ActivitiesThe Royal University Institute for European Studies has among its main tasks the teaching and promotion of European affairs. To this end, the Institute regularly celebrates diverse academic events, counting on the collaboration of different European institutions and organizations, scholars, politicians and researchers of wide recognition in the domestic and international sphere. In this section you will find a list of the most recent activities celebrated by the Royal University Institute for European Studies.

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EU/China Economic Governance Event

22 de March de 2019  12:00 AM-11:59 PM
Export event


10:00 – 10:15: Welcome Coffee and Convenors’ Introduction 

10:15 – 11:45: Session I: Governance

Chair: Professor Maria Lee (UCL)

Papers: 15 mins

  • Dr Tom Pegram (UCL). What is Global Governance?
  • Professor José María Beneyto (CEU). European Governance
  • Professor Albert Bressand (UCL). Post democratic liberal order governance: can Europe, the US, China work together? 
  • Professor Chun Ding (FUDAN). Chinese Economic Governance 

11:45 – 12:00: Coffee break

12:00 – 13:30: Session II: Environmental Economic Governance

Chair: Professor David Coen (UCL)

Papers: 15 mins

  • Professor Maria Lee (UCL Laws). Environmental Governance Post Brexit
  • Professor  Raimund Bleischwitz, Director of Energy, environment and Resources institute (UCL). Comparison of Environmental and Sustainability Policy in EU/China
  • Professor Zhang Min (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences). Climate change and renewable energy policies in Europe and China 

13:30 – 14:30: Lunch 

14:30 – 16:00: Session III: Economic Governance. Regulation, Competition & Tax

Chair: Dr Tom Pegram (UCL) 

Papers: 15 mins

  • Dr Colin Provost (UCL). Economic and Regulatory Governance
  • Professor Iris Chiu (UCL). Global Governance and Regulation 
  • Dr Martin Hearson (LSE). China’s challenge to international tax rules and the implications for global economic governance
  • Professor Jerónimo Maillo (CEU). Global Governance and Competition Law

16:00 – 16:15: Coffee Break 

16:15 – 17:45: Session IV: China and EU Trade

Chair: Prof Jerónimo Maillo (CEU)

Papers: 15 mins

  • Dr Yuka Kobayashi (SOAS). Legal issues related to China's Belt and Road Initiative in Europe
  • Professor Jan Wouters (KUL). Reform Proposals of the WTO made by EU with respect to China
  • Professor Henri Culot (Louvain). EU-China relations in trade disputes
  • Professor Enrique Fanjul (CEU). The new European screening investment mechanism: impact for Chinese investments in Europe

Learn more about this project in our website: Jean Monnet Network China-UE.