Announcements Archive

  • Scotland’s Relations with Asia – Humza Yousaf 23 April

    Please note that In this joint event with the Royal Society for Asian Affairs the original speaker Fiona Hyslop, Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs is no longer able to attend. Her place will be taken by Humza Yousaf, Scottish Government Minister for Europe and International Affairs who will reflect on the government’s international framework ... Read more
  • Chinese Art Event at the Burrell
    25 & 26 April

    In a unique collaboration Glasgow’s Burrell Collection and Scotland’s oldest auction house, Lyon & Turnbull will work together in a two day fundraising event focusing on Chinese art – China Insight. The programme on Saturday will feature specialist lectures and guided gallery tours, while the opportunity to bring artwork or antiques for evaluation is on offer ... Read more
  • “Chinese Capitalism?” Lecture 01 April CANCELLED

    Due to travel disruption our speaker is unable to get to Edinburgh to give this evening’s planned talk.  We hope to be able to reschedule this talk when Professor Dominic Sachsenmaier, University of Bremen will investigate some debates on East Asian forms of capitalism, particularly during the past twenty years. Details of the talk which will ... Read more
  • Chinese Bridge winner – Beijing bound

    Congratulations to University of Edinburgh student Riona Lesslar who secured a place in the 14th global Chinese Bridge language competition taking place in Beijing in July this year.  Riona follows in a long line of Edinburgh students who have previously secured a place in the global final which is a national televised event with viewers ... Read more
  • ‘Magical Metropolises’ 30 March:
    Chris Berry, King’s College

    A special guest lecture will take place from 5.30pm on Mon 30 March when Chris Berry, Professor of Film Studies at King’s College London and a world-leading scholar on Chinese and East Asian cinema will visit and give a lecture entitled “Cao Fei’s ‘Magical Metropolises’ : Chinese Video Art and the City”. The urban sprawl of ... Read more
  • Chinese Language Teaching in Germany 3 March

    Dr Andreas Guder based in Freie Universität, Berlin where he is the Head of Chinese Language Study, is making a short visit to Edinburgh. Andreas also holds the post of Chairman of the Association of Chinese Teachers in German Speaking Countries (FaCh). His talk is entitled “Chinese as a Foreign Language in Germany: Institutions, Activities and ... Read more
  • Institute closed over Easter Weekend

    Please note that the Confucius Institute for Scotland will be closed on Friday 3rd and Monday 6th April.  During these dates please email info@confuciusinstitute.ac.uk or leave a message on our answerphone service.     Read more
  • David Shambaugh Distinguished Lecture 9 March

    David Shambaugh is Professor of Political Science & International Affairs and founding Director of the China Policy Program in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. His talk “China at the Crossroads? Major Reform Challenges” which is part of the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s 2015 Distinguished Lecture Series, will take place on ... Read more