The Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (CADR) at the Jindal Global Law School collaboration with the Singapore International Mediation Institute is organising the sixth lecture of the CADR Guest Lecture Series, 2021 on the theme: 'CULTURAL COMPETENCY IN MEDIATION'
About the Speaker
PROFESSOR JOEL LEE, FACULTY OF LAW, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE Joel Lee is a Professor at the Faculty of Law, the National University of Singapore.
Joel co-pioneered the teaching of Negotiation and Mediation in the Singapore Universities and has played a significant role in furthering the development of mediation in Singapore, not just in education but in practice.
Joel is presently the founding Chair of the Board of the Singapore International Mediation Institute. He is also a Certified Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). Joel has taught overseas at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark), University of Law, Economics and Science of Aix-Marseille (Aix-en-Provence France) and Anglia Law School (UK) and is the co-editor and co- author of the book "An Asian Perspective on Mediation" and the “Singapore Mediation Handbook”, and the General Editor for the Asian Journal on Mediation.
His talk shall focus on how culture and cultural awareness starts playing a role in conducting mediations effectively, how backgrounds influence communication choices and the intersections of status, biases, desired outcomes and much more.
Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Time: 5:30PM Onwards [IST]