Academic year 2019/2020

Get to know the lecturers of the previous academic year! The course was led by professors from top universities in China, U.S. and Europe, as well as recognised experts from companies and law firms such as PwC, Bank of China, and Clifford Chance.

The lectures were held on 5-6.10.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Chinese brainpower
  • Chinese consumers
  • Digital China

Jeffrey Towson

Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management

Jeffrey Towson is a professor of Investment at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, where he teaches private equity, investment strategy, valuation and China strategy. He is a former lecturer in Finance at the Cambridge University Judge School of Business and has taught at the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai. According to LinkedIn, he is the #1 followed professor in China (+2.5M followers). He was a LinkedIn Top Voice for 2016 and the #1 Top Voice for Finance globally for 2017. He was also one of Alibaba’s 15 “Global Influencers” in 2017.

The lectures were held on 5-6.10.2019 and covered following topics:

  • China – Superpower of the 21st Century?

Tamas Matura

Central and Eastern European Center for Asian Studies

Tamas Matura is the Founder of the Central and Eastern European Center for Asian Studies. He has been working on China for a decade, started his career at the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs. He used to serve as an adviser on China to the Minister of National Economy, as an editor of the China Strategy of Hungary, and as an author of the BRICS Strategy of Hungary. Right now he is a Assistant Professor of Corvinus University of Budapest, the Hungarian a member of the European Think Tank Network on China. Mr. Matura holds a doctoral MA in Law, and an MA in International Relations

The lectures were held on 5-6.10.2019 and covered following topics:

  • The importance of intercultural competence in international business

Darren Chong


As a leader of China Business Group (CBG) in PwC CEE, Eurasia and Russia, Darren Chong plays a key role as the main liaison for Chinese clients across 29 countries. Prior to PwC, Darren was part of Chinese Desk in Deloitte CEE. He holds diverse and enriching experience of living and working in Malaysia, the Philippines, Main­land China, India, Hong Kong, UK and currently in Poland. Darren, a graduate of Bachelor Degree of Business Administration in Malaysia, gained his MBA in India and acquired his Masters of Sociology from Lancaster University in UK. Darren has successfully defended his PhD in Warsaw School of Economics (SGH).

The lectures were held on 19-20.10.2019 and covered following topics:

  • How to reach Chinese market – business cases and practical guide for polish companies to export to PRC

Mei Guanggui

Olimp Laboratories

Head of Export Department in APEC region at Olimp Laboratories. Born to a family of Chinese entrepreneurs Mei is a business oriented and hard working person. He is a graduate of a prestigious Business School – National-Louis University. He has been living in Europe for over 15 years, passion is one of his main traits, and due to his multicultural experience he is both creative and open-minded. Mei has been working in the area of international trade and FMCG industry since 2005, brands of export including: Disney , Nici, Li-Ning, Mokate, Maspex, Solidarność, Konspol, W.Kruk, Sante, Activlabs and OLIMP-Labs.

The lectures were held on 19-20.10.2019 and covered following topics:

  • An introduction to food market in China

Paweł Kałużyński

Foods Trade (HK) Limited

Pawel Kaluzynski is the co-founder of Foods Trade (HK) Limited, a brokerage and consulting firm helping food distributors, processors and other trade leaders purchase best quality goods on best possible conditions.His clients include leading Chinese and other Asian food processors, food distributors, retailers, OMO and online retailers, as well as Polish and European food producers. Before devoting his work fulltime to Foods Trade (HK) Limited, Pawel served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Executive Officer at marketing/branding organization whose clients include Coca-Cola, Adidas, Allegro, Dell, Nestle, Danone, TVP, City of Lodz, Orlen and others. In addition to being a sales/purchase consultant, Pawel creates branding strategies for clients entering Chinese market.

The lectures were held on 19-20.10.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Dairy Market in China

Krzysztof Florczyk


Krzysztof is a young professional that has already gained many years of experience in trading and negotiating with Chinese business partners. Export Manager for Chinese Market in Mlekovita, the biggest dairy producer in Central Europe. Participant of trade missions. Active salesperson in China, exhibitor at many food fairs. Awarded Confucius scholarship at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Main coordinator of the third edition of Warsaw-Beijing Forum. Currently representing a private investment fund and running a software house. Interested in expanding his business operations in China.

