China and the World

Yan Xuetong ©André Hengst

A Conversation with Prof. Yan Xuetong, on March 6, 2018.

©André Hengst

Latest since the 19th party congress, it has become clear that China is looking to increase its global influence. What role does the country see for itself on the world stage? How will rivals and allies respond?

With this focus topic we want to pay tribute to the growing significance of China in our globalized world.


The Asia Society Book Club: «The Three Body Problem» by Liu Cixin, on August 30, 2018. This event is for Members of Asia Society Switzerland only. Register here.

The Indo-Pacific – Ports, Pearls, and Four Major Players. An Explainer Based on Four Maps, on September 25, 2018. You can buy tickets here.


Past events:

Do We Need a New Asia Strategy? – How Europe Reacts to Asia’s Rise, on June 25, 2018. You can read an extensive event recap and listen to the full conversation here.

Movie Screening: «The other half of the sky – Stories of Chinese businesswomen» by Patrik Soergel, on May 22, 2018. Our very first movie screening was a great success. Get an impression of the event by looking at the pictures here.

How Corporate Innovation Works in China – A Conversation with Edward Tse, on March 15, 2018. Get an impression of our event here.

China-Swiss Fintech Forum, Insights into China's Fintech scene and the trends that shape it, on March 7, 2018. Get the condensed insights of the evening here or watch the whole session here.

What is China's role in the world? – A Conversation with Prof. Yan Xuetong, on March 6, 2018. Listen to the full conversation here