Monthly Archives: May 2014

Chen Liming BP China – June 2014

Chen Liming, President BP China will deliver a special lecture on Wednesday 11th June in the University of Edinburgh`s Business School on the topic `Climate Change from a China perspective: why we care after all.`

In 2013 Chen Liming gave a lecture as part of the Confucius Institute for Scotland annual Business Lecture Series. Following on from this he was made an Visiting Professor within the school of Literature, Languages and Cultures. This lecture is his first as a visiting professor.

Chen Liming became President of BP China in November 2008 and also serves as Chairman of BP (China) Holding Company. Prior to joining BP he was Executive Vice President of Sasol China, an integrated energy and chemicals company. His career began in 1994 with the CONDEA Group which was subsequently acquired by Sasol. Prior to his career advancement Chen Liming was a senior researcher in Singapore Institute of Standards & Industrial Research in charge of scientific research and negotiation on joint ventures. His holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Shihezi University, Xinjiang, PRC and his Masters degree in Science is from Cornell University. He has also completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.

His visit is organised by the Confucius Institute for Scotland and this lecture is jointly hosted by the Institute and the Business School.

DATE: Wednesday 11th June 2014
TIME: Registration with tea and coffee 18.00
LECTURE: from 18.00 to 19.30 including Q&A
RECEPTION: from 19.30-20.15
VENUE: University of Edinburgh Business School
BOOKING: Please click here to register via the Business School

Poster Art of Modern China – June – July 2014

`Poster Art of Modern China` is a `must see` exhibition running at Adam House, Chambers Street from 6 June to 12 July.

The exhibition comprises a selection of 133 posters on loan from Propaganda Poster Art Centre, Shanghai. From the earliest Shanghai Calendar Girl posters, to the newest poster depicting Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin, this collection reveals the turbulent history of China over these decades as well as varying artistic influences on this art form.

There is no charge to view the exhibition more details of which can be found at www.confuciusinstitute.ac.uk/posters