On 17 February 2022 from 11:00 to 12:00, Marina Timoteo, professor of comparative law at the University of Bologna, Italy, will give an online lecture on the topic of Chinese law in the age of digital sovereignty.
This lecture is a part of the guest lecture series organized under the research project EUPLANT: EU-China Legal and Judicial Cooperation, funded by the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Network. We cordially invite you to this online event. Admission is free, and advance registration is required.
About prof. Marina Timoteo
Prof. Marina Timoteo is a full professor of comparative private law at the University of Bologna, Italy, with an expertise on contemporary Chinese law. Specifically, her expertise includes the processes of legal modernization and integration in the international and global law setting with a focus on Europe-China cooperation, contracts, intellectual property, environmental law, digital innovation and law reforms in contemporary China, law and language issues, and comparison and history of law. She has an interdisciplinary background in law, history and economic institutions. Since 2007 she is full professor at the University of Bologna, where she teaches Asian Law and Law and Business in China, among others. She is a Visiting Professor at Renmin University, China University of Political Science and Law, and Beijing University in China, and Chuo University of Tokyo, among others. Since 2008 she is responsible for the module on ‘European Private Law’ of the Master Program in European and International Law of the China-Europe School of Law of Beijing.
She is the Coordinator of the PhD Program in European Law at the University of Bologna since 2019, and the co-founder and deputy director of the Interuniversity Research Centre on Comparative Law between Universities of Bologna, Milan, Insubria (Como) and Trieste. She has served as advisor and expert in Italian and European committees on issues relating to Sino-Italian and Sino-European relations. She has been coordinating several international research and cooperation networks and projects between Europe and China. She is a member of the board of several academic and scientific associations, such as the Europe China Law Studies Association, where she was also one of the co-founders. She has published widely on various aspects of EU law and Chinese law.