Workshop: Political Parties and Constitutions in Asia
Day 1: 23 September 2022
Introduction (8:55-9.00 am): Ngoc Son Bui (Oxford)
Panel 1 (9:00-10.30 am): Chair - Timothy Endicott (Oxford)
- Larry Catá Backer (Penn State University), Linking People to Governing Institutions: 全过程民主 (Whole Process Democracy) Leninist Political Parties, Socialist Constitutional Democracy and《中国新型政党制度 (China's New Political Party System)
- Samuli Seppänen (CUHK) and Hualing Fu (HKU), CCP Regulations as Regulatory Speech
- Ling Li (University of Vienna), Order of power in China’s courts - The Chinese characteristics of the PRC legal system
Break (10:30-10:40 am).
Panel 2 (10.40-12: 10 pm): Chair- Patricia Thornton (Oxford)
- Thomas E. Kellogg (Georgetown), Hong Kong’s Basic Law: The Politics Of National Security And Constitutional Destruction
- Kwan Yuen Iu, The Constitutional Game In The Post-National Security Law Era: The Political Dynamics And The Constitutional Interpretation Of The Judiciary.
- Guy Baldwin (Cambridge), Same-Sex Marriage in Japan and the Role of Courts in a Dominant Party System
Lunch (12:10-1:30 pm).
Panel 3 (1:30 -3:00 pm): Chair- Ayako Hatano (Oxford)
- Sarbani Sen and Wenjuan Zhang (Jindal Global Law School), Revolutionary Constitutionalism Versus Revolutionary Party: The Role of Indian National Congress and Communist Party of China in National Building
- Shih-An Wang (Chicago), Crafting Party Politics With Judicial Review: The Constitutional Court Of South Korea
- Dian A H Shah (NUS) and Mario Gomez (International Centre for Ethnic Studies), Ethno-nationalist Parties and Constitutional Fundamentals: Navigating Processes, Promises, and Compromises in Malaysia and Sri Lanka
Break: 3:00-3:10 pm
Panel 4 (3:10-4:40 pm): Chair - Nick Barber (Oxford)
- Eugene K B Tan (SMU), Constitutionalism in One-Party Dominant Singapore: The Quest to Perfect Governance and Manage the Pace of Political Change
- Ngoc Son Bui (Oxford), Party Constitutionalization in Vietnamese Discourse
- Ronald Kevin Laluz Montellano (Supreme Court of the Philippines), Philippine Constitutional and Statutory Law Metamorphosis: A Legal Framework in Strengthening the Political Party System and the Prohibition of Turncoatism of Politicians and Political Butterflies
Day 2: 24 September 2022
Panel 5 (9:30- 11 am): Chair - Rupavardhini Balakrishnan Raju (Oxford)
- Aradhya Sethia (Cambridge), Intra-Party Processes: A Constitutional Study
- Muhammed Anees (University of Hyderabad), Negotiating ‘Secular’ State through Constitutionalism: Indian Union Muslim League in Post-Colonial India
- Gaurav Mukherjee (Central European University), Regional Parties, Federalism, and Democratic Recession in India
Panel 6 (11-12:30 pm): Chair - Yasser Kureshi (Oxford)
- Rouf Ahmad Dar (University of Kashmir), The Embodied Violence of Constitutions: Interrogating the Process of Constitution-making in Jammu and Kashmir
- Sovit Subedi and Iain Payne, Party strategies in Nepal’s three-tiered federal system
- Lima Aktar (Jahangirnagar University), Constitutional Particracy in Bangladesh: A Critical Reflection
Funding for the workshop is provided by Oxford’s Programme for the Foundations of Law and Constitutional Government. To register, please send an e-mail to email@example.com.