The history and evolution of Chinese names
|Dates:||30 November 2023|
|Times:||13:00 - 14:00|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Current University students, General public|
Are you interested in the history of Chinese names? Do you teach or support Chinese students and want to know more about the tradition and culture behind their names? Are your classmates from China and you want to understand where their names come from?
Join us for this fascinating talk given by Yichao Shi and hosted by the Manchester Confucius Institute and the Alliance Manchester Business School.
The talk will cover:
• History of family names
• Traditions and characteristic of names
• Current situation of family names
• Culture behind given names
Yichao Shi is an experienced professional educator with a PHD from Nanjing University in Chinese Classical Literature. Dr Shi has now retired as a professor at her Chinese University and is living and teaching in Manchester.
Register here: https://history-chinese-names.eventbrite.co.uk
Find out more about the Confucius Institute: https://www.confuciusinstitute.manchester.ac.uk
Travel and Contact Information
Lecture Theatre 2.007
Aliiance Manchester Business School
Booth Street West