Jaboury Ghazoul, ETH Professor of Ecosystem Management, on the link between deforestation and oil palm expansions, efforts to make palm oil more sustainable, and why restrictions by the European Union in palm oil may weaken these.
Wendy Cutler and Dr. Shirley Yu talk about the tactical priorities of China and the U.S. in signing the phase one trade deal, what its implementation means for China's state capitalism, and whether agreed purchase targets can be reached.
Hear more about Narges Bajoghli's experience of working together with the media teams of the Revolutionary Guards, their historical background and influence as well as the Islamic Republic's challenges to address generation dynamics.
Hear more about Anna Fifield's experience living and working under restricted rules and measures, China’s handling of the crisis and the impact it may have on its people, the economy and the reputation of the communist party.
After the movie screening in October 2019 Uli Sigg talked about the movie 'Dragonfly Eyes' and its creator, renowned Chinese artist Xu Bing. Xu Bing himself has answered some popular questions in a video.
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.