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
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
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
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