Dr Nengye Liu

Dr Nengye Liu
 Position Senior Lecturer
 Org Unit Adelaide Law School
 Email nengye.liu@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 4448
 Location Floor/Room 4 10 ,  Ligertwood Building ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Dr Nengye Liu is a Senior Lecturer at Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide, where he teaches the law of the sea and Chinese law. He was educated in Wuhan (China, LLB and LLM) and Ghent (Belgium, Doctor of Law). Prior to moving to Australia, he had worked at King & Wood Mallessons (Shenzhen, China), Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Future Ocean Cluster of Excellence (Kiel, Germany) and University of Dundee (United Kingdom, as a EU Marie Curie Fellow).

    Dr Liu's current research centres on China's role in global ocean governance, with particular focus on the Polar Regions. He has lead-edited two books, published more than 40 refereed articles and book chapters in leading journals, such as Marine Policy, International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, Ocean Development and International Law, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, Review of European Comparative and International Environmental Law, and presented research results in 30 countries across five continents. Dr Liu is a Chief Investigator of Australian Research Council Discovery Grant "Geopolitical Changes and the Antarctic Treaty System" (2019-2021). His research has also been supported by other major funding bodies, including EU Marie Curie Fellowship, German Research Foundation (DFG), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Research Council of Norway and Research Foundation Flanders (FWO). He regularly wrote opinion pieces in various places, such as The Conversation, The Diplomat and 澎湃新闻. His research has been covered by mainstream media, e.g., ABC, BBC, Strait Times and Xinhua.

    Dr Liu has held visiting research positions at universities of Cambridge, Tsinghua, Montreal, Hamburg, Lapland, Tromsø, Tasmania, Trier and Shanghai Jiao Tong. He was a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Lapland (Finland, September 2017), CHEN An Visiting Chair Professor of International Law at the School of Law, Xiamen University (China, September 2018) and an Asian Law Institute Fellow at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (April 2020). Dr Liu serves as an Associate Editor of the Yearbook of International Environmental Law (Oxford University Press), and a Review Editor of the Frontiers in Marine Science. 

  • Qualifications

    ·      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

  • Teaching Interests

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

    Teaching Grants:

    •     2018, Project Leader, "Gateway to Common Law" Study Tour - Shanghai Jiao Tong University, PVCI Key Partnership Grant, University of Adelaide

    •     2018, Project Leader, "The Great Law of China: Legal Studies and Internship", New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant, Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

    •     2018, Employability Development Grant "Global Lawyers in Shanghai Workshop", Faculty of Professions, University of Adelaide 
    •     2018, Learning Development Grant "Enhancing Academic Integrity in Commercial Law", Faculty of Professions, University of Adelaide (with Michelle Lim (lead) and Matthew Stubbs)

    Invited guest lectures:

    •     September 2018, lecture series, "Current Issues in the Law of the Sea and Polar Law", School of Law, Xiamen University, China
    •     September 2017, LLB courses "International Environmental Law", "Comparative Environmental Law", Faculty of Law, University of Lapland, Finland
    •     March 2015, lecture in undergraduate and postgraduate course "droit de la mer/Law of the Sea", Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal, Canada
    •     2014 - 2015, lecture in undergraduate course "Public International Law" and LLM course "Ecosystems and International Law", School of Law, University of Dundee, United Kingdom
    •     2011/2012, Semester 1, lectures in "Chinese Environmental Law", LLM in Chinese Law, School of Law, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    •     November 2011, lecture series, "International Regulation on Vessel-Source Pollution", Koguan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
    •     2011/2012, Semester 1, lecture series, "International Regulation on Vessel-Source Pollution", School of Law, Renmin University, Beijing, China

     

  • Research Interests

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

  • Research Funding

    •   2019 - 2021, Chief Investigator, "Geopolitical Change and the Antarctic Treaty System", Australian Research Council Discovery Projects 2019 (with M. Haward, J. McGee , T. Stephens, S. Scott and A. Press)

