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Free CPD workshops for teachers of Chinese

SCILT/CISS are offering two workshops for teachers of Chinese on 9 November 2012 at the University of Strathclyde. These workshops are free and are op...

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Gleneagles China Youth Summit

A conference for young people involved in studying Chinese: senior phase School students with their teachers, University undergraduates and postgradua...

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Scotland in Conversation with China

Scotland in Conversation with China is a programme of events being held across Scotland which aims to encourage further discussion of the important ob...

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How China and Asia are changing the world: The implications of Beijing's quest to build a wealthy nation

In this joint speaker event and reception the Asia Scotland Institute presents the first of its series of Adam Smith Global Briefings, in association ...

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Asia Calling: Where is the future for financial services professionals?

Silu, in association with Reed Smith, is pleased to present the first of our Seminar Series and Drinks Reception. In the midst of change in the global...

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Building the language base for research: the impact and future of Language-Based Area Studies

This one-day event will address the achievements, and future challenges, of the Language-Based Area Studies (LBAS) initiative in developing provision ...

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Russia, China and the Geopolitics in the Far East

Friday 1st February will see a lunchtime seminar on the above topic from Dr Natascha Kuhrt,lecturer in the Department of War Studies at King`s College...

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Chinese Conversation & Culture Corner

A special Chinese Conversation and Culture Corner will take place on Friday 8th February when the focus will be on Chinese New Year traditions with th...

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Spring Festival Party

Join us for our Year of the Snake Spring Festival party on Friday 15th February from 6pm till 9pm at Abden House. A full programme of fun is planned f...

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Lecture by artist Ying Sheng Yang 21 February 2013

We will be hosting a lecture by the artist Ying Sheng Yang on the evening of Thursday 21st February in room LH104A of the Lord Hope Building, Universi...

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Meeting for SCEN Ambassadors and their mentor staff

At the SCEN China Youth Summit at the end of 2012, the student voice was lucid and inspiring. This was seen again in the G50 Declaration, the result o...

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Celebration of Chinese Language and Culture

Trudi Robertson, Co-ordinator of the Confucius Classroom at St George's School, Edinburgh, warmly invites S3 - S6 ppupils who are either currently lea...

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Workshop - China and the Curriculum

CISS recently ran a workshop in conjunction with Professor Jane Duckett from the Glasgow University Confucius Institute. We would like to invite ...

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Chinese Community Orchestra Concert

Head to Kirkcaldy`s Adam Smith Theatre for a Spring into Summer concert featuring Alison Miler on violin. This programme will see Kirkcaldy Orchestral...

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SCEN China Debate

This free event is led jointly by SCEN and the Edinburgh Business School, and would be particularly appropriate for senior phase students of Economics...

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The Fascination of China - Series of Talks

St George’s School for Girls has planned an exciting programme of presentations on a variety of topics related to China for interested pupils, teacher...

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Fascination of China - Series of Talks

St George’s School for Girls has planned an exciting programme of presentations on a variety of topics related to China for interested pupils, teacher...

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New Writing in China and Scotland: A panel discussion on cross-cultural engagement

As an extension to the two week programme of new writings from China scheduled at the Bedlam Theatre under the lunchtime ‘`A Play, A Pie and A Pint` p...

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Weekend Calligraphy Course 18/19 May 2013

Join Institute calligraphy/brush painting teacher Chi Zhang for a special weekend workshop at Leith School of Art. Over the weekend Chi Zhang will int...

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CPD for Teachers of Mandarin

In conjunction with Edinburgh City Hub, CISS would like to invite teachers of Chinese to a CPD event on 28 May 2013.Full programme details can be...

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New Plays from China

National Theatre of Scotland in partnership with Òran Mór, SaiTa Cultural LTD, Tian Qinxin Theatre Studio and in association with the Confucius Instit...

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Learning in China and in Scotland

SCEN is working with the Confucius Institute at the University of Edinburgh on a striking event to be held in the historic and beautiful Playfair Libr...

