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.
W. Yin & A. Zhang (2020). Chinese State-Owned Enterprises in Africa: Always a Black-and-White Role? Transnational Dispute Management, 2020 (6).
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.