Kenneth Kang

Dr Kenneth Kang

  • Postdoctoral Researcher in Public International Law
  • Weymouth House W401, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Dr Kenneth Kang is a Post-Doctoral Researcher in Public International Law at the Conflict Rule of Law and Society, Bournemouth University. He is currently researching the role that river rights play in producing new modes of regulation along China’s transboundary rivers; investigating the symbolic power of International Environmental Law as a force for managing dissent in the South China Sea; and exploring the institutional mechanisms for facilitating ‘Trust’ between Huawei’s 5G ambitions and the West.

His work is theoretically informed by the German sociologist, Niklas Luhmann, and he has recently published articles in Law and Critque, and the International Journal of Law in Context.

He is currently the deputy co-ordinator of the UK-China Global Challenges Research Group, and he is also senior Editor of the Bournemouth University Law Review.

Previously, Kenneth was a PHD researcher at Xiamen University (China), the China International Water Law Research Group, and he was also a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL), Utrecht University.

Journal Articles

  • Kang, K., 2018. Making paradoxes invisible: international law as an autopoietic system. International Journal of Law in Context, 14 (3).
  • Kang, K., 2018. Making Use of Paradoxes: Law, Transboundary Hydropower Dams and Beyond the Technical. Law and Critique, 29 (1), 107-128.
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