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AREC Annual Conference 2013

It is our greatest pleasure to invite you to the 2013 Assoiation for Research into Education of China (AREC) Conference at the Institute of Education,...

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The SCEN Lecture 2013

The SCEN Lecture 2013 will be held at the Confucius Hub for the City of Edinburgh at Leith Academy, by kind permission of its Headteacher Jack Simpson...

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The 1st conference on China-Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) cross-cultural dialogue, education and learning

The conference will be held under the honorary patronage of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr. Borut Pahor. It is be organized by the Conf...

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Experience China Fair: London

The Experience China Fair will exhibit a wide range of opportunities for UK students to gain experience in China. The Fair will include a presentation...

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Scotland China Association - Learning Mandarin is Child's Play

Dr Meryl James will give a presentation on how teaching Chinese develops cognitive skills in young learners and how the Confucius Institute for Scotla...

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The 2nd SCEN China Youth Summit at Gleneagles

SCEN's partnership with the amazing Gleneagles Hotel continues! This time we shall have not only our SCEN Piper, Aaron Hossain of Oban High School, bu...

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China's soft power in Africa

Why does China run one of the world`s largest short-term training programmes, with plans to bring 30,000 Africans to China between 2013 and 2015? Why ...

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Performance of Nanjing Little Red Flower Art Troupe

In celebration of Chinese New Year 2014, the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools is delighted to offer you the unique opportunity to attend a p...

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The Lanterns of the Terracotta Warriors Exhibition

The Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh is marking the arrival of the Year of the Horse with a magnificent free exhibition...

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Chinese New Year Party

You are warmly invited to join the annual Confucius Institute for Scotland Chinese New Year Party to celebrate Year of the Horse, with songs, music, g...

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SCEN Network Meeting - 7 March 2014

The SCEN Network Meeting will take place at Lasswade High School, Bonnyrigg, in its fantastic new buildings! We shall have a light lunch at 12.30...

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ShuChong! Book Club

ShuChong (meaning Bookworm in Chinese!) is Ricefield’s new, free monthly Book Club to read books by Chinese authors or books with Chinese cultural the...

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PaiBa! Photo Club

Literally meaning “Shoot it!” in Chinese, PaiBa is one of Ricefield’s new, free monthly meet-ups for keen photographers to enjoy shooting and sharing ...

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LiaoliaoBa

  LiaoliaoBa! Travelling Culture Cafe: 29th March 2pm Tchai Ovna, 42 Otago Lane  www.tchaiovna.com   Are you interested in Chinese cult...

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Pre-Qing Ming Tea Ceremony & Tea Tasting

Pre Qing Ming Tea Ceremony + Tea Tasting at the Falkirk Wheel  www.thefalkirkwheel.co.uk/getting-here Tickets £10 or £8 for concessions
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Ming Musical Moments

To welcome an imperial Ming vase from the British Museum, join us for a special concert and short film, the world-premiere of Ming Musical Moments. Se...

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Ultimate Power Dressing

For a fascinating lecture on: Ultimate Power Dressing Chinese Imperial Costume and Textiles During the Qing Dynasty: 1644-1911 book your space at the ...

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SCEN Global Classroom at Edinburgh Zoo - Beyond the Panda

This day is aimed at Primary pupils from P4 – P7. Places are free but limited, so please do book now! Programme 10.30 am - Arrival 10.45 am 11.00...

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Chinese Language Teacher Development Day

Macmillan Publishers are working with FLTRP Beijing on a major project to look at Chinese language learning at all levels internationally, with a view...

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Invitation to Lecture by Chen Liming, President of BP China

The Confucius Institute for Scotland at the University of Edinburgh invites Members of SCEN to a special guest lecture by Visiting Professor CHEN Limi...

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China day at the University of Aberdeen: Building bridges and building capacity in Chinese

Focus on young people, ages 3-18Short presentations by pupils (3 minutes!) and lively workshopsSee the Confucius Institute for the University of Aberd...

