Dr Nengye Liu

Senior Lecturer
Dr Nengye Liu
  Org Unit Law School
  Email nengye.liu@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 4448
  Location Floor/Room 4.10 ,  Ligertwood Building ,   North Terrace

Dr Nengye Liu joined the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide as a Senior Lecturer in January 2017. He was educated in Wuhan University (China, LLB and LLM) and Ghent University (Belgium, Doctor of Law). Prior to moving to Adelaide, he had worked in China, Singapore, Germany, United Kingdom and NSW. Dr Liu's research centres on enhancing global governance regime for better protection of the oceans, with particular focuses on the Polar Regions and the South China Sea. Dr Liu has published more than 50 articles in fields of the law of the sea and international environmental law. He has presented research results in more than 20 countries across five continents; convened three international conferences in Scotland (EU-Arctic 2015), Australia (South China Sea 2016) and China (Polar Governance 2017); and succeeded in over 20 funding applications, including, for example, a prestigious European Union Marie Curie Fellowship. Dr Liu has held visiting positions at universities of Cambridge, Tsinghua, Montreal, Lapland, Tromsø, Trier and Tasmania. He is also an adjunct fellow of key institutes in China, such as Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Wuhan University. Dr Liu serves as the Associate Editor of the Yearbook of International Environmental Law (Oxford University Press) and a Review Editor of the Frontiers in Marine Affairs and Policy.

·      2012, Doctor of Law, Department of European, Public and International Law, Faculty of Law, Ghent University, Belgium

·      2007, Master of Law (LLM in International Economic Law), Institute of International Law, School of Law, Wuhan University, China

·      2004, Bachelor of Law, School of Law, Wuhan University, China

University of Adelaide: COMMLAW 1004 - Commercial Law 1; LAW2564 - Selected Issues in Chinese Law; LAW2571 - Law of the Sea; LAW3538 - International Law Study Tour

Invited guest lectures:

September 2017, LLB courses: "International Environmental Law", "Comparative Environmental Law", Faculty of Law, University of Lapland, Finland

March 2015, lecture in LLB/LLM course: "droit de la mer/Law of the Sea", Faculty of Law, University of Montreal, Canada

2014-2015, lectures in LLB course "Public International Law" and LLM course "Ecosystems and International Law", Law School, University of Dundee, United Kingdom

2011/2012, Semester 1, lecturers in LLM course: "Chinese Environmental Law", LLM in Chinese Law (English taught), School of Law, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

November 2011, lecture series, "International Regulation of Vessel-Source Pollution" (self-designed LLM course), Koguan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

2011/2012, Semester 1, lecture series, "International Regulation of Vessel-Source Pollution" (self-designed LLM course), School of Law, Renmin University, Beijing, China

 

Law of the Sea,  International Environmental LawChinese Law,  European Union Law, Polar Governance

·      2017 – 2018, Chief Investigator, “Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions”, Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme, The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)-Universities Australia (AU$12,000, with Alexander Proelss, Trier University)

·      2016 – 2017, Chief Investigator, “The European Union and the Conservation of Marine Living Resources in Antarctica”, EU Centre for Global Affairs Annual Grant Program 2016, University of Adelaide, Australia (AU$5,103)

·      2013 – 2015, Marie Curie Fellow, “The European Union and Legal Protection of Marine Biodiversity in the Arctic (EuroArcticLaB)”, Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship for Career Development, FP7-People-2012-IEF, European Commission (221,606€, score: 97.6/100, success rate: 16%, Scientist in Charge: Elizabeth Kirk, University of Dundee, UK)

·      2013 – 2016, Member of Working Group 1 (British Representative), Shipping and Marine Environmental Protection, EU COST Action IS1105 Network of Experts on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Safety and Security (MARSAFENET)

·      2012 – 2015, Chief Investigator, “The European Union and the Protection of Marine Arctic”, German Research Foundation (DFG) “Future Ocean” Cluster of Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Kiel, Germany (225,000€, terminated from September 2013)

·      2011 – 2012, Chief Investigator, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution under Chinese Law: Problems and Prospects”, Funding for a Long Research Trip Abroad, Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium (10,230€)

