In this talk, Prof Lifen Zhang currently based in the School of Journalism, Fudan University and Chief Advisor for China Business News, will consider the question ‘How is Social Media Changing China? This respected journalist, author and broadcaster will explain why, in his view, social media, the national obsession and blessing, presents a dilemma to ... Read more
Chinese characters are an aspect of the language which can both fascinate and frustrate many westerners. Lose your frustration and increase your fascination in this 5-week/10 hour Chinese character introductory course. This class will run on Tuesday evenings starting from 25 April 2017. The course will be taught in English.
Content of Course
• The structure of ... Read more
We are delighted to welcome back Lord Powell of Bayswater as a speaker in our 2017 business lecture series. Lord Powell first spoke at our Institute in 2013 and we know him to be a most interesting and insightful speaker.
Lord Powell will speak on the subject of ‘Asia Unbound:Britain and China in a dramatically changing ... Read more
Discover the ancient art of calligraphy using the traditional Chinese brush and ink combination that has been in use for thousands of years.
The four week course starts on 10 Oct and runs to 7 Nov (no class on 24 Oct) and will be led by Chi Zhang, the Institute’s experienced calligraphy teacher. Students will be ... Read more
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
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
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.
The Scotland-Hong Kong centre to which Dr ... Read more
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