Prof. Peil speaks at University of Victoria, Canada

Michael Peil, the vice dean and associate professor of law, today delivered two lectures at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada.

The first, titled “Designing a Curriculum for Bhutan’s First Law School,” concerned the process and outcomes of JSW Law’s four-year development of the five-year undergraduate course of study.  The second, titled “Parliamentary Elections in Bhutan: A (Very) Short History and Prospects for 2018,” examined the history of parliamentary elections in Bhutan since 2008 and discussed the third Parliamentary elections, scheduled for spring and autumn of this year.

Peil also met with officials of the University of Victoria to discuss the two institutions’ ongoing cooperative projects.  He also took the opportunity to check in on Nima Dorji, senior lecturer of law, who is pursuing his Ph.D. at UVic.

An article about the visit can be found on the University of Victoria website, at