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SCA Events - Glasgow

Glasgow Branch programme, 2014-2015

The initial details of the 2014-2015 programme for meetings of the Glasgow Branch of the SCA have now been announced.

Meetings are held (unless otherwise stated) on the last Tuesday of the month, at the Garnethill Multicultural Centre, 21 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RE. Doors open at 7pm, tea and biscuits will be served from 7.15pm (cost £1) and talks commence at 7.30pm prompt. Events are free to SCA members and £1.50 (£1.00 concessions) to non-members.

Tuesday 31st March 2015

David J Walters will give a talk entitled "Taiwan : Past, Present and Future ?" Mr Walters is a retired British diplomat who served in 19 different postings around the world and served as the British Trade & Cultural Officer in Taipei from 2004 to 2010. His talk will include discussion of Taiwan's politics, history and culture.

Tuesday 28th April 2015

The Branch Annual General Meeting, followed by a musical recital. Wenting Deng will perform a selection of solo pieces on the zheng and for the final piece is to be accompanied by Eddie McGuire on the bamboo flute.

Tuesday 26th May 2015

Professor Ya Ping Wang will give a talk on recent developments in Chinese cities.

Professor Wang is Chair in Global City Futures (Urban Studies) in the School of Social & Political Science, University of Glasgow. His research interests include Chinese and East Asian cities, housing systems, housing policy and reform, urban poverty, low income migrant living conditions in cities, urban villages, land and urban development, social change in cities, and his recent publications include Housing the urban poor in a marketised system in China.

Tuesday 29th June 2015

This is to be a social evening with a dinner for members and their guests at a Chinese restaurant in central Glasgow. Details of the event will be announced nearer the time.

Please check this website regularly for updates and changes to the programme. You can also sign up for Yahoo mailings (see here) to be updated on events in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

 


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