Dialogue on Similarities and Differences between English and Chinese Academic Writing



On April 22, Dr Fu Panfeng傅攀峰, assistant research fellow at the Institute of International Law of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Professor Susan Finder, and students of the Transnational Law Review Seminar course [at the School of Transnational Law] had a discussion over Zoom about some of the main similarities and differences between English and Chinese academic writing.  All recognized that overgeneralizations were inevitable.

Dr. Fu has published articles in leading Chinese law journals and worked on important national research projects related to international arbitration and other issues in cross-border commercial law. He received his LLB degree from Southwest University of Political Science and Law, and his Ph.D. from Wuhan University. During his Ph.D. studies, he spent a Read the rest