·      2008 – 2012, Doctoral Researcher, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, a Comparative Study between European and Chinese Law”, PhD Scholarship for Candidates from Developing Countries, Special Research Fund (BOF), Ghent University, Belgium

Edited Collections 

·      2017, Nengye Liu, Elizabeth Kirk, Tore Henriksen (eds), The European Union and the Arctic (Brill Nijhoff, Leiden/Boston) 1-382

·      2017, Nengye Liu, Saiful Karim (eds), Special Issue “South China Sea after the Philippines v. China Arbitration: Conflict and Cooperation in Troubled Waters”, Asia Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy 2 (1) 3-166

 

Book Chapters

·      2017, Nengye Liu, The European Union's Potential Contribution to the Governance of High Sea Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean, in Nengye Liu, Elizabeth Kirk and Tore Henriksen (eds), The European Union and the Arctic (Brill Nijhoff, Leiden/Boston) 274-295 

   2017, Nengye Liu, Elizabeth Kirk, Tore Henriksen, Introduction, in Nengye Liu, Elizabeth Kirk and Tore Henriksen (eds), The European Union and the Arctic (Brill Nijhoff, Leiden/Boston) 1-7

·      2017, Nengye Liu, Elizabeth Kirk, Tore Henriksen, Conclusion, in Nengye Liu, Elizabeth Kirk and Tore Henriksen (eds), The European Union and the Arctic (Brill Nijhoff, Leiden/Boston) 360-368

·      2017, Nengye Liu, Kamrul Hossain, China and the Development of International Law on Arctic Shipping: Challenges and Opportunities, in Timo Koivurova, Tianbao Qin, Tapio Nykänen, Sebastien Duyck (eds), Arctic Law and Governance: the Role of China and Finland (Hart Publishing, Oxford) 233-251

·      2015, Nengye Liu, Protection of the Marine Environment from Offshore Oil and Gas Activities, in Rosemary Rayfuse (ed), Research Handbook on International Marine Environmental Law (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham) 190-205

·      2015, Nengye Liu, Climate Change Law in China, Is Renewable Energy Law an Effective Tool for Combatting Climate Change?, in Hans-Joachim Koch, Doris König, Joachim Sanden, Roda Verheyen (eds), Legal Regimes for Environmental Protection: Governance for Climate Change and Oceans Resources (Brill Nijhoff, Leiden/Boston) 70-88

·      2015, Nengye Liu, China’s Position on International Environmental Issues, in Tianbao Qin (ed), Research Handbook on Chinese Environmental Law (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham) 368-394

·      2015, Nengye Liu, Water and Oceans, in Tianbao Qin (ed), Research Handbook on Chinese Environmental Law (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham) 70-92

·      2010, Nengye Liu, Frank Maes, Criminal Liability and Vessel-Source Pollution in the European Union and the United States: Inspiration for the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution in China, in Michael Faure, Han Lixin, Shan Hongjun (eds), Maritime Pollution Liability and Policy. China, Europe and the US (Kluwer Law International, The Hague) 193-214

 

Refereed Journal Articles

·      2017, Michelle Lim, Nengye Liu, Condominium Arrangements as a Legal Mechanism for the Conservation of the South China Sea Large Marine Ecosystem, Asia Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy 2 (1) 52-87

·      2017, Nengye Liu, China’s Emerging Arctic Policy – What are the Implications for Arctic Governance? Jindal Global Law Review 8 (1) 55-68

·      2016, Nengye Liu, Rakhyun Kim, China’s New Law on Exploration and Exploitation of Resources in the International Seabed Area of 2016, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 31 (4) 691-705

·      2015, Nengye Liu, The European Union's Potential Contribution to Enhanced Governance of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations in the Arctic, Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law 24 (2) 223-231

·      2015, Nengye Liu, Elizabeth Kirk, The European Union’s Potential Contribution to Protect Marine Biodiversity in the Changing Arctic: a Roadmap, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 30 (2) 255-284

·      2015, Nengye Liu, China’s Law and Practice as a Coastal State for the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, Ocean Yearbook 29, 343-355

·      2014, Nengye Liu, China’s Role in the Changing Governance of Arctic Shipping, Yearbook of Polar Law 6, 545-558

