Presentations and Media Appearances


“For My Enemies, The Law: Abusive Legalism,” International Society of Public Law 2018 Conference, Hong Kong University School of Law, Hong Kong, June 2018.

“Abusive Legalism in Hong Kong,” Law and Society Association 2018 Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 2018.

“Hong Kong: Is the Sino-British Joint Declaration Still Operable?” NYU U.S.-Asia Law Institute Timothy A. Gelatt Memorial Dialogue on the Rule of Law in East Asia, New York, NY, November 6, 2017.

“Is Hong Kong’s Academic Freedom Further Eroding?” Council on Foreign Relations, New York, NY, December 15, 2015.

“Intra-Executive Regulatory Policy Laundering Through Megaregional Negotiations,” International Society of Public Law 2015 Conference, New York University School of Law, New York, NY, July 2, 2015.

“Hong Kong as Devolution Problem,” American Society of Comparative Law Younger Comparativists Committee Conference, Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, FL, April 17, 2015.

“Moving the Goalposts: Beijing’s Undermining of ‘One Country, Two Systems’ in Hong Kong,” Panel on Hong Kong, China Law Conference, University of Toronto School of Law, Toronto, Canada, February 7, 2015.

“Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement: Perspectives from International and Constitutional Law,” Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, GA, November 20, 2014.

“One Country, Two Systems: The Legal Issue of Democracy in Hong Kong,” Columbia Law School Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, New York, NY, October 20, 2014.

“Road to Nowhere: Hong Kong’s Democratization and China’s Obligations Under Public International Law,” Panel on Self-Determination and Human Rights, NYU School of Law Center for Human Rights and Global Justice Emerging Human Rights Scholarship Conference, New York, NY, March 27, 2014.

Media Appearances

Kelvin Chan, Beijing to Intervene in Hong Kong Lawmaker Oath Dispute, ASSOCIATED PRESS (Nov. 4, 2016).

David Tweed, How a Hong Kong Democracy Fight May Get Settled in Beijing: Q&A, BLOOMBERG (Nov. 2, 2016).

Kevin Lui, Court in Hong Kong Hears Case Against Two Pro-Independence Lawmakers, TIME (Nov. 2, 2016).

Isabella Steger & Heather Timmons, This Week, Beijing is Putting Hong Kong’s Judicial Independence on the Line, QUARTZ (Nov. 2, 2016).

Suzanne Sataline, Meet the Young Leaders Shaking Up Hong Kong Politics, FOREIGN POLICY (Sept. 7, 2016).

Clifford Coonan, Return of TV Confessions Spells Trouble for Dissidents in China, IRISH TIMES (Jan. 20, 2016).

Anna Cummins & Emma Russell, HK Concern Groups Speak Out Over China’s Crackdown on Human Rights Lawyers, TIMEOUT HK (Oct. 19, 2015).

David Alpern, Hong Kong at the Crossroads, WORLD POLICY ON AIR (Mar. 27, 2015).

Joanna Chiu & Christy Choi, Hong Kong Lawmakers to Step Up in Democracy Struggle, DPA, Dec. 11, 2014.

Sylvia Hui & Joanna Chiu, Hong Kong Protests Fade; Students Vow to Carry On, ASSOCIATED PRESS, Oct. 6, 2014.

Joanna Chiu, Hong Kong Street Brawl Reveals Limits of Protest Leadership, AL-JAZEERA AMERICA (Oct. 4, 2014, 9:42AM).

Interview on BBC News (Sept. 28, 2014).