Prof. Stefaan Voet is an Associate Professor at the University of Leuven, Belgium, Visiting Professor at Hasselt University, Belgium, and a Programme Associate at the CMS/Swiss Re Research Programme for Civil Justice Systems at the University of Oxford, UK. Previously, Stefaan was a Visiting Scholar and a Visiting Lecturer at Stanford Law School and Peking Law School as well as numerous other Universities in China, the US and South Africa. He holds a PhD in Law from Ghent University, Belgium. For his thesis he was honoured with the Triannual Price of Civil Procedure awarded by the vzw Algemene Modellenverzameling voor de Rechtspraktijk. Moreover, Stefaan is a freelance opera critic.At the China-EU School of Law he teaches the Conflict of Laws course.