Announcements Archive

  • 5 Week Calligraphy Class – Starts 20 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. This five week course takes place on Wednesday mornings from 20 January to 17 ...
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  • Office Closure Christmas and New Year 2020/21

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh will be closed from Friday 18 December and reopen on Wednesday 6 January 2021.  We send best wishes for the festive season to all our students and friends and we look forward to seeing you in 2021. Classes will start again from week beginning 25 January ...
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  • Chinese Science Fiction as World Literature: 21 Oct, 2-4pm

    You are warmly invited to the next Asian Studies seminar, a roundtable discussion on the topic of “Chinese Science Fiction as World Literature.” The event will be taking place via Zoom on Wednesday 21 Oct, 2-4 pm (UK time). All are warmly welcome to join a discussion with the acclaimed authors and leading scholars in ...
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  • Lecture on Chinese studies on digital humanities: 11 Nov, 2-3PM

    A Distant Exploration of Literary Writings and Historical Documents in Classical Chinese Date and Time: 11 Nov, Wednesday, 2-3 pm Speaker: Prof Chao-lin Liu, National Chengchi University, Taiwan Chair: Dr Christopher Rosenmeier, University of Edinburgh Zoom link for registration: https://ed-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqduCqpjsiHNO2QW8Fvp0ktYATr0H3MAuy Abstract: We design and employ software to analyze the contents of literary writings and historical documents. In the burgeoning stage of digital humanities in Taiwan, relatively ...
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  • Asian Studies Seminar Series (online), Friday 2nd Oct, 4-6pm.

      You are warmly invited to the first of the Asian Studies Seminar Series events for this semester on Friday 2 October, 4-6pm (UK time), when we will be hosting a roundtable discussion on the topic of “Games and Gaming in the East Asian Studies Classroom.” Abstract: East Asia has been at the forefront of many developments in ...
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  • “Chinese Bridge • Global Music” International Music Talent Video Competition

    Music Talent all around the world, both professionals and armatures, are warmly invited to join this online video competition organised by Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM) in China. This competition is designed for Chinese language learners to show case their music talent by recording a music performance piece featuring Chinese elements. There are three categories in this ...
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  • Vacancy – Confucius Institute Teaching Fellow in Chinese

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland is seeking to appoint a full-time teaching fellow in Chinese. This is a fixed-term appointment, available until 1 August 2021. For more information, and to apply, please click here and use Vacancy Reference: 053051 Closing Date: 5 October, at 5 pm.
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  • Edinburgh International Culture Summit Special Edition 2020

    The Edinburgh International Culture Summit is a biennial ministerial forum established in 2012 by the Edinburgh International Festival in a unique partnership with the British Council, Scottish Parliament and the Scottish and UK Governments. The Confucius Institute for Scotland is delighted to be one of the supporters of this year’s Edinburgh International Culture Summit. The 2020 ...
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