The lectures were held on 19-20.10.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Negotiations and transactions with Chinese companies

Bartosz Ziółek

Amber Foods

President of the Board at Amber Foods International based in Hong Kong. The company under its supervision has appointed the first Polish operator of the chain of premium restaurants in China. He has over 14 years of international business experience in developing startups in new markets, especially on the Chinese mar­ket. He also has extensive knowledge in the field of implementation and devel­opment of new technologies. For 3 years he also manages Amber Foods Polska, which deals with the introduction of European products to Asian markets.

The lectures were held on 16-17.11.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Diplomatic relations and economic relations between CEE countries and China
  • Chinese Investments in CEE

Csaba Wolf

Hungarian-Chinese Chamber of Economy

Global Business Development Director of Medical Evolution Ltd., Vice President of ChinaCham, Hungarian-Chinese Chamber of Economy, and also Vice President of Chinese Division of Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Former Business Development Director at Deloitte Hungary and lead coordinator of Chinese Services Group at Deloitte Central Europe. He used to serve as the economic and commercial counsellor of the Hungarian Embassy in Pyongyang and Beijing. Csaba is a Peking University graduate majoring in international politics.

The lectures were held on 16-17.11.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Local governments and society in contemporary China

Prof. Dominik Mierzejewski

Center for Asian Affairs

Chair at Center for Asian Affairs (University based think-tank), professor at the Department of Asian Studies at the Faculty of International and Political Studies, studied at the Shanghai International Studies University (1999-2000, 2003-2004), visiting professor in the Chinese Academy of Social Science granted by the Polish Foundation for Science (2010-2011), member of: European International Studies Association, European Association for Chinese Studies (board member 2008-2014) and vice editor in chief of “Azja-Pacyfik” (yearbook) and “Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia” (Austria/South Korea) and “Sinologia Hispanica”. His research focuses on China’s political development, rhetoric of Chinese foreign policy and local governments involvement in China’s foreign policy. He publishes two monographs, and dozens of articles published e.g. in Singapore, United Kingdom and the United States.

The lectures were held on 30.11-1.12.2019 and covered following topics:

  • A brief Introduction to Intellectual Property in China
  • How to protect your innovation in China?

Di Yao


Di Yao is now acting as Head of Legal in Google’s Shanghai office. Before Google, Di worked as Head of Legal and Business Development of Asia-Pacific for GoPro and Managing Associate in King & Wood Mallesons. Di graduated from SISU Law School and received his Masters of Laws in Stanford Law School.

The lectures were held on 30.11-1.12.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Intellectual Property – trademarks registration in China, entering Chinese market
  • Trade secrets in practice

Reinout van Malenstein

HFG Law & Intellectual Property

Senior Counsel at HFG Law & Intellectual Property in China (Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin), National Vice-Chair of the IPR Working Group of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.He is actively involved in the intellectual property negotiations between the European Union and the Chinese government. Previously, he has worked on intellectual property for the European Commission in Greater China, was the head of the China practice at KienhuisHoving NV and a lawyer in the Netherlands at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP.

The lectures were held on 14-15.12.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Chinese Company Law
  • Joint Ventures

Agnieszka Łuszpak-Zając

SDZLegal Schindhelm

Dr Agnieszka Łuszpak-Zając has been a partner at the law firm SDZLEGAL SCHINDHELM since 2003. She is the head of the department for contracts in commercial transactions and for real estate. She advises domestic and foreign companies on contract laws, on civil law aspects of construction contracts and on real estate law and foreign investments. Dr Agnieszka Łuszpak-Zając is the author of numerous publications in the area of civil law, in particular relating to the conclusion of contracts. She is a lecturer at the Post-diploma Studies at Law Faculty at the University of Wrocław and lecturer at Law Faculty of SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities. She is also a member of European Law Institute.

The lectures were held on 14-15.12.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Chinese Company Law
  • Joint Ventures

Raymond Kok

SDZLegal Schindhelm

Raymond Kok works in the area of investment law and accompanies German companies in their business activities in the People’s Republic of China. The focus areas of the legal consulting are corporate law, brand law, general contractual law and cross-border M&A transactions. In addition to legal support of German companies in the People’s Republic of China, he also advises in particular Chinese companies in their entry on the German market. Raymond Kok regularly gives talks on Chinese law.

