Tutorial and other arrangements for undergraduates reading Chinese.

(see internet for language class arrangements)


All students

Collections (not first year):  Friday, 10th October in the China Centre for all third and fourth year students. See separate notice for details.

Consultative Meeting: This will be held on Tuesday 25 November (7th Week) at 2.30 p.m. Please inform Dr Chard of any business by the end of 6th Week (Friday 21st).

Timetables and other information for all four years will be posted on the Centre for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language website by the end of 0th Week. From the main page (www.ctcfl.ox.ac.uk/) click Student diary MT 2014 and then Timetable.


First Year

Introduction to the First-Year Course: this will take place on Friday, 10th October (0th Week) at 11 a.m. in the China Centre Language Lab.


Tutorials with Ms Hu: See schedule on the web.


East Asian Survey Course Lectures: these will be held on Monday–Friday at 8.45 to 9.40 a.m. in Lecture Theatre 1 in the China Centre; all first-year students are required to attend lectures on China, and strongly encouraged to attend lectures on Korea, Japan, and Tibet.


East Asian Survey tutorials:

These will be taught by Krijgsman, Grebnev, Chard, and Tsui, with different tutors responsible for different topics. The relevant tutors will contact you about arrangements.


Third Year (*See internet for details of language tutorials)


All third-year students should attend the Modern China lecture on Thursdays at 12.


Modern China tutorials:  

The relevant tutors will contact you.


Dissertations: Please consult the Handbook for Undergraduates Reading Chinese on the Oriental Studies Faculty website. A meeting will be held on Tuesday 11 November (5th Week) at 1 p.m. to discuss the requirements for the dissertation and for tutors to outline the possibilities in their fields.



Korean: Please contact Mr Chi.

Japanese: Please contact Ms Hagiwara.

Tibetan: Please see class times on lecture list and contact Dr Roessler.


Prof Harrison, Prof ter Haar, Dr Hillenbrand, Dr Meyer (this year taught by Krijgsman and Grebnev) options – see lecture list.


Linguistics: Dr Scott will contact all those doing this paper.


Fourth Year

Classical Chinese I: You will need to choose either Early Philosophy (Mencius and Xunzi) or Early Historiography (Shi ji) for the Classical Chinese I paper. Classes are on Mondays 11–1. If you have any questions about the two choices, contact Dr Chard.


Japanese: Please contact Ms Kaji.


Linguistics: Dr Scott will be in touch.


Literature:   Dr Hillenbrand will be in touch.




v  All 4th years are responsible for submitting the forms for approval of their dissertation titles. These may be obtained from the Faculty website, and must be submitted to Ellen Moilanen at the Oriental Institute by Monday of 2nd week at the latest.


Dissertation tutorials: Please check the list below, and let Dr Chard know as soon as possible if the tutors are incorrect, or missing.


Edward Beard – Prof ter Haar

Oliver Bently – Dr Scott

James Campbell –  Prof Harrison

Pauline Harlay – Prof ter Haar

Adam Knight – Dr Hillenbrand

Richard Lloyd – Prof Harrison

Jamie MacEwan – Prof Harrison

Minh Nguyen – Dr Hillenbrand

Daniel Parrott – Dr Hillenbrand

Mariah Thornton - tbc

Elizabeth Totten – Prof Harrison

Louis von Guionneau – Prof Harrison

Laure-Anais Zultak – Prof Harrison




If you have any queries concerning these arrangements please contact Dr Chard.


R.L. Chard