Current Academic Visitors

Here we list senior academic visitors with legal interests who are temporarily in Oxford, pursuing their own research, at the invitation of the Faculty. These visitors are not members of the Faculty and do not hold Oxford University posts.

Name of Visitor

Home InstitutionVisit DatesResearch Area(s)Oxford Sponsor
Professor Keisuke AbeSeikei University13/09/18 - 12/09/19What Legal Doctrines Are Necessary or Desirable in Connection with the Enforcement of Values in a Pluralistic Society?Professor Angus Johnston
Judge Chih Li ChenKaohsiung District Court Taiwan10/09/2018 - 10/10/2018UK Judges Evaluation SystemProfessor Mindy Chen-Wishart
Dr Yue DaiShanghai University of Finance and Economics01/10/2018 - 30/09/2019Studies on Change in China, the UK and US Tax CompetitivenessProfessor John Vella
Professor Shelley GriffithsUniversity of Otago01/10/2018 - 31/01/2019Recognition of Limits to Revenue Authorities' Powers of Search and SeizureProfessor Judith Freedman
Professor He GuoRenmin University of China18/06/2018 - 12/12/2018Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and MuseumsProfessor Dev Gangjee
Dr Pablo Andres Hernandez González-BarredaUniversidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid27/04/2018 - 31/12/2018Beneficial Ownership in Tax Law and Tax Treaties: Lessons from Equity LawProfessor Judith Freedman
Professor Yeonmi KimChonnam National University01/11/2017 - 31/10/2018Legal Poetics for Legal ImaginationProfessor Timothy Endicott
Dr Pornson LiengboonlertchaiChulalongkorn University01/05/2018 - 31/10/2018Judicialisation of Politics: A Comparative Study Between Thailand and EnglandProfessor Paul Craig
Dr Neta NadivInterdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya01/07/2018 - 31/10/2018Between Judging Judicial Workload and Bankruptcy: An Empirical Analysis of the 'Production of Justice'Professor Horst Eidenmüller
Dr Moran OfirInterdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya01/10/2018 - 31/03/2019Corporate Law and Board InterlocksProfessor Luca Enriques
Professor María Esperanza Orihuela CalatayudUniversidad de Murcia15/09/2018 - 15/06/2019The Universal Jurisdiction and the aut dedere aut iudicare Obligation.  Its Compliance by States: the United Kingdom CaseProfessor Antonios Tzanakopoulos
Konatsu NishigaiTokyo Metropolitan University01/04/2018 - 31/03/2019Theoretical Foundations of the 'Rule of Law' to facilitate a deeper understanding of legal reasoning in Public LawProfessor Timothy Endicott
Dr Beatrix SchibliUniversity of St Gallen01/09/2018 - 31/12/2018Tribunals/Courts in England and Switzerland: A Comparative PerspectiveProfessor Timothy Endicott
Judge Zong Sing ShenKaohsiung District Court Taiwan10/09/2018 - 10/10/2018Appellant Procedure of UK Jury Trial SystemProfessor Mindy Chen-Wishart
Judge Sun Yuan HsiaoKaohsiung District Court Taiwan10/09/2018 - 10/10/2018UK Pro Bono Lawyer and Legal Aid SystemsProfessor Mindy Chen-Wishart
Dr Scott StephensonUniversity of Melbourne13/08/2018 - 14/12/2018

Australian and comparative constitutional law and theory, including federalism, the migration of constitutional ideas, models of rights protection, political backlash against courts, and quasi-constitutional law. 

Professor Aileen Kavanagh
Professor Seiya TakeuchiYamaguchi University01/05/2018 - 30/09/2018Intellectual Property Professor Dev Gangjee
Hon. Mr Justice Edward Torgbor 01/04/2018 - 31/03/2019The History of Arbitration in AfricaProfessor Horst Eidenmüller
Professor Susan WatsonUniversity of Auckland15/05/2018 - 15/11/2018Development of the Form of the Modern CompanyProfessor John Armour
Dr Yan WuEast China Normal University01/03/2018 - 28/02/2019New Classical Natural Law Theory: A Systemic InterpretationProfessor Paul Yowell
Professor John Finnis
Professor Wangyuan XieRenmin University of China01/10/2018 - 30/12/2018A Comparative Study on Criminal Attempt between the UK and ChinaProfessor Jonathan Herring
Professor Shang-yung YenFeng Chia University01/09/2018 - 30/06/2019Tax-based Erosion and Profit ShiftingProfessor Mindy Chen-Wishart
Professor Xiju ZhaoShandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine01/09/2018 - 31/08/2019Cost-containment, Sale of Medical Products and Medical Malpractice LawProfessor Jonathan Herring


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