The lectures were held on 14-15.12.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Chinese M&A and corporate governance

Qian Ma

Clifford Chance

Qian Ma joined Clifford Chance in 2011 and is Director and Co-Head of Clifford Chance China Desk in Germany. Qian Ma specializes in cross-border M&A, real estate transactions, capital markets law and intellectual property law. She published numerous articles and books on German and Chinese law. She is lecturer at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main and University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany. Qian Ma studied Law at Jilin University P.R. China with LL.B. degree. In 2003 and 2007, she obtained her German LL.M. and Juris Doctor degree at the University of Saarland Germany. Prior to joining Clifford Chance, she worked as (Foreign) Associate at international law firms in Frankfurt since 2003. Qian Ma is fluent in Mandarin, German, English.

The lectures were held on 11-12.01.2019 and covered following topics:

  • The Return of History in China’s foreign Policy
  • Paramount leaders and Chinese Foreign Policy

Qingming Zhang

Peking University

Zhang Qingmin is Professor and Chair of the Department of Diplomacy, School of International Studies at Peking University. His main teaching and research interests include theory of foreign policy analysis and diplomatic studies with a focus on China. He is the author of U.S. Arms Sales Policy toward Taiwan: a Decision-Making Perspective, and Contemporary China’s Diplomacy, as well as many peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in Chinese and English. He has been a senior Fulbright Visiting Scholar at George Washington University. He was a founding editorial board member of Foreign Policy Analysis in the U.S., an editorial board member of The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, and an Associate Editor-in-Chief of Diplomacy and Foreign Policy with the University of Oxford. He received M.A. from Brigham Young University in Utah, U.S.A. and Ph.D. from China Foreign Affairs University.

The lectures were held on 11-12.01.2019 and covered following topics:

  • E-commerce 101: How to sell to China?

Karol Piekut

Karol Piekut obtained his Bachelor’s degree (international business) from Mercyhurst College (USA) and Master’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Warsaw School of Economics. Recipient of Confucius Institute Scholarship at Fudan University, China. His field of expertise includes the economic development of China. He has over 10 years of business experience related to China, covering business negotiations, market analysis, lectures and seminars.

The lectures were held on 18-19.01.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Doing research in the PRC
  • Chinese Labour Law

Alan Neal

University of Warwick

Alan Christopher Neal is Professor of Law in the University of Warwick and holds judicial office as an Employment Judge in the London (Central) Employment Tribunal, United Kingdom. He was the Founding Editor of The International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations (Editor-in-Chief 1985-1996) and has been the Convenor of The European Association of Labour Court Judges since 1996. Professor Neal is (since 2012) a Standing High-Level Independent Expert in the Labour Law and Social Security Law Institute, Peking University, PRC, and holds positions as Guest Professor (since 2007) in the Zheijiang University and Visiting Professor (since 2008) in the Beijing Jiaotong University. He has recently completed his term as the holder of the Paul van der Heijden Chair of Social Justice, University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

The lectures were held on 18-19.01.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Chinese Labour Law

Wenfang Wu

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Associate Professor Dr. Wenfang WU was born and raised in China, and educated at Renmin University of China and Westphalia Wilhelms University of Muenster, Germany. Before being appointed to a lectureship at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) in 2011, she taught labour and social security law for several years at Tianjin Normal University. At SUFE she became Associate Professor in 2014. Beyond her academic work, Dr. Wu is an appointed labour arbitrator in Shanghai, and also works as a labour law attorney. She is a member of the Committee of Chinese Social Law Association and of the Shanghai Labour Law Association.

