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    On December 3, we hosted an event with Kai Strittmatter, author and longtime correspondent for the German newspaper Sueddeutsche and the Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger in China. In a conversation with Uli Sigg, Board Member of Asia Society Switzerland, the two China experts shared their experiences while assessing China's most recent developments. Behind the scenes, Kai talked with us about what it means to be a foreign journalist in China, China's increased fortification process against Western influence and the tight state surveillance.
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    On November 23, 2018, Jamie Metzl and Sanil V. discussed the technological revolutions in AI (artificial intelligence) and genetic engineering, and the subsequent impact they will have on humanity’s future.
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     /  Switzerland
    On December 3 2018, at last event of the year of Asia Society Switzerland, 150 people rushed into the chapel of the Helferei in Zurich’s old town. They came to see Uli Sigg,the world’s foremost collector of contemporary Chinese art and Kai Strittmatter, journalist and foreign correspondent to China.
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     /  Switzerland
    Once more we have asked our members, this year's speakers as well as our colleagues all over the world what they have been reading lately. Here is our list of book recommendations, a selection for the travelling the world through windows of time and space – page by page.
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