This weeks blog is from Dr Thomas Jansen, Lecturer in Chinese Studies, who recently ran the European Association Chinese Studies (EACS) Summer School “Hidden in Plain Sight: Materiality, Meaning and Accessibility of Chinese Objects in Local Collections” (4-9 September 2017) at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, UK. Final Report Chinese objects often […]

Chinese Studies

This is an interview with Duo Luan, one of our Chinese Studies Lecturers at UWTSD. This interview was originally published in CLTalk Issue 13. Duo Luan has been teaching Chinese as a foreign language in the Chinese Studies BA programme at the University of Wales Trinity St. David since 2003. In her day to day teaching, she comes […]

Chinese Studies

The blog below was written by UWTSD Associate Professor Thomas Jansen, Director of the Confucius Institute, who is currently visiting Beijing Union University, one of UWTSD’s partner institutions. Beijing, Saturday 7th May This is my second day in Beijing visiting Lampeter’s partner institution Beijing Union University (BUU). Coming back from breakfast at the university canteen at […]

Chinese Studies

The following report was written by Chinese Studies student Mike Dennis after having spent the summer at a carpenters’ workshop in Guizhou province in Southern China, organised by Charpentiers sans Frontières. All morning, we had been furiously preparing timber by axe and plane in the hot Guizhou sun. Then we saw the old Master mark […]

Chinese Studies

Professor Gideon Shelach visited UWTSD from the 15th-17th February and gave two talks to the research community here at the Lampeter campus. Professor Shelach, an eminent archaeologist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, carries out research into the origins of agriculture and sedentary communities in Northeast China. During his visit Professor Shelach delivered the Roderic […]

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