CCUSC Holds Two Forums in November

Posted on Nov 7, 2013 in China, Educational | 0 comments

 CCUSCCenter for China United States Cooperation holds two forums:

Simon Schuchat, former U.S. Deputy Consulate General in Shanghai, will be the Jackson/Ho China Forum guest lunch speaker on Friday, November 8 from 12:00-1:30 pm in Room 150 of Ben Cherrington Hall. He will discuss “Alliance Management and U.S.-China Relations.” Pizza will be served. 

Simon Schuchat is a recently retired U.S. Foreign Service Officer with three decades of experience in East Asia and the former Soviet Union, including service in Beijing, Shanghai, Moscow, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Washington DC.  He holds degrees from the University of Chicago, Yale University, Harvard University, and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at the National Defense University.  He is fluent in Mandarin and has a working knowledge of Japanese and Russian.

Please RSVP online at http://alumni.du.edu/schuchat.  If you have any questions about other CCUSC programs, please contact Ms. Dana Lewis at 303-871-4474 or ccusc@du.edu.  You may also contact Suisheng (Sam) Zhao, Director, at szhao@du.edu or 303.871.2401.

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John Capowski, Professor of Law Emeritus at Widener University, will be the Jackson/Ho China Forum speaker on Wednesday, November 13 from 12:00-1:30 pm in Room 301 of Ben Cherrington Hall. He will discuss “An Unexpected Harmony:  Common Law Principles and China’s Judicial Reform Effort.” Sandwiches will be served.

John Capowski is a visiting professor at Denver University’s Sturm College of Law and Professor of Law Emeritus at Widener University.  He has his Doctor of Law from the Cornell Law School. He has written in the areas of administrative law, evidence, lawyering skills, public benefits, and public interest law and taught courses including evidence, civil procedure, and comparative law.  He has directed Widener’s international programs in Venice and Sydney and also taught in its Geneva program.

Since 2007 he has made several trips to Beijing to participate in the China’s International Symposia on Evidence, which have focused on the China’s judicial reform effort.  Articles he has presented there have been translated into Mandarin and published in two of China’s leading law journals.

Please RSVP online at http://alumni.du.edu/capowski no later than November12.  If you have any questions about other CCUSC programs, please contact Ms. Dana Lewis at 303-871-4474 or ccusc@du.edu.  You may also contact Suisheng (Sam) Zhao, Director, at szhao@du.edu or 303.871.2401.