News of UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

Apply Your Knowledge and Excel in Your Subject Area —a Workshop with Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Master Mr Fangming Liu

In News By Super User / Nov 11, 2016

The UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland and UCD Students Union co-hosted a unique Chinese calligraphy and landscape painting workshop on November 11th, 2016. The event was sponsored by the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland. Read more

Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences’ Delegation Headed by Prof Zhao’an Zhang Visit UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / Nov 3, 2016

Prof Zhao’an Zhang, Vice President of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), Dr Jianxun Chen, Director of the Applied Economy Research Institute of the SASS visited UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (UCD CII) on November 3rd. Prof Liming Wang, Director of UCD CII and Prof Yongqiang Cai, Co-Director of the Institute received the guests. This was a follow-up visit after the signing of the MoU between Prof Xinhui Yu, Party Secretary of SASS and Prof Andrew Deeks, President of UCD in Shanghai on October 28th.  Both parties discussed possible collaborations and exchanges under the framework of the MoU. Read more

UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland 10th Anniversary One-Week Celebration Widely Acclaimed

In News By Super User / Sep 30, 2016

With the popular Chinese folk song Jasmine and the enchanting violin concerto Butterfly Lovers, the UCD Confucius Institute 10th Anniversary Celebration was officially launched on September 24th 2016. The joint performance of the Renmin University Chamber Ensemble and the UCD Symphony Orchestra turned the night into a celebration of Chinese and western music, with such well-known pieces as My Hometown Palermo, Love on the land, A Tune of Homesickness and In the Hopeful Field. His Excellency Dr Yue Xiaoyong, Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, Professor Jin Nuo, Chairperson of Renmin University Council, Professor Andrew Deeks, President of UCD and 500 other guests attended the event. Director General of Hanban, Madam Xu Lin’s letter of congratulations was read at the beginning of the concert. Read more

2016-2017 Dublin Children’s Confucius Class Resumed

In News By Super User / Sep 11, 2016

Dublin Children’s Confucius Class welcomed nearly 160 new students on September 10th 2016. The new academic year saw 12 classes offering accurate grouping and systematic teaching based on children’s ages and Chinese levels. While teaching the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, the classes incorporate Chinese culture, traditions and talents in their teaching to create a relaxing and happy environment as well as excellent teaching and learning experience.   Read more

A Big Success of the Table Tennis Tournament between the Chinese Embassy in Ireland, UCD Confucius Institute and Chinese Enterprises in Ireland

In News By Super User / Sep 11, 2016

The Table Tennis Tournament of Mixed Doubles, organized by the Chinese Embassy in Ireland and supported by UCD Confucius Institute and Chinese enterprises in Ireland, was held on Sept 10th in Dublin. The tournament attracted 24 players from 12 teams representing the 3 parties. Read more

Shanghai Women’s Federation Delegation Visit UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / Sep 7, 2016

On September 6th, Prof Liming Wang, Director of the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, Prof Paul A Ward and Ms Krassimira Gormley welcomed the delegation from the Department of Women’s Rights and Interests Protection, Shanghai Women’s Federation headed by Deputy Director Haiying Cao. The two parties discussed matters in relation to the protection of women and children’s rights and interests. Read more

2016 Asian Economic Panel Conference in Dublin Hosted by UCD Confucius Institute

In News By Super User / Jun 28, 2016

The Asian Economic Panel (AEP) Conference was held successfully by UCD Confucius Institute in Dublin on June 21-23, 2016.  30 scholars and economists from America, Australia, China, Finland, Ireland, Japan, Phillips, UK and other countries attended the conference. Prof. Liming Wang, Director of Irish Institute for Chinese Studies at UCD and UCD Confucius Institute and Dr. Brendan Halligan, Chairman of Institute of International and European Affairs delivered the welcome address and opening remarks respectively. Read more

Delegation from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics Visit UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / May 19, 2016

On May 14th UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (UCD CII) received the delegation from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JXUFE) headed by President Qiao Wang. Prof Liming Wang, Director of UCD CII, Prof Yongqiang Cai, Chinese Director of UCD CII, along with staff members of the Institute met with the delegates. The two parties explored possibilities of collaboration between JXUFE and UCD CII as well as discussed the development and issues of Confucius Institutes. Officials from the Chinese Embassy in Ireland also attended the meeting, including Economic & Commercial Counselor He Xue, First Secretary (Economic & Commercial) Luolan Jin and First Secretary of the Education Office Xiaochuang Wu. Two other guests were also present: Sihao Xiong, Dublin Bureau Chief at Xinhua News Agency and Prof Shjian He, a visiting scholar of UCD CII from the College of Arts and Design of Nanchang University, Jiangxi Province.   Read more

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