SOAS University of London

School of Law

Carol G. S. Tan

LLB (London), LLM (London), PhD (London)
  • Overview
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Overview

Carol Tan
SOAS Centre of South East Asian Studies

Academic Staff, Centre of South East Asian Studies

Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

Member

School of Law

LLM Law and Gender Convenor (Term 2)

Name:
Professor Carol G. S. Tan
Email address:
Telephone:
+44 (0)207 898 4630
Building:
Senate House
Office No:
S131
Office Hours:
by prior appointment

Biography

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Teaching

Programmes Convened
Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Mary Elizabeth Wentworth Austin, Discourses of the Domestic: journalists, activists and academics creating the climate for an Indonesian Domestic Workers' Bill.
  • Qianyi Sa, China’s participation in the WTO dispute settlement body
  • Toby King, Conditionality and legitimacy in international financial institutions: From Bretton Woods to the Eurozone
  • Yan-Ho (Eric) Lai, Working Title: The Impacts of Legal Education and Political System on Producing A Conflicting Legal Culture
Recent PhD Supervisions:
  • Felipe de Arizon, 'The Enforceability of the Letter of Indemnity in the Context of Shipping' (2009, Newcastle University)
  • Faisal Alkahtani, 'Legal Protection of Foreign Direct Investment in Saudi Arabia' (2010, Newcastle University)

Publications

Authored Books

Tan, Carol G.S. (2008) British Rule in China: Law and Justice in Weihaiwei 1898-1930. London: Wildy, Simmonds & Hill.

Articles

Tan, Carol G. S. (2015) 'How A "Lawless" China Made Modern America: An Epic Told in Orientalism, a review of Teemu Ruskola, Legal Orientalism: China, The United States and Modern Law (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013) pp. 338 $39.95'. Harvard Law Review, (128) 6, pp 1677-1704.

Tan, Carol GS (2013) 'On Law and Orientalism'. Journal of Comparative Law, (7) 2, pp 5-17.

Tan, Carol GS (2013) ''A Passion Ingrained' in the Chinese: Orientalist Tropes and the Prohibition of Gambling'. Journal of Comparative Law, (7) 2, pp 60-77.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2012) 'Colonial Cleansing: Laws for a Summer Resort in China'. International Review of Law, (1) 1.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2011) 'Nesting the taxonomy in the remedial: a re-examination of promissory terms'. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, (62) 3, pp 321-334.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2006) 'Courts and Laws in Weihaiwei: An Alien Legal System Mitigated'. Chinese Historical Researches, (26), pp 33-73.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2005) 'Hurry No Man's Cattle: British Rule and Suicide in China'. The Journal of Legal History, (26) 3, pp 279-304.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2005) 'Ying Zu Wei Hai Wei de Wing Shi Shen Pan'. Global Law Review, pp 541-552.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2004) 'Lawyers, Trial by Jury and Other Aspects of Criminal Justice in the Leased Territory of Weihaiwei'. Hong Kong Law Journal, (34) 3, pp 637-659.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2002) 'Qingdai Jiansong Wai Zheng Weihaiwei Yingguo Fating de Huaren Minshi Susong'. Global Law Review, (24), pp 350-360.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2000) 'Why Rights Are Not Enjoyed: The Case of Foreign Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong'. Hong Kong Law Journal, (30) 3, pp 354-360.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1999) 'Chinese Wills Under the Laws of Hong Kong'. Hong Kong Law Journal, (29) 1, pp 93-122.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1999) 'We are registered: actual processes and the law of marriage in Singapore'. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, (13), pp 1-32.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1999) 'Whose Job is it Anyway? Copyright Enforcement and the Recording Industry in Malaysia'. Intellectual Property Quarterly, (3), pp 331-348.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1995) 'Volenti Non Fit Injuria: An Alternative Framework'. Tort Law Review, pp 208-220.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1995) 'Pure Economic Loss in Malaysia: following English Law by default?'. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, (44), pp 192-196.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1995) 'Vietnam: Land Tenure Reforms'. Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice, pp 324-326.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1993) 'The Twilight of Chinese Customary Law Relating to Marriage in Malaysia'. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, (42), pp 147-156.

