Announcements Archive

  • 5 Weeks Daytime Chinese Brush Painting Starts 5 March – CANCELLED

    Discover the fascinating art of Chinese brush painting and try your hand at this expressive art form. This course is suitable for beginners or people who have painting experience but have never tried Chinese brush painting techniques before. No prior knowledge is necessary, you should simply be keen to learn and willing to hold a ... Read more
  • Chinese Silent Films, BO’NESS HIPPODROME: Sat. 21 March

    For the fifth year our Institute is supporting Hippfest – Scotland’s only festival dedicated to silent cinema with world-class music, red carpet glamour, and rarely-seen silent era films. Taking place in the retro surroundings of the Hippodrome, Bo’ness. Saturday 21 March 2020: 16:00 A STRING OF PEARLS  A social climbing, middle-class housewife cajoles her husband into borrowing an ... Read more
  • HSK and HSKK exam 21 March

    Registration is now open for the March HSK and HSKK Exam Diet.  The registration deadline for the offline HSK exams and HSKK exams is on Wednesday 19 February. For more information on the HSK and HSKK and to register please visit our main HSK page here. Read more
  • HSK 3 Revision and Practice Starting 12 February

    Course Summary HSK 3 Revision and Practice is to support those learners who are preparing for the HSK 3 test. Learners will have a total of 15 direct contact hours over the period of six weeks. This course is composed of three parts – mock tests, revision and practice. In this course, learners will have the ... Read more
  • 5 Weeks Daytime Brush Painting starts 16 Jan 2020

    Meticulous ‘Gong bi’ style painting, an ancient art from 2000 years ago. It requires fine brushes to work with realistic contour techniques and vivid color to depict the most descriptive details. Our artist in residence Mr Chi Zhang will lead you into this style, it will be a calm, relax and meditative process, a great ... Read more
  • Chinese New Year Party, Friday 31 January – Cancelled

    We regret to inform you that in view of the current situation and out of solidarity with and concern for friends and colleagues in China it has been decided to cancel our Chinese New Year Celebration this Friday, 31 Jan. Many of our friends, family, students and colleagues in the UK and China are currently unable ... Read more
  • Asian Studies Seminar – Wednesday 22 January 2020

    Date: Wednesday 22 January Time: 4-6pm Venue: Project Room (1.06), 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh “Has PRC Counter-Terrorism in Xinjiang Evolved into State Terror?” Abstract: In this talk, I provide an overview of China’s programme of ‘de-extremification’ and extra-judicial mass internment of Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang since early 2017. I then situate this development against the ‘ideological turn’ in Chinese Communist ... Read more
  • Chinese Visual Festival – Chinese New Year Programme 2020

    Chinese Visual Festival is returning to Scotland this January to celebrate Chinese New Year with a programme featuring the popular documentary Four Springs and three films noirs including the new release: The Wild Goose Lake by Diao Yinan, screened in partnership with MUBI. Wrath of Silence 暴裂无声 (Glasgow) Saturday 25th January, 18:00 Screening followed by drinks reception Trailer: Four ... Read more