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A portrait of George G. Chen.
Research Associate

George G. Chen is an expert on China’s judicial system and legal policies. He is the author of “Copyright and International Negotiations: An Engine of Free Expression in China?,” a monograph published in 2017 by the Cambridge University Press. He has advised the Chinese and European governments on a variety of legal projects within the framework of the Sino-EU-Dialogue on the State of Rule of Law. Chen has a PhD in law from the University of Göttingen. He worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL), and the Wolfson College of the University of Cambridge. He was a Visiting Academic of the PCMLP based at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies of the University of Oxford and a research fellow and Konrad Adenauer scholar at the University of Göttingen.

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in: Deutsch-Chinesische Plattform Innovation, Policy Briefs 2017 der deutschen Expertengruppe, January 3, 2018.

in: China Policy Institute: Analysis, September 19, 2017.

in: The Diplomat, August 12, 2017. (with Tiffany G. Wong)

in: Oxford Human Rights Hub, July 26, 2017.

in: The Diplomat, May 30, 2017.

in: ChinaFile, A ChinaFile Conversation, May 16, 2017.

in ChinaFile, A ChinaFile Conversation, January 31, 2017.

in Oxford Human Rights Hub, September 19, 2016.

in: Global Constitutionalism: Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law (Vol. 3, no. 1, March 2014), 31-70, Cambridge University Press