Colonialism, Constituent Power and Referendums: When is Popular Sovereignty not Populist?

Professor Hoi Kong participated in the international conference “Constitutionalism in the Age of Populism”, March 6-8, 2020.

Short Bio

Professor Hoi Kong is the inaugural holder of The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C., UBC Professorship in Constitutional Law, which he assumed in 2018.  He researches and teaches in the areas of constitutional, administrative, municipal and comparative law, and constitutional and public law theory.  Prior to joining the Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, Professor Kong was a member of McGill University’s Faculty of Law. Professor Kong co-directs with Professor Ron Levy the Project on Deliberative Governance and Law.  He is also on the board of directors of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal and the executive editorial board of the American Journal of Comparative Law.