The lectures were held on 22-23.02.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Chinese environmental law and renewable energy law

Wen Xiang

University of Copenhagen

Wen Xiang is an assistant professor and S.C.Van Fellow of Chinese Law at Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He obtained his Ph.D. in Law at Faculty of Law, Ghent University, Belgium, and Master of Laws in Environmental Law at School of Law, Wuhan University, China. In addition, he has interned at DG Health and Consumers of the European Commission, Brussels, and the World Health Organization, Geneva. Wen Xiang was a Visiting Scholar (2016) at School of Law, Duke University, USA, and a Post-doctoral Research Fellow for a KU 2016 Excellence Programme at University of Copenhagen. He was an Associate Fellow (2014-2016) of Center for International Sustainable Development Law, Canada. His research interests lie in the fields of environmental law and policy, climate change and energy law, risk regulation, investment law and China-related topics in an interdisciplinary context of law, culture, politics and economy. Wen Xiang is a founding member of Nordic-Chinese Forum for International Economic Law in Denmark.

The lectures were held on 22-23.02.2019 and covered following topics:

  • Chinese Civil Code 2020 – A Dream Come True?

Juha Karhu

University of Lapland

Juha Karhu was Professor of Contract Law and Tort Law at Law Faculty of University of Lapland 1993 – 2017. He was also Dean of Law Faculty 2013 – 2017. He acted as the Vice Rector of the University of Lapland 1999 – 2004. His research focuses on the foundations of commercial law, including themes like the role of legal principles in dynamic contractual networks, the legal protection of business assets in cooperation projects, and the role of fundamental and human rights in new global economy. His research is characterized by strong comparative perspectives. During the last fifteen years Mr. Karhu has been actively building up his expertise on Chinese legal system, and relations with Chinese Law Schools (especially Renmin University of China School of Law). He was a visiting scholar at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of Law, in 2016. He has also been the member of the board of European China Law Studies Association and Finnish Center of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture.

The lectures were held on 7-8.03.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Relations between China and Russia

Elena Sychenko

Saint Petersburg State University

Elena Sychenko is an associate professor at Saint Petersburg State University. She received her PhD degree from the University of Catania in 2016, a master degree with honours from Saint Petersburg State University. She is teaching Russian labour law, International and EU labour law as well as comparative law. In 2019 she received a prestigious Jean Monnet Module to teach European labour law, in 2018 – a certificate from the Council of Europe to teach online the courses on human rights at the HELP platform. During the last five years of extensive research work she published about twenty articles in peer-reviewed journals in Russian, English, French and Italian and two books in Russian. In 2017 Wolters Kluwer International published her book “Individual labour rights as human rights: the contributions of the European Court of Human Rights to worker’s rights protection” in the series of Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations edited by prof. Roger Blanpain and prof. Frank Hendrickx. She is a regular contributor to the French “Revue de droit comparé du travail et de la sécurité sociale” and to the Italian journal “Rivista giuridica del lavoro e della previdenza sociale” and a contributor to ILO LEGOSH system. She is a regional representative of the CIELO (Comunidad para la investigacion y el estudio laboral y ocupacional) network of labour scholars, a member of the association ‘Lawyers for labour rights’ (Moscow, Russia).

The lectures were held on 7-8.03.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Belt and Road Initiative and Connectivity Strategy: EU-China Cooperation & Competition

Grzegorz Stec

EU-China Hub

Grzegorz Stec ( is an analyst working with Oxford Analytica, the founder of Brussels-based EU-China Hub, a research analyst at the European Institute for Asian Studies in Brussels, and non-resident research fellow at the Center for Asian Affairs at the University of Lodz. He lived in Beijing for 5 years, during which he co-founded and ran Belt and Road Advisory, a company providing BRI-related consulting services and conducting business seminars – e.g. for EU SME Centre or Benelux Chamber of Commerce. He is a graduate and recipient of scholarships at the University of Oxford (MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies – Jenkins Memorial Fund), Peking University (Yenching Scholar at Yenching Academy) and Jagiellonian University in Krakow (three BA degrees – international relations, Asian studies, comparative studies of civilizations). His research interests cover: Sino-European relations, Belt and Road Initiative (including Digital Silk Road), and Chinese political culture.

The lectures were held on 7-8.03.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Chinese Constitutional Law

Tian Wei

University of Munich

Tian Wei studied law and received his PhD from Renmin University of China Law School in Beijing. He is currently working on his second doctoral degree at the Faculty of Law at the University of Munich. From 2017 to 2018 he was a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford. Tian Wei’s research interests focus on Chinese constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, separation of powers and state-religion relation.

