Announcements Archive

  • 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
  • Shanghai Theatre Academy: Chinese Opera & Folk Music

    Heriot-Watt University is the venue for an evening of Chinese dance, music and opera on Saturday 26th September from 6-8pm.  Performances will feature Beijing and Kungqu Opera as well as Folk Music. Highlights will include a Beijing opera solo dance using silk ribbons ‘Celestial Maid Scattering Flowers‘ and from the Kungqu Opera tradition ‘Borrowing Fan’ ... Read more
  • Memory, Gender and Change in China: Symposium 11 Sept ’15

    This day long symposium is organised by WAGnet (Women and Gender in Chinese Studies network) and will take place on Friday 11th September 2015 at the Confucius Institute for Scotland. The outline programme for the day is shown at the bottom of this page or you can download the WAGNet Symposium Programme. To listen to a ... Read more
  • Confucius Institute Day
    George Square 24 Sept

    Drop into our Chinese pop-up Tea House to enjoy a taste of China in George Square on Thursday 24th Sept.  Look out for the red & white tent on the corner of George Square near David Hume Tower.  A full day programme of performances and workshops is arranged including music, dance, calligraphy, and kungfu as ... Read more