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The Confucius Institute is a partnership with Nankai University supported by the Chinese Ministry of Education Office for Chinese Language (Hanban). It builds on long-standing research collaborations between the two universities and is strongly founded on research on China across the University of Glasgow in the social sciences, arts, and business, in particular through the activities of the Scottish Centre for Chinese Social Science Research. The Centre was formally opened on 4 October 2011 by Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond MSP.

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The Confucius Institute is a partnership with Nankai University supported by the Chinese Ministry of Education Office for Chinese Language (Hanban). It builds on long-standing research collaborations between the two universities and is strongly founded on research on China across the University of Glasgow in the social sciences, arts, and business, in particular through the activities of the Scottish Centre for Chinese Social Science Research. The Centre was formally opened on 4 October 2011 by Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond MSP.

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    Launch of the Confucius Institute

    Launch of the Confucius Institute

    The Confucius Institute at the University of Glasgow was officially opened by Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond MSP on 4 October 2011. In attendance were Li Ruiyou, Chinese Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Scotland, Xiaogang Tian, Minister Counsellor for Education, Chinese Embassy London, and a delegation from Nankai University.

    • 1 hr 45 min
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    The World of Splash Ink

    The World of Splash Ink

    Professor Fan Zeng, one of China’s most famous artists, whose traditional ‘splashed ink’ and figure drawings are hugely popular in China, lectures at the opening of the Confucius Institute in October 2011.

    • 1 hr 45 min
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    Qing Ming Festival

    Qing Ming Festival

    Explaining the Qing Ming (Spring) Festival, the most important annual holiday in China. Presented by Professor LiChang Su, co-director of the Confucius Institute.

    • 40 min
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    Dragon Boat Festival

    Dragon Boat Festival

    Explaining the Dragon Boat Festival, dragon-boat racing and customs around the festival. Presented by Professor LiChang Su, co-director of the Confucius Institute.

    • 54 min
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    A Bridge to China

    A Bridge to China

    Mid-autumn Festival celebrations at the Confucius Institute, including music, poetry and art.

    • 1 hr

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