(Anran) A Zhang

(Anran) A Zhang
Scholarship student Erasmus School of Law Law and Economics
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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ZHANG Anran has been working at Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics & Erasmus China Law Center, Erasmus University Rotterdam since 2018. His doctoral research focuses on international investment law and dispute settlement mechanism. During his PhD trajectory, he presented his research in numerous academic conferences, participated in renowned international congresses, and made a wide range of publications. He worked as a consultant and a legal intern at the ICSID (World Bank Group) in 2020. He undertook his research at Europa Institute, Leiden University (2016-2018) and was a visiting researcher at University of Cambridge (2017). He gained his Master of Laws degree at Uppsala University with the IPK scholarship and attended the summer course at the Hague Academy of International Law (2015). Before his path in the international legal journey, he was conferred Bachelor of Laws by Southwest University of Political Science and Law and Bachelor of Arts in English Literature by Sichuan International Studies University (2014). He passed the Chinese Bar Exam and Test for English Major Grade 8 in 2013.  

      • A. Zhang (2018). A Domestic National Controls a Foreign Investor in Investment Arbitration: In Light of China’s Negative Lists. In Julien Chaisse and Jędrzej Górski (Ed.), The Belt and Road Initiative, Law, Economics, And Politics. Leiden: Brill
      • A. Zhang (2019). The Role of State-Owned Enterprises in Investment Protection Agreements: A More Experienced EU Approach? “.
      • A. Zhang (2018). Challenges of Bilateral Investment Between Czech Republic and China: Investment Policy and Legal Concerns, in Czech Yearbook of Public and Private International Law.
        • A. Zhang (2018, december 1). State-Owned Enterprises in International Investment Law. Rotterdam, EGSL Lunch Lecture.
        • A. Zhang (2018, oktober 18). State-Owned Enterprises in Investor-State Arbitration. London, UK, 1st LawTTIP Young Researchers Workshop King’s College London.
        • A. Zhang (2018, november 24). The Standing of Minority Shareholders in Investor-State Arbitration. Utrecht, Ius Commune Congress Junior Scholar Workshop.
        • A. Zhang (2017, juni 10). The Standing of Controlled Entities in Investment Treaty Arbitration. Liverpool, Liverpool-Leiden-Oslo PhD Colloquium.
        • A. Zhang (2017, juni 17). Piercing the Corporate Veil in Investor-State Arbitration. Xiamen China, Asian International Economic Law Network (AIELN) 5th Biennial Conference.
        • A. Zhang (2017, augustus 26). The Standing of Controlled Entities in International Investment Law. Seoul, South Korea, Asian Society of International Law Conference, Junior Scholar Workshop.
        • A. Zhang (2017, november 19). Viel Piercing in International Investment Law (Presented by W.Yin). Guangzhou,China, Chinese Society of International Economic Law 2017 Congress,.
        • A. Zhang (2017, april 1). Piercing the Corporate Veil. Masaryk University, Czech Republic, Resolution of International Disputes COFOLA Conferenc.
        • A. Zhang (2020, oktober 11). The Youth in International Investment Arbitration. Virtual, Moot Court Training (Southwest University of Political Science and Law).
        • A. Zhang (2020, juni 13). The Role of Chinese Young Scholars in Investor-State Arbitration. Virtual, Invited by Qingdao Center for Global Governance and International Law.
  • Scholarship student

    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Erasmus School of Law
    Law and Economics
    The Netherlands


Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam