Chinese Science Fiction Author Hao Jingfang will read short passages from «Stray Skies» and talk with Philipp Theisohn about science fiction, its role in today’s China, and her professional background in physics and economics.
Seema Paul, Managing Director of The Nature Conservancy India, will talk about how it came about that 30 of the world’s 70 most polluted cities are found in India. And what it all has to do with India’s «Green Revolution» of the 1960s.
The world's biggest democracy goes to the polls. In conversation with two experts, James Crabtree and Ruth Kattumuri, we will look at the outcome of the elections in India and discuss the subsequent implications.
Asia Society Switzerland hosts the screening of «Kadvi Hawa», a film by the internationally acclaimed filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda which is based on true stories from farmers struggling for survival in drought prone Bundelkhand in India.
Suhanya Raffel, Museum Director, M+, will give an insight into how to curate nomadically, how to build collections, and how to take part in one the most dynamic cultural landscapes, Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District.