    •   2019, Chief Investigator, "The Rise of China and the Future of Antarctic Governance",  Australian Government Department of Defence

    •  2019 - 2021, Co-Investigator, "Regulating Shipping in Russian Arctic Waters: between International Law, National Interests and Geopolitics", The Research Council of Norway (led by T. Henriksen, I. U. Jakobsen and A. Moe)

    •  2018, Chief Investigator, "Regulating China's Distant Water Fishing in the Polar Regions", Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (with H. Liu)

    •  2018, Project Leader, "Exploring Australia's China Strategy in Antarctic Governance", Australian Institute of International Affairs 

    ·      2017 – 2018, Chief Investigator, “Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions”, The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)-Universities Australia (with A. Proelss)

    ·      2016 – 2017, Chief Investigator, “The European Union and the Conservation of Marine Living Resources in Antarctica”, EU Centre for Global Affairs, University of Adelaide, Australia

    ·      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 (Scientist in Charge: E. Kirk, University of Dundee)

    ·      2012 – 2013, 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

    ·      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

    ·      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

  • Publications

    Edited Collections

    ·      2019, Nengye Liu, Cassandra M. Brooks, Tianbao Qin (eds), Governing Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham) (in press)

    •    2019, Jeffery McGee, Nengye Liu (eds), Special Issue "The Challenges for Antarctic Governance in the Early Twenty-First Century", Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs 11 (2)

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

    ·      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 (selected)

    •  2020, Nengye Liu, Qi Xu, The Predicates of Chinese Legal Philosophy in the Polar Regions, in Dawid Bunikowski and Alan D. Hemmings (eds), Philosophies of Polar Law (Routledge, London) (in press)

    •   2020, Nengye Liu, Emerging and Non-Traditional Actors at the Poles, in Karen Scott and David VanderZwaag (eds), Research Handbook on Polar Law (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham) (in press)

    •   2019, Nengye Liu, Cassandra Brooks, The Future of Governing of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions, in Nengye Liu, Cassandra M. Brook, Tianbao Qin (eds), Governing Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham) 222-228 

    •  2019, Nengye Liu, Rising China and Antarctic Futures in the Anthropocene, in Michelle Lim (ed), Charting Environmental Law Futures in the Anthropocene (Springer, Singapore) 121-128

    •  2019, Timo Koivurova, Nengye Liu, Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment, in Daud Hassan and Saiful Karim (eds), International Marine Environmental Law and Policy (Routledge, London) 206-222 

    ·      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, 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

    •   2019, Valentin Schatz, Alexander Proelss and Nengye Liu, The 2018 Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean: a Critical Analysis, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 34 (2) 195-244

    •   2019, Nengye Liu, The Rise of China and the Antarctic Treaty System, Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs 11 (2) 120-131

    •   2018, Nengye Liu, The European Union and the Establishment of Marine Protected Areas in Antarctica, International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics 18 (6) 861-874

    ·       2018, Nengye Liu, Qi Xu, How might the European Union Engage Constructively with China in the South China Sea? Ocean Development and International Law 49 (4) 301-312

    •   2018, Nengye Liu, Cassandra Brooks, China's Changing Position towards Marine Protected Areas in the Southern Ocean: Implications for Future Antarctic Governance, Marine Policy 94 August 189-195

    •   2018, Nengye Liu, Will China Build a Green Belt and Road in the Arctic? Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law 27 (1) 55-62

    ·       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)

    •    2019, Jeffery McGee, Nengye Liu, Editorial: The Challenges for Antarctic Governance in the Early Twenty-First Century, Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs 11 (2) 73-77

    ·      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, 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 

    •  2018, Nengye Liu, Environmental regimes in Asian Subregions, China and the Third Pole, by Simon Marsden, Edward Elgar, 2017, Asia Pacific Law Review 26 (1) 105-108

    •  2018, Nengye Liu, China, State Sovereignty and International Legal Order, by Phil, C. W. Chan, Brill Nijhoff, 2015, Asian Journal of International Law 8 (2) 491-492.

