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11 Jan zoom meeting

SCA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: “Two World Wars and One Gold Medal: The Chinese Labour Corps, the 1924 Olympics, and Eric Liddell” Time: 11 January 2022, 19:15 L Roy Peachey is the author of six books, including The Race (Cranachan, 2021), a dual-narrative children’s novel about Eric Liddell and a young Chinese-British

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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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Asia Scotland Institute webinars

Forthcoming webinars (free – optional donation requested): Thursday, 14 October, 4:00pm BST “The Wake Up Call: Why the pandemic has exposed the weakness of the West – and how to fix it”, with John Micklethwait, Bloomberg editor-in-chief To register: Thursday, 28 October, 9:00am BST “Asia’s Global Financial Centre: Hong Kong in the 21st century”    with a

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University of Glasgow Scottish Centre for China Research Online Seminar Series

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 4–5:30pm Taking on China Big Tech and Entrepreneurs: Will the Party shackle innovation and future growth?  Speaker: Professor Stephen Morgan, University of Nottingham Registration required: Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 4–5:30pm Green Shoots of Revival: Political Leadership and the Differentiation of Space in a “Zero Pollution Village” in Rural Zhejiang Speaker: Dr

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SCA talks on Zoom: 9 November, 14 December

Future SCA talks on Zoom: Tuesday, 9 November  “Engaging readers in the UK with Chinese writing”  Speaker: Dr Frances Weightman, Associate Professor, East Asian Studies School of Languages, Cultures & Societies, Leeds University  Tuesday, 14 December  “Reviving an imperial and classical imaginary of China’s authentic cultural past: the Hanfu movement and young adults in China” 

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