·      2014, Nengye Liu, Why China Should Ratify the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, China Environmental Law Review 10, 217-226 (in Chinese)

·      2013, Nengye Liu, The Evolution of International Law in the Arctic: Challenges and Opportunities for China, Chinese Journal of Maritime Law 24 (4) 87-93 (in Chinese)

·      2013, Nengye Liu, The European Union's Potential Contribution to Enhanced Governance of Arctic Shipping, Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht/Heidelberg Journal of International Law 73 (4) 705-733

·      2013, Nengye Liu, Criminal Liability for Vessel-Source Pollution in China: Law and Practice, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 28 (3) 517-531

·      2013, Nengye Liu, Prevention of Invasive Species from Ballast Water in China, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 28 (1) 171-187

·      2013, Nengye Liu, Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution in the South China Sea: What Role Can China Play? Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law 15, 147-166

·      2012, Nengye Liu, Frank Maes, Legal Constraints to the European Union’s Accession to the International Maritime Organization, Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce 43 (2) 279-291

·      2011, Nengye Liu, Frank Maes, Prevention of Vessel-Source Marine Pollution: A Note on the Challenges and Prospects for Chinese Practice under International Law, Ocean Development and International Law 42 (4) 356-367

·      2010, Nengye Liu, Frank Maes, The European Union and International Maritime Organization: EU’s External Influence on the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce 41 (4) 581-594

·      2010, Nengye Liu, International Legal Framework on the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, China Oceans Law Review 12 (2) 238-263

·      2009, Nengye Liu, Frank Maes, The European Union’s Role in the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution and its Internal Influence, Journal of International Maritime Law 15 (5) 411-422

 

Short Articles (selected,non-refereed)

·      2017, Nengye Liu, Saiful Karim, Editorial: South China Sea after the Philippines v. China Arbitration: Conflict and Cooperation in Troubled Waters, Asia Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy 2 (1) 3-7

·      2016, Nengye Liu, China’s National Plan for Marine Spatial Planning, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law e-Journal 7, 179-183

·      2016, Nengye Liu, Can the Polar Code Save the Arctic? American Society of International Law Insights 20 (7)

·      2015, Nengye Liu, China’s New Environmental Protection Law, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law e-Journal 6, 170-176

·      2014, Nengye Liu, Piotr Graczyk, Naresh Kumar, Andreas Raspotnik, Jan Solski, The Governance of Arctic Shipping, Bulletin of International Studies on Polar Regions 3 (2) 8-11 (in Chinese)

·      2014, Nengye Liu, Chinese Government’s Latest Position on Global Environmental Issues, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law e-Journal 5, 126-133

·      2014, Nengye Liu, Vessel-Source Pollution and Environmental Law, in Essential Readings in Environmental Law, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law

·      2014, Nengye Liu, Marine Pollution / Protection of Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities, Year-in-Review, Yearbook of International Environmental Law 24 (2013) 243-247

·      2013, Nengye Liu, People’s Republic of China: Criticism Levelled at China’s Revised Environmental Protection Law, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law e-Journal 4, 124-131

·      2013, Nengye Liu, Marine Pollution / Protection of Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities, Year-in-Review, Yearbook of International Environmental Law 23 (2012) 257-268

·      2012, Nengye Liu, People’s Republic of China: Water and Soil Conservation Law, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law e-Journal 3, 69-74

·      2011, Nengye Liu, China’s New Renewable Energy Law, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law e-Journal 2, 72-80

·      2011, Nengye Liu, Recent Developments of International Law on the Reduction of Green House Gas Emissions from Shipping, World Shipping 9, 11-13 (in Chinese)

·      2010, Nengye Liu, China’s 2009 Regulation on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law e-Journal 1

·      2010, Nengye Liu, Law on Island Protection of People’s Republic of China, elni Review (Environmental Law Network International) 2, 88-90

·      2009, Nengye Liu, Xiaoming Wang, A Note on the International Court of Justice Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge Case (Malaysia/Singapore Case), China Trial [published by the Supreme Court of China] 11, 86-89 (in Chinese)

·      2009, Nengye Liu, Hailing Xuan, European Court of Justice ‘INTERTANKO’ Case, China Trial [published by the Supreme Court of China] 9, 94-96 (in Chinese)

