Cultural Misunderstandings

My first China blog concerned misty-eyed reminiscences with our alumni. So this, the second in my china trilogy focuses on the differences more than the similarities. It is commonplace these days to claim we are all just the same across our interconnected world: at...

Alumni Evening

Picture the scene, a Saturday night, Halloween, in a smart downtown hotel, an intimate gathering of old friends and new acquaintances. This was the Kerry Hotel, Beijing, 31 Nov 2015, when a dozen University of Dundee staff, fresh from leading an international...