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Dr Fang-Long Shih
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Justice in Comparative Perspective

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Conference 2009

This conference formed part of a research theme on Civil Society

Date: Tuesday 15 December to Wednesday 16 December 2009

Venue: Room D109, Clement House, London School of Economics (LSE)

Chairs: Professor Jerome A. Cohen (New York University School of Law) and Professor Stephan Feuchtwang (Co-Director, LSE Taiwan Research Programme)

Organiser: Dr Shih Fang-Long (Co-Director, LSE Taiwan Research Programme)

Sponsorship: Yang Ming (UK) Ltd; Ours Travel Services

Programme and schedule

DAY ONE

9:50am-10am Welcoming Remarks and Introduction
Presenter: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang (LSE Taiwan Research Programme)

10:15am-11am Keynote Address
Presenter: Professor Jerome Cohen (New York University School of Law)

11:00am-11:20am COFFEE

11:20am-12:10pm Police Governance: community, policing, and justice in the modern UK
Presenter: Dr Chris Williams (Open University
Discussant: Dr Jeff Martin (University of Hong Kong)

12:10pm-1pm Community, Policing, and Justice in Modern Taiwan
Presenter: Dr Jeff Martin (University of Hong Kong)
Discussant: Dr Chris Williams (Open University)

1:00pm-2:20pm LUNCH

2:20pm-3:10pm Memory, Partial Truth and Reconciliation without Justice: the White Terror Luku Incident in Taiwan
Presenter: Dr Fang-Long Shih (LSE Taiwan Research Programme)
Discussant: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang (LSE Taiwan Research Programme)

3:10pm-4pm Compensation for and Acknowledgement of Former State Violence in Germany: an implicit comparison with Taiwan
Presenter: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang (LSE Taiwan Research Programme)
Discussant: Dr Fang-Long Shih (LSE Taiwan Research Programme)

4:00pm-4:20pm TEA

4:20pm-5:10pm Justice and Violence: the ghost of Kasane and the demand of justice
Presenter: Dr  Atsuhide Ito (University of the Arts, London)
Discussant: Dr Paul François Tremlett (Birkbeck College and LSE Taiwan Research Programme)

5:10pm-6pm Justice And Media: representations of suffering In networked journalism
Presenter: Mr Charlie Beckett (Polis, LSE)
Discussant: Dr Paul François Tremlett (Birkbeck College and LSE Taiwan Research Programme) 

DAY TWO

10am-10:10am Re-Cap
Presenter: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang (LSE Taiwan Research Programme)

10:10am-11am Environmental Justice in China's Urban Environmental Decision-Making
Presenter: Dr Lei Xie (University of Exeter)
Discussant: Ms Doreen Bernath (Architectural Association)

11am-11:20am COFFEE

11:20am-12:10pm The Disappearance of Yu Man-Hong: a cautionary tale of the search for justice in post-1997 Hong Kong
Presenter: Prof Carol Jones (University of Wolverhampton)
Discussant: Prof Jaw-Perng Wang (National Taiwan University)

12:10am-1pm The Injustice of the Justice: struggling in court for 30 Years!
Presenters: Assistant Professor Yuan-Ching Chiang (author of Hanging Around in the Court for Thirty Years) and Ms Chih-Hsing Ho (LSE)
Discussant: Professor Carol Jones (University of Wolverhampton)

1pm-2:20pm LUNCH

2:20pm-3:10pm Authority, Obedience, and Discipline: a case study of two primary schools in Beijing
Presenter: Mr Chih-Yuan Wang (Anthropology, LSE)
Discussant: Mr Stuart Thompson (LSE Taiwan Research Programme

3:10pm-4pm Architecture as Progress, Guilt and Justified Violence
Presenter: Ms Doreen Bernath (Architectural Association)
Discussant: Dr Lei Xie (University of Exeter)

4pm-4:20pm TEA

4:20pm-5:10pm Justice and Forgiveness: an exploration of forgiveness in relation to individual, legal and social justice
Presenters: Dr Ruth Kattumuri (Asia Research Centre, LSE) and Ms Amalie Kvame Holm
Discussant: Dr John Scott (LSE)

5:10pm-6:00pm Round-Table Discussion
Chairs: Professor Jerome Cohen (NYU) and Professor Stephan Feuchtwang (LSE)

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