 

Book Reviews

·      2017, Nengye Liu, Polar Oceans Governance in an Era of Environmental Change, edited by Tim Stephens and David L VanderZwaag, Edward Elgar, 2014, Asian Journal of International Law 7 (1) 224

·      2015, Nengye Liu, Law of the Sea and the Polar Regions: Interactions between Global and Regional Regimes, edited by Erik J. Molenaar, Alex G. Oude Elferink and Donald Rothwell, Martinus Nijhoff, 2013, Asian Journal of International Law 5 (1) 214-215

·      2014, Nengye Liu, Introduction to International Environmental Law, by Timo Koivurova, Routledge, 2014, Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law 23 (2) 281-282

 

Conference and Seminar Presentations (selected)

  2017, "Regulating Antarctic Bioprospecting, Where Should Rising Powers Stand?", Theo Murphy Australian Frontiers of Science - The Antarctic Frontier: Developing Research in an Extreme Environment, Australian Academy of Science, Hobart, Australia, 13 - 15 September (selected speaker, fully funded by conference organizers) (with Carina Oliveira)

  2017, "The European Union and the Conservation of Marine Living Resources in Antarctica", Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research - Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group Conference: Depths and Surfaces: Understanding the Antarctic Region through the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, 5 - 7 July (Chair of the Panel "Asia and Antarctica")

  2017, "How to Compare China's Role in the Antarctic and the South China Sea?", International Conference: Law and Governance: Emerging Issues of the Polar Regions, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 20 - 21 June (invited speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

  2017, "Reforming China's Marine Environmental Protection Law through enhancing the science-law interface and understanding interactions between economic, social and environmental activities", ICES/PICES 3rd Early Career Scientist Conference: Climate, Oceans and Society: Challenges & Opportunities, Busan, South Korea, 30 May - 2 June (selected speaker, fully funded by conference organizers) (with Michelle Lim)

·      2017, “China's Emerging Arctic Policy and Its Potential Implications for Arctic Fisheries Governance”, International Conference: Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions, Science, Politics and Law, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, 18 – 19 March (conference convener)

·      2016, “Collaborative Governance for Biodiversity Conservation in the South China Sea”, International Conference: the Law of the Sea and Emerging Issues, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 10 – 11 November (invited speaker, fully funded by conference organizers) (with Michelle Lim)

·      2016, “Establishing Marine Protected Areas in the Southern Ocean, a Chinese Perspective”, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) Seminar Series on Environmental Governance and Policy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, 26 October (with Cassandra Brooks)

·      2016, “China’s Role in the Changing Governance of Arctic Fisheries”, The Third Arctic-FROST Annual Network Meeting and Early Career Scholars Workshop: Arctic Sustainability in the Global Context, what can we learn from or teach the rest of the world? University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 9 – 12 September (selected speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

·      2016, “The European Union and the Arctic, an Inside-Out View after the EU’s 2016 Arctic Policy”, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland, 30 August

·      2016, “The Establishment of Marine Protected Areas in Antarctica: Science, Politics or Law?”, 34th Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meeting and Open Science Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22 – 26 August

·      2016, “Deep Sea Mining and Marine Environmental Protection, Where does China Stand?”, Research Institute of Environmental Law, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, 11 April (in Chinese) (with Rak Kim)

·      2015, “The European Union and the Implementation of the Ecosystem Approach in the Arctic”, 13th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law: Forest and Marine Biodiversity, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia, 7 – 12 September (with Elizabeth Kirk)

·      2015, “The European Union and Sustainable Management of Fisheries in the Arctic”, The Second Arctic-FROST Annual network meeting and Early Career Scholars Workshop: Sustainability and Sustainable Development in the Arctic, European University St. Petersburg, Russia, 15 – 16 August (selected speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

·      2015, “The Rise of China and the Protection of the Marine Environment in the Arctic”, Workshop: Reframing the Arctic, Cooperation, Not Conflict, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont, Burlington, United States, 6 – 7 July (selected speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

·      2015, “The Brussels Effect and Arctic Fisheries”, International Conference on the European Union and the Arctic, Dundee, United Kingdom, 29 – 30 May (conference convener)

