Professor Madeleine Zelin has been selected to deliver the 27th series of the prestigious Leonard Hastings Schoff Memorial Lectures. This year’s lecture series is titled “China Semi-Incorporated: The Battle for a Chinese Legal Modernity in the Early Twentieth Century” and is comprised of the following events:
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2019
I: The “Company” Will Save Us: Utopian Visions of the Corporation in late Qing China
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2019
II: Local Knowledge, Legal Transplants and the Struggle over Limited Liability
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019
III: What is Law when East meets West: The Lessons of the Ming Sung Umbrella Factory Case in the Shanghai International Mixed Court
Lectures begin at 8 pm, are free and open to the public, and will be held at Faculty House. Click here for more information.
The annual lecture series is sponsored by the University Seminars at Columbia University and began in 1993 with the support of the Leonard Hastings Schoff and Suzanne Levick Schoff Memorial Fund. A member of the Columbia faculty is invited to deliver before a general audience three lectures on a topic of his or her choosing. Columbia University Press publishes the lectures as a book.