The lectures were held on 4-5.04.2020 and covered following topics:

  • China’s participation in the multilateral trading system and the relevant WTO reform proposals

Luyao Che

China University of Political Science and Law

Luyao Che is an assistant professor and a supervisor for master students at the School of International Law, China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL). She holds a Master in Laws degree from Renmin University of China, and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from the University of Nottingham. She was a visiting scholar at at the University of Dundee in 2019. Her current research focus is the legal implications of contemporary state-directed economic institutions and their impacts on the development of the international economic order. Her recent research interests include the legal embodiment of the US-China trade frictions, the reform of the world trading system, and the prospect of the “Belt and Road” Initiative (BRI). 

The lectures were held on 4-5.04.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Profiles of Evolving Chinese Legal System: Inner and Outer Perspectives

Le Ma

East China University of Political Science and Law

Ma Le got his Ph.D. of law in 2010 in Jilin University School of Law. He’s now an Associate Professor in East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL), specialized in Intellectual Property and International Economic Law. He is also the Deputy Director of International Exchange Center of ECUPL. He has published 2 books, over 20 journal articles and hosted several research projects. He mainly gives courses as Chinese Legal System and WTO Legal System. He has been widely involved in international colloquiums like US Trademark Law Symposium, Asian Law Institute (ASLI) Conference and IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Conference, either as presenter or moderator on legal issues concerning China. 

The lectures were held on 4-5.04.2020 and covered following topics:

  • China Environmental Protection Law
  • Environmental Public Interests Litigation

Zhang Hui

Southwest University of Political Science and Law

Zhang Hui, Professor of Law at Southwest University of Political Science & Law (SWUPL), specialized in Environmental Law and Mining Law. Director of SWUPL China-U.S. Environmental Law Center, 2013 Visiting Scholar of U.S. Vermont Law School, Guest Lecturer of Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Senior Partner at Grandall Law Firm of Chongqing. Professor Zhang has wrote several books and many articles, U.S. Environmental Law Research is the most outstanding one being designated as the handbook not only for Ph.D. Students but also for environmental courts of different levels.

The lectures were held on 18-19.04.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Effect of Judicial Independence on Economic Growth in China

Mengxin Lu

China University of Political Science and Law

Dr. Mengxing Lu is now working at Institute of Environmental and Resources Law of China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), Ph.D. at Maastricht University. From 2006 to 2011, she received the double-bachelor degree in law and arts at CUPL. From 2011 to 2013, she received the master degree in environmental and resources law at CUPL. From 2013 to 2017, she conducted her doctoral research at Faculty of Law, Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Dr. Lu’s teaching and research areas range from corporate social/environmental responsibility, corporate governance, to environmental law and regulation. She has presented her research at various national and international conferences, and published several journal articles and books.

The lectures were held on 18-19.04.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Fintech development and its impact on the traditional financial industry in China

Lixin Liu

Soochow University

Zhang Hui, Professor of Law at Southwest University of Political Science & Law (SWUPL), specialized in Environmental Law and Mining Law. Director of SWUPL China-U.S. Environmental Law Center, 2013 Visiting Scholar of U.S. Vermont Law School, Guest Lecturer of Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Senior Partner at Grandall Law Firm of Chongqing. Professor Zhang has wrote several books and many articles, U.S. Environmental Law Research is the most outstanding one being designated as the handbook not only for Ph.D. Students but also for environmental courts of different levels.

The lectures were held on 18-19.04.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Corporate social responsibility from the Chinese perspective

Chen Shenglan

Peking University

Chen Shenglan has research interests in law and development, comparative constitutional law, and empirical legal studies. She is a Cornelius Vander Starr Lecturer at the Peking University School of Transnational Law and a PhD candidate at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She visited Indiana University Maurer School of Law as a Fulbright Scholar and National Law University Delhi as a visiting scholar by invitation of the project, Shareholders Voting and Engagement in Emerging Economies. She was a Fellow with the US-Asia Institute in Washington DC. She graduated from the Peking University School of Transnational Law, where she was the Executive Editor of the Peking University Transnational Law Review. She passed China’s National Judicial Exam.

