome the participants from developing countries to apply for the scholarships.
Program Brochure: https://simpan.ugm.ac.id/s/zvLpO0cfBAhK3Q8
★ The Xiamen Session
Week 1 3July (Monday) -7 July (Friday)
Archipelagos in the law of the sea
——Ms. Sophia Kopela is a lecturer in law at Lancaster University Law School, and the book review editor of the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law. She holds a PhD in International Law of the Sea from Bristol University. Her article ‘2007 Archipelagic Legislation of the Dominican Republic: An Assessment’ was awarded the Gerard Mangone Prize for the best article in the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law in 2009. She is the author of a monograph titled ‘Dependent archipelagos in the law of the sea’ published by Martinus Nijhoff/BRILL in 2013.
Week 2 10 July (Monday) -14 July (Friday)
BBNJ-Related Marine Bio-Science and Technologies
——Mr. Jianming Chen is Research Fellow and Master Supervisor at the Third Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration, China. He holds a B.S. and a M.S. in Cell Biology and Genetics from Peking University and a Ph.D in Molecular Developmental Biology from University of Zurich. He was previously Teaching Assistant and Lecturer at the College of Life Sciences, Peking University, and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Biology, University of Zurich and Xiamen University; he was also a visiting scholar at Dept. of Immunology, the Scripps Research Institute.
We hold another session in Dalian with different courses. Applicants may choose to attend either or both of the sessions. Anyone interested in the Dalian Session may visit the following homepage: http://law.dlmu.edu.cn/en/; All inquiries please send to: email@example.com or call at: Tel.: (+86-411)-84790663/; Fax: (+86-411)-84794853
★ The Dalian Session
Week 3 17 July (Monday) -21 July (Friday)
Marine Disputes Settlement: China’s Strategy and Its Contribution to the World.
——Mr. Kuen-Chen Fu is Professor and Dean of South China Sea Institute of Xiamen University. He is among the scholars recruited through China’s “Thousand Talents” program. Prof. Fu received his S.J.D. from the University of Virginia in 1983 and is a leading scholar of international law of the sea. He previously taught at Taiwan University and other universities in Taiwan. Prof. Fu is also the Editor-in-Chief of China Oceans Law Review and the South China Sea Bulletin.
Week 4 24 July (Monday) -28 July (Friday)
Coastal State enforcement and the modern regime of islands in the law of the sea.
——Mr. Warwick Gullett is Professor and former Dean of Law at the University of Wollongong, Australia and a member and former Deputy Director of the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at the University of Wollongong. Professor Gullett has served on the Editorial Committee of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal and the Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy. He was Editor of the Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs for 2007-2010 and is currently Current Legal Developments Editor for the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy.