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  • Gleneagles 27 November 2013

    4 November, 2013

    I am engaged in the diligent process of making the Second SCEN China Youth Summit at The Gleneagles Hotel on Wednesday 27 November 2013 absolutely fabulous! So please forgive me as I press for your attention ...

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  • Scotland's Confucius Institutes

    4 November, 2013

    I attended the splendid launch of the Confucius Institute for the University of Aberdeen in late September; last week I visited the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools with its superb Confucius Classroom and the Confucius Institute at the University of Glasgow.

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  • SCEN Network Meeting

    4 November, 2013

    We have felt the time is right for a SCEN Network Meeting in the Spring Term, so that those engaged in leading China and Chinese learning in our schools at all levels can get together and exchange practice, views and issues.

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  • Knowledge of the Chinese language!

    4 November, 2013

    Graham Thompson of the Blackford Trust sent me this gem from The Literary Digest:

    The need of knowledge of the Chinese language in order to do business in China is said to be overlooked by some American firms ...

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  • China’s Peaceful Rise & New Diplomacy

    22 October, 2013

    A FREE lecuture by Ni Shixiong, professor of international relations, former Dean of the School of International Relations and Public Affairs at Fudan University and former director of the Centre for American Studies at Fudan University, Shanghai.

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