Dr Nengye Liu

Nengye Liu
Senior Lecturer
Adelaide Law School
Faculty of the Professions

Dr Nengye Liu joined the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide as a Senior Lecturer in January 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 more than 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; convened 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 the 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).

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Dr Nengye Liu

Dr Nengye Liu joined the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide as a Senior Lecturer in January 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 more than 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; convened 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 the 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).

  • Law of the Sea
  • International Environmental Law
  • Polar Law
  • Chinese Law
  • European Union Law

    Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2015 - 2016 Senior Lecturer University of New England
    2013 - 2015 Marie Curie Research Fellow University of Dundee
    2012 - 2013 "Future Ocean" Postdoctoral Fellow Kiel University

    Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
    2016 Visiting Fellowship K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS), University of Tromsø
    2013 Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing Ocean and Coastal Management (Elsevier)
    2011 International Foundation for the Law of the Sea Summer Academy Scholarship International Foundation for the Law of the Sea
    2010 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed PhD Students Abroad China Scholarship Council (CSC), Ministry of Education

    Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2007 - 2012 Ghent University Belgium Doctor of Law
    2005 - 2007 Wuhan University China Master of Law
    2000 - 2004 Wuhan University China Bachelor of Law

    Keywords

    Environmental and Natural Resources Law, International Law

    Journals

    Date Citation
    2017 Liu,N, 2017, China’s Emerging Arctic Policy – What are the Implications for Arctic Governance?, Jindal Global Law Review, 8, 1, 55-68 10.1007/s41020-017-0041-3
    2017 Lim,M, Liu,N, 2017, Condominium Arrangements as a Legal Mechanism for the Conservation of the South China Sea Large Marine Ecosystem, Asia Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy, 2, 1, -
    2016 Liu,N, Kim,R, 2016, China’s New Law on Exploration and Exploitation of Resources in the International Seabed Area of 2016, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 31, 4, 691-705 10.1163/15718085-12341417
    2015 Liu,N, Kirk,E, 2015, The European Union’s Potential Contribution to Protect Marine Biodiversity in the Changing Arctic: a Roadmap, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 30, 2, 255-284
    2015 Liu,N, 2015, The European Union's Potential Contribution to Enhanced Governance of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations in the Arctic, Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law, 24, 2, 223-231 10.1111/reel.12111
    2015 Liu,N, 2015, China’s Law and Practice as a Coastal State for the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, Ocean Yearbook, 29, 1, 343-355 10.1163/22116001-02901015
    2014 Liu,N, 2014, Why China Should Ratify the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments/中国为什么需要加入《船舶压载水和沉积物控制和管理国际公约》?, China Environmental Law Review/中国环境法学评论, 10, 217-226
    2014 Liu,N, 2014, China’s Role in the Changing Governance of Arctic Shipping, Yearbook of Polar Law, 6, 545-558 10.1163/1876-8814_019
    2013 Liu,N, 2013, Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution in the South China Sea: What Role Can China Play?, Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 15, 147-166
    2013 Liu,N, 2013, The Evolution of International Law in the Arctic: Challenges and Opportunities for China/变动中的北极治理国际法律体系及中国的挑战和机遇, Chinese Journal of Maritime Law/中国海商法研究, 24, 4, 87-93
    2013 Liu,N, 2013, The European Union's Potential Contribution to Enhanced Governance of Arctic Shipping, Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, 73, 4, 705-733
    2013 Liu,N, 2013, Prevention of Invasive Species from Ballast Water, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 28, 1, 171-187
    2013 Liu,N, 2013, Criminal Liability for Vessel-Source Pollution in China: Law and Practice, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 28, 3, 517-531
    2012 Liu,N, Maes,F, 2012, Legal Constraints to the European Union’s Accession to the International Maritime Organization, Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, 43, 2, 279-291
    2011 Liu,N, Maes,F, 2011, Prevention of Vessel-Source Marine Pollution: A Note on the Challenges and Prospects for Chinese Practice under International Law, Ocean Development and International Law, 42, 4, 356-367 10.1080/00908320.2011.619373
    2010 Liu,N, Maes,F, 2010, The European Union and International Maritime Organization: EU’s External Influence on the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, 41, 4, 581-594
    2010 Liu,N, 2010, International Legal Framework on the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, China Oceans Law Review, 12, 2, 238-263
    2009 Liu,N, Maes,F, 2009, The European Union’s Role in the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution and its Internal Influence, The Journal of International Maritime Law, 15, 5, 411-422

