Announcements Archive

  • Brush Painting:Bamboo & Trees 28 April-5 wks10.30-12.30

    Below is information on the next Friday morning five week Brush Painting class running in April and May. On this 5 week course the focus will be on the painting of bamboo and trees. This course runs every Friday morning from 28 April to 26 May 2017 from 10:30 – 12:30. Bamboo has significant culture importance ... Read more
  • Chinese Silent Films, Bo’ness Hippodrome: 23 & 25 March

    For the second year our Institute is supporting Hippfest – Scotland’s only festival dedicated to silent cinema with world-class music, red carpet glamour, and rarely-seen silent era films. Taking place in the retro surroundings of the Hippodrome, Bo’ness, the programme running on the afternoon of Thursday 23rd March focuses exclusively on China. Additionally, on Saturday ... Read more
  • Hong Kong Carbon Capture Innovation Centre, 24 Jan 8.30am

    We are pleased to share with you the opportunity to meet with Dr Shelley Zhou, newly appointed CEO of HKCCI (Hong Kong Carbon Capture Innovation). Come along on Tuesday 24 January between 8.30-10.30am at ECCI for a business breakfast and networking event. For more info and to register, please click here. ... Read more
  • Chinese Language Classes – open for booking

    We offer a diverse programme of evening classes for the general public to enjoy learning Chinese. Our Winter term courses as listed below are now available for online booking. All classes will start week beginning 23 January 2017 and run for 10 weeks ending in the last week of March 2017. All classes take place ... Read more
  • China Quick-Fix Talk 19 Jan 2017 18.00 – Dr Bill Aitchison

    Join us for this talk which considers a less visible aspect of China’s development. China Quick-Fix is a talk and slide show that offers a special opportunity to see a less well known side of China up close and in the company of artist Bill Aitchison. Bill Aitchison has spent the last three years ... Read more
  • English Language Assistant-Opportunities in China

    Discover what China has to offer through a paid English language teaching placement.  A number of new posts for graduates to work as language assistants in schools across China are on offer for 2017 from British Council. Working as a language assistant gives you the chance to discover another culture and develop invaluable, transferable skills for ... Read more
  • Panoramas and Portraits:
    1860’s China

    The University library has recently carried out an extensive digitisation project of a superb volume of photographs many of which are from Lord Elgin’s 1860’s military campaign in China.  The majority of these images were taken by Felice Beato, the famous war photographer. The album from which these images are taken is a large, fairly ornate ... Read more
  • Violence in Upland Southwest China:- Seminar 23 Nov 5pm

    This seminar on 23 November 17.00-19.00 explores group violence in an area of Southwest China that experienced on-going conflicts between 1800 and the late 1950s involving indigenous Yi (Nuosu) peoples, Chinese settler communities, and the Qing and Republican states. Population pressure has been blamed by early nineteenth century governors and later scholarship alike, but our speaker ... Read more