Announcements Archive

  • Vacancy: Confucius Institute for Scotland General Manager

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland is currently seeking a new General Manager. Vacancy details can be found here. Closing Date:21 MAY 2019  at 5pm.       Read more
  • Chinese Independent Documentary III

    Wu Wenguang and the Folk Memory Project Friday 31 May 2019, 2pm-7pm Venue: 50 George Square, G.04 Screening Room This event is free, but booking is essential. To book, please click HERE. Knocking on Memory’s Door with the Video Camera. A handful of people took video cameras and went back to their respective villages. They went in search of ... Read more
  • HSK 2 Revision and Practice Starting 22 April 2019

    Course Summary HSK 2 Revision and Practice is to support those learners who are preparing for the HSK 2 test. Learners will have a total of 15 direct contact hours over the period of two weeks. This course is composed of three parts – mock tests, revision and practice. In this course, learners will have the ... Read more
  • Chinese bronze inscriptions and early Chinese culture and classics, Thu 18 April @6pm

    Join us for the second lecture in our 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series when Professor Chen Zhi will give his lecture on Newly discovered bronze inscriptions of the late Shang and early Zhou dynasties and their significance for our understanding of early Chinese culture and classics Chinese Bronze inscriptions first appeared in the Shang dynasty (17th-11th century B.C.); ... Read more
  • Office closed for Good Friday 19 April 2019

    Please note that our office will be closed on Friday 19 April.  The offices will re-open on Monday 22 April when our Spring term starts. We look forward to welcoming our students back from next Monday 22 April.   Read more
  • China’s economic catch-up: Is this a merited success? – Thursday 28 March 2019

    Join us for our first distinguished lecture this year on Thursday 28 March to hear from Professor Zhang Jun, Dean of the School of Economics, Fudan University. China’s Economic Catch-up: Is This a Merited Success? China has been progressing well in its structural transformation and integration of its economy with the rest of the world.  This has resulted in a substantial ... Read more
  • In a Data-Driven World, Good Governance Means Good Data Governance-Chen Liming 14.03

    We are honoured to have Chen Liming, Chair of IBM Greater China and Honorary Professor of the University of Edinburgh to open this year’s Business Lecture Series – Belt & Road Initiative. As developing countries industrialize, they can learn from the experience of other countries and implement high-tech solutions to ensure a more efficient, sustainable, and ... Read more
  • Locating Fey Mou(s): The Topos of Chinese Film Theory by Victor Fan, 26 March, 6-8pm

    Location: 50 George Square, Project Room (1.06), University of Edinburgh A screening of Spring in a Small Town (dir. Fey Mou, 1948) is held on Monday, 25 Mar, 4-5:30 pm at David Hume Tower, LG. 06 Chinese film theory and criticism are often considered being radically different from their Euro-American counterparts. Yet, during the Republic period (1911–49), ... Read more