Asian Studies


The Asian Studies staff and students offer up a wide variety of activities reflecting a vibrant academic culture.

Chinese Debating Team

Chinese Debating Team - Nanjing 2016
Established since 2009, The University of Edinburgh Chinese Debating Team focuses on the training of the students' ability in critical and logical thinking as well as the oral presentation and public speech skill.

Chinese silent film

Film crew recording a Chinese silent film
What did China look like in the 1920s and 1930s? Silent films in black and white made by Edinburgh University students allow you a fascinating glimpse of that bygone world.