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In-depth conversations with speakers of the inaugural STATE OF ASIA conference. All of them are in pole position to give you a condensed overview of current and future developments in Asia, and how they affect all of us.
Kevin Rudd, President of Asia Society and former Prime Minister of Australia, says Xi Jinping has changed China, and with that the world. It is vital to understand his worldview, to be able to respond to it, Rudd said on a visit to Zurich.
The last Big Picture of 2022 brings us to the world of Indian Ragamala: Sonika Soni and Vir Amar Dasmahapatra will explore the significance of personified art and what it looks and sounds like. Samira Müller will moderate the conversation.
In the Asia Society Switzerland Book Salon, we read and discuss fiction from or about Asia in an informal setting.
This time, we will read "The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida" by Shehan Karunatilaka.
The Taiwan Issue, and differences regarding its national status, are fueling tensions between the U.S. and China. How will the complex relations between these players evolve, and which key interests are being pursued?