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Email: EUI Affiliation: Department of Law EUI Mentor: Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann

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Heng is associate professor at Southwest University of Political Science and Law, Chongqing, China. His main research interest is international economic law, Chinese law and international law. He is a visiting professor at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa. He is also a member of the Executive Council of the Society of International Economic Law, and of the Steering Committee of the Asian International Economic Law Network.

Activities during Max Weber Fellowship Book

International Trade Law (ed.), Law Press, Beijing, China (forthcoming).

Publication in Refereed Journal ‘WTO Origin Rules for Services and the Defects: Substantial Input Test as One Way Out?’, Journal of World Trade, Vol. 44 (2010), No. 5, p. 1083–1108.

MWP Working Paper

China, Free Trade Agreements and WTO Law: A Perspective on the Trade in Services, Max Weber Programme Working Paper 2011/05.

Conference Presentations • (2011), ‘Interpretation of WTO Service Schedules: A Perspective from China-Audiovisual Services’, Asian International Economic Law Network Conference 2011, The Global Financial and Economic Crisis and the Post-Crisis International Economic Law Environment, University of Hong Kong and Chinese University of Hong Kong, 15 July. • (2011), ‘Interpretation of WTO Service Schedules’, Max Weber Programme Lustrum Conference, European University Institute, 10 June.

Seminar Presentations

• (2011), ‘China, Free Trade Agreements and WTO Law: A Perspective from Services Trade’, Confucius Institute for Business London, London School of Economics and Political Science, 9 March. • (2011), ‘Interpretation of Service Schedules’, UCL WTO Scholars’ Forum, Law Faculty, University College London (UCL), 8 March. • (2010), ‘The Challenges of Interpreting WTO Disciplines on Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) in Services Trade: An Appraisal of China’s FTAs’, Law Faculty Seminar, Department of Law, European University Institute, Florence, 15 December.

Other Academic Activities/Achievements • First prize, Youth Outstanding Research Award, Chinese Society of International Economic Law, 2010. • Principal investigator, sub project ‘Climate Change and Services Trade’ of 2010 Key Project of the Chinese Ministry of Education Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University’s ‘Fundamental International Law Issues of Climate Change’. • Principal investigator, Higher Education Teaching Reform Key Research Project of Chongqing, China, ‘Reform and Practice of Bilingual Case Teaching in International Economic Law’.

• (2011), ‘The Future of International Trade Law’, Roundtable, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna, 6 June.


Max Weber Programme Annual Report - Academic Year 2010-2011  

Reports on the 2010-2011 teaching and research activities of the largest postdoctoral programme for young academics in the social sciences,...