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Poster Art of Modern China Exhibition

The Confucius Institute for Scotland is holding an exhibition entitled ‘Poster Art of Modern China which will take place in Adam House, Chambers Stree...

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Film screening: The King of Masks

As part of our on-going Cinema of Childhood season, curated by filmmaker Mark Cousins in conjunction with the Filmhouse Edinburgh, Falkirk Community T...

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Edinburgh Chinese Community Choir

Polwarth Parish Church from 4pm-5pm is the venue on 17 August for a programme of traditional and popular Chinese songs, sung in Mandarin, about aspect...

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Backstage - Cantonese Orchestra

With dazzling costumes, unique makeup, stylised movements and beautiful vocal technique, Backstage is a story set backstage at a Cantonese opera perfo...

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Journey of a Thousand Wings Orchestra

30 piece Tinderbox orchestra, 10 piece choir and award winning bands from Chile, China & the Balkans.Featuring a selection of music from Dawanggan...

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Hand Made in China: Moons Migration & Messages

First Hand stories of migration & daily life in China told in a unique rickshaw theatre to an audience of just two! "An unusual and curious i...

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Confucius Institute Day at the Mound

Make your way to the Mound on Sat 27 Sept to join our global day of celebration where an extensive programme of language and cultural outreach will ta...

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The SCEN Ambassadors' Conference 2014

The SCEN Ambassadors' Conference 2014, in partnership with the Confucius Institute for Scotland, will take place at the Playfair Library, Old College,...

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Edinburgh Chinese Autumn Festival

The Edinburgh Chinese Culture Association (ECCA) is organising a special event celebrating the Moon, the harvest and family reunion at the St And...

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Ming: The Golden Empire

Opening on Friday 27 June at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, the summer exhibition `Ming: The Gold Empire` will run until 19 October 201...

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Learning Chinese in Diasporic Communities: Book launch and lecture

This book brings together new theoretical perspectives and bilingual education models from different sociopolitical and cultural contexts across the g...

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Lecture: Internet literature in China

Over the past fifteen years, the Internet has become a major medium for the production and consumption of Chinese-language literary texts across a wid...

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Third China Youth Summit

The theme of this year's summit is China and Scotland at Home.China and Scotland At Home, the Third China Youth Summit at Gleneagles, will celebrate t...

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HSK Workshop

A preparatory workshop for December exam registrants will take place on Saturday 22 November at the Confucius Institute for Scotland in Edinburgh. The...

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'Golden Chopsticks' film gala

A gala and award event is scheduled to take place on the afternoon of Friday 5 December from 1300-1630 as three University of Edinburgh student films ...

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Chinese Burns Supper

For a Burns Supper with a twist book your place at the Chinese Burns Supper evening being organised by the China Britain Business Council in partnersh...

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RSA Annual Exhibition opening 16 Jan features Chinese artworks

The ever popular Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour Annual Exhibition which runs from 16-31 January 2015 in the RSA Galleries on the Mo...

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Talbot Rice Tour in Chinese

Talbot Rice Gallery is the public art gallery of The University of Edinburgh, located in the historic interiors of Old College. For the first tim...

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Chinese New Year Party

The Confucius Institute for Scotland invites you to their open house party in Abden House in Edinburgh from 6-9pm on Friday 20 February, to mark ...

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Nowhere to Call Home

Monday 23 February at 6.15pm sees a special screening of `Nowhere To Call Home` which tells the powerful story of Zanta, a Tibetan woman who moved to ...

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The Red Poppy Ladies Percussion Group presents Mulan, The Musical

In celebration of Chinese New Year, CISS is collaborating with the Red Poppy Ladies Percussion Group to present Mulan, The Musical.  See the atta...

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The Red Poppy Ladies Percussion Group presents Mulan, The Musical.

In celebration of Chinese New Year, CISS is collaborating with the Red Poppy Ladies Percussion Group to present Mulan, The Musical.   See th...

