Centre for Asian Legal Studies
Centre for Asian Legal Studies of the Faculty of Law, Lomonosov Moscow State University was created in order to organize and conduct research and educational operations aimed at solving long-range objectives in the field of statutory regulation of the relations in AP countries.
To achieve these goals, Centre performs various tasks:
- Researching different branches of Asian law and their regulation;
- Expansion of ties with Russian/foreign personalities and associations, engaged in activities in the field of Asian law;
- Organization of effective interaction with scientific and educational centers, universities, other organizations and public authorities for the sake of exchanging scientific information and joint implementation of educational and research projects;
- Development and implementation of educational courses;
Conducting applicable scientific researches and practical activities in order to upgrade skills of entrepreneurs, public authorities and other concerned persons;
- Development of international cooperation in the field of legal regulation of Asian countries.
Centre was created by approbation of the Russian government. Igor I. Shuvalov, the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, visited Centre, when it was at the stage of formation. Mr. Shuvalov expressed his satisfaction with the Faculty’s aspiration for researching Asia and interacting with it. In this regard, he emphasized the joint work of the Faculty, Centre and the Society.
See the library of Centre
See the page of centre on site MGU
One of the first events, which Centre hosted, was the official visit of the Senior State Minister of Justice of Singapore, Mrs. Indranee Rajah on April 28, 2016. Mrs. Raja conducted a lecture for students and attended a round table with professors and alumni on the issues of advocacy, state regulation of legal activity, and problems of international commercial arbitrations.