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Yueyao ZHANG

LL.M. (Berkeley); Research Fellow

zhang@mpil.de

Main Fields of Research:

Human Rights Law; State Responsibility; International Criminal Law

Academic Career:

2008-2012: Bachelor of Law, Peking University

2012-2014: Master of International Law, Peking University

2012-2013: LL.M, University of California, Berkeley

2014. 03 - 08: Internship of the International Organization for Migration (liaison office in Beijing)

2014-2018: Guest Researcher at the MPIL; Ph.D. thesis: State Responsibility in the Realm of Human Rights Conventions under the supervision of Anne Peters

2018.10 -  : Research Fellow at the MPIL

Recent Publications

    International Law on Corruption: turning to a human rights approach?

     (written in Chinese), Global Law Review 2020 (in printing)

  • The Aut Dedere Aut Judicare Provision in the Proposed Convention on Crimes Against Humanity: Assessment from a Chinese perspective. In: On the Proposed Crimes Against Humanity Convention. Tordel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, Brussels 2014, 345-368.
  • Commentary to Article 96 and Article 97 of Rome Statute. In: Commentary on the Law of the ICC. Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, Brussels 2015.

Presentations

15 Jan 2018

The Belt and Road Initiative and China’s new multilateralism: from international law perspective

Referentenbesprechung at the Max-Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg

16 Dec 2019

The Hong Kong Protest: the city's democratic movement under the "one country, two systems" principle

Referentenbesprechung at the Max-Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg

08 Oct 2018

International Human Rights Law in China

Keynote speech at the Workshop "Valuing Human Rights across Asian-European Borders" of the Heinrich-Böll Stiftung

Berlin

13 Feb 2015

East Asian understanding of the compatibility of global constitutionalism and treaty mechanism of Human Rights

Presentation at the workshop on Global Constitutionalism from European and East Asian Perspectives, Catholic University of Leuven

Leuven

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

 Masterclass by Josef.H.H.Weiler, "How to Read Decisions of the European Court of Justice" , Heidelberg, 15.05.2017 - 18.05.2017

 The European Convention on Human Rights and General International Law Conference, Strasbourg, France, 05.06.2015

Honours

Since September 2015: Doctoral Scholarship from the Chinese Scholarship Council

December 2014: Ryoichi Sasakawa Scholarship
 
November 2013: PKU Law Wang Tieya Scholarship

Memberships

European Society of International Law

Asian Society of International Law

Miscellaneous

Peking University International Law and Comparative Law Review, Board of Editors

Forum for International Criminal and Humanitarian Law, Editor

Languages: Mandarin, English, German, French(basic)