Lectures Archive

  • Fat China – Lecture – October 2009

    Event Date: 22/10/2007 Taking place appropriately enough at lunchtime on Monday 22 Oct at 13.00 the topic of Fat China; How Expanding Waistlines will Change a Nation` will be explored by Paul French of Access Asia. The venue is G10 in the Adam Ferguson Building, University of Edinburgh, George Square. Paul French is a founder and the ... Read more
  • Shanghai Insight Evening – May 2009

    Event Date: 21/05/2009 The largest economic and trade centre in China Shanghai is a modern and dynamic city which for many is a shopping paradise. With insights given into the various influences that have shaped the city, this session will also reveal where to shop, where to absorb culture and how to enjoy the local food ... Read more
  • Warrior City – Xi`an Insight Evening – May 2009

    Famous for its Terracotta Warriors the ancient city of Xi`an is re-inventing itself as a major centre for higher education while maintaining its links with the past. Situated on the threshold of the Midwest of the country, this historical city served as capital to 13 feudal dynasties. Focusing on the long Tang dynastic history and ... Read more
  • Begin with Beijing – Insight Evening – May 2009

    Event Date: 07/05/2009 Come along for two hours on Thurs 7 May at 6pm to join an Insight Evening on Beijing. Part of a four week programme,but available as standalone session, this first evening will introduce the capital city of the PRC. Of interest to those with general interest in China and for those who plan to visit, this ... Read more
  • New Words, New Roads: Chinese literature in the world – April 2009

    Event Date: 28/04/2009 Come and join us for a lecture and panel discussion on Tuesday 28 April. Han Dong 韩东 the Chinese poet and novelist will give the lecture which will be followed by a panel discussion with translators of contemporary Chinese literature The lecture takes place on Tuesday 28 April 2009 from 5.15 – 6.30 p.m ... Read more
  • Insight Evenings – May Programme – May 2009

    Join us in May for four evenings and discover China`s Golden Triangle. Our first Insight Evening Course will cover Beijing, Shanghai,and Xi`an as well giving insights into changing China and life in each city. For full details of this course which starts on Thursday 07 May please visit our course information page. Read more
  • Inaugural Lecture by Prof Gentz – February 2009

    Event Date: 24/02/2009 Director of the Scottish Centre for Chinese Studies and the Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh, Professor Natascha Gentz will deliver a special lecture on Tuesday 24 February. Entitled, ‘The Birth of Tragedy in China: Global Routes of a Local Genre’ the lecture will take place at 5.15pm in lecture theatre ... Read more
  • Just the ticket for Garrow of Glasgow

    Thursday 13th proved to be lucky for Garrow Ltd, one of the 160 companies that registered to attended a China expert panel event organised by the Confucius Institute for Scotland as a finale to the business programme of China Now in Scotland. Director Bob Garrow attended the Glasgow event with a number of specific questions regarding ... Read more