Day: 13 November 2014

A new Joint College for Chinese Studies

Posted on 13 November 2014 by George Boyne

Today I attended the signing of a new agreement with Beijing Normal University. The agreement, signed by our VC and the President of BNU, lays the foundations for the development of a new Joint College, the Beijing Normal-Cardiff Chinese College. This College will be home to a flagship programme, a dual degree in Chinese Studies,
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Hadyn Ellis distinguished lecture

Posted on 13 November 2014 by Colin Riordan

Shami Chakrabarti, the Director of the human rights and civil liberties organisation Liberty, came to the University on 13 November to deliver the annual Hadyn Ellis lecture. Shami has just published a book called On Liberty, which was also the title of her lecture. She made a witty, passionate and highly effective defence of the
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