Announcements Archive

  • Shanghai Education Fair, Edinburgh, 4 June

    A delegation of over 30 universities and international schools coordinated by the International Education Association Shanghai (IEAS) will visit Edinburgh on Thursday 4th June to  promote Sino-Scottish educational co-operation.  Myriad opportunities can be discussed at this event from the potential to study abroad for school and university students through to partnership agreements. This event will take ... Read more
  • “Unintended consequences?” Provision of MFLs – 27 May

    The provision of Modern Foreign Languages in schools is a topic of considerable interest to students, parents and educational professionals most especially with the current Scottish government strategy on 2+1 language provision. On Wed 27th May 15.00-16.00 Moray House School of Education will host a presentation by Dr Jim Scott entitled “Unintended Consequences? The Governance of ... Read more
  • Will China Dominate the 21st Century? 6th May

    Join us on Wed 6th May 18.30-20.00 at the University of Edinburgh Business School when Jonathan Fenby will speak about his recent book of the same title, in which he outlines the challenges that China faces during its recent phase of spectacular growth. Biography Jonathan Fenby is former deputy editor of The Guardian 1988–1993; editor of The ... Read more
  • Zhang Longxi
    Distinguished Lecture 28 April

    The third distinguished scholar in our 2015 lecture series on China will be Professor Zhang Longxi, currently Chair Professor of Comparative Literature and Translation at City University of Hong Kong. ZHANG Longxi is a leading scholar in East-West cross-cultural studies. He holds an MA from Peking University and a Ph.D. from Harvard. He has taught ... Read more
  • 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