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  • Online HSK (Home Edition) Exams 12 December 2020

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland is offering interested candidates new opportunities to take the HSK Chinese language proficiency exams online at home. The Online HSK (Home Edition) Exams will take place on 12 December 2020. If you are interested in sitting this exam, please read the following instructions carefully and register for the exam by ...
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  • Winter Term Classes start from 25 January 2021

    We offer a diverse programme of evening classes for the general public to enjoy learning Chinese. Our winter 2021 courses will start week beginning 25 January and booking for these classes is now open. All winter classes will be delivered remotely using the online platform Zoom. To optimise the learning experience a maximum capacity has been ...
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  • 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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  • Coronavirus (Covid-19): Important Announcement

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland campus is temporarily closed from Friday 20 March to students and public due to the outbreak of COVID-19. All Autumn classes are running remotely using the online platform Zoom. Our administrative team is working from home. Please contact us by email info@confuciusinstitute.ac.uk if you have any enquiry. If you have any concerns ...
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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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  • Language Research Project – Call For Participants

    On behalf of Brittany Blankinship, PhD researcher, University of Edinburgh We are a team of researchers looking at the effects of language learning on cognitive functions. As you’ll be learning a language, we’d like to invite you to participate in this research! We would also be happy to send you information about the results of the ...
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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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