News of UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

Prof Henry Sun Delivered a Public Lecture on the The Art of War and Trump’s Political Marketing Campaigns at UCD

In News By Super User / Mar 23, 2017

On 22nd March 2017, UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland welcomed Prof. Henry Sun, Senior Research Fellow of China Pangoal Institute to deliver a public lecture on Sun Tzu’s The Art of War and Trump’s Twitter as part of his political marketing. Professor Liming Wang, Director of UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, chaired the lecture which was attended by around 100 audience, including UCD Vice President Prof. Michael Monaghan. H.E. Dr. Yue Xiaoyong, Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, gave an opening remarks to the audience.  Read more

2017 ‘Chinese Bridge’ Chinese Proficiency Competition for Irish Secondary School Students Held in Cork

In News By Super User / Mar 12, 2017

The 10th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Irish Secondary School Students was held in Cork on March 11th , 2017. Co-organised by the UCC Confucius Institute (CI) and the UCC School of Asian Studies, the competition attracted over 100 students from Dublin, Cork, Galway and other regions. The Competition was also attended by distinguished guests including Cllr. Des Cahill, Lord Mayor of Cork; Prof. Xiaochuang Wu, the First Secretary of the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy; Prof Yongqiang Cai, Chinese Director of UCD Confucius Institute; Mr Yongbin Xia, Chinese Director of UCC Confucius Institute.  Read more

2017 Irish Confucius Cup Go and Chinese Chess Tournament--A Big Success

In News By Super User / Mar 6, 2017

The 2017 Irish Confucius Cup Go (weiqi) and Chinese Chess (xiangqi) Tournament was held in Gresham Hotel Dublin on March 4-5, 2017. Seventy players attended from 15 countries including Poland, France, Germany, the U.K., Ireland, South Korea, China etc. Read more

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with a Taste of Chinese Culture

In News By Super User / Feb 24, 2017

The Chinese Cultural Event Co-Hosted by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland and Galway Education Centre Confucius Classroom Read more

2017 Chinese Spring Festival Gala Ireland

In News By Super User / Feb 11, 2017

2017 Chinese Spring Festival Gala Ireland, organized by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, was held in the Convention Centre Dublin on February 11th, coincided with the Lantern Festival of the New Year of the Rooster. The spectacular gala drew nearly 2,000 audiences, including the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, H.E. Dr. Yue Xiaoyong and other distinguished guests. Read more

UCD President Prof Andrew Deeks Received the 2016 Confucius Institute Individual Performance Excellence Award

In News By Super User / Dec 10, 2016

The 11th Confucius Institute Conference was held in Kunming, China from December 10th to 11th, 2016. UCD President Prof Andrew Deeks was among the 2,200 university presidents and regional Confucius Institute representatives from 140 countries who attended the Conference. Madam Liu Yandong, Vice Premier presented the Medal of the 2016 Individual Performance Excellence Award to Prof Deeks for his outstanding leadership working as the Chairman of the Executive Board of UCD Confucius Institute. Since its inception a decade ago, UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) has won a number of the Confucius Institute of the Year awards, but President Andrew Deeks is the first ever person to be awarded the Medal of the individual performance excellence. Read more

Ambassador Yue Xiaoyong Delivers a Public Lecture on China’s Foreign Policy at University College Dublin

In News By Super User / Dec 1, 2016

On December 1st, 2016, H.E. Dr. Yue Xiaoyong, the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, delivered a public lecture entitled “China’s Foreign Policies” for the 33rd Confucius PhD Students Forum of University College Dublin (UCD) as well as Confucius Public Lecture Series. More than 120 staff and students from UCD attended the inspiring lecture. Guest of honour from the Chinese Embassy also included Prof. Xiaochuang Wu, the First Secretary in charge of Education Section, Mr. Xiongwen Pan, Head of Political & Press Section as well as Mr. Yang Wei, the Attaché at Political & Press Section. Read more

UCD Media Services Holds Photography Workshop for UCD Confucius Institute Staff

In News By Super User / Nov 11, 2016

UCD Media Services held a photography workshop for UCD Confucius Institute staff on November 11th, 2016. The workshop was hosted by Vincent Hoban, UCD art lecturer and well-known photographer.  Mr Xiaochuang Wu, First Secretary of the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland attended the event, along with staff of the UCD Confucius Institute and photography aficionados. Read more

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