Daniel Herszberg


Daniel Herszberg is reading for the DPhil in Socio-Legal Studies at the Faculty of Law. His research explores the relationship between the law and cultural norms. Daniel’s research project is supervised by Dr. Florian Grisel. 

Daniel obtained his Master of Philosophy in Heritage Studies from the University of Cambridge, where he was awarded both the first-place ranking and prize for most distinguished performance. Daniel also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (Dean’s List) from City University of Hong Kong, in addition to a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Chinese Studies, First Class Honours) from Monash University.  

Daniel has worked previously at Skadden, Arps, a leading American corporate law firm, and is admitted to practice law in Hong Kong and New York.

Beyond his research, Daniel regularly engages in public speaking events and media requests relating to his travels to every country in the world. Daniel is often consulted by national and regional governments on questions of tourism and cultural heritage. Daniel currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the online magazine, Travel Insighter


Research projects & programmes

Centre for Socio-Legal Studies