The lectures were held on 9-10.05.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Traffic Accident Liability of Autonomous Vehicles in China

Xiaoli Bao

Renmin University of China

Xiaoli Bao is a PhD candidate at Renmin University of China. She mainly focuses on the research of law and technology. Xiaoli was a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School from 2017 to 2018, during which she did a comparative legal study on tort liability of autonomous vehicles. Her doctoral dissertation and recent papers discussed the topic of data protection, i.e. treating data as an open bundle of rights, the distribution of data “ownership”, and the protection of personal information, etc. She is also a research fellow at Law and Technology Institute of Renmin University of China, and a former law clerk intern at China’s Supreme Court. Her research interests cover: contracts, data protection, governance of digital assets, and liability of new technology.

The lectures were held on 9-10.05.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Chińska kultura biznesu – chińskie zarządzanie, etykieta biznesowa i praktyczne aspekty współpracy z partnerami z Chin

Bartosz Komasa

Bank of China

Bartosz Komasa od 15 lat zajmuje się polsko-chińskimi stosunkami gospodarczymi. Swoją pracę rozpoczynał od obsługi polskich firm w Wydziale Ekonomiczno-Handlowym Ambasady RP w Pekinie. Od 2004 do 2012 roku pracował w Polskiej Agencji Informacji i Inwestycji Zagranicznych (PAIiIZ), gdzie był odpowiedzialny za obsługę azjatyckich inwestorów. Pracę w PAIiIZ zakończył na stanowisku Kierownika Sekcji Dalekowschodniej. Bartosz Komasa specjalizuje się w szkoleniach z zakresu różnic międzykulturowych, negocjacji i inwestycji zagranicznych. Największym zainteresowaniem cieszą się warsztaty dotyczące wchodzenia na rynki azjatyckie w oparciu o lokalne uwarunkowania społeczno-gospodarcze oraz różnice kulturowe, etykietę biznesową i specyfikę savoir-vivre. Bartosz Komasa od 10 lat prowadzi szkolenia dla samorządów lokalnych z zakresu protokołu dyplomatycznego oraz pozyskiwania inwestorów z Azji. 

The lectures were held on 9-10.05.2020 and covered following topics:

  • National Security Review for Foreign Investment in China: a Trasnational Evolution

Ji Ma

Ji Ma earned his LL.M. from Yale Law School. He earned his J.D. and J.M. from Peking University School of Transnational Law. He has also attended the Xiamen Academy of International Law and the Pearl River Delta Academy of International Trade and Investment Law (PRAIA). While at Yale, he was a research assistant for Prof. Henry Hansmann, Oona Hathaway, and Abbe Gluck; he was also a student fellow for the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum. Following his LL.M. at Yale, he was a resident fellow for the Information Society Project at Yale Law School and a lead instructor for the Yale Young Global Scholars. His interests are: multinational corporations, international investment law, international trade law, national security, and international intellectual property. His articles have appeared or will appear in the Michigan State International Law Review, Transnational Dispute Management, the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, and as a book chapter published by Springer.

The lectures were held on 16-17.05.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Comparative constitutional law – Hong Kong and European Union systems

Patrick Jiang

Peking University

Patrick Jiang is a Lecturer at the Peking University School of Transnational Law. He has a B.S. from MIT, a J.D. from Boston University School of Law, and an LL.M. from University College London. He was previously an associate with Skadden in Hong Kong and Goodwin Procter in Boston, MA. His research interests include comparative constitutional law, law and economics and legal pedagogy. He is also an author of numerous academic publications.

The lectures were held on 16-17.05.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Inwestycje chińskie w Polsce – szanse i wyzwania

Paulina Kanarek

Absolwentka kierunków sinologia i ekonomia na Uniwersytecie Oksfordzkim oraz Uniwersytecie Londyńskim (School of Oriental and African Studies). Stypendystka Yenching Academy na Uniwersytecie Pekińskim. Paulina posiada szerokie doświadczenie w rolach dyplomatycznych; odbyła staż w polskiej ambasadzie w Pekinie, konsulacie RP w Szanghaju, a także w kilku wiodących organizacjach pozarządowych.Jej zainteresowania badawcze obejmują̨ tematykę Nowego Jedwabnego Szlaku oraz inwestycji chińskich w Europie i Ameryce Południowej.

