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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.

thumbnail Report: 2nd Language Learning and Teaching Workshop

Newcastle-Durham Workshop with focus on translation in Modern Languages Teaching

Location: Durham
Time/Date: 15th September 2014, 10:00 - 15:00

On 15th September 2014, the second Newcastle University/Durham University’s Workshop in Language Learning and Teaching “Sharing Good Practice” took place with a focus on the role of translation in Modern Language Teaching. Co-organised by Dr JC Penet (Newcastle) and Mrs Christine Bohlander (Durham), the Workshop brought together experts in Language Learning and Teaching from both institutions.

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