Asia NEXT is a half-year program offered exclusively to employees of partners of Asia Society Switzerland. The program is aimed at rising talents interested in boosting their understanding of important trends and issues in Asia.
Series by the Asia Society Switzerland, the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies of the University of Zurich, and the Schweizerische Asiengesellschaft, shedding light on different Asian countries through the eyes of leading local voices.
With Oxford Debates we are addressing ‘big’ questions that have no one answer or solution but are inviting many conflicting views. Four renowned experts in the field form teams of two, one team arguing for the motion, the other against it.
Art Over Lunch is a monthly event series for members of Asia Society Switzerland where we either visit a museum or gallery together or have experts or artists join us digitally. Made possible by Bergos.
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.
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.
What do the maps tell us about Tibet in those times? Dr. Diana Lange from the Universität Hamburg takes us on a journey of her detective work revealing the origin, meaning and story of these maps.
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Looking into 2022, Japan is facing multiple challenges – but also a wealth of opportunities. Join us for a discussion with Jesper Koll and Robert A. Feldman reporting straight from Japan.
In this Oxford Debate we are debating what the causes for the big hurdles for women are and how they should be addressed best in the case of Japan and South Korea. With Pallavi Aiyar, Se-Woong Koo, Young-Im Lee, and Satona Suzuki
Which agreements govern the Arctic? What are China’s and Russia’s advances amid competing interests? Why are ongoing developments in the Arctic of interest for Switzerland? Join us for a timely conversation with Benno Zogg.