Monthly Archives: March 2009

New Words, New Roads: Chinese literature in the world – April 2009

Event Date: 28/04/2009

Come and join us for a lecture and panel discussion on Tuesday 28 April. Han Dong 韩东 the Chinese poet and novelist will give the lecture which will be followed by a panel discussion with translators of contemporary Chinese literature

The lecture takes place on Tuesday 28 April 2009 from 5.15 – 6.30 p.m in the Lecture Theatre, Hugh Robson Building, George Square, University of Edinburgh. No booking is required and entry is free.

This lecture is presented by the Scottish Centre for Chinese Studies, in association with Translation Studies (University of Edinburgh Literatures, Languages and Cultures Graduate School).

Additional sponsors are the Confucius Institute for Scotland and Paper Republic

Grateful thanks also to the Arts Council (England) for financial sponsorship.

Insight Evenings – May Programme – May 2009

Join us in May for four evenings and discover China`s Golden Triangle. Our first Insight Evening Course will cover Beijing, Shanghai,and Xi`an as well giving insights into changing China and life in each city.

For full details of this course which starts on Thursday 07 May please visit our course information page.

NEW Course: Chinese Chops – April & May 2009

Join us for four Saturday afternoons in April and May to discover the ancient art of `seal carving`

Seal-carving is one of the `four arts` which with painting, calligraphy and poetry are the mark of the accomplished scholar.

Over the four Saturday afternoons you will not only learn of the history of calligraphy, painting and seal carving but you will also make your own seal.

Click here for full details of of the course