    ·      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, 2015-2019)

    •   2019, "China's Antarctic Interests", Future Strategic Leaders Congress, Antarctic and the Southern Ocean: Regional Strategic Security Dimensions, Institute for Regional Security, ANU Kioloa Campus, Australia, 31 May - 2 June (invited speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

    •   2019, "China and the Future Legal Order in the Arctic", Arctic Circle China Forum, Shanghai, China, 10-11 May

    •   2019, "Chinese Tourism in Antarctica, a "pressure point" for the Antarctic Treaty System?" Biennial conference of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research's (SCAR) Standing Committee on Antarctic Humanities and Social Sciences (SC-HASS), Ushuaia, Argentina, 3 - 5 April (chair of two panels "The Antarctic Treaty System and its challenges) 

    •   2019, "China and the Antarctic Treaty System", Faculty of Law, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1 April 

    •   2019, "A Condominium in the South China Sea?", International Conference on Regional Cooperation for the Protection of the Marine Environment, Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 15 - 16 January (invited speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

    •    2018, "The EU and the Establishment of Marine Protected Areas in Antarctica", Faculty of Law, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 20 December

    •    2018, "Governing Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions", Fisheries College, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China, 17 September

    •    2018, "Regulating China's Distant Water Fishing in Polar Waters, Interaction between International and Domestic Law", Conference Frontiers in Ocean Sustainability - Co-designing Research and Solutions, Dalhousie University/Future Ocean Cluster of Excellence, Halifax, Canada, 19 - 21 September (invited speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

    •    2018, "Can Condominium Arrangements and the Ecosystem Approach Achieve Sustainable Environmental Governance in the South China Sea?", International Law Association 78th Biennial Conference, Sydney, Australia, 19 - 24 August (with Michelle Lim)

    •    2018, "A Bull in a China Shop? China and the Regime Complex for Antarctica", International Studies Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, United States, 4 - 7 April (with Cassandra Brooks)

    •    2017, "Navigating in Disputed Waters, the European Union and the South China Sea", Institute for Environment and Technology Law, Trier University, Trier, Germany, 20 December (with Qi Xu)

    •    2017, "China's Belt and Road Initiatives and its Implications for the Arctic", Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland, 26 September (by invitation)

    •    2017, "Regulating Antarctic Bioprospecting, Where Should Rising Power Stand?", Theo Murphy Australian Frontiers of Science - The Antarctic frontier: developing research in an extreme environment, Hobart, Australia, 13 - 15 September (selected speaker, fully funded by conference organizers)

    •    2017, "The European Union and the Conservation of Marine Living Resources in Antarctica", International 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 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)

  • Professional Associations

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

  • Community Engagement

    Conferences and Seminars Organization

    •    2020, Member of Organizing Committee, Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law 28th Annual Conference, Canberra, Australia, 2 - 4 July

    •    2019, Co-Convener (with Michelle Lim, University of Adelaide), National Science Week/Big Science Adelaide Workshop "Saving Biodiversity through Transformative Change", Adelaide, Australia, 13 August 

    •    2019, Chair, Seminar "China and the Convention on Biological Diversity by Prof Tianbao Qin", Adelaide, Australia, 30 April 

    •    2019, Convener, "Gateway to Common Law", Incoming Study Tour for Law Students from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Adelaide, Australia, 13 - 20 January 

    •    2018, Convener (partner with Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre), Workshop "Global Lawyers in Shanghai", Koguan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China , 22 November

    •    2018, Convener, AIIA Workshop "Exploring Australia's China Strategy in Antarctic  Governance", Adelaide, Australia, 7 November 

    •    2018, Co-Convener (with Zoe Doubleday, University of Adelaide), Research Tuesdays/National Science Week Workshop "Protecting the Catch", Adelaide, Australia, 14 August

    •    2018, Convener, Roundtable "Framing the Futures of South China Sea", Adelaide, Australia, 28 February 

