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About ISCLH 

The International Society for Chinese Law and History (ISCLH) was formed on January 1, 2014, after several years of consultation and careful preparation. 

The Society has been established to promote more regular exchanges of ideas and fruitful collaboration among all scholars across the world who are interested in better understanding Chinese law and society from historical and comparative perspectives. We plan to organize a series of workshops, international conferences, and publication projects on a regular basis. Our Society has grown rapidly and our registered members now include almost 140 researchers from more than ten different countries in multiple continents.
If you are interested in joining the ISCLH, please visit the Membership page or contact the ISCLH Secretary or President (listed on the Governance page). We look forward to your participation and support!
Please also remember to visit our pages on Conferences and Publications for updates about the most recent events and scholarship in the field.

The Team

The governance structure of ISCLH has been stipulated in the By-Laws of the Society. The Bylaws were approved unanimously by the Society’s founding members and then amended on July 11, 2015. The following Society officers were elected in the fourth election held in late 2021. Their term of service lasts from January 1, 2022 to December 30, 2023.

中國法律與歷史國際學會章程 Click to Download



ISCLH Executive Officers 學會日常管理人員 (括號中爲所在大學及地區):

President 會長:               CHIU Pengsheng 邱澎生 (Jiaotong, PRC)

Vice President 副會長:   CHEN Shuang 陳爽 (Iowa, US)

Secretaries 秘書長:         GUO Weiting 郭威廷 (Aix-Marseille, France)

Treasurer 財務長:            CHEN Dandan 陳丹丹 (SUNY Farmingdale, US)

Editor 編輯:                     CHEN Li 陳利 (Toronto, CA)

The Committee on Research 文獻委員會:

Dr. ZHANG Ting 張婷 (Chair, Maryland, US),

Dr. Roy STURGEON 罗义 (Tulane, US),

Dr. ZHANG Yongle 章永樂 (Peking 北京大學, PRC),

Dr. YANG Songtao 楊松濤 (Henan 河南大學, PRC)

The Committee of Conference 會議委員會:

Dr. WANG Fei-Hsien 王飛仙 (Chair, Indiana, US),

Dr. DU Yue 杜樂 (Cornell, US),

Dr. XIA Yun 夏昀 (Shanghai 上海大學, PRC),

Dr. Tristan BROWN 張仲思 (MIT, US),

Dr. Meng Zhang (Vanderbilt, U.S.)

The Committee on Publication 出版委員會:

Dr. CAI Liang 蔡亮 (Notre Dame, US),

Dr. Jenny Huangfu Day (Skidmore, U.S.)

Dr. NIE Xin 聶鑫 (Tsinghua 清華大學, PRC),

Dr. LIU Sida 劉思達 (Toronto, CA),

Daniel ASEN 安大年 (Rutgers, US)

The Committee on Development 發展委員會:

Dr. LAI Junnan 賴駿楠 (Fudan, PRC),

Dr. LUO Weiwei 羅娓娓 (Florida State University, US),

Dr. Jennifer ALTEHENGER 李悦歆 (Oxford, UK),

Dr. Jedidiah KRONCKE 鄺傑 (HKU, HK),

Jackson GUO 郭躍斌 (Toronto, CA)

The joint governing body of the Society consists of the Board of Directors and the Executive Council 學會最高管理機構由董事會和執委會聯合組成.

The Board of Directors 董事會 (in alphabetical order):

Jérôme BOURGON 鞏濤 (CNRS, France)

Thomas BUOYE 步德茂 (Tulsa, US)

CHAN Chun-Keung 陳俊強 (National Taipei 國立臺北大學, ROC)

CHEN Hwei-syin 陳惠馨 (retired, Chengchi 政治大學, ROC) (honorary)

CHEN Li 陳利 (Toronto, CA)

LIANG Zhiping 梁治平 (Chinese National Academy of Arts 中国艺术研究院, PRC) (honorary)

Kentaro MATSUBARA 松原健太郎 (Tokyo, Japan) (honorary)

Nancy PARK 朴蘭詩 (CSU East Bay, US)

Billy SO 蘇基朗 (Macau, Macau)

Matthew SOMMER 蘇成捷 (Stanford, US)

WANG Zhiqiang 王志強 (Fudan 復旦大學, PRC)

Robin YATES 葉山 (McGill, CA) (honorary)

Madeleine ZELIN 曾小萍 (Columbia, US)

ZHANG Taisu 張泰蘇 (Yale, US)

Plus the following members of the Executive Council 董事會成員還包含下列執委會成員:

The Executive Council 執行委員會:
Dr. CHIU Pengsheng (President),

Dr. CHEN Shuang (Vice-President),

Dr. ZHANG Ting (Committee Chair),

Dr. WANG Fei-Hsien (Committee Chair),

Dr. CAI Liang (Committee Chair),

Dr. LAI Junnan  (Committee Chair),

Dr. GUO Weiting (Secretary),

Dr. CHEN Dandan (Treasurer),

Dr. CHEN Li (Editor)

To contact the Society’s management, please email Professor Weiting Guo at and if that does not resolve the matter, then contact President and Professor Pengsheng Chiu at Thank you.

Former Governance, 2020-2021

Former Governance, 2018-2019
Former Governance, 2016-2017

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