Ting Xu is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Law. She is a graduate of Sun Yat-sen University (LLB) and the London School of Economics (LLM and PhD). Her research is interdisciplinary, focusing on socio-legal aspects of Chinese and comparative property law. It engages the study of Chinese and comparative property law with other areas of research including human rights, international law, sociology, economic history and theory, and political economy.

She is the author of The Revival of Private Property and Its Limits in Post-Mao China (Wildy, Simmonds and Hill, 2014), lead-editor of Property and Human Rights in a Global Context (Hart, 2015; with Jean Allain) and of Legal Strategies for the Development and Protection of Communal Property (Oxford University Press, 2018; with Alison Clarke). She has been awarded a number of prestigious conference and research grants, and is the founder of the ‘communal property research network’. She is currently a British Academy Mid-Career Fellow (2019-2020) working on a project on ‘Harold Laski and His Chinese Disciples: Using Biographical Methods to Study the Evolution of Rights in Republican China (1911-1949)’. 

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