SEMINAR 2020: How to Understand Contemporary China

UPCOMING EVENT: Jan 31, Art over Lunch: In the Research Lab with Rao & Pors

UPCOMING EVENT: Feb 4, Talk at the Library: Caterpillar Fungus

UPCOMING EVENT: Feb 6, Talk at the Library: Bollywood – the Symbol of a Changing India?

UPCOMING EVENT: Feb 20, Talk at the Library: How to Make It as an Entrepreneur in Asia

UPCOMING EVENT: March 11, Wettbewerb der Systeme?

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This intensive seminar featuring international and Swiss experts will provide you with the tools to analyze China’s rise and identify the opportunities that come with it.
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Experts from 39 locations spoke at Asia Society Switzerland events this year and helped support our mission of strengthening the bridges of understanding between Asia, Switzerland, and the world.
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Today, it’s clear that digital technology is one of the main areas in which the intensified competition between global powers is playing out. In a series of events, Asia Society Switzerland will explore different aspects of this topic.
Asia Society Switzerland sets up this one-year guided program, which will enable the next generation to engage with Asia on eye-level and build a community of young Asia-curious people in Switzerland.
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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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All of Asia Society Switzerland's content on China's Belt and Road: videos from the conference, our interview series, and reading recommendations.
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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.
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The world's largest democracy went to the polls in 2019. In a series of events Asia Society Switzerland has been asking: What has changed in India recently? What is about to change? And what needs changing urgently?
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Events

Discussion
29 Jan 2020
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. This time: Madhuri Vijay’s 'The Far Field'
Tour
31 Jan 2020
12 - 1:15 p.m.
Art over Lunch in January II
Discussion
04 Feb 2020
12 - 1:30 p.m.
Join us for a members-only conversation with the anthropologist Emilia Sulek about Caterpillar Fungus.
Discussion
06 Feb 2020
12 - 1:30 p.m.
In Conversation With Bollywood Actress Susmita Mukherjee.
Discussion
12 Feb 2020
12 - 1:30 p.m.
In a time when a lot of attention is focused on China, what is the relevance of Swiss relations with South Korea? How does Switzerland engage? And what role is South Korea playing in an increasingly volatile region?
Discussion
14 Feb 2020
12 - 1:30 p.m.
CANCELLED
Discussion
20 Feb 2020
12 - 1:30 p.m.
In Conversation With Serial Entrepreneur and Investor Fritz Demopoulos
06 Mar 2020
12 - 1:15 p.m.
Art over Lunch in March
Discussion
10 Mar 2020
12 - 1:30 p.m.
Join us for a members-only conversation with Kaiser Kuo, who is not only a China watcher himself, but also has interviewed many others on his Sinica Podcast, which ranks among the most popular English-speaking resources on China.
Discussion
11 Mar 2020
12 - 1:30 p.m.
For a long time, Europe’s relationships with China seemed to be on autopilot. But now the tone has shifted. How can Europe come up with a clear and unified approach to China?
Discussion
11 Mar 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Wie gut funktioniert die chinesische Politik staatlicher Förderung wirklich? Müssen wir unsere Märkte besser vor chinesischen Investitionen schützen? Im Gespräch mit Prof. Sebastian Heilmann.
Discussion
18 Mar 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
An outlook on the next four years with the Hon. Kevin Rudd
Tour
26 Jun 2020
6 - 9 p.m.
Asia Society Switzerland is delighted to invite Asia Society Passport Members to an exclusive art tour to Castel Mauensee, Uli Sigg’s home, where part of the collection is housed.