Lectures Archive

  • China Expert Panel Glasgow – November 2008

    Event Date: 13/11/2008 As a culmination of the ten month long China Now in Scotland festival, the Confucius Institute is organising a series of Expert Panel Events around Scotland. The Glasgow event will be held in the University of Glasgow Doors open 6pm business session begins 6.15pm. A networking drinks/canapés reception will take place after the business session. To reserve ... Read more
  • Aberdeen Expert Panellists confirmed for 5 Nov – November 2008

    A diverse panel of expertise has been assembled for the Expert Panel Event taking place on Wednesday 5 November at the University of Aberdeen which will be chaired by the Right Honourable John Prescott. CHAIR: Right Honourable John Prescott Deputy Prime Minister from May 1997-June 2007, John Prescott chaired the China Task Force from 2003 – 2007 ... Read more
  • China Expert Panel Edinburgh – October 2008

    Event Date: 31/10/2008 As a culmination of the ten month long China Now in Scotland festival, the Confucius Institute is organising four evening events for Scottish businesses. The Edinburgh event is chaired by Sir Richard Needham, Director for International and Commercial affairs at Dyson who has been largely responsible for the development of the company`s overseas operations ... Read more
  • Going Global: China`s Outbound Investment – October 2008

    Graham Thomson, business writer and consultant based in China since 2002, will share his insight and views on China`s outbound investment activity. Join us on Thursday 23 October at 6pm to find out what the Chinese are investing in, where these investments are taking place and why this is happening. The trends in outward investment and ... Read more
  • Free Expert Panel Business Events – October & November 2008

    Reserve your place in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, or Glasgow for one of the three China Expert Panel events running October and November organised by the Confucius Institute for Scotland. As a culmination of the ten month long China Now in Scotland festival, the Confucius Institute is organising three evening events for Scottish businesses. With sponsorship from the ... Read more
  • 12 Sept: Readings in Chinese Literature – September 2008

    Event Date: 12/09/2008 This the tenth and final lunchtime event organised by the Confucius Institute for Scotland to complement the exhibition the Institute has brought to the City Art Centre China: A Photographic Portrait. This is a performance event which will present glimpses into modern Chinese literature resonating in the major themes of the exhibition: existence, relationship, desire, ... Read more
  • The Processes and Problems of Urbanisation in China – September 2008

    Event Date: 08/09/2008 The Processes and Problems of Urbanisation in China Dr Ya Ping Wang is Reader in Urban Studies and Director for the Scottish Centre for Chinese Urban and Environmental Studies, School of the Built Environment of Heriot-Watt University. He has published widely on issues related to housing, migration, poverty and urban changes in China. Dr ... Read more
  • The Whole Country is Red – September 2008

    Event Date: 05/09/2008 The Whole Country is Red: China’s Cultural Revolution as told through the Stamp Issues of the Period.  China’s Cultural Revolution convulsed the world’s most populous country in the late 1960’s and early 70’s. While stamp collecting was denounced as ‘bourgeois’, the Cultural Revolution produced some of the most interesting, and rarest, People’s Republic stamps. This ... Read more