Next Tuesday 19th at 13:30 am will take place in Aula 9 of the Faculty of Law of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) the XV Animal Debates "China's Animal Protection Challenges: What's the Explanation?".
Dr. Li is associate professor at University of Houston-Downtown. His research focuses on China’s animal welfare policies and the country’s animal protection movement at a time of rapid social transformation. Dr. Li has published on China’s wildlife law enforcement, youth attitude towards animals, dog meat trade and companion animal protection, culture and human-animal relations, animal agriculture and food security, wildlife farming and politics, and others (For a selected number of his publications, please visit: https://works.bepress.com/peter-li/) . He also writes for the media on issues related to China’s animal protection issues. These include recent commentaries on China’s obligation to ban rhino and tiger trade; China’s ‘civil war’ over dogs (http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/20/opinions/china-dog-meat-festival-yulin/index.html); on the need for a legislative breakthrough for animal protection; and on a new thinking for revising China’s Wildlife Protection Law. Dr. Li’s book Animal Welfare in China: Crisis and Politics Development (University of Sidney Press) is forthcoming.
Dr. Li is a consultant for Humane Society International (HSI) on issues and collaborative programs with China.