Announcements Archive

  • Award Celebrates Scotland-China Partnership

    The Donghua Edinburgh Centre for Creative Industries (DECCI) – which is hosted by Edinburgh’s Confucius Institute and Donghua University’s Shanghai International College of Fashion and Innovation (SCF) – has won the China-Britain Business Council’s Innovators in Education award. Watch below interview with our director Professor Natascha Gentz to learn more about the work DECCI does between Scotland ...
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  • 5 Week Brush Painting Class – Starts 2 March 2021

    Key Information: Course: Five week Chinese Brush Painting – Birds and Flowers (Daytime) Date & Time: Tuesdays from 2 March – 30 March, 10:00-11:30am Online teaching time: 7.5 hour Homework: There will be additional homework after each session and the tutor will also provide individual email feedback, including technical support to deal with relevant queries. Student level: This course is ...
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  • 5 Week Calligraphy Class – Starts 3 March 2021

    Key Information: Course: Five week Chinese Calligraphy (Daytime) Date & Time: Wednesdays from 3 March – 31 March, 10:00-11:30am Online teaching time: 7.5 hour Homework: There will be additional homework after each session and the tutor will also provide individual email feedback, including technical support to deal with relevant queries. Student level: This course is suitable for both beginners and ...
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  • EdIntelligence – AI and Data Science Society event – 25 March, 3pm

    EdIntelligence, the University AI and Data Science Society, is hosting a talk by Paul Mozur, New York Times Asia Tech Correspondent and Pulitzer Prize finalist, called The Rise of AI in China. Date and Time: Thursday, 25 March, 2021, 3pm Location: Online via Zoom Follow the group’s Facebook event for more details. Paul Mozur is a technology correspondent ...
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  • Asian Studies Seminar – 3 March 2021

    You are warmly invited to the next Asian Studies seminar. Prof Sarah Dauncey will give a talk on her new book Disability in Contemporary China: Citizenship, Identity and Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2020), with a dialogue with Prof. Hangping Xu.  Date and Time: Wednesday 3 March, 4-6 pm (UK time).  Location: Online via Zoom Zoom link for registration: https://ed-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkcOuorz8vE9VmUjHoWm92hvDr2N5AP1zt Abstract:  In Disability in Contemporary China: Citizenship, ...
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  • Chinese New Year of the Ox

    Determination, resilience and faith are embodied in the zodiac animal for the coming year. As the Year of the Ox approaches, we hope the new year will inspire us all to tackle the challenges that still remain head on.  Join the Confucius Institute for Scotland and the team virtually for a range of activities to mark ...
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  • The China-Scotland Business Awards and Chinese Burns Supper 2021

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland is working with the China Britain Business Council Scotland once again this year on the unique Chinese Burns Supper event where we celebrate the two cultures and heritages together. Although we have to celebrate the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns and Chinese New Year virtually this year, we hope this opportunity ...
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  • 5 Week Landscape Brush Painting Class – Starts 19 January 2021

    This class will be delivered digitally using the online platform Zoom. To optimise the learning experience a maximum capacity has been set per group – so space is very limited! Please note bookings will close 7 days before the term start date. ‘The unique style of Chinese landscape painting was developed more than a thousand years ...
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