Transforming Regimes and Changing Property Law

On 17th August the School of Law in collaboration with the communal property research network hosted a half-day workshop on transforming regimes and changing property law. The workshop was supported by the British Academy International Partnership and Mobility Scheme.

Programme for the day 

Professor Abraham Bell (University of San Diego) and Professor Gideon Parchomovsky (University of Pennsylvania)
Title: Property and Privacy

Professor Sarah Blandy (University of Sheffield)
Title: Enduring Property Relations

Professor Chris Rodgers (Newcastle University)
Title: Making Green Space “Green”: the role of conservation covenants in balancing access and nature conservation on private land.

Professor Michael Palmer (SOAS, University of London)
Soft Centres in a Misty Maze: Chinese ‘Law and Custom’, Land, and Development in Hong Kong's New Territories

Dr Ting Xu and Dr Wei Gong (University of Sheffield)
Title: The Fragmentation of Property Interests and Functions: Realising Individual Property Interests within a Communal Property System

Other participants and discussants: Dr Simone Abram (Durham University), Professor Robert Burrell (University of Sheffield)

Thanks to Sarah Beedham and Emily Jow for their help with the organisation of this workshop.