Our aims

Our Aims

Promoting Understanding of the Chinese Economy, Governance & Politics, Society and Culture

  • to foster high-quality social science research on China and promote multidisciplinary research collaboration among centre members
  • to build strategic research capacity in the social sciences of China for Scotland and the UK
  • to promote understanding of China by disseminating research and making expertise on contemporary Chinese economy, politics & governance, and society accessible to the wider community
  • to develop and support research links with Chinese scholars, universities and research institutes

The Scottish Centre for China Research brings together scholars doing research on China across a range of social science disciplines in Scottish universities. Its members include researchers at the Universities of St. Andrews, Heriot-WattEdinburgh and Dundee as well as Glasgow.*

We are based in the University of Glasgow’s School of Social & Political Sciences, with close links to the Adam Smith Research Foundation.

*If you are a scholar or student at a Scottish University doing research on China you are welcome to join our Centre. Please contact us.