Announcements Archive

  • Vacancy: Language Assistant in Chinese, Asian Studies, UoE

    Asian Studies, part of the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures in the University of Edinburgh, seeks to appoint two Language Assistants in Chinese. Check details for full time open-ended post HERE Check details for full-time, fixed-term, 12 month post HERE Read more
  • Award celebrates Scotland-China partnership

    The Donghua Edinburgh Centre for Creative Industries (DECCI) – which is hosted by Edinburgh’s Confucius Institute and Donghua University’s Shanghai International College of Fashion and Innovation (SCF) – has won the China-Britain Business Council’s Innovators in Education award. The prize recognises a partnership which began as a joint programme of teaching and research at the Shanghai ... Read more
  • Coronavirus (Covid-19): Important Announcement

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland campus is temporarily closed from Friday 20 March to students and public due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and all classes taking place in our buildings have been cancelled. We have also made the decision to postpone or cancel all non-teaching events, such as talks by visiting speakers, for the ... Read more
  • Chinese Language Online Study Clinic start from 1st July 2020

    Students are invited to enrol for 5 study clinics. These are not formal classes. Each group will be led by a senior teacher. As well as revision of previous learning via conversational practice, the clinics will allow for discussion on any areas of difficulty identified by the group members. Students are advised to bring their ... Read more
  • Dragon Boat Festival Music Concert – Thur 25 June 8-9pm

    Celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with an evening of traditional Chinese music – enjoy the free online concert from home!  Ricefield Arts’ Scotland-based performers will be showcasing traditional Chinese instruments, including guzheng, guqin, pipa, bamboo flute, erhu, as well as opera singing. You’ll hear songs from both China and Scotland, as well as learning more about the ... Read more
  • Music Confucius Institute (MCI) Online Concert – Sunday 14 June

    The Music Confucius Institute (MCI) at the Royal Academy of Music in Denmark invites you to an online concert with traditional Chinese instruments. The MCI musicians will display the colours of the Chinese sound universe by performing both Western and Chinese music on traditional Chinese instruments. The music will be both contemporary pieces and traditional music, ... Read more
  • 5 Weeks Daytime Chinese Calligraphy Starts 4 March – CANCELLED

    The five week course runs from Wednesday morning 4 March to 1 April 2020 will be led by Chi Zhang, the Institute’s experienced calligraphy teacher. This course will start by introducing common techniques related to the Chinese soft brushes and ink. Students will also learn the basic strokes of Regular Style. Regular Style (Kai Shu) ... Read more
  • 5 Weeks Daytime Chinese Brush Painting Starts 5 March – CANCELLED

    Discover the fascinating art of Chinese brush painting and try your hand at this expressive art form. This course is suitable for beginners or people who have painting experience but have never tried Chinese brush painting techniques before. No prior knowledge is necessary, you should simply be keen to learn and willing to hold a ... Read more