Dongsheng Zang

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Director, Asian Law Center & Chinese Legal Studies
Associate Professor of Law

(206) 543-0830

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Panelist, Washington State Bar Association, International Practice Section, Executive Order on Immigration: Top Legal Issues for Washington Businesses, Apr. 19, 2017 (Seattle, WA)

Panelist, Land Tenure, Water Rights & Climate Migration, University of Washington School of Law and Washington Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, Climate-Migration, Local Conditions and Law: Food Security, Land Tenure and Gender, Feb. 7, 2014 (Seattle, WA)

Local Government's Liabilities in Responding to Climate Change, University of Wisconsin Law School, Global Legal Studies Center, Adapting to Climate Change: Devising a Novel Legal Framework for Climate Migration, Nov. 10, 2012 (Madison, WI)

Legal Barriers for Green Cities: Lessons for China, University of Washington College of Built Environments, Center for Asian Urbanism, China-US Professional Workshop on Regional Sustainable Development, Oct. 10, 2012 (Seattle, WA)

China’s International Behavior: A Critique of Cultural Conception of Risk in International Politics, Cornell Law School, Clarke Program in East Asian Law and Culture: 2012 Colloquium Series, Sep. 20, 2012 (Ithaca, NY)

Moderator, New Perspectives on IPR Teaching in China: Judicial Decisions, with Jane Winn, Tsinghua University School of Law, Workshop, Apr. 2012 (Beijing, China)

On April 8-9, Dongsheng Zang and Jane Winn co-chaired a workshop on "New Perspectives on IPR Teaching in China:  Judicial Decisions" at Tsinghua University School of Law in Beijing.

Using Cases to Teach Common Law, with Jane Winn, Tsinghua University School of Law, New Perspectives on IPR Teaching in China: Judicial Decisions, Apr. 8, 2012 (Beijing, China)

Globalizations, Crisis, and Legal Education, Harvard Law School, Global Legal Education Forum, Mar. 24, 2012 (Cambridge, MA)

Changes in China's Commercial Law and Implications on Doing Business in China, U.S. Department of Commerce, China Ministry of Commerce, and the Asia Society, 2011 U.S.-China Legal Exchange, Oct. 17, 2011 (San Francisco, CA)

Panelist, China and the Public International Legal Order, University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law, China, Taiwan, and International Law: A Symposium in Honor of Professor Hungdah Chiu, Oct. 6, 2011 (Baltimore, MD)

Regulating China's Renewable Energy in the Context of Globalization, Tsinghua University, Center for Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law, Sep. 20, 2011 (Beijing, China)

Trading Up: National Competition as a Climate Change Strategy, U.S. Department of Commerce; Georgetown University, Henry H. Jackson School of International Studies; Georgetown University School of Law; and the Jackson Foundation, Forum on the U.S. - China Commercial Relationship, Dec. 2, 2010 (Washington, DC)

Ideological Commitments in the 2008 Land Tenure Debate in China, University of Washington School of Law, Asian Law Center, Workshop on Sending Rule of Law to the Countryside: Development Theories and Chinese Realities, May 6, 2010 (Seattle)

China’s Global Visions and Climate Change Negotiations, Shandong University School of Law, Mar. 15, 2010 (Jinan City, Shandong Province, China)

The American Obsession with China in Climate Discourse, University of Washington School of Law, Faculty Colloquium, Mar. 4, 2010 (Seattle)

China’s Position on Carbon Tax, University of Oregon School of Law, Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, Feb. 28, 2010 (Eugene)

“China’s Environmental Footprint in Africa: A Critical Look, University of Washington School of Law, Environmental Justice and Governance: African Perspectives in the Neo-Liberal Era, Apr. 17, 2009 (Seattle)

New Developmental State and the Politics of Law in China’s Labor Relations, Brown University, Watson Institute for International Studies, Regional Powers, New Developmental States, and Global Governance: BRICSA in the New World Order, Mar. 14, 2009 (Providence, RI)

Building a Castle on Sand: Regulating Food Safety in the Wake of Pet Food and Frozen Dumplings Incidents, University of Washington School of Law, International Law and Regulatory Change: New Models for Japan and China, Jan. 16, 2009 (Seattle)

China’s Legal Response to Climate Change, Harvard Law School and the F.Y. Chang Foundation, The Past, Present, and Future of Chinese Law: Symposium in Honor of F.Y. Chang Scholars, Nov. 13, 2008 (Washington, DC)

University of Wisconsin Law School, Workshop on Law and Society in Developing and Transition Countries, Nov. 9, 2007 (Madison, WI)

Cross-Cultural ADR, King County Bar Association, Apr. 20, 2007

Comparative Developmental State: The Historical Approach from East Asian Perspective, Association of American Law Schools, Administrative Law Section, Annual Meeting,, Jan. 1, 2007 (Washington, DC)

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