Welcome to the 17th Annual Conference of the European China Law Studies Association, which will be held in Helsinki, Finland on 20 to 22 September 2023. 

The conference will be hosted and organized by the Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki in cooperation with the Finnish China Law Center

The European China Law Studies Association (ECLS) is a major international venue to gather scholars, practitioners and policy makers to debate on the development of law in China from both comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives. The annual conference of the ECLS is a leading international academic forum for the exchange of information and ideas on Chinese law, as well as a platform for the initiation of research collaboration. 

Conference participation is open to legal students, doctoral candidates, scholars, practitioners and policy makers.