News items from Asian Studies
The art of translating culture and place
Teaching Fellow Esther Tyldesley tells us about her PEN Translates award-winning work on The Sacred Clan by Liang Hong.
The Sparkling World of the Year 24 Group wins the David Laing Prize 2023
Francesca Lutje-Wilkes, a final year student of Japanese, has won the University’s book collecting prize for her collection of the historical work of female manga artists.
MINT Chinese Film Festival brings together graduate talent in women on screen
We hear from alumni and staff in Asian Studies and Film, Exhibition and Curation about the very first edition of a new festival showcasing films by and about Chinese women.
What’s it like to co-organise an international conference?
Tsz Ho (Brian) Wong, an East Asian Studies PhD candidate, tells us about working with the Hong Kong Young Historian Institute on this year’s International Symposium for Young Scholars in Asia Seas.
In memoriam: Paul Dundas
Julian Ward reflects on the passing of our friend and colleague Paul Dundas, Sanskrit expert and author of The Jains.
Innovators in Education award for Edinburgh-Shanghai creative partnership
Our Chair of Chinese Studies, Professor Natascha Gentz, received the award at the annual China-Britain Business Council Burns Supper.
Meet our graduates: Shuangyi Li
The winner of this year’s Anna Balakian Prize is a three-time Edinburgh graduate who completed his PhD in French in 2015 and is now a Swedish Research Council Research Fellow at Lund University.
Finding the study path that’s right for you
Fourth year student Natalie Hotchkiss talks about taking time out and changing degrees midway through her undergraduate programme.