Lectures Archive

  • Village Doctors – July 2014

    A lunchtime lecture on 1 July will examine the role of village doctors in primary health care in Central and Western China. The seminar will be given by Dr Zheng Xie who is a medical sociologist and Lecturer at the Department of Global Health at Peking University Health Science Centre. Dr Zheng has more than 10years ... Read more
  • Chen Liming BP China – June 2014

    Chen Liming, President BP China will deliver a special lecture on Wednesday 11th June in the University of Edinburgh`s Business School on the topic `Climate Change from a China perspective: why we care after all.` In 2013 Chen Liming gave a lecture as part of the Confucius Institute for Scotland annual Business Lecture Series. Following on ... Read more
  • China Lecture Series 12 Dr Konrad Lawson, University of St. Andrews – March 2014

    The penultimate talk in the Research Seminar Series will take place on Wed 19 March 2014 when Dr Konrad Lawson, University of St Andrews will discourse on the topic From Executions to Education: Traitor Elimination Work in Shandong Province, 1938-1947. This talk will take place from 5.15pm – 7pm in Room G.15, William Robertson Wing, Old ... Read more
  • Handa Chair Lecture – January 2014

    Join us on Tues 28 January for the inaugural lecture by the Handa Chair in Japanese-Chinese relations, Prof Urs Matthias Zachmann. His lecture, which is open to the public, will take place in Old College Lecture Theatre 183 starting at 5.30pm. It will be followed by a reception. Synopsis The history of Japanese-Chinese relations since the mid-nineteenth century ... Read more
  • Professor Chih-Jou Jay Chen – November 2013

    A book launch workshop Religious Diversity in Chinese Thought: Contributions to a Global Discourse? will take place from 5.30pm to 7pm, Friday, 29th November 2013 followed by a drinks reception at the Confucius Institute for Scotland. All welcome. The topic of this recently published book is not about the diversity of Chinese religions but rather how ... Read more
  • Book launch and academic workshop – November 2013

    A book launch workshop Religious Diversity in Chinese Thought: Contributions to a Global Discourse? will take place from 5.30pm to 7pm, Friday, 29th November 2013 followed by a drinks reception at the Confucius Institute for Scotland. All welcome. The topic of this recently published book is not about the diversity of Chinese religions but rather how ... Read more
  • Business Lecture by Lord Clement Jones CBE – November 2013

    Lord Clement-Jones CBE, London Office Managing Partner, China Desk Chairman, DLA Piper and Deputy Chairman of All-Parliamentary China Group will give a public lecture on Thursday 21st November 2013 at Abden House. Lord Clement-Jones CBE will talk about China, Britain and the Creative Industries This lecture is the final lecture of Confucius Institute for Scotland`s 2013 ... Read more
  • Independent Filmaking in Contemporary China – November 2013

    You are cordially invited to join a special lecture with film clips by our visiting fellow: Prof Paul Pickowicz (University of California) The Tangled Dynamics of Independent Filmmaking in Contemporary China Friday, Nov 8th 14.00-16.00 Film Room 1.01, 14 Buccleuch Place Abstract Since 1990, independent filmmaking has been on the rise in China. This illustrated lecture offers a broad survey of ... Read more