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The Red Poppy Ladies Percussion Group presents Mulan, The Musical.

In celebration of Chinese New Year, CISS is collaborating with the Red Poppy Ladies Percussion Group to present Mulan, The Musical.   See th...

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China Day at the Zoo - book now!

Educators at Edinburgh Zoo are organising another China Day at the Zoo on Tuesday 3 March 2015. This will be a day to visit the Giant Pandas, tour the...

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Chinese Language Teaching - Guest Lecture

There will be a talk on Tuesday 3 March by Dr Andreas Guder on Chinese language teaching in Germany. Dr Andreas Guder is based in Freie Universitt, Be...

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Multilingual Debate 2015

Heriot-Watt University's Multilingual Debate is an annual event that showcases the interpreting skills of undergraduate students on our Languages (Int...

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Chinese teaching club exploratory meeting

SCEN is supporting a new Chinese Teaching Club, to bring together Teachers and Lecturers in Chinese in Scotland’s Local Authorities, independent and c...

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SCEN Network Meeting

The SCEN Network Meeting on 13 May 2015 will take place at South Hall, The Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, University of Edinburgh 1.30 pm Arriv...

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Shanghai Education Exhibition

A group of 35 educational institutions are planning a day long visit to Edinburgh to set up a special exhibition on opportunities at International Sch...

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Where have all the villages gone?

In China, “home sweet home” would refer to a village rather than a city. This talk shows that the Chinese village, a source of nostalgia and memory, u...

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Teaching Chinese in Scotland: Pedagogy Meets the Language

Teaching Chinese in Scotland: Pedagogy Meets the Language is a one day event for those involved in the teaching of Chinese. Taking place on Friday 12 ...

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UKAPCE National Mandarin reading competition in Edinburgh

UK Association of Promoting Chinese Education will be hosting the 13th Mandarin Reading Competition in Scotland to encourage more mandarin speakers fr...

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Chinese Teaching in the Western World Conference and Workshop

Learn how experienced Chinese teachers are meeting the expectations of Western learners. Discover new ways to make Chinese language learning more...

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Teacher Immersion Course

Are you a primary school teacher or a high school modern languages teacher? Do you have an interest in developing Mandarin in your school? Would you l...

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Launch of Chinese Teaching Club

SCEN is supporting a new Chinese Teaching Club, to bring together Teachers and Lecturers in Chinese in Scotland’s Local Authorities, independent and c...

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SCEN Ambassadors' Forum

This Forum will take place after the morning's SCEN Advisory Board Meeting. SCEN Ambassadors, School and University students and young professionals, ...

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Royal Society for Asian Affairs' Inaugural Schools' Day for Scotland

The Royal Society for Asian Affairs - together with the Scotland China Education Network, the University of Edinburgh and the Confucius Institute for ...

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Royal Society for Asian Affairs' Inaugural Schools' Day for Scotland

The Royal Society for Asian Affairs - together with the Scotland China Education Network, the University of Edinburgh and the Confucius Institute for ...

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The Fourth SCEN China Youth Summit 2015

SCEN China Youth Summits are always vibrant and exciting and book up very quickly indeed, so do take this opportunity to book your place now!&nbs...

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ISOCTAL Conference

ISOCTAL (The International Symposium on Chinese Theoretical and Applied Linguistics) will be held from 10th-12th December 2015 at Newcastle University...

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Is China in Economic Chaos?

In light of China’s currency turmoil, we’re asking: is China in economic chaos? Lord Stephen Green, former Minister of State for Trade and Investme...

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Connected Scotland China Workshop

Connected Scotland partners will be holding a workshop on TNE in China in April for representatives from Scottish higher education institutions.The pu...

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Zheng He-When the Dragon Ships Came

The Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh, in association with SCEN, is delighted to present this award winning show, blendi...