·      2015, “The Rise of China and Governance of Shipping in the Changing Arctic”, Warming of the North Conference: Challenges and Opportunities for Arctic Transportation, Supply Chain Management, and Economic Development, Ottawa, Canada, 2 – 3 March (by invitation)

·      2014, “The Rise of China and the Future Governance of Arctic Shipping”, China Institute of Boundary and Ocean Studies, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, 29 December (in Chinese, by invitation)

·      2014, “Towards Enhanced Governance of Arctic Marine Fisheries, the Role of the European Union”, Arctic Biodiversity Congress, Arctic Council, Trondheim, Norway, 2 – 4 December

·      2014, “The European Union and Governance of Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas Operations”, Centre for Energy Law, School of Law, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 13 November (by invitation)

·      2014, “The European Union’s Potential Contribution to Enhanced Governance of Arctic Fisheries”, 7th Polar Law Symposium, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, 29 – 31 October

·      2014, “Protection of the Arctic from Offshore Oil and Gas Operations - The European Union’s Potential Contribution”, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia, 27 October

·      2014, “The European Union and Enhanced Governance of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations in the Changing Arctic”, Conference on the Legal Issues Associated with the Development and Use of Energy Resources in the Arctic, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway, 25 – 26 September (selected speaker, partly funded by conference organizers)

·      2014, “Towards Enhanced Governance of Arctic Fisheries, Can the European Union Help?”, 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 14 – 18 August

·      2014, “An Enhanced Regime for Offshore Oil and Gas Operations in the Arctic - How can the European Union have an Impact?”, 12th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law: Energy for a Fair Society on a Safe Planet, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, 30 June – 5 July

·      2014, “The Changing Multi-Level Governance of Arctic Shipping: Challenges and Opportunities for the East Asia”, 2nd Contemporary Challenges of International Environmental Law Conference, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 5 – 7 June

·      2014, “China’s Role in the Changing Governance of Arctic Shipping”, Calotte Academy, Rovaniemi, Finland, 2 June

·      2014, “The European Union and Protection of Arctic Marine Biodiversity”, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland, 28 May (with Elizabeth Kirk)

·      2014, “International Law for the Protection of Marine Biodiversity in the Changing Arctic: Challenges and Prospects from a EU Perspective”, International Law Association British Branch Spring Conference: Foundations and Future of International Law, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom, 23 – 24 May (with Elizabeth Kirk)

·      2014, “The European Union and International Law for the Protection of Marine Biodiversity in the Changing Arctic”, Faculty of Law, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 22 May (with Elizabeth Kirk)

·      2013, “The European Union, China and the Governance of Arctic Shipping, A Comparative Study”, 6th Polar Law Symposium, University of Akureyri, Akureyri and Reykjavik, Iceland, 11 – 14 October

·      2013, “Climate Change Law in China, Is Renewable Energy Law an Effective Tool for Combating Climate Change?”, 2nd Hamburg International Environmental Law Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 12 – 13 September  (invited speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

·      2013, “The European Union and Polar Shipping, What Contribution can be Made?”, 11th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law: the Search for Environmental Justice, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, 24 – 29 June

·      2013, “Mapping the European Union’s Contribution to the Multi-Level Governance of Arctic Shipping, Tentative Thoughts”, International Conference on Jurisdiction and Control at Sea, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Rome, Italy, 6 June (selected speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

·      2012, “Implementing International Law on the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution in China, an Assessment”, 7th Annual Conference of The European China Law Studies Association (ECLS): Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics: Asian, European and Global Perspectives, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 24 – 25 September (selected speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

·      2012, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution in the South China Sea, What Role Can China Play?”, International Workshop on Ocean Security Issues in China, School of Advanced International and Area Studies, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, 17 September  (in Chinese, invited speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

·      2012, “Prevention of Invasive Species from Ballast Water, Challenges and Prospects of Chinese Law”, 2nd Sino – EU Conference on Environmental Law, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, 14 – 16 September

·      2012, “Law in the Book and Law in Practice, Criminal Liability over Vessel-Source Marine Pollution in China”, 10th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law: Global Environmental Law at a Crossroads, University of Maryland, Baltimore, United States, 1 – 5 July

