The Confucius Institute for Scotland acts as a conduit for information on events and activities relating to China. The pages in this section highlight various occasions and performances organised by or promoted by the Institute.
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 www.confuciusinstitute.ac.uk/csw
Be one of the first to hear from Standard Life`s newly appointed CEO Asia & Emerging Markets, Nathan Parnaby who is the third speaker in the Confucius Institute for Scotland`s autumn lecture series on China, Scotland and the World.
For full details of all the talks in this lecture series and to book please visit www.confuciusinstitute.ac.uk/csw
The following seminars organised by the Scottish Centre for China Research at the University of Glasgow will take place in November.
Tuesday 6th November - Dr Haina Zhang, University of Glasgow, `Contemporary Chinese Business Leadership`, 4-5:30pm, Room 916, Adam Smith Building
Thursday 15th November - Dr William Schroeder, University of Manchester, `An Affective Method for Studying China`, 4-5:30pm, Room 915, Adam Smith Building
Thursday 22nd November - Dr Victoria Harrison, University of Glasgow, `Exemplar Reasoning as a Tool for Understanding China Today` 4-5:30pm, Room 915, Adam Smith Building
For full details please the centre`s website.
The Confucius Institute at Glasgow University and the Scottish Centre for China Research are running a joint workshop on `China and the EU: Perceptions and Policies` on Wed 31 October 2pm-5.30pm followed by a drinks reception.
Date: Wednesday 31 October 2012
Time: 2-5.30pm followed by a drinks reception
Venue: Room 201, John McIntyre Building, University Avenue, Glasgow
Please click here to see the full programme and to book.
The October speaker secured by the Confucius Institute for Scotland for its business lecture series on China, Scotland and the World is Jim McColl, Founder of Clyde Blowers plc. His talk, the second of four running this autumn, is entitled `There is so much opportunity`.
The series of talks have been organised to help Scottish business people understand China`s social fabric, its networks and hierarchies, and where decision-making lies.
For more details and to book a space for his evening talk on 25th October at only £5.00 per person please visit www.confuciusinstitute.ac.uk/csw