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Professor ZHU, Guobin

BA, MA, LLM (Renmin U, China)
PhD and Habilitation (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches) (Aix-Marseille University, France)
Certificate (ENA, France)
Visiting Scholar (Harvard)
Visiting Scholar (Columbia)

Concurrently, Director, City University of Hong Kong Press

Dr ZHU, Guobin

Contact Information

Office: YEUNG-P5509
Phone: +(852)-3442-7288
Email: lwzhugb@cityu.edu.hk

Research Interests

  • Chinese and comparative constitutional law
  • The Basic Law of Hong Kong
  • Law of Human Rights in Hong Kong and China
  • Public Administration of China

Selected Works

  • “The Hong Kong Subconstitutional Model of Separation of Powers: The Case of Weak Judicial Review”, co-authored with Antonios Kouroutakis, in Hong Kong Law Journal, (2017) HKLJ, pp. 221-241.
  • “Hong Kong: un modèle d’autonomie”, in Diversité de la Démocratie - Théorie et Comparatisme: les Pays de la Mélanésie, Paris: LGDJ – Lextenso Éditions, 2016, pp. 565-573.
  • “Right to Social Security: Assessing Chinese Practice against International Standards”, in Surya Deva (ed.), Socio-Economic Rights in Emerging Free Markets: Comparative Insights from India and China, Routledge, 2016, pp. 312-341.
  • "The Right to Minority Language Instruction in Schools: Negotiating Competing Claims in Multinational China", a lead article in Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 36 No. 3, 2014, pp. 692-721.
  • “Chinese Immigration Law and Policy: A Case of ‘Change Your Direction, or End Up Where You Are Heading’?”, a lead article in Colombia Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 26 (2013), Issue Spring 2013., pp. 1-28.
  • “Weak Courts, Weak Rights – Assessing the Realization of Constitutional Rights in the PRC Courts”, in Hong Kong Law Journal, HKLJ Vol 43 Part 2 (2013), pp.713-743.
  • “The Composite State of China under ‘One Country, Multiple Systems’ – Theoretical Construction and Methodological Considerations”, in I.CON - International Journal of Constitutional Law , Vol. 10 No. 1 (2012), pp. 272-297.
  • "Prosecuting ‘Evil Cults’: A Critical Examination of Law regarding Freedom of Religious Belief in Mainland China", a lead article in Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 32 No. 3, 2010, pp. 471-501.
  • "Constitutional Review in China: An Unaccomplished Project or a Mirage?", in Suffolk University Law Review, No. 3, Vol 43 (2010), pp. 625-653.
  • "香港基本法第158條與立法解釋 (Art 158 of the Basic Law of Hong Kong and Legislative Interpretation)", 法學研究 Chinese Journal of Law 30(2), March 2008, pp.3-26.
  • "Marketization, Globalization and Administrative Reform in China – A Zigzag Road to a Promising Future", International Review of Administrative Sciences 73(2), June 2007, pp.217-233.
  • "Inter-regional Conflict of Laws under ‘One Country, Two Systems’: Revisiting Chinese Legal Theories and Chinese and Hong Kong Law, with Special Reference to Judicial Assistance", Hong Kong Law Journal 32(3), December 2002, pp.615-676.
  • 香港司法制度 (Hong Kong Judicial System), 合著, 修訂香港版,中華書局,香港, July 2013, 312 p.
  • 憲法權利與憲政 - 當代中國憲法問題研究 (Constitutional Rights and Constitutionalism - A Study of the Current Constitutional Issues in Contemporary China), 合著,香港大學出版社,October 2011, 438 p.
  • 香江法政縱橫-香港基本法學緒論 (Jurisprudence and Politics in the Fragrant Harbor: Making Waves with the Hong Kong Basic Law), 法律出版社,北京, August 2010, 247 p.
  • 當代中國政治與政府 (Government and Politics of Contemporary China), 第三版,中國人民大學出版社, 北京, March 2015, 362 p.
  • 新編中國法 (A New Introduction to Chinese Law), Chief Editor, 香港城市大學出版社, 香港, July 2007, 625 p.
  • 中國憲法與政治制度 (Constitutional Law and Political System of China), 第二版, 法律出版社, 北京, August 2006, 395 p.
  • 探尋憲政之路 – 從現代化的視角檢討中國20世紀上半葉的憲政實踐 (Pursuing the Road to Constitutionalism – A Review of the Constitutional Reform in the First Half of 20th Century of China from the Perspective of Process of Modernity), 山東人民出版社, January 2005, 239 p.
  • The Legal Status of Hong Kong: Autonomy or Integration (in French, Le Statut de Hong Kong: Autonomie ou Intégration) Aix-en-Provence, France: Aix-Marseilles University Press, December 2002, 287 p.

Community Services

  • Guest Professor (Law) at Shandong University (Jinan), Sichuan University (Chengdu)
  • Adjunct Professor at School of Law of Wuhan University, Guanghua School of Law of Zhejiang University, School of Law of Qingdao University.
  • Trustee of The Legal Education Trust Fund, Hong Kong

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Titular Member, International Academy of Comparative Law
  • Council Member, China Society of Constitutional Law
  • Council Member, Chinese Judicial Studies Association
  • Member, International Association of Constitutional Law
  • Member, French Society of Comparative Legislation
  • Member, Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies
  • Member, Association og Hong Kong Basic Law and Macau Basic Law