The first joint postgraduate conference in Legal and Political Theory, co-organized by the Faculty of Law and the Department of Politics and Public Administration of the University of Hong Kong, successfully took place via Zoom on May 5, 6, and 7 2021.
On May 5th, the conference started with an inspiring talk by Professor Jonathan Wolff from the University of Oxford on 'The Point is to Change It', followed by 12 presentations by selected participants. The second day of the conference started with a wonderful talk by Dr Kieran Oberman from the University of Edinburgh on 'Immigration and the Hohfeldian Fallacy', followed by another 12 presentations by selected participants. The last day of the conference started with an information session by Chandran Kukathas from Singapore Management University on 'John Rawls and the Immigrant' , followed by 12 more presentations by selected participants.
Over, the conference attracted over 70 applications from academics and students all over the world, including Europe, North America, Australia and Asia.