SCCR is Scotland's leading centre for post-graduate research on China. We have over 50 students undertaking doctoral research. Doctoral programmes are located administratively within eight Schools across the arts and social sciences. SCCR encourages cross-disciplinary fertilization and inter-disciplinary research by organising seminars, lectures and other events with a China focus. Academic staff meet regularly to discuss China-related research.themes and collaborate on particular projects.
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 arts and social science disciplines in Scottish universities. Its members include researchers at the Universities of St. Andrews, Edinburgh and Dundee as well as Glasgow.*
We are based in the University of Glasgow’s School of Social & Political Sciences, in the College of Social Sciences.
*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.
19 Jan“Four Poems and a Funeral: A Global Approach to the Chinese Boxer Crisis of 1900”. by Professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom, University of California, Irvine
12 JanA list of seminars and roundtable discussions this term. Full details including abstracts to be posted later.
12 Jan“Pandemics and Politics in Mao’s China: The Rise of the Emergency Disciplinary State”. by Dr Xiaoping Fang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
05 Oct"Undogmatic Commitment: Youth Organizations and Elite Renewal in post-Mao China". by Dr Jerome Doyon, University of Oxford