Regular lectures, workshops and conferences involve Scottish and Chinese experts from a wide range of fields.
29 November 2012
The eighth lecture on 'China, Scotland and the World' will be presented by Peter Budd, head of Global Aviation and chair of Arup, Scotland.
22 November 2012
Standard Life's CEO, Asia and Emerging Markets, Nathan Parnaby will give the penultimate talk in the 2012 'China, Scotland and the World' lecture series.
25 October 2012
Jim McColl's talk is the sixth in the series which has seen a number of notable speakers contribute to this programme of talks designed to help Scottish business people understand China‘s social fabric, its networks and hierarchies, and where decision-making lies.
27 September 2012
In the first business lecture of the autumn series, Dr Liu Li, alumnus of the University of Edinburgh, will tell how he built his architecture design firm, giving insights into the business dealings of government agencies, private clients and state owned enterprises as well as the business strategies and models that real estate developers employed.
21 June 2012 - CANCELLED
Peter Budd is Vice Chairman of China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) which supports the development of Sino-British trade. He is also a Board member and trustee of Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), a Fellow of the 48 Group Club and a member of the University Court of the University of Edinburgh and sits on the Board of Governors’ at Manchester Metropolitan University.
14 June 2012
Dr Ji Bin, vice president of the All China Federation of Taiwan Compatriots, vice chairperson of the China Youth Federation and member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (China’s Upper House) will consider what lies behind China's economic development and economic relations with Taiwan.
6 June 2012
Jim O'Neill is chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM). As chairman, he is involved in helping guide all aspects of GSAM's businesses around the world, including China.
10 May 2012
Stepehen Perry, Managing Director of the London Export Corporation and Chair of the 48 Group Club will talk about the overall strategy and the implications for businesses and those who work with China.
26 April 2012
Adam Dupre, China Company Research Services and ex officio Vice President 48 Group Club will talk about the economic, commercial and political background dynamics that underlie present and future commercial relationships with China.
12 December 2011
Professor Tim Oakes is a cultural geographer of China, working on issues related to regional cultural development, culture industries, tourism, heritage, regional and place-based identities. His work focuses on the ways culture is used as a resource for development and governance objectives, identity politics, and tourism.
Join us at the Old Library in Drummond Street on 12 December at 3.30pm where Prof. Oakes will deliver his lecture 'Faiths on Display: Religion, Tourism, and the Chinese State'.
11 August 2011
Insights into contemporary Chinese politics and economics delivered by leading Chinese intellectuals from Tsinghua University. Hosted by the Confucius Institute for Scotland and in collaboration with LSE.
21 April 2011
Prof Gordon Stewart, visiting Leverhulme Professor, University of Dundee will give a lecture on 'The Scottish Enlightenment and British Imperialism: a case study of the 1774 Tibet mission' held at the Confucius Institute for Scotland at 5.15pm.
22 March 2010
Zhang Longxi, City University of Hong Kong - a talk on The Complexity of Difference: A Methodological Issue in Cross-Cultural Studies held in the Confucius Institute.
4 November 2011
Join us for a CPD session from Shaz Lawrence covering development of Chinese language/cultural programmes and assessment strategies.
25 October 2011
Ian Holliday, professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong will deliver a seminar entitled ‘Rising China and Global Justice‘.
27 - 28 October 2011
A full day conference on 28 October with a keynote address the evening before will examine the topic of Chinese Art: Translation, Adaptation and Modalities. The conference is part sponsored by the Confucius Institute for Scotland and is organised by Art in Translation
7 - 9 September 2011
The British Association of Chinese Studies (BACS) will hold their annual conference in partnership with the University of Edinburgh and the Confucius Institute for Scotland. Delegates will have the opportunity to hear from renowned Professors Wang Hui and David Derwei Wang at a special keynote opening session on Wed 7 September.
29 June - 1 July, 2011
The 9th BCLTS Inernational Symposium on Innovations in Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language, hosted over three days at the University of Edinburgh.
11-13 March, 2010
'China Inside Out', a 3-day conference in the Confucius Institute in collaboration with Scottish PEN which brought together Chinese and Scottish writers for lectures, discussion, creative writing and readings.
This article was published on Dec 3, 2012