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OnderzoekCentre for East Asian Studies Groningen

Lecture: The Philippines vs. China - South China Sea Arbitration Case: International Law and Politics

Wanneer:do 19-05-2016 14:00 - 15:30
Waar:Zernikezaal (Academy Building)
Prof. Dr. Kuenchen FU
Prof. Dr. Kuenchen FU


As a long time international law researcher, Prof. Dr. Kuenchen FU, Editor-in-Chief, China Oceans Law Review, (China) State "Thousand Talents Program" Expert and Dean of the Xiamen University South China Sea Institute.

Prof. Dr. Kuenchen FU will give a talk on the widely noticed South China Sea Arbitration case (The Philippines vs. China). He will explain the law and reality of the issues faced by the tribunal, and explain the reason why the tribunal's jurisdiction is not recognized by China. Prof. FU will also explain the legal characteristics of the Chinese U-shaped Line in the SCS, which is the core subject matter of the case.