    Books

    Date Citation
    2017 2017, The European Union and the Arctic, Brill Nijhoff, Leiden/Boston

    Book Chapters

    Date Citation
    2017 Liu,N, 2017, The European Union's Potential Contribution to the Governance of High Sea Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean, Brill, Leiden/Boston
    2017 Koivurova,T, Liu,N, 2017, Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment, Routledge, London
    2017 Liu,N, Hossain,K, 2017, China and the Development of International Law on Arctic Shipping: Challenges and Opportunities, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 233-251
    2015 Liu,N, 2015, Water and oceans law, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham, pp. 70-92
    2015 Liu,N, 2015, China’s Position on International Environmental Issues, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham, pp. 368-394
    2015 Liu,N, 2015, Protection of the Marine Environment from Offshore Oil and Gas Activities, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham, pp. 190-205
    2015 Liu,N, 2015, Climate Change Law in China, Is Renewable Energy Law an Effective Tool for Combatting Climate Change?, Brill, Leiden/Boston, pp. 70-88
    2010 Liu,N, Maes,F, 2010, Criminal Liability and Vessel-Source Pollution in the European Union and the United States: Inspiration for the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution in China, Kluwer Law International, The Hague, pp. 193-214

    Internet Publications

    Date Citation
    2017 Liu,N; 2017; China's New Silk Road and the Arctic
    2017 Liu,N; 2017; Antarctica will test China's ability as a global leader
    2017 Liu,N, Lim,M; 2017; How Arctic Governance could become a testing ground for Sino-US relations
    2016 Liu,N; 2016; China’s emerging Arctic Policy
    2016 Liu,N; 2016; Why is China so quiet in the negotiations about fisheries in the central Arctic Ocean?
    2016 Liu,N; 2016; How China came in from the cold to help set up Antarctica’s vast new marine park
    2016 Liu,N; 2016; Why Antarctica depends on Australia and China’s Alliance?
    • 2017 – 2018, Chief Investigator, “Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions”, Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme, The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)-Universities Australia (AU$12,000, with Alexander Proelss, Trier University)
    • 2016 – 2017, Chief Investigator, “The European Union and the Conservation of Marine Living Resources in Antarctica”, EU Centre for Global Affairs Annual Grant Program 2016, University of Adelaide, Australia (AU$5,103)
    • 2013 – 2015, Marie Curie Fellow, “The European Union and Legal Protection of Marine Biodiversity in the Arctic (EuroArcticLaB)”, Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship for Career Development, FP7-People-2012-IEF, European Commission (221,606€, score: 97.6/100, success rate: 16%, Scientist in Charge: Elizabeth Kirk, University of Dundee, UK)
    • 2013 – 2016, Member of Working Group 1 (British Representative), Shipping and Marine Environmental Protection, EU COST Action IS1105 Network of Experts on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Safety and Security (MARSAFENET)
    • 2012 – 2015, Chief Investigator, “The European Union and the Protection of Marine Arctic”, German Research Foundation (DFG) “Future Ocean” Cluster of Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Kiel, Germany (225,000€, terminated from September 2013)
    • 2011 – 2012, Chief Investigator, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution under Chinese Law: Problems and Prospects”, Funding for a Long Research Trip Abroad, Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium (10,230€)
    • 2008 – 2012, Doctoral Researcher, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, a Comparative Study between European and Chinese Law”, PhD Scholarship for Candidates from Developing Countries, Special Research Fund (BOF), Ghent University, Belgium

    COMMLAW 1004 - Commercial Law 1

    LAW2564 - Selected Issues in Chinese Law

     

     

     

     

    PhD students

    • Geoff Leane (co-supervisor)

    Research visitors

    • Valentin Schatz, Research Associate/PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, Trier University, Germany, April 2017 and March 2018
    • Prof Carina Oliveira, Professor of International and Environmental Law, School of Law, University of Brasília, Brazil, June – August 2017
    • Prof Jianwei Zhang, Professor of Environmental Law, Tianjin University Law School, China, 25 July – 5 August 2016
    • Prof Liyan Yang, Professor of International Law, School of International Law, Southwest University of Political Science and Law, China, 25 July – 15 August 2016

    Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Country
    2014 Associate Editor Yearbook of International Environmental Law United Kingdom
    Position
    Senior Lecturer
    Phone
    83134448
    Fax
    8313 4344
    Campus
    North Terrace
    Building
    Ligertwood Building
    Room Number
    4.10
    Org Unit
    Law School

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