November 2021

From Asia Scotland Institute

If you missed Betty Yao’s talk to the SCA on the John Thomson Collection, here is a chance to catch her interview with the ASI: Asia: Through the Lens of John ThomsonThursday 9 December 2021 – 12:00pm GMT / 8:00pm HKST Legendary Scottish photographer and travel writer John Thomson (1837-1921) set off for Singapore in 1862, and in the next […]

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Scottish Centre for China Research Seminars

From the Scottish Centre for China Research Seminar Programme – University of Glasgow Wednesday 17 November 2021, 4–5.30pm      Title: “Covid-19 communication on Weibo: China state media’s strategy” Speaker: Dr King-Wa Fu, University of Hong Kong Registration: Wednesday 1 December 2021, 4–5.30pm Title: “Community Prevention and Control: The Policies and Politics of a Principal Component of China’s Covid-19

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SCA talk – Contemporary Chinese literature

Scotland–China Association Zoom talk, Tuesday, 9 November, 7:15pm.  Speaker:  Frances Weightman, Leeds University Subject:  “Contemporary Chinese literature – engaging UK-based readers” As discussions of Chinese politics, economy and culture are becoming increasingly mainstream in the UK, what about Chinese literature? What kinds of literary works are being written (and read) in China today, and how do we

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