Call for Papers: “Law and Social Credit System” (Shanghai, September)

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FLIA is pleased to invite international scholars to attend the conference and present your thoughts on the topic of law and social credit system.

Shanghai Jiaotong University Koguan School of Law, East China University of Political Science and Law Scool of Economic Law, Shanghai Jiaotong University Research Center for Internet Law Innovation, East China University of Political Science and Law Research Center for Rule of Law, Shanghai Law Academy Research Center for Banking Law Practice, The Intellectual Property Office of Tencent Holdings Limited, and the Foundation for Law and International Affairs will co-host the international office “Law and Social Credit System” in Shanghai on September 23, 2017. The Conference will be held at Shanghai Jiao Tong University KoGuan Law School.

On behalf of the Conference Committee, FLIA is pleased to invite international scholars and experts on social credit, to present their perspective on this timely and important topic.

The conference will also give us an opportunity to participate to the publication of a special issue of a top journal, which will be devoted to the global nexus between law and social credit, as this nexus exists also in the jurisdiction of Western countries.

It is our pleasure to extend to you an invitation to attend the conference and to deliver a paper. In particular, we would be delighted if you could contribute a presentation on one of the following topics:

  1. The legal structure and content of the social credit system, its drafting history, and its provisions;
  1. The theoretical and conceptual issues of the social credit system and how it fits with the basic line;
  1. The technical issues of the social credit system, including the collection and application of data, the rating system, etc.;
  1. The Institutional issues of the social credit system and the roles of government and other stakeholders, and the protection of personal information;
  1. The social credit system in a global context and as a current trend in China;
  1. The implementation of regulations on the social credit system and how it fits within the rules system in Shanghai;

In terms of work before the conference dates, we envisage the preparation of an abstract and of a full paper. Our proposed schedule is as follows:

10 June 2017 Confirmation of participation

30 June 2017 Submission of abstracts

31 July 2017 Submission of a full paper

The abstract should be between 300 and 500 words long and be sent to contact@flia.org or shaomingzhu@flia.org

We look forward to your participation.

Foundation for Law and International Affairs