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Cultural Events 2018

  The Asia Scotland Institute selected for you a range of Asia-related events happening throughout Scotland in the summer of 2018. Browse all Asia related cultural events coming up at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Each year, culture- and art-related shows happening between Asia and Scotland provide great opportunities for these two regions to promote communications,…

The Future is Asia.

Sixth Form pupils of Loretto School listened attentively to Mr Roddy Gow and Mr David Birrell from the Asia Scotland Institute based in Edinburgh.  Its purpose is to encourage and develop a greater understanding of Asia. This year Loretto School’s pupils have attended some of their regular events with global leaders from across Asia and…

Shanghai Low Carbon Venture Gathers Pace

Representatives from Edinburgh and Shanghai Jiao Tong Universities converged on ECCI this week to deepen their commitment to China’s first low carbon college. Delegates from the Chinese and Scottish institutions came together as the Universities signed an agreement to finance a £600,000 collaborative research, teaching and innovation development fund. The low carbon college will encourage…

SCEN Lecture in Association with the Royal Society of Edinburgh

DATE: Thursday, 24 May, 2018 TIME: 17:30 – 20:15 LOCATION:The Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ Thursday 24 May – SCEN Lecture in Association with the Royal Society of Edinburgh Speaker:  Dr Roger Collins, Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh. Title:   Myth and Reality in Silk Road History Thursday 24 May 2018 at The Royal Society…

A Letter From the Hong Kong Centre for Carbon Innovation

  This newsletter provides the latest news on HKCCI and events in Hong Kong and Asia. Featured Articles Waste Management in Hong Kong Hong Kong is expected to run out of landfill space by 2019, while the quantity of waste sent to landfill has increased for the fifth consecutive year. A holistic waste management approach is…

Look East and Inspire the Leaders of Tomorrow

The Asia Scotland Institute’s mission is to educate and inspire and to equip tomorrow’s leaders in Scotland with the knowledge and skills to better engage with Asia in this The Century of Asia. Appearances by high level speakers form the core of its programmes but there are other ways in which it can assist in…

University of Stirling Japan Week 2018

The Asia Scotland Institute is delighted to be supporting the University of Stirling’s Japan Week 2018. You can find all of the events below and they are accessible for members & partners of the Asia Scotland Institute.  

Invitation to Chinese New Year Concert, Monday 26th February 2018

Asia Scotland Institute members are cordially extended an invitation to attend Heriot-Watt University’s annual celebration concert for Chinese New Year, on Monday 26th February from 6 pm – 8.30pm. “Organised by the Scottish Confucius Institute for Business & Communication, this is a key event in our University calendar to celebrate the strong links and bonds of friendship between…