UPCOMING EVENT: Nov 14, Talk at the Library – How to Run the World: China's Evolving Role in Global Governance

UPCOMING EVENT: Nov 19, The Quest for Technology Supremacy

UPCOMING EVENT: Nov 25, Where Is Malaysia Heading?

UPCOMING EVENT: Nov 26, Student Mentor Talks – Preparing for the Asian Century

UPCOMING EVENT: Dec 3, State of Asia – Ambassador Chan Heng Chee

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Today, it’s clear that digital technology is one of the main areas in which the intensified competition between global powers is playing out. In a series of events, Asia Society Switzerland will explore different aspects of this topic.
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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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. This time: Hamid Ismailov's «The Devils' Dance»
Special Event
14 Nov 2019
12 - 1:30 p.m.
A conversation with Jue Wang from Leiden University about the role China plays in global governance.
19 Nov 2019
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Are we heading towards a world that is essentially split in two by tech? Join us for a high-level conversation on the issues featuring Jamil Anderlini, Dr. Alessandro Curioni and Dr. Eric Durand.
25 Nov 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Clare Rewcastle Brown and Bridget Welsh will take us on a journey through the past, present and future of Malaysia.
Special Event
26 Nov 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Student Event
03 Dec 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
End of Year Conversation with Singapore’s Ambassador-at-Large