       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: Cambridge University PressBrill Nijhoff, Journal of Environmental ManagementPolar ResearchCoastal ManagementOcean and Coastal Management, ICES Journal of Marine ScienceWater 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, The Polar Journal, Polar Geography, Adelaide Law Review, Marine Policy, Global Policy, UNSW Law Journal, Geoforum, Territory Politics Governance

    ·      Grant Reviewer: Australian Research Council, The Leverhulme Trust (United Kingdom), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada), Flemish Interuniversity Council (Belgium)

     

    Media & Op-Eds (selected)

    •    Interview by ABC News Tonight on 20 August 2019 and mentioned by ABC News "Defence wants to roll out military tech in Antarctica despite Treaty ban on military activity"

    •    The Interpreter: "The Heights of China's Ambition in Antarctica", 11 July 2019 

    •    The Diplomat: "What are China's Intentions in Antarctica?", 14 June 2019 

    •    Australian Outlook: "Defining the "Rise" of China in Antarctica", 24 January 2019 

    •    Interview by CGTN: "China Enforces Ballast Water Management Convention", 23 January 2019

    •    澎湃新闻/ThePaper.cn: "加入这个公约,中国能减少海洋外来物种入侵/ China's Accession to the Ballast Water Management Convention", 22 January 2019

    •   澎湃新闻/ThePaper.cn: “日本为什么要退出国际管制捕鲸公约?/ Why Japan Withdrew from the International Whaling Commission?", 28 December 2018

    •   澎湃新闻/ThePaper.cn: “为什么中国对建立南极海洋保护区态度谨慎/Why is China cautious about the Establishment of Antarctic Marine Protected Areas?",  22 November 2018 

    •   Interview by China Dialogue: "Future of the Antarctic at Stake", 19 October 2018

      China Dialogue: "EU and China Forge Closer Ties on Antarctic Protection", 23 July 2018 

    •   The Diplomat: "What does China's Fifth Research Station Mean for Antarctic Governance?", 28 June 2018

    •   The Diplomat: "How Has China Shaped Arctic Fisheries Governance?", 21 June 2018

    •   Interview by Strait Times: "China's Polar Ambitions Cause Anxiety", 20 February 2018

    •   Brink Asia: "China's Arctic Policy and Belt and Road Initiative: Synergy or Conflict?", 12 February 2018

    •   Interview by Voice of America: "Joint Research Projects Help China Consolidate Power, Peacefully, at Sea", 27 January 2018 

    •   Australian Outlook: "The European Union, a Different Power in the South China Sea?", 15 January 2018 

    •   Interview by BBC: "China Hails 'First Antarctic Flight' for its Tourists", 18 December 2017 (translated and republished by mainstream Chinese media, such as Can Kao Xiao Xi)

    •   Interview by Lapin Kansa (People of Lapland, mainstream Arctic media in Northern Finland): "Tutkija: Kiinan Silkkitie-in­ves­toin­tioh­jel­man tavoitteet kuin his­to­rial­li­sil­la löytöretkillä / Researcher: The goals of the Chinese Silk Road Investment Program", 30 September 2017

       Interview by Voice of America: "South China Sea Succumbing to Pollution Due to Political Impasse", 12 September 2017 

       Policy Forum: "Towards a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea, What Happens Next?", 8 September 2017 

      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 (translated and republished by mainstream Chinese media, such as Can Kao Xiao Xi)

      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, republished by The Huffington Post, Channel NewsAsia and The Arctic Journal)

      Interview by The Atlantic, "Sea Ice Retreat could Lead to Rapid Overfishing in the Arctic", 17 March 2017

    ·      The Diplomat: “China’s Emerging Arctic Policy”, 14 December 2016 (translated and republished by mainstream Chinese media, such as Can Kao Xiao Xi)

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

    ·      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 republished by mainstream 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

    ·      The Conversation (Australia): “Why Antarctica Depends on Australia and China’s Alliance” 8 July 2016 (translated and republished by mainstream 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)

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