Nengye Liu

Nengye Liu, University of Adelaide

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Dr Nengye Liu is a Senior Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide from 2017. He was educated in Wuhan University (China, LLB and LLM) and Ghent University (Belgium, Doctor of Law). Prior to moving to Adelaide, he had worked in China, Singapore, Germany, United Kingdom and NSW. Dr Liu has published nearly 50 articles in fields of international law of the sea and international environmental law. He has presented research results in more than 20 countries across five continents; taken the lead to convene three international conferences in Scotland (EU-Arctic 2015), Australia (South China Sea 2016) and China (Polar Governance 2017); and succeeded in over 20 funding applications, including, for example, a prestigious European Union Marie Curie Fellowship. Dr Liu holds a number of visiting or adjunct positions in key institutes around world, such as universities of Cambridge, Tsinghua, Montreal, Lapland, Tromsø, Trier, Tasmania, Shanghai Jiao Tong and Wuhan. He also serves as the Associate Editor of the Yearbook of International Environmental Law (Oxford University Press).

Research projects/ interests

  • Law of the Sea
  • International Environmental Law
  • The European Union and Antarctic governance
  • Rise of China
  • The Antarctic Treaty System

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Keywords: Law of the Sea, Polar Governance, China, European Union