Announcements Archive

  • Spotlight Taiwan Lecture Series 27th Aug 15.00-17.00

    As part of the Spotlight Taiwan programme, Ang Li, one of the most prominent woman writers in Taiwan today will give a lecture on “Sex Food and Politics” on Thursday 27th August 15.00-17.00. In this lecture, she examines the intertwining of gender, food and politics, which continues to break new ground of literary reflection, creating a ... Read more
  • China Morsels
    News you might have missed

    British Brands & Royal Mail Join Chinese E-Commerce Boom Over 130 British brands have set up their online stores in Tmall, the largest B2C online shopping platform in China established in 2014 under Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Karen Millen, Lush, Cambridge Satchel, Twinings, Neal’s Yard, Freshcatch, Tangle Teezer, are just of few of the companies that ... Read more
  • Top Ten Chinese DVDs
    Free Loan

    While Edinburgh’s Int’l Film Festival has a number of Chinese movies on offer from 17-28 June, year round we have a wide ranging selection of subtitled Chinese Language DVDs available at no charge for home viewing. Below are the “Top Ten” films as shown by their ranking on the IMDb website in spring 2015. Check out ... Read more
  • Michael Goedius 10 August
    Contemporary Chinese Art

    Michael Goedhuis, a world renowned expert on contemporary Chinese art, will offer his unique perspective on developments in this fascinating field in a evening event taking place in the University of Edinburgh on Monday 10th August with registration from 17.30 for the talk which will start at 18.00. The venue for this event is Lecture ... Read more
  • Chinese Language Lunchbox
    July & Aug

    More opportunities for staff and students at the University of Edinburgh to acquire a smattering of Chinese are on offer in the second series of lunchtime language sessions i introducing absolute beginners to the Chinese language.  There are three standalone sessions running: Useful Chinese Expressions How to say Chinese Names Chinese Character Appetiser Each session is offered four times ... Read more
  • ‘Scots in Asia’ – 26 & 27 June
    Keynote: Sir Tom Devine

    This seminar explores the historical and contemporary experiences of Scots in Asia,  with a keynote lecture by Professor Emeritus, Sir Tom Devine and a range of  impressive speakers.  The keynote lecture from Sir Tom Devine entitled ‘Addicting the Dragon: China, Opium, and Scotland’ will be held in the Meadows Lecture Theatre, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical ... Read more
  • James Legge Conference and Public Lectures 11-13 June

    In the bicentennial year of James Legge, the renowned Scottish missionary-scholar, an international and interdisciplinary conference focusing on his work and that of Scottish Missions to China, will take place in the University of Edinburgh from 11-13 June 2015.  The conference will include two keynote public lectures on the evenings of 11th and 12th June. Inside ... Read more
  • Chinese Language Teaching in Scotland 12 June: Free Event

    Teaching Chinese in Scotland: Pedagogy Meets the Language is a one day workshop for those involved in, training in, or interested in the teaching of Chinese. Taking place on Friday 12 June 2015 at 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9JY there will be a number of parallel workshops running on the day – which ... Read more