We promote the understanding of Chinese language and culture in the UK, with a business focus on helping companies to communicate with Chinese customers more effectively.
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In this annual lecture, Jinghan Zeng, Professor of China and International Studies at Lancaster University, will talk about his work and provide a perspective on China’s emerging Artificial Intelligence industry.
The annual ‘China Day’ for students at Harrogate Grammar School marks another successful year of Mandarin education and Chinese cultural experience at our Confucius Classroom. The event this year took place on Thursday 13 October. The event saw our new BCI teachers, Yuanyuan Liang, Yuqing Wang and Yixuan Deng.
The Fourth International Symposium on Chinese Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (ISOCTAL-4) was on 20-21 June 2022, hybrid online and in person on the campus of The University of Leeds. ISOCTAL is a bi-annual winter event and a high platform for frontline research in Chinese theoretical and applied linguistics, a promotion channel for global collaboration across disciplines and a network for future development and innovation. Our Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds sponsored the conference of this year.
The BCI has been Highly Commended in the ‘Global Category’ at the 2020 Leeds Partnership Awards. Giles Blackburne, Executive Director, and Professor Zhang Xiaofeng, Chinese Director, attended the award evening held on 9 May 2022 to celebrate those who have enriched the Leeds community by embodying the values of the Leeds Partnership this academic year.
Emily Austin-Howell shares some thoughts on her year spent as an intern with the Business Confucius Institute team as the...
On 27 April 2022, Leeds alumnus James Halstead MCIL CL delivered a lecture about the global language service providing (LSP)...
Leeds alumna Nandini Venkata was joined by a panel of women living and working in Beijing at an online event...
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on October 10th, 2022
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on September 8th, 2022