Edited Books or Journals

Tan, Carol G.S., (ed.), (2013) Law and Orientalism. Special issue of the Journal of Comparative Law. London: Wildy, Simmonds and Hill.

Tan, Carol and Xu, Ting, (eds.), (2013) The Transformation of Property Rights in Land and Property Law in China Special Guest Edited Part of the Journal of Comparative Law. London: Wildy, Simmonds and Hill.

Book Chapters

Tan, Carol G.S. (2016) 'Enforcing Socioeconomic Rights: Everyday Agency, Resistance and Community Resources Among Indonesian Domestic Workers in Hong Kong'. In: Elias, Juanita and Rethel, Lena, (eds.), The Everyday Political Economy of Southeast Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp 218-238.

Tan, Carol (2015) 'Beyond Media Stereotypes: Hong Kong's Migrant Domestic Workers as Travellers and Litigants'. A Practitioner's Manual for Migrant Workers: ringing Claims in Hong Kong and from Abroad. Singapore: Justice Without Borders, pp 1-15.

Tan, Carol G. S. (2015) '"不通铁路"的威海卫与"化工团"'. In: Ma, Li, (ed.), Yi Zhan Hua Gong Zai Fa Guo. Beijing: Ji Lin , pp 71-88.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2012) '« Sans liaison ferroviaire » : Wei-hai Wei et le Chinese Labour Corps'. In: Ma, Li, (ed.), Des Travailleurs Chinois en France dans la Premier Guerre mondial. Paris: CNRS Editions, pp 91-110.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2010) 'Foreword'. Shiona Airlie, Thistle and Bamboo: The life and times of Sir James Stewart Lockhart. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, pp ix-xiii.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2008) 'Volenti Non Fit Injuria'. In: Cane, Peter and Conaghan, Joanne, (eds.), New Oxford Companion to Law. Oxford: OUP.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2007) 'Between Culture and the Rule of Law in Weihaiwei'. Chinese Culture and the Rule of Law. Beijing: Social Sciences Literature Press, pp 430-438.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2000) 'Going to Court in Weihaiwei: Some Support for Civil Litigation during the Qing'. In: Edge, Ian, (ed.), Comparative Law in Global Perspective: essays in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the SOAS Law Department. New York; Boston: Transnational Publishers, pp 271-292.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1999) 'Economic Recovery in South East Asia and the Recovery of Law'. In: Davidson, Paul J., (ed.), Trading Arrangements in the Pacific Rim - ASEAN and APEC, Commentaries. New York: Oceana, pp 1-9.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1998) 'Law and Legal Systems in South East Asia: Three Paths to a Viewpoint'. In: Davidson, Paul J., (ed.), Trading Arrangements in the Pacific Rim - ASEAN and APEC, Commentaries. New York: Oceana, pp 1-10.

Monographs and Working Papers

Tan, Carol G.S. (2014) How Dewi Became A Litigant: Migrant Domestic Workers as Litigants in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Southeast Asia Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong.

Conference Items

Tan, Carol GS and Xu, Ting (2012) 'Law, Governance and Development: The Transformation of Property Rights in Land and Property Law in China' In: Law, Governance and Development: The Transformation of Property Rights in Land and Property Law in China, 11 and 12 May 2012, SOAS, University of London. [Unpublished]

Book Reviews

Tan, Carol G.S. (2003) 'Review of Christopher Munn, 'Anglo-China: Chinese People and British Rule in Hong Kong 1841-1880' (Richmond: Curzon Press, 2001)'. Hong Kong Law Journal, (33) 2, pp 505-507.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1992) 'Review of Lee and Fox, 'Learning Legal Skills' (London: Blackstone Press, 1991)'. Modern Law Review, pp 758-759.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1992) 'Review of Holland and Webb, 'Learning Legal Rules' (London: Blackstone Press, 1991)'. Modern Law Review, pp 758-759.

 

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