Announcements Archive

  • Burns poems in Chinese

    Searching for the ideal gift to take to your partners in China? The Institute can offer a specially produced edition of “Selected Poems by Robert Burns”. This volume is a collation of the earliest and finest Chinese translations of Robert Burns’ poems published in the 1920’s. Beautifully bound, the selection of 11 poems in both Chinese ... Read more
  • David Der-wei Wang 3 Feb

    The first distinguished scholar in our 2015 lecture series on China will be Prof David Der-wei Wang, Professor of Chinese Literature at Harvard University. As the Edward C. Henderson Professor in Chinese Literature, David holds a joint appointment in Comparative Literature. He is Director of CCK Foundation Inter-University Center for Sinological Studies, and Academician, Academia Sinica. ... Read more
  • Chinese Bridge – Language & Culture Competition

    Three Edinburgh students and their tutor will next month head to London to take part in the UK heats of the global `Chinese Bridge` competition for university students held annually. In addition to testing language proficiency, the competition tests knowledge of China, cultural skills and understanding. There is huge scope to demonstrate cultural skills and understanding ... Read more
  • CI Director Becomes Fellow of RSE

    Professor Natascha Gentz, Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Edinburgh, was named alongside 52 other distinguished recipients, as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). She will join those Fellows, past and present, who have strived to attain the RSEs founding mission: the advancement of learning and useful knowledge. Professor Gentz, who ... Read more
  • Fudan Summer School

    If you are not eligible for the scholarship programme on offer thanks to Shanghai Municipal Government you may be interested in the summer school programme Fudan University, Shanghai from 28 June-26 July 2014. Organised by the International Students Office of Fudan University this programme offers the opportunity to earn academic credits and experience an extensive cultural ... Read more
  • Shanghai Summer Study Break

    Students of the Confucius Institute for Scotland who hold a degree or are in Higher Education are eligible to apply for a sponsored space on the Shanghai Summer School running from July 14-Aug 10 2014. The programme will deliver formal language and cultural sessions at the University of Shanghai with a wide range of cultural ... Read more
  • HSK Exam Diets 2014

    The first diet of HSK exams of 2014 organised by the Confucius Institute for Scotland will be held on Saturday 15 March. All registered candidates have the opportunity to attend a preparatory workshop when staff will introduce the format of the exam, and answer any candidate questions. Information on the HSK workshop is sent directly to ... Read more
  • Volunteer Extras for The Tragedy of Coriolanus

    The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for performers to join the Beijing People`s Art Theatre as volunteer extras for their production of /The Tragedy of Coriolanus/ at the 2013 Edinburgh International Festival. If you are based in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas and fit the criteria below, please send a CV and recent photograph to ... Read more