Publications

Book project:

A genealogy of the concept of sovereignty in China, 1840-present (in contract, Cambridge University Press, expected 2018)

Journal articles:

“Sogni cosmopoliti: il costituzionalismo globale e le sfide dell’eccezionalismo cinese” Orizzonte Cina 8, 5 (2017). URL: https://www.twai.it/articles/sogni-cosmopoliti-il-costituzionalismo-globale-e-le-sfide-delleccezionalismo-cinese/

“China’s Dream of Great Rejuvenation: Deconstructing its Historical Myth,” China’s World 2, 2 (2017). URL: http://www.chinasworld.co.uk/cw/issues

“It is not the end of History: The Financing Institutions of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Bretton Woods System,” Transnational Dispute Management 3 (2017). URL: http://www.transnational-dispute-management.com/article.asp?key=2471

“Learning Western techniques of empire: Republican China and the new legal framework for managing Tibet,” Leiden Journal of International Law 4, 30 (2017). URL: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/leiden-journal-of-international-law/article/learning-western-techniques-of-empire-republican-china-and-the-new-legal-framework-for-managing-tibet/BC7730BEB81464D4CB35F876F1593D26

“Il riconoscimento del Market Economy Status alla Cina e l’interpretazione dell’Art. 15 del Protocollo di Accesso: sfide e possibilità per l’Unione Europea,” Osservatorio Costituzionale AIC (Associazione italiana dei costituzionalisti) (October 2016). URL: http://www.osservatorioaic.it/l-incerto-riconoscimento-del-market-economy-status-alla-cina-e-l-interpretazione-dell-art-15-del-protocollo-di-accesso-sfide-e-possibilit-per-l-unione-europea.html

“Current Chinese approaches to a global history of international law,” Storica 64, XXII (2016). URL: https://www.viella.it/rivista/9788867286928/3855

“Yijie ‘quanwei’: zai ‘zhuquan’ yu ‘tianxia’ zhong xunqiu gong du xing, 译介「权威」:在「主权」与「天下」中寻求公度性,” Zhengzhi sixiang shi《政治思想史》7, 2 (2016). URL: http://www.xueshu.com/zzsxs/201602/21164959.html

“Diritto naturale in Cina. Limiti e aporie dell’associazione al li,” L’Ircocervo. Rivista elettronica italiana di metodologia giuridica, teoria generale del diritto e dottrina dello stato 1 (2011). URL: http://www.lircocervo.it/index/pdf/2011_01/dottrina/2011_01_03.pdf

Book chapters:

“China’s Unilateral Abrogation of the Sino-Belgian Treaty: A Case Study of a Deviant Transplantation,” in Michael Ng and Zhao Yun ed., Chinese Legal Reform and the Global Legal Order: Adoption and Adaptation (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

“Translating authority: In search of commensurability between Tianxia world order and Western sovereignty” in Lawrence Wang-chi Wong ed., Translation and Modernization in East Asia in the 19th and Early 20th Century, Asian Translation Traditions series (Hong Kong: Research Centre for Translation and the Chinese University Press, 2017)

“Asian Values,” in Andreas Joh. Wiesand, Kalliopi Chainoglou and Anna Śledzińska-Simon ed., Culture and Human Rights, The Wroclaw Commentaries (Berlin: De Gruyter Publishers, 2016)

“Zhongguoshi ziranfa: lun lizuowei ziranfa duiyingti de juxian,中国式自然法:论“礼”作为自然法对应体的局限” [Chinese natural law: On the limits of the association of li to natural law] translated by Qu Wensheng and Wang Jiali, in Qu Wensheng ed., Legal Translation and Legal Transplantation (Beijing: China Law Press, 2014)

“Which humanity? From cultural to racial ethnocentrism: Chinese perspective on universal history on the threshold of the 20th century,” in Greg Melleuish ed., Universal History, Philosophical History, and the Fate of Humanity (New York: Telos Press ebook, 2019)

Reviews:

Review of Dennis Davis, Alan Richter and Cheryl Saunders (eds.), An Inquiry into the Existence of Global Values: Through the Lens of Comparative Constitutional Law (Portland, Oregon: Hart Publishing, 2015), Asian Journal of International Law 6, 2 (July 2016)

Review of Marta Cartabia and Andrea Simoncini (eds.), Pope Benedict XVI’s Legal Thought, A Dialogue on the Foundation of Law, edited da (Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015 238 pp.), L’Ircocervo. Rivista elettronica italiana di metodologia giuridica, teoria generale del diritto e dottrina dello stato, 2 (2016)

Review of B. F. Pighin, Chiesa e Stato in Cina: dalle imprese di Costantini alle svolte attuali (Venice: Marcianum Press, 2010), L’Ircocervo. Rivista elettronica italiana di metodologia giuridica, teoria generale del diritto e dottrina dello stato, 1 (2011)

Review of Li Buyun, Lun renquan 论人权 [On human rights] (Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press, 2010), L’Ircocervo. Rivista elettronica italiana di metodologia giuridica, teoria generale del diritto e dottrina dello stato, 1 (2010)

Papers:

“Global constitutionalism and Chinese exceptionalism,” European University Institute Working Papers (2016). URL: http://cadmus.eui.eu/bitstream/handle/1814/44286/LAW_2016_21.pdf?sequence=1