Archived Events

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.

thumbnail Report: British Association for Chinese Studies Conference

School of Modern Languages and the Confucius Institute co-organised annual conference

Location: Newcastle University
Time/Date: 3rd September 2014 - 5th September 2014,

The School of Modern Languages and the Confucius Institute at Newcastle University organised the Annual Conference of the British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) at Newcastle University from 3 to 5 September, 2014. Read on for the report by Dr Joanne Smith Finley...

thumbnail Research Seminars in Chinese Studies at Newcastle University

Talk to be held on 28th July by the Confucius Institute

Location: Percy Building, Newcastle University
Time/Date: 28th July 2014, 16:00 - 18:30

The Research Seminars will commence with a talk by Professor Sun Yifeng, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, focusing on the complexities of Translation Studies in China.

thumbnail Newcastle-Nancy Lecture on Verdun

Delegation comes to SML as part of Erasmus and Twinning Visit

Location: Lit and Phil
Time/Date: 7th July 2014, 17:30 - 19:00

This event is one of several to mark the 60th anniversary of the twinning between Nancy and Newcastle, and the 100th anniversary of the start of WW1. A large delegation from Nancy will be attending this and other related events from 7-9 July. Delegates will be met by Professor Máire Cross, Head of French, and be given a tour of the School of Modern Languages by Dr Sandra Salin, responsible for the Erasmus Exchange with Nancy. 

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