Constitutional Theories of Citizenship
Room 101 of East Lower Teaching building
March 8, 2012 6:00pm
Minhang Campus, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Dr. Zheng Ge was born in China and educated in China, Canada and the USA. He got his LLB from Sichuan University in 1991, worked as a police officer in Sichuan province from 1991 to 1993, and returned back to academia in 1993 to get his graduate education in Peking University. After getting his Master and Doctorate degrees at PKU, he joined the law faculty there as an assistant professor in 1998. In July 2000, he was invited to the University of Michigan as a visiting scholar, then entered the SJD program in the University of Toronto with the distinguished Connaught Scholarship . During the 2001-2002 academic year, he studied at Duke University in the LLM program, while teaching a Chinese Law course there. Before coming to HKU, he was an Edwards Fellow at Columbia University.
Dr. Zheng specialises in Constitutional Law and Legal Theory. His PHD dissertation at PKU explores the legal implications of Max Weber's social and political thought, and he is now writing his SJD dissertation for the University of Toronto, which is a comparative study on free speech in the jurisdictions of Canada, the European Court of Human Rights, and the United States. He published quite a few influential articles in Chinese, mostly in the field of legal theory.