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Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia, SOAS
The Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia is part of the Faculty of Languages and Cultures and aims through teaching and research to cover a wide spectrum of the culture of China, and to cover to a more limited extent the culture of Tibet.

Chinese Short Courses
SOAS Language Centre provides short course tuition in Chinese (Mandarin) and in Cantonese on weekdays, during the evening, and on Saturday mornings. It also offers a range of intensive and semi-intensive courses during the Easter and summer periods, some of these for specific language-learning requirements (e.g. Chinese for Business; Chinese for the Martial Arts).

Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language  
SOAS Language Centre is pleased to offer this programme of professional development leading to a post-graduate qualification (Certificate and Diploma) in teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. 

About the China collection in the SOAS Library
The China Studies section contains material on China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia and East Asia in general. The coverage of the collection is very wide and reflects the range of subjects taught in the School and the library’s national role.

The China Quarterly
The China Quarterly is the leading source for serious scholarship on contemporary China and Taiwan. Rigorously peer-reviewed and edited to the highest standards, the journal publishes in-depth, accurate and comprehensive research.

Taiwan Studies at SOAS
Since the establishment of the Taiwan Studies Programme in 1999, the School of Oriental and African Studies has become one of the leading centres for Taiwan Studies in the world.

External Links

British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS)
The British Association of Chinese Studies is a non-political organisation which has a membership of well over 200 individuals whose interests relate to greater China, drawn mainly from the academic community but also from industry, the media and government.

European Association of Chinese Studies (EACS)
The purpose of the Association is to promote and foster, by every possible means, all scholarly activities related to Chinese studies in Europe. The Association shall not engage in any political activity.

LSESU China Development Society
CDS was founded in 2002 by a group of LSE students that aims to promote a global understanding about China's economic and social development by organizing lectures for which we invite a wide range of speakers including well-known scholars, professionals in financial services industry and China-related businesses as well as journalists and writers.

China in Comparative Perspective Network (CCPN)
The network is the first of its kind in the world. It combines a taught course and a global network of scholars through its academic activates. It encourages both inter-disciplinary and comparative approaches to the study of China in its Asian and global contexts.

International Dunhuang Project
IDP is a ground-breaking international collaboration to make information and images of all manuscripts, paintings, textiles and artefacts from Dunhuang and archaeological sites of the Eastern Silk Road freely available on the Internet and to encourage their use through educational and research programmes.

University of Oxford Contemporary Chinese Studies Programme
The Contemporary China Studies Programme (CCSP) is based in Oxford’s School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, and shares the School’s commitment to improving our understanding of the complexity and the interrelatedness of different societies through the encouragement of high quality interdisciplinary study.

Cambridge University Library Chinese Department
Guide to Cambridge University Library Chinese Department

The Diplomat
The Diplomat is the premier international current-affairs magazine for the Asia-Pacific region. The China special feature includes a range of analysis, snapshots and photo essays from leading China scholars from around the world on the big issues facing China.