Articles & Contributions from Members & Partners


Japan Season of Culture 2019-2020

The Asia Scotland Institute is delighted to announce that our upcoming Japan seminar programme is now an official event of the Japan Season of Culture 2019-2020. We are organising three sessions as well as a panel debate focused on Japan-UK relations in a post-Brexit environment. Please find below the options to sign up for each session: Professor…

Food for thought

Food for Thought: changing diets in Asia are providing opportunities for investors

Hugh Young, Managing Director of Aberdeen Asia | Aberdeen Standard Investments | 22 January 2019 We are all aware, to some extent, of the importance of food in Asian cultures. In fact, many westerners’ first contact with the Chinese, Indian, Thai, Vietnamese and Korean cultures will likely be via the cuisines of those countries. Food…


Chinese New Year Concert – Year of the Pig

We are delighted to announce that the Rainbow Melodies Troupe of musicians from Tianjin University of Finance and Economics will be performing a range of musical pieces based on traditional Chinese folk music to celebrate the Chinese New Year – the Year of the Pig at the Royal Botanic Gardens on the 20th of February. The…