Two of the events in the Focus on China talks will be chaired by the Director of the Confucius Institute for Scotland, Professor Natascha Gentz.
Edinburgh`s Filmhouse will show a selection of `My China Now` new short films from China on Sunday 31 August and Sunday 07 September.
One seat remains at the table for this class which started on 29 September.
As the eyes of the world focus on China`s Olympics we take a look at the impact of new media in this global world.
A wide range of Mandarin language classes are on offer from the Confucius Institute.