UPCOMING: Secrets of Rice and Water – An Introduction to Sake Brewing in Japan

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UPCOMING: What is China’s role in the world? – A Conversation with Prof. Yan Xuetong

UPCOMING: Private Art Tour: Japanese Laborers in Hawai’i

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06 Mar 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
A conversation with Prof. Yan Xuetong
07 Mar 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
China-Swiss Fintech Forum
14 Mar 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Private Art Tour: Japanese Laborers in Hawai’i
15 Mar 2018
12:00pm - 2:00pm
In Conversation with Dr. Edward Tse
Meet the Author
12 Apr 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
A Glimpse into the History and Process of Sake Brewing in Japan
19 Apr 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
«Pachinko» by Min Jin Lee
Special Event
24 May 2018
6:30pm - 8:45pm
Student Event
30 Aug 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Asia Society Book Club
15 Nov 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Asia Society Book Club