Monthly Archives: September 2012

Divinity School October Lectures – October 2012

Two China focused lectures will take place in the School of Divinity on 2nd and 11th October respectively.

Monday 2nd October

Andrew Kaiser (Edinburgh)will speak on `Lessons for Today from China`s Past: Timothy Richard`s Innovations in Mission`.

Time: 4.00-5.30pm
Venue: Centre for the Study of World Christianity
Address: New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2LX

Thursday 11th October

Dr Gil Raz, Dartmouth Visiting Professor will deliver a Gunning Lecture on the topic `Visions of the Formless: Daoist Visual Culture`.

Time: 4pm
Venue: Lecture Room 1
Address: New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2LX

No booking is required for either lecture.

Peking University Concerts – September 2012

Event Date: 11/09/2012

Two Chinese orchestral concerts took place in September thanks to a week long visit by Peking University`s Chinese Orchestra. The 60 strong orchestra visited Scotland for one week during which time they undertook outreach programmes to a number of local authority schools where in a series of informal performances and talks with students they built on the earlier work of the Silk Road project.

Full details of the visit, information about the Silk Road project and a selection of images from the concerts can be seen on the microsite

Arup Scotland – November 2012

Event Date: 29/11/2012

Join us on Thursday 29 Nov in the last business lecture on China, Scotland and the World for 2012, to hear from Peter Budd, chairman of Arup Scotland. This British based engineering consultancy led the way in the delivery of major projects in China including the Olympic Bird`s Nest Stadium and Water Cube and Terminal 3 of Beijing Capital International Airport.

For further details and to book please visit