Fernand Braudel Fellow
from 28 October 2019 to 27 November 2019
Associate Professor Heng Wang is co-director of Herbert Smith Freehills China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Centre, Faculty of Law, the University of New South Wales, Sydney, which is the largest centre in this field outside China. Heng researches into the frontline of China’s international economic law practice (e.g. the Belt and Road Initiative, and central bank digital currency), its rationale and implications. He was or is executive council member of one global, two Asian and all three Chinese societies of international economic law. Heng spoke at the WTO Headquarters and many leading institutions including Harvard University, Oxford University, New York University and the LSE. He taught in leading universities in Australia, Canada, China, Japan, Singapore, and the US as a visiting professor, and has been frequently interviewed by media.
Research while at the EUI
Heng is currently working on China’s approach to international economic governance in the context of economic (de)globalisation.