Call for Papers – ‘Directions in Legal Education 2022’ Online Conference on Teaching and Learning in Law

Call for Papers – ‘Directions in Legal Education 2022’ Online Conference on Teaching and Learning in Law

The Faculty of Law, the Chinese University of Hong Kong will host an online Conference on Teaching and Learning in Law – Directions in Legal Education 2022. The Conference will be held online on 10 – 11 June 2022.

‘Directions in Legal Education 2022’ will serve as a hub for open discussion about the future of legal education in Hong Kong and around the world. There will be a mix of international and local participants comprising educators, practitioners and students.

The conference organisers now call for proposals for papers to be presented at the conference. The deadline for submission of proposals is Friday 28 January 2022.

Keynote speakers:

Professor Chris Ashford (Professor of Law and Society – Northumbria Law School, Northumbria University)

Professor Nigel Duncan (Professor Emeritus of Legal Education, The City Law School, City University of London)

Professor Natalie Skead (Dean and Head of School, The Law School, The University of Western Australia)

CUHK LAW now welcomes abstract submissions on any themes and aspects related to legal education including:

  • Law and Technology: future practice in law and future legal education
  • Virtual teaching and learning (VTL)
  • Teaching Law in times of crisis
  • Student as producer
  • Problem-based learning
  • Rethinking CPD
  • Legal History in traditional education
  • Legal education and employability
  • The Law of Education
  • Innovative subjects in legal education
  • Legal teaching as a profession
  • Professionalism
  • Student and teacher wellness
  • Women in Law
  • Diversity in legal education

Speakers will be asked to give a 15-minute presentation of their paper.

To express your interest in presenting at the conference, please send a draft title, an abstract (maximum 250 words) and a short bio with your affiliation  and contact details (maximum 150 words) to Ms. Ellen Poon at before 28 Jan 2022. 

Visit  the conference website for more details. 


28 Jan 2022