Announcements Archive

  • Fudan University Discovery Day:
    29 Oct 1pm-3.30pm

    Partner of the Confucius Institute for Scotland, Fudan University is based in one of China’s most vibrant cities – Shanghai. Find out more about Fudan University – and its network of Confucius Institutes – by dropping into the Project Room at 50 George Square on Thursday 29th October 1.00-3.30pm.  And join us for a special distinguished ... Read more
  • Schools’ Day for Scotland – RSAA, SCEN & CIS 28 Oct

    Working with the Royal Society for Asian Affairs and SCEN*, the Confucius Institute for Scotland is pleased to invite senior students from schools across Scotland to attend a day of talks on aspects of Asia on Wed 28th October 2015. This is an inaugural event for RSAA and builds on the well established and most successful ... Read more
  • Military Ethics Conference
    Sat 31 Oct 2015

    A unique public day long conference on Chinese and Western Approaches to Military Ethics: Ethics Education, Decision Making and Scholastic Traditions will run at the Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh on Saturday 31 October 2015. The conference is an open event for which registration is required.  The programme for this can be ... Read more
  • Chinese Studies Seminar Series
    Semester One

    This term the Chinese Studies seminar series features three visiting speakers on 21 October, 4 November and 18 November. All seminars will take place at 50 George Square from 15.00-17.00 in either G.05 or G.06.   The next lecture is on Wednesday 4 November. Wednesday 4 November G.05 : 17.00-19.00 Dr Gerda Wielander (University of Westminster) Happiness in recent ... Read more
  • Meet the team-new staff arrive

    The autumn term regularly sees the Institute welcome new colleagues from our partner, Fudan University in Shanghai.  This year we are delighted to welcome six new staff each of whom will be with us till August 2016.  You can see the profiles of four of our new staff in the About Us section of the ... Read more
  • Classes start w/b 28 Sept

    LANGUAGE CLASSES September-December 2015 With over 20 classes on offer we hope that you can find a class to suit your needs. Online booking is now open for autumn term classes which start w/b 28 Sept Simply click through from the link below to book your class.  If you are unsure which level is right for you ... Read more
  • “China & Europe”
    Lord Stephen Green:15th Oct

    Join us on Thursday 15th October when Lord Stephen Green, former chair of HSBC, will deliver a talk with the intriguing title “China and Europe, from Confucius and Aristotle till now: Old Histories, New Understandings”. What do China and Europe have in common? And what sets them apart? In this fascinating talk Lord Stephen Green fleshes ... Read more
  • “Chinese Rules” Tim Clissold
    29th Sept 15

    The latest book from Tim Clissold “Chinese Rules” intriguingly subtitled ‘Mao’s Dog, Deng’s Cat, and Five Timeless Lessons from the Front Lines in China’ is an attempt to explain how China works. Join the Confucius Institute for Scotland and the China Britain Business Council at this late afternoon talk in which the author, known by the ... Read more