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SEAS Student takes gold in Chinese language finals

BA Chinese Studies with Russian student, David Geary was announced as the winner of the Grand Prize at the UK Chinese Bridge Competition held in London on Saturday (22 April 2017).

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Japanese Hentaigana: A ‘Dead’ Script That Never Died

New blog post by Dr Nic Tranter "This use of hentaigana in signs that are intended still to be legible in Japan’s signscape is limited to a few words like soba/udon, revealing how peripheral hentaigana has become."

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Faculty prize for outstanding learning and Teaching for Sukyeon Cho

Sukyeon Cho, Korean Language Coordinator, has been awarded a Faculty of Social Sciences TESS Award for Outstanding Practice in Learning and Teaching 2017.

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What our undergraduates think
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Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
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The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
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