Development of Chinese Constitution since Reform and Opening-up


16 Nov 2023


3:00 – 4:00pm


Cho Yiu Conference Hall, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Professor Zhang Xiang from Peking University Law School

Biography of Speaker:

Mr Zhang Xiang is a professor and doctoral supervisor at Peking University Law School. He is also the secretary-general of the Association of Constitutional Law of China Law Society, the inaugural special supervisor of the National Commission of Supervision, and a member of the Record Review Expert Committee of the Legislative Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress. Professor Zhang has long been committed to the research of basic theories of constitutional law, doctrine of fundamental rights, relationship between constitutional law and department law, and legal methodology. He was awarded the title of 8th National Top 10 Outstanding Young Jurists and Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards and has published more than 80 papers including “Dialogue between Constitution and Other Laws”, “Legal Construction of Fundamental Rights Norms”, and “Constitutional Hermeneutics: Principles, Technical, and Practice”.


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Event Details:

Date Thursday 16 November 2023

Time 3:00 – 4:00pm

Venue Cho Yiu Conference Hall, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Language Chinese (Putonghua)

Synopsis of Lecture:

Since China’s reform and opening-up, society has developed rapidly with many changes and developments across the world. How can the Chinese Constitution meet the needs of the times and play its role in safeguarding and leading national development? This lecture will examine the development milestone of the Chinese Constitution since the reform and opening-up, and consider the key role of the Constitution in the process of national social reform and rule of law, and the close connection between the Constitution and social, economic and political development.