Archived Events

thumbnail SML Employability Week '14

Interview workshop, Quiz night, Meet the alumni and much more

A week long series of events for Modern languages students co-organised by the School of Modern Languages, the Modern Languages Society and the Careers Service. The place to be to combat November blues and make your way in the world!

thumbnail Classical Chinese music concert

Professor Jie Xu will play the erhu

Professor Jie Xu (erhu: Chinese two-stringed fiddle) plus guests will play a concert of traditional Chinese instrumental music including Horse Racing and Butterfly Lovers. Free admission! 

thumbnail Research Seminars in Chinese Studies at Newcastle University

Talk to be held by the Confucius Institute on 23rd October

Location: Beehive 2.22
Time/Date: 23rd October 2014, 16:00 - 17:00

The Confucius Institute's second seminar in Chinese studies is entitled ' Outsourcing Empire: The Founding of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service' by ProfessorHans van de Ven from Cambridge University.

thumbnail 'Gift of the Gab' Launch

New Modern Languages Magazine launches first issue

Location: Language Resource Centre, Old Library Building
Time/Date: 20th October 2014, 17:30 - 19:00

Zoe Stephens and Natasha Hind, editors of the magazine 'Gift of the Gab', write: Calling all lovers of language, writing, and free food & drinks! The Gift of the Gab, a new and exciting magazine within the Modern Languages department, is due to come out in just over a week, and we would love to invite you to celebrate this exciting event with us!

thumbnail Programme online: Ethnic Conflict in Xinjiang, China

A Strategic Workshop on Insecurity

Location: Research Beehive 2.22, Old Library Building
Time/Date: 3rd October 2014, 09:00 - 20:00

How far is insecurity the product of increased securitisation? This strategic workshop, organised by Dr Joanne Smith Finley brings together UK experts on Xinjiang Studies to discuss worsening ethnic conflict in Xinjiang and China proper, and to consider how far the increased violence may be related to increased state securitisation.
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