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The Fourteenth UK Mandarin Reading Competition Scotland

In order to encourage more people to learn and use Mandarin Chinese and provide an opportunity for students and teachers of Chinese to learn from each...

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Meeting of SCEN Ambassadors and Network Members

SCEN Ambassadors of all ages and SCEN Network Member are invited most warmly to this lively and important sharing meeting, where we shall receive the ...

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Second annual conference on Chinese language teaching in Scotland

This free one-day event for all involved or interested in the teaching of Chinese follows on from the successful 2015 event. Taking place on Friday 24...

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Open House at the Confucius Campus

Ten years ago in June a Memorandum of Understanding was signed in Beijing which led to the establishment of the Confucius Institute for Scotland in th...

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Meeting of SCEN Ambassadors

SCEN Ambassadors are invited to book their place at the next scheduled meeting where the SCEN President, Lord Wilson of Tillyorn, will be present. Lor...

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The SCEN Lecture 2016

SCEN, in association with The Royal Society of Edinburgh, will be hosting this year's lecture on 4 November 2016.James Anderson,Partner and Senior Inv...

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Meeting of the Chinese Teaching Club

Please help us to spread the word about our very lively Chinese Teaching Club! As a branch of SCEN, the Club is a friendly and relaxed platform throug...

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The Fifth SCEN China Youth Summit

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of SCEN, the China Youth Summit will take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on Friday 2 December...

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Royal Society for Asian Affairs' Schools' Day

The Royal Society for Asian Affairs - together with the University of Edinburgh and the Confucius Institute for Scotland - would like to invite your s...

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2017 Three Tour Performance

Harbin Normal University Overseas Performance Tour Group, composing of teachers and students from Institute of Music and Institute of physical educati...

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Edinburgh Chinese New Year Concert

SCEN are inviting members to the Edinburgh Chinese New Year Concert, to be held on Wednesday 25 January 2017 in the Usher Hall.Visit the SCEN website ...

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Chinese New Year 2017 showcase

Join St Ninian's High school where they will be holding East Dunbartonshire's Confucius classrooms Chinese New Year 2017 showcase. A glow log-in is re...

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Chinese New Year Celebration Performance

On the occasion of the Chinese Lunar Year of the Rooster, the Scottish Confucius Institute for Business & Communication at Heriot-Watt University ...

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Royal Society of Asian Affairs Scotland Schools Day

The Confucius Institute for Scotland is partnering the Royal Society of Asian Affairs in co-ordinating a Scotland Schools Day, the focus of which is A...

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Chinese Teaching Club meeting

The next Chinese Teaching Club meeting will be held on Friday 3 March in Abden House, the Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinbu...

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Heriot-Watt Multilingual Debate 2017

Heriot-Watt University's Multilingual Debate is an annual event that showcases the interpreting skills of undergraduate students on our Languages (Int...

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Talk: How is social media changing China?

In this talk, Prof Lifen Zhang currently based in the School of Journalism, Fudan University and Chief Advisor for China Business News, will consider ...

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An Introduction to Dujing Education - A Solution for Overseas Chinese Language Education and the Promotion of Traditional Culture

Dujing Education, also called Classics Reading Education, has its roots in hundreds of years of China's traditional language and cultural education. H...

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Third Annual Conference: Teaching Chinese in Scotland

The Third Conference on Chinese Teaching in Scotland: Teaching and Learning is a free one-day event for all who are involved or interested in the teac...

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Forum for SCEN Ambassadors (*Note new date)

*PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE FOR THE AMBASSADOR FORUM - 9 JUNE 2017 AND CHANGE OF VENUE* (postponed from 5 May)The Forum for SCEN Ambassadors will be hel...

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UK Mandarin Speaking Competition at Lasswade High School

In order to encourage more people to learn and use Mandarin Chinese and provide an opportunity for students and teachers of Chinese to learn from each...

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Sixth SCEN China Youth Summit

The Sixth SCEN China Youth Summit will be held:in the New Auditorium of the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3NY: in the...

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