2014 China Conference
Paul Babie – Australia
University of Adelaide

Paul Babie is Associate Professor and Reader, Director, Research Unit for the Study of Society, Law and Religion (RUSSLR), Associate Dean of Law (Research), Adelaide Law School, and Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of the Professions, at The University of Adelaide.  He holds a BA in sociology and political science from the University of Calgary, a BThSt from Flinders University, a LLB from the University of Alberta, a LLM from the University of Melbourne, and a DPhil in law from the University of Oxford.  His primary research areas are legal theory, especially the nature and concept of property, and the relationship between law and theology; he has published widely in both fields.  He is a Barrister and Solicitor (Inactive) of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta (Canada), and An Associate Member and a Member of the Property Law Committee of the Law Society of South Australia.  He teaches property law, property theory, law and religion, and Roman law.

LIU Peng – China

Tahir Mahmood – India

Cekli Setya Pratiwi – Indonesia

CEKLI SETYA PRATIWI is currently worked as a lecturer of Law Faculty Muhammadiyah University of Malang (UMM) – Indonesia. She obtained a Law degree from Law Faculty Universitas Brawijaya (1998), and an LL.M. from Utrecht University (2006). She was elected and worked as a Vice Dean of Student Affair in 2009-2013. Her interest research area is on the strengthening of implementation of justice through public examination of judges’ verdict. During the period of 2006 and 2011 she became the coordinator on a research project about Public Examination of Judicial Verdicts on some cases of corruption, illegal fishing, illegal logging, illegal using of drugs and narcotic in several Criminals Courts in East Java Provinces. This was supported and published by National Judicial Commission of Indonesia Republic. Recently, she is focusing on a research about the Harmonization and Internalizations of International Human Rights Law into domestic and local law funded by Directorate of High Education. Her experiences related to the issue of Freedom of Religion and Belief has been acknowledged as she was invited as an Indonesia delegations in 2009 for A Religion and Society: A Dialogue and visited several Religion Organizations in Virginia, Washington DC dan India Polish (USA - 2007). She also actively participates in many occasions such as to be a speaker for an International Conference and training program in area of Human Rights Law in Bali (2007), in Jakarta (2008), in Provo (2012), in Bandung – West Java (2013), in Palangkaraya – Borneo Island (2013), in Ternate - North Moluccas Island  (2014). In 2012-2014 she actively involve as a lecturer in a training project on Sharia and Human Rights: A Background and Core Contemporary Issues in Indonesia managed by PUSAM – UMM funded by the Oslo Coalition - Norwegian Center For Human Rights (NCHR) and ICLRS – BYU. 

Jeroen Temperman – Netherlands

Boyd H. Bauer, PhD – United States

W. Cole Durham, Jr. – United States

Brian J. Grim – United States

Carl Hollan – United States

Frank S. Ravitch – United States

Brett G. Scharffs – United States

Johan van der Vyver – United States

J. Clifford Wallace – United States