The lectures were held on 16-17.05.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Komunistyczna Partia Chin i jej państwo: system polityczny Chin czasów Xi Jinpinga

Jakub Jakóbowski

Ośrodek Studiów Wschodnich

Analityk w Programie Chińskim Ośrodka Studiów Wschodnich. Absolwent Instytutu Etnologii i Antropologii Kulturowej Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego (UW) oraz kierunku Międzynarodowe Stosunki Gospodarcze w Szkole Głównej Handlowej (SGH). Doktorant w Kolegium Ekonomiczno-Społecznym SGH, przygotowuje rozprawę doktorską na temat chińskiej zagranicznej polityki ekonomicznej wobec państw rozwijających się. Stypendysta Taiwan Fellowship na Soochow University w Tajpej, prowadzi wykłady na studiach podyplomowych na UW i SGH. W latach 2012–2015 pracował w doradztwie eksportowym dla polskiego sektora MŚP, na rynkach Azji Wschodniej i obszaru WNP.

The lectures were held on 23-24.05.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Special Economic Zones: Chinese pioneer experience and further global developments

Anton Tugushev

City University of Hong Kong

Anton Tugushev is a PhD researcher at the School of law, City University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China). He holds his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the Russian Customs Academy with specialization in law. Anton was a teaching assistant at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and Moscow Humanitarian Economic University along with working as a manager in the Ministry of the Development of the Russian Far East. During his occupation in the Ministry, Anton closely worked on Russia-China cooperation projects in the Russian Far East, and took part in One Belt One Road educational program. His current endeavors of research and teaching are focused on international trade and investment law. Specific topics of his strong attention are the special economic zones and theory of “law and development”.

The lectures were held on 23-24.05.2020 and covered following topics:

  • The Recent Development of Economic Law

Yan Dong

Beijing Foreign Study University

Dr. Yan Dong received his doctoral degree from the University of Warwick and currently acts as Deputy-Dean and Associate Professor in Law School of Beijing Foreign Study University. Dr. Yan is very active in studying and improving the actual implementation of labour laws and regulations in China.  He has gradually extended his interest to a broad range of legal subjects, including environmental protection laws, taxation, anti-trust and international investment laws, during his teaching and research. Dr Yan is a member of Chinese Bar Association and has practiced in a leading law firm since 2014. He has advised a number of multinational and state-owned enterprises for their employment, business and taxation matters. He has often offered his pro bono service to assist workers in their labour arbitration and litigation

The lectures were held on 23-24.05.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Problemy prawne i kulturowe w prowadzeniu wymiany handlowej z Chinami

Robert Góralczyk

Absolwent Wydziału Nauk Społecznych Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. Stypendysta German Marshall Fund. W latach 2000-2012 dziennikarz i korespondent zagraniczny TVP. W latach 2012-2017 kierownik Wydziału Promocji Handlu i Inwestycji Ambasady RP w Pekinie. Manager w spółkach zajmujących się rozwijaniem zagranicznych rynków zbytu. Jego zainteresowania analityczne obejmują kwestie współpracy politycznej i gospodarczej z krajami WNP oraz Dalekiego Wschodu.

The lectures were held on 23-24.05.2020 and covered following topics:

  • Chińskie instytucje finansowe: od banków państwowych po banki internetowe – perspektywa prawno-biznesowa

Tomasz Janyst


Prawnik specjalizujący się w regulacjach sektora finansowego z doświadczeniem w pracy dla chińskich instytucji finansowych działających w Europie. Chief Compliance Officer w Alipay (Europe) Limited S.A.; były Dyrektor Pionu Przeciwdziałania Przestępczości Finansowej w ICBC (Europe) oraz Zastępca Dyrektora Departamentu Prawnego i Zgodności w ICBC (Europe) Oddział w Polsce; współzałożyciel i były Prezes Fundacji Kaleckiego, absolwent prawa i sinologii w ramach Międzywydziałowych Indywidualnych Studiów Humanistycznych UW, studium bankowości w Szkole Głównej Handlowej oraz Collegium Invisibile, stypendysta Uniwersytetu Pekińskiego.