Announcements Archive

  • 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
  • Browse & Borrow

    Discover more about China through our “browse & borrow” programme. From the classic literary masterpiece “A Dream of Red Mansions” to contemporary work by authors such as Nobel prize winner MO Yan or contemporary author YAN Geling our library holds a wide range of dual language novels, as well as non-fiction books on arts, architecture, ... Read more
  • Four week scholarship to Shanghai Exclusively for our Institute students!

    Students of the Confucius Institute for Scotland who either hold a degree or who are in Higher Education are eligible to apply for a sponsored space on this year’s four week Shanghai Summer School running from 14 July – 11 Aug 2019. It is recommended that applicants should hold an HSK exam certificate though this is not ... Read more
  • Chinese Teaching Club

    An exploratory meeting bringing together teachers and lecturers in Chinese from Scotland’s local authorities, independent and community schools, colleges and universities will take place on Tues 26 March from 1pm-3.30pm latest. The aims of the club are simple: To enable Teachers of Chinese to share and develop practice, both teaching methods and specifically those concerning the ... Read more