Asian Studies

News and events from 2013/14

Asian Studies news and events from 2013/14

Japanese Studies Guest Lecture

Dr Kristin Surak will present at the Japanese Studies Guest Lecture on 25 March 2014.

Research Seminar Series

Dr Konrad Lawson will speak at the Asian Studies Research Seminar Series on 19 March 2014.

Japanese Studies - Book Launch & Translator Talk

Launch of Angus Turvill's new translation of Hisashi Inoue’s "Tales from a Mountain Cave" takes place on 12 March 2014.

Research Seminar Series

Dr Andrea Janku will present at the Asian Studies Research Seminar Series on 5 March 2014.

Research Seminar Series

Dr Hunag Xuelei will present at the Asian Studies Research Seminar Series on 26 February 2014.

The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme

The 2014 programme is entitled "East Side Stories: Japanese cinema depicting the lives of youth".

Research Seminar Series

Dr Isabella Jackson will present at the Asian Studies Research Seminar on 12 February 2014.

Research Seminar Series

Dr Gregory Scott will speak at the Asian Studies Research Seminar Series on 5 February 2014.

Japanese Film Festival 2014

The Japanese Film Festival 2014 takes place 31 January - 21 February 2014.

The Confucius Institute for Scotland - Chinese New Year Party

The Chinese New Year Party will take place at The Confucius Institute for Scotland on 31 January 2014.

The Confucius Institute for Scotland - Chinese New Year

Terracotta Lantern Warriors Exhibition in Old College from 29 January - 7 February 2014.

Professor Urs Zachmann Inaugural Lecture

Professor Zachmann's lecture is entitled "The Meaning of Asia in Japanese-Chinese Relations".

Research Seminar Series

Professor Nick Pearce will present his research on 22 January 2014 at the Asian Studies Research Seminar Series.

Japanese Studies-The Japan Foundation Public Lecture

The Japan Foundation Public Lecture 2014 is entitled "Voices from the Margins: Youth Problems and Social Marginalisation in Japan and Scotland".

Centre for the Study of World Christianity Seminar Series 2013-2014

Dr Gregory Adam Scott will present his research on 14 January 2014.

The Confucius Institute for Scotland Guest Lecture

Professor Chih-Jou Jay Che will present on 11 December 2013 as part of The Confucius Institute for Scotland Guest Lecture Series.

Book Launch Workshop

Book launch of "Religious Diversity of Chinese Thought" on 29 November 2013.

Confucius Institute for Scotland 2013 Autumn Business Lecture Series

Lord Clement-Jones CBE will present at the final lecture in the Confucius Institute for Scotland Autumn Business Lecture Series.

"Heavenly Pond" - Site Specific Installation

Heavenly Pond is an art exhibition and site-specific installation by Li Huai.

Research Seminar Series

Dr Stephen McDowell will present on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 in the Chinese Studies Research Seminar Series.

Social Anthropology Seminar Series 2013-14

Professor Charles Stafford will present a paper on 15 November 2013 in the Social Anthropology Seminar Series 2013-14.

Japanese Studies Guest Lecture

Dr Mark Pendleton will present a paper on 14 November 2013 in the Japanese Studies Guest Lecture Series.

The Japanese Art of a Scottish Engineer

Dr Rosina Buckland will speak about the contribution of Scots to the formation of modern Japan as part of the Japan400 programme of events.

Roundtable: Occupy Taiwan: the origins and implications of the 'Sunflower Movement'

A roundtable discussion on the origins and implications of the 'Sunflower Movement' in Taiwan on 16 April 2014.

Japanese Studies Guest Lecture

Professor Masami Kita will present the Japanese Studies Guest Lecture on 27 March 2014.

Japanese Studies-Daiwa Foundation Guest Lecture

Professor Yasushi Watanabe will present the Japanese Studies Daiwa-Foundation Guest Lecture on 24 March 2014.

Edinburgh Triumphs at the 13th Annual UK 'Chinese Bridge'

Chinese Studies students triumph at the UK Chinese Bridge competition on March 22 2014.

The Confucius Institute for Scotland Guest Lecture

Professor Paul Pickowicz will present on 8 November 2013 as part of the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Guest Lecture Series.

The Confucius Institute for Scotland Special Guest Lecture

Eminent China scholar David Shambaugh will speak about his new book: China Goes Global—a sweeping account of China‘s growing prominence on the international stage.

Confucius Institute for Scotland 2013 Autumn Business Lecture Series

Special guest lecture by Lord Davidson of Glen Clova on 'The Internationalisation of the Renminbi'