4th ISSSES 2022

The 4th International Symposium on Sino Swiss Evidence Science 2022 (4th ISSSES) will be held online on Wednesday September 7 and Thursday September 8, 2022. The symposium provides a forum for discussions on the current breakthroughs and new directions in the fields of evidence, science and the law, and the intersections of these fields. The symposium is organized by the School of Criminal Justice (University of Lausanne) and the Sino Swiss Evidence Science Research Center (SSESRC), jointly operated by the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and the China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL, Beijing), chaired by Professor Baosheng Zhang, former vice president of  CUPL.

The ISSSES scientific organizing committee is composed of Professors Christophe Champod and Alex Biedermann (UNIL), and Professors Baosheng Zhang, Xu Wang and Yuanfeng Wang (CUPL).

The symposium topic is

Current Directions for Science, Evidence and Judicial Proof

The 4th ISSSES will promote the interchange of ideas between Chinese and Swiss lawyers, forensic scientists, criminologists, legal scholars and their foreign counterparts. Their perspectives on the advancement of the administration of justice in an interdisciplinary perspective will be of interest to all scholars and researchers who work on pending challenges at the frontiers of their respective fields of expertise, and who seek to develop and explore novel cross-disciplinary approaches.

The 4th ISSSES is supported by:

• The “Double First-Class” University Plan
• The “2011 Plan” of China – Collaborative Innovation Center of Judicial Civilization
• The “111 Plan” of China – Evidence Science Innovation and Talent Base