UPCOMING EVENT: May 24, The Indian Galleries – Art Over Lunch May

UPCOMING EVENT: May 27, Ready for Take Off? – India After the General Election

UPCOMING EVENT: May 28, Democracy in Transition? – India After the General Election

UPCOMING EVENT: June 3, Connect Globally with Ronnie C. Chan [MEMBERS ONLY]

UPCOMING EVENT: June 4, Wind of Change – Seema Paul on Air Pollution in India

UPCOMING EVENTS: June 18, Life on the Red Planet. Chinese Science Fiction Author Hao Jingfang 

UPCOMING EVENT: Sep 14, An Introduction to Chinese: Get an Idea of What It Means to Learn the Language [MEMBERS ONLY]

UPCOMING EVENT: Sep 26, Secrets of Rice and Water - An Introduction to Sake Brewing in Japan

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The world's largest democracy is going to the polls. In a series of events Asia Society Switzerland is asking: What has changed in India recently? What is about to change? And what needs changing urgently?
Our interview series and a reading list.
Whoever has been to Seoul before knows how hectic South Korea can be. Our week with Jeong Kwan, Korean Buddhist nun and cook, showed us a different side of her home country.
Transparent citizens, police state, totalitarian rule: China's Social Credit System (SCS) is the talk of the town. We set out to find out what it is all about, in an interview series, in a fact sheet, and in an event: a live taping of a Sinica Podcast.
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27 May 2019
7 - 9 p.m.
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.
28 May 2019
6:15 - 7:45 p.m.
India After the General Election
03 Jun 2019
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Connect globally: Asia Society Switzerland members have the opportunity to meet Ronnie C. Chan
04 Jun 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
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.
18 Jun 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
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.
25 Jun 2019
12 - 1:15 p.m.
Art Over Lunch in June
28 Aug 2019
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Join our book club, where we each time discuss an Asian book or one with an Asian angle in an informal setting.
14 Sep 2019
1 - 4:15 p.m.
An Introduction to Chinese - Get an Idea of What It Means to Learn the Language
Meet the Author
26 Sep 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
A Glimpse into the History and Process of Sake Brewing in Japan
22 Oct 2019
6:30 - 9 p.m.
Join our movie night where we watch a movie by an Asian director or a movie with an Asian angle in an informal setting.
13 Nov 2019
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Join our book club, where we each time discuss an Asian book or one with an Asian angle in an informal setting.
Special Event
26 Nov 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Student Event