SUMMER READING: 10 Book Recommendations by Our Members, Speakers and Asia Society Global Staff

UPCOMING EVENT: Aug 29, The Asia Society Book Club – Bangkok Wakes to Rain [MEMBERS ONLY]

UPCOMING EVENT: Sep 5, Talk at the Library – The «Street Art» of the Web [MEMBERS ONLY]

UPCOMING EVENT: Sep 14, An Introduction to Chinese: Get an Idea of What It Means to Learn the Language [MEMBERS ONLY]

UPCOMING EVENT: Sep 26, Secrets of Rice and Water - An Introduction to Sake Brewing in Japan

UPCOMING EVENT: Oct 1, Fintech in Asia - Boom or Bust? Melissa Guzy in Geneva

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The world's largest democracy went to the polls in 2019. In a series of events Asia Society Switzerland has been asking: What has changed in India recently? What is about to change? And what needs changing urgently?
All of Asia Society Switzerland's content on China's Belt and Road: videos from the conference, our interview series, and reading recommendations.
Whoever has been to Seoul before knows how hectic South Korea can be. Our week with Jeong Kwan, Korean Buddhist nun and cook, showed us a different side of her home country.
Transparent citizens, police state, totalitarian rule: China's Social Credit System (SCS) is the talk of the town. We set out to find out what it is all about, in an interview series, in a fact sheet, and in an event: a live taping of a Sinica Podcast.
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29 Aug 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.
Meet the Author
05 Sep 2019
12 - 1:30 p.m.
An Xiao Mina on the Transformative Power of Memes
06 Sep 2019
12 - 1:15 p.m.
Art Over Lunch in September
Meet the Author
11 Sep 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Parag Khanna on Commerce, Conflict and Culture in the 21st Century
14 Sep 2019
1 - 4:15 p.m.
An Introduction to Chinese - Get an Idea of What It Means to Learn the Language
Meet the Author
26 Sep 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
A Glimpse into the History and Process of Sake Brewing in Japan
01 Oct 2019
6 - 8 p.m.
Melissa Guzy on Fintech in Asia
04 Oct 2019
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Pacific Quartet Vienna und die Pipa-Spielerin Hui-Kuan Lin
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.
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?
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