For the second year in a row, the Institute`s Chinese calligraphy and brush painting teacher, Chi Zhang, MSC BA, has had one of his Chinese artworks selected for the prestigious Visual Arts Scotland 2013 Annual Exhibition in the Royal Scottish Academy.
His brush painting entitled `January` is a Scottish contemporary scene created using Chinese brush painting ... Read more
As part of Innovative Learning Week in the UoE there are a number of free events organised by different departments which are focusing on Chinese language and culture. Here are two of general interest.
Tue 19th Feb: 1800-2100
An opportunity to enjoy a three part programme with a special talk on Chinese festival dances from Meiyi Chen; ... Read more
Event Date: 21/02/2013
The University of Strathclyde, SCILT and the Confucius Institute for Scottish Schools will host a lecture by artist Ying Sheng Yang from 6.00-7.30pm on Thursday 21st February in room 104 of the Lord Hope Building. The lecture is billed
`Where there is a compression, there will be resistance – A brief history of Contemporary ... Read more
The year of the snake will start on Sunday 10th February and over the 15 days of the Spring Festival a wide range of China focused activities are taking place.
On Friday evening 8 Feb if you are in the west of Scotland, head to the Main Gate at Glasgow University to catch a Dragon Dance ... Read more
Join us for a 6 week evening course starting on Valentine`s Day, 14th February, which will help you begin to understand Chinese characters.
All you need is an interest in Chinese characters and just a little knowledge of Chinese sound system.
Content of Course
Elements of Chinese characters: 8 kinds of basic strokes and some compound strokes
Roles of ... Read more
Join us for our Year of the Snake Spring Festival party on Friday 15th February from 6pm till 9pm at Abden House.
A full programme of fun is planned for the evening:
Sing your favourite Chinese or English songs in the Karaoke corner;
Join in or watch the Fun & Games session;
Try your hand at Mah-jong;
Enjoy a taste ... Read more
A special Chinese Conversation and Culture Corner will take place on Friday 8th February when the focus will be on Chinese New Year traditions with the chance to make some special decorations to welcome the New Year.
Run by our teaching staff from Fudan University the Corner is a great chance to practice some Chinese no ... Read more
With an extensive collection of books about China and Chinese language in the Institute library, our teachers have selected a number of books to make up a `Recommended Reading List` for members.
The subjects covered vary widely including Chinese history, geography, arts and culture, language learning, crafts, business tips, songs, and tourist information.
The 32 books selected ... Read more