·      2012, “Legal Constraints to the European Union’s Accession to the International Maritime Organization”, The 3rd European Union in International Affairs (EUIA) Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 3 – 5 May

·      2012, “Towards a Mandatory Port State Control System in the East Asia”, International Workshop on Securing Maritime Peace in East Asia: The Role of International Law, Lancashire Law School, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom, 23 – 24 April (by invitation)

·      2011, “How to Conduct Research on European Law? Experience from Studies on the Relations between European Union and International Maritime Organization”, Cross-disciplinary Forum for Young Scholars, Institute for Advanced Study in Social Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 23 November  (in Chinese, invited speaker, fully funded by organizers)

·      2011, “The Marine Environment cannot Wait, Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution in the South China Sea”, Conference on Cooperation for the Safety of Navigation in East Asia: Legal Arrangements and Political Implications, National Institute for South China Sea Studies, Haikou, China, 17 – 18 November  (invited speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

·      2011, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Marine Pollution: Challenges and Prospects of Chinese Practice under International Law”, Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ) Open Science Conference, Yantai, China, 12–15 September

·      2011, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Marine Pollution: International Law and Chinese Practice”, 9th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law: Waters and the Law, Towards Sustainability, Mpekweni, Eastern Cape, South Africa, 3 – 7 July

·      2011, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, a Comparative Study between the European Law and Chinese Law”, The 2nd Maritime Law and Policy Postgraduate Research Student Conference, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom, 1 April

·      2011, “Legal Constraints to the European Union’s Membership of the International Maritime Organization”, Kirby Seminar Series, School of Law, University of New England, Armidale, Australia, 17 February

·      2010, “The Relations between the European Union and the International Maritime Organization: an analysis”, Bristol Budapest (ELTE) Ghent Göttingen Groningen Turku Uppsala Legal Research Network, 3rd Annual Conference, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, 21 – 22 October

·      2010, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution under European Law: Success and Problems”, 1st EU – China Conference on Environmental Law, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, 20 – 21 September (by invitation)

·      2010, “Prevention of Invasive Species from Ballast Water: Chinese Legislation in the Era of Climate Change”, 8th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law: Linkages between Biodiversity and Climate Change, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, 13 – 17 September

·      2010, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution: Recent Development under Chinese Law”, European China Law Studies Association 5th Annual Conference: Towards a Rule-Based China, Copenhagen, Denmark, 17 – 18 June

·      2010, “The European Union and the International Maritime Organization: the EU’s External Influence on the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution", The 2nd European Union in International Affairs (EUIA) Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 22 – 24 April

·      2009, “The European Union as an Actor in the Governance of Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution: its Internal Influence as well as a Source of Inspirations for China”, 7th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law: Environmental governance and sustainability, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, 1 – 5 November

·      2009, “Criminal Liability and Vessel-Source Pollution in European Union and United States: Inspirations for the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution in China”, International Conference on Marine Pollution Liability and Policy, Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, China, 4 – 5 June

·      Member, Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law (2015 – present)

·      Member, Asian Society of International Law (2011 – present)

·      Member, European Society of International Law (2013 – present)

·      Member, International Law Association (2010 – 2012, Belgian Branch, 2013 – present, Headquarter)

·      Member, IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law/Ocean Specialists Group (2010 – present)

·      Member, European Environmental Law Forum (2014 – present)

·      Member, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research - Humanities & Social Sciences Expert Group (2016 – present)

·      Research Fellow, Earth System Governance Project (2016 – present)

Conferences and Seminars Organization

   2017, Convener, National Science Week/Big Science Adelaide Workshop "Re-imagining Antarctic Science - the Role of History, Law and Politics", Adelaide, Australia, 15 August

·       2017, Lead Convener (with Tianbao Qin, Wuhan University), International Conference “Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions, Science, Politics and Law”, Wuhan, China, 18 – 19 March

·       2016, Lead Convener (with Saiful Karim, Queensland University of Technology), Roundtable “South China Sea, beyond Disputes?”, Armidale, Australia, 1 August 

·      2015, Lead Convener (with Elizabeth Kirk, Robin Churchill, University of Dundee and Tore Henriken, University of Tromsø), International Conference “The European Union and the Arctic”, Dundee, United Kingdom, 29 – 30 May 

