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Tam Tran Graduate Researcher, Law Melbourne

Tam Tran is a lecturer at Foreign Trade University (FTU) – Hochiminh City campus. He has been teaching International Business Law and International Business Transaction for business students since 2009. Tam is currently on leave to pursue his PhD at La Trobe Law School under the supervision of Professor Jianfu Chen and Associate Professor David Wishart. His PhD thesis deals with the application and interpretation of the Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) in Vietnam.
Tam is also an expert of the CISGVN (http://www.cisgvn.info/ or https://cisgvn.wordpress.com/) – a voluntary network among Vietnamese scholars and practitioners promoting the application of the CISG in Vietnam. His role involves the production of publications including quality journal articles, book chapters, and other peer-reviewed publications in the CISG discipline.
Tam holds an economic degree at Foreign Trade University – Hochiminh city campus (2005-2009) and a law degree at HCMC University of Law (2010-2013). While teaching and researching at FTU, Tam earned the title ‘Outstanding Young Lecturer of Hochiminh city’ in 2013 and 2014.
In 2015, Tam won an Australian Award to undertake a master-by-research programme at La Trobe Law School. His two-year master thesis dealt with critical failures of anti-bid rigging laws in Vietnam. During this time, Tam was one of the Awardee of Intellectual Climate Fund for Graduate Researchers sponsored by La Trobe Graduate Research School and the winner of Three- Minute-Thesis Competition (3MT) organised by La Trobe Law school in 2016. In 2018, Tam received the La Trobe University Postgraduate Research Scholarship (LTUPRS) to pursue his PhD at La Trobe Law School.


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