SEMINAR: How to Understand Contemporary China Starting on Oct 24, 2019

UPCOMING EVENT: Sep 23, Talk at the Library – How AI Can Improve Education [MEMBERS ONLY]

UPCOMING EVENT: Oct 4, Art over Lunch – Indiennes [MEMBERS ONLY]

UPCOMING EVENT: Oct 4, Konzert – Der Päonien Pavillon

UPCOMING EVENT: Nov 1, Sinica Live Taping – A Growing Digital Divide?

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Events

Discussion
23 Sep 2019
12 - 1:30 p.m.
Impact of AI learning on global education
Meet the Author
26 Sep 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
A Glimpse into the History and Process of Sake Brewing in Japan
Special Event
02 Oct 2019
8 - 9 a.m.
Fintech is changing and redesigning financial markets and our everyday monetary behaviour – and nowhere more so than in Asia, where the lack of financial infrastructure provides a fertile ground for new innovations and leapfrogging.
Tour
04 Oct 2019
12 - 1:15 p.m.
Art over Lunch in October
Performance
04 Oct 2019
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Pacific Quartet Vienna und die Pipa-Spielerin Hui-Kuan Lin
Tour
18 Oct 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Outside of the Kunsthaus Zug's opening hours this exclusive tour will introduce you to contemporary Aboriginal paintings from the private collection of Pierre and Joëlle Clément. With the director they will guide us through the exhibition.
Film
22 Oct 2019
6:30 - 9 p.m.
The first feature film by the celebrated Chinese artist Xu Bing, constructed entirely from footage of surveillance cameras and live-streaming sites in China into a disturbing narrative of the 21st century.
Discussion
01 Nov 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
China and the West have fundamentally diverging views on how technology is shaping society. Where do these different attitudes come from? And what do they mean for the relationship between China and the West?
Discussion
13 Nov 2019
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Join our book club, where we each time discuss an Asian book or one with an Asian angle in an informal setting.
Special Event
26 Nov 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Student Event