·      2011, Co-Convener (with Robert Kibugi, University of Nairobi), Graduate Students Meeting: “Career Development after PhD Study”, 9th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, South Africa, 5 July

·      2010, Co-Convener (with Robert Kibugi, University of Nairobi), Graduate Students Meeting: “Legal Methodology for Environmental Law Research”, 8th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Ghent, Belgium, 14 September

 

Service to the Scholarly Discipline   

·      Associate Editor, Yearbook of International Environmental Law (Oxford University Press) (2014 – present) 

   Review Editor, Frontiers in Marine Science (Marine Affairs and Policy) (2017 - present)

·      Peer Reviewer: Ocean and Coastal Management, Water International, Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, Yearbook of Polar Law, South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, China Oceans Law Review, International Journal of Public Policy, Asian Journal of Criminology, ICES Journal of Marine Science

·      Grant Reviewer: VLIR-UOS university partnerships (Belgium), The Leverhulme Trust (United Kingdom), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada)

 

Media & Op-Eds

  The Diplomat: "China-Russia Trouble on the Arctic Silk Road?", 21 July 2017

  China Dialogue: "China and the Future of Antarctica", 12 June 2017 

  The Diplomat: "Demystifying China in Antarctica", 9 June 2017 

  The Diplomat: "China's New Silk Road and the Arctic", 20 May 2017 

  China Dialogue: "Antarctica will test China's ability as a global leader" 3 April 2017

  The Conversation (Global): "How Arctic governance could become a testing ground for Sino-US relations", 29 March 2017 (with Michelle Lim, republish by The Huffington Post, Channel NewsAsia and The Arctic Journal)

  The Atlantic, "Sea ice retreat could lead to rapid overfishing in the Arctic", 17 March 2017 (Interview by the author)

·      The Diplomat: “China’s Emerging Arctic Policy”, 14 December 2016 

·     The Conversation (Global): “Why is China so Quiet in the Negotiations about Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean?”, 5 December 2016 (republish by The Huffington Post)

·      Interview by news.com.au, “China’s creeping Arctic ambitions”, 20 November 2016 

·      Interview by Radio Adelaide, “China and Antarctica’s New Marine Park”, 4 November 2016

·      Interview by The Wire Radio, “Global cooperation over the Ross Sea”, 1 November 2016

·      The Conversation (Australia): “How China came in from the cold to help set up Antarctica’s vast new marine park” 1 November 2016 (translated and republish by major Chinese media, such as Global Times and China Daily)

·      Interview by ABC Radio (New England North West), “Mornings with Kelly Fuller – South China Sea 101”, 28 July 2016

·      Interview by People’s Daily (the biggest news group in China), “The United States Should not Play a Part in the South China Sea Disputes”, 13 July 2016 (in Chinese)

·      Interview by China National Radio on ‘The White Paper on Settling South China Sea Disputes with the Philippines by Negotiation’ published by the State Council Information Office of PRC, 13 July 2016 (in Chinese)

·      The Conversation (Australia): “Why Antarctica depends on Australia and China’s Alliance” 8 July 2016 (translated and republish by major Chinese media, such as Xinhua News and Global Times)

·      The Circle (WWF): “Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment: Working Within and Beyond National Waters” 2014 (4) 10-11

·      Interview by Xinhua News on China’s Role in the Changing Governance of Arctic Shipping, 5 November 2013 (in Chinese)

 

Other Selected Events

  2017, Delegate of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition, 40th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting, Beijing, China, 22 May - 1 June

  2017, Contributing Author, Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

·      2016, Delegate, Theo Murphy High Flyers Think Tank: an Interdisciplinary Approach to Living in a Risky World, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, Australia, 20 – 22 July 

·      2015, Delegate, Australia-China Youth Dialogue, Brisbane, Australia, 4 – 7 December 

·      2015, Sponsored Participant, Stakeholder Consultation Conference: What Next for EU Arctic Policy? Brussels, European External Action Service and European Commission, 1 – 2 June

·      2012, Reporter, 75th International Law Association Conference, Sofia, Bulgaria, 26 – 30 August

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