Seminar

Following on from our symposium in September on Non-Han fiction and film in China, we welcome two scholars and translators to discuss their work on Tibetan literature and cultural heritage. Tim Thurston is a lecturer here in East Asian Studies at the University of Leeds. His research focuses on Tibetan language and society in the transition…
We’re looking forward to welcoming guest speakers, including authors Yan Ge and Lijia Zhang, for this event focusing on fiction and gender in China. More speakers to be announced soon, along with further details of the event. Yan Ge is an Author Ambassador for the Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing. Her novel《我们家》(2013), was translated as…
In partnership with the Mandarin Teachers Network based at the Confucius Institute of the Institute of Education, London, we are developing a network of teaching ambassadors and tailored teaching materials to suit the various secondary school curricula. This April we will be holding a special residential weekend for our teaching ambassadors, focusing on ways of incorporating…
Looking for a guide to the art of deception? Then join us for a foray into classical Chinese fiction, courtesy of Professor Christopher Rea, from the University of British Columbia. For this lunchtime seminar, coffee and tea will be provided, and please feel free to bring along your lunch! Why do collections of swindle stories…