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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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  • Spring Term Classes Starts From 19 April 2021

    We offer a diverse programme of evening classes for the general public to enjoy learning Chinese. Our Spring 2021 courses will start week beginning 19 April and booking for these classes is now open. To optimise the learning experience a maximum capacity has been set per group – so space is very limited!  Remote Learning: Zoom All ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Coronavirus (Covid-19): Important Announcement

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland campus is temporarily closed from Friday 20 March 2020 to students and public due to the outbreak of COVID-19. All 2021 Winter 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 ...
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