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ALSA 2022

ALSA 2022 will be held on 9-10 December 2022 at the University of Law, Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU University of Law). The theme is "Globalization, Technology, and Uncertainty." A Junior Scholars' Workshop will be held on 8 December 2022.

For the full conference programme and information on hotel accommodation, please visit the conference website set up by VNU University of Law (here). The local host can be contacted at Note: This meeting will be held in-person only.

Registration closed on 31 August 2022. The deadline to request for refunds for withdrawal of registration was 30 September 2022. Decisions on the submissions for the main conference (9-10 December 2022) and applications for the Early Career/Junior Scholars' Workshop were released on 20 July 2022.

Program Committee for ALSA 2022:

Co-chairs: Carol Lin (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan) and Kay-Wah Chan, Immediate-Past ALSA President

Members: Mong-Hwa Chin (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan), Yukyong Choe (Korean Legislation Research Institute, South Korea), Kwai Hang Ng (University of California, San Diego), Tu Phuong Nguyen (University of Adelaide, Australia), Eri Osaka (Toyo University, Japan), George Baylon Radics (National University of Singapore), Vu Cong Giao (VNU University of Law), Bui Tien Dat (VNU University of Law), Phan Thanh Thuy (VNU University of Law), Nguyen Thi Bich Thao (VNU University of Law), Le Lan Chi (VNU University of Law)

Sub-committee for the Early Career/Junior Scholars' Workshop:

Chair: Kwai Hang Ng (University of California, San Diego)

Members: Mong-Hwa Chin (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan); Phan Thanh Thuy (VNU University of Law)

Previous Meetings

ALSA 2021

ALSA 2021 was held virtually on 17-18 September 2021 by the Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. The theme was "Law, Crisis, and Revival". The chair of ALSA 2021 was Professor Arm Tungnirun (Chulalongkorn University).


ALSA 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ALSA 2020 was postponed to 2021.

ALSA 2019

ALSA 2018

ALSA 2019 was held on 12-15 December 2019 at Osaka University. The theme was "Expanding Asia: Changing Law and Social Justice". The co-chairs of ALSA2019 were Professor Kota Fukui (Osaka University) and Yuka Kaneko (Kobe University).

ALSA 2018 was held on 29 November - 1 December 2018 at Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia. The theme was "Law in the Asian Century".

The chair of the ALSA2018 organising committee was Leon Wolff (Queensland University of Technology).


ALSA 2017

ALSA 2016

ALSA 2017 was held at National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan on 15-16 December 2017. The theme was "Equality, Social Justice and Law: New Challenges of the Transforming Asia". The organising committee was chaired by Chih-Chieh ("Carol") Lin.

ALSA2016 was held on 23-24 September 2016 at National University of Singapore (NUS). The theme was "Law and Society in Asia: Defining and Advancing the Field".

The conference organizing committee was led by Lynette Chua and supported by the Centre for Asian Legal Studies, NUS.