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Chinese science fiction author Hao Jingfang visited Asia Society Switzerland in June 2019 to talk about the origins of Chinese science fiction and about her writing as a mental experiment in need of both the logical and the emotional.
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Seema Paul, Managing Director of The Nature Conservancy India, talked about the extraordinarily high air pollution in India, its roots and solutions
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James Crabtree and Ruth Kattumuri discussed India after the General Election and tried to make sense of yet another BJP landslide win.
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Author James Crabtree talked Shaila Seshia Galvin in Geneva about India after the election, Modi's record after a first term, and India's challenges as the world's largest democracy.
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On May 3, 2019, Museum Director, M+, Suhanya Raffel offered the audience of over 100 people a look behind the construction site of the M+ and an insight on how to build something from nothing – and that something being very ambitious.
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What we have learned from our months-long exploration of China's ambitious yet amorphous "Belt and Road" Initiative.
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In the U.S. – China relations Daniel H. Rosen sees the chances lean towards opportunistic deals rather than to a sustainable de-risk strategy. An analytical framework could help to at least talk about the same things.
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2019 started for Asia Society Switzerland with a highlight. On January 19, Korean Buddhist nun Jeong Kwan introduced her temple cuisine to excited guests at Restaurant Bellavista in Zurich.
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On December 3 2018, at last event of the year of Asia Society Switzerland, 150 people rushed into the chapel of the Helferei in Zurich’s old town. They came to see Uli Sigg,the world’s foremost collector of contemporary Chinese art and Kai Strittmatter, journalist and foreign correspondent to China.
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Kevin Rudd, President of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former Prime Minister of Australia, talked about U.S.-China relations, China’s balancing act in managing slowing growth domestically and massive investments with the Belt and Road initiative globally, about the EU, Switzerland, and Australia on November 14, 2018, in Zurich.

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