Part B Issues, Institutions, and Personalities, W
Edited By: Antonio Cassese (Editor-in-Chief)
(b. Fuzhou, Fujian Province, China, 6 July 1913; d. Beijing, 12 Jan. 2003) Tieya Wang studied at Tsinghua University, where he received his Masters degree in 1936. He was selected to study, on public funding, Public International Law at the London School of Economics in 1937 for two years. He returned to China in 1940 to join the war-time faculty of WuHan University and beginning his 62-year-long career in the dissemination of international law in China. Appointed head of the section of international law in the Department of Law, Peking University, in 1956, he...