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State of Asia with Evan Feigenbaum
July 03, 2023

Evan Feigenbaum, Vice President at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, has a career spanning the highest levels of government, academia, think tanks, and the private sector, covering Central, South, and East Asia. It makes him uniquely qualifi

Should Europe side with the U.S. on China?
June 27, 2023

In this bonus episode of STATE OF ASIA, listen to four experts debate whether Europe should side with the U.S. on China, or carve out its own path in the relationship with Beijing.They participated in an Oxford Debate in front of a live audience in Zurich

State of India in the World with Amrita Narlikar
June 19, 2023

Amrita Narlikar is President of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies and Professor of International Relations at the University of Hamburg. She is currently also serving as a co-chair of the T20's Task Force 3, which forms a part of the G

State of Taiwan with Brian Hioe
June 05, 2023

Brian Hioe 丘琦欣 is a Taipei-based editor and writer. He is one of the founding editors of New Bloom Magazine, an online magazine covering activism and youth politics in Taiwan and Asia Pacific. He is a non-resident fellow at the University of Nottingham’s

State of Southeast Asia and Vietnam with Huong Le Thu
May 22, 2023

Huong Le Thu is a non-resident fellow with the Southeast Asia program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. She's a prolific writer and influential voice on Southeast Asia and its role in the region.In this episode, she talks about S

Is Japan's Military Build-up A Threat To Regional Stability?
May 15, 2023

In this bonus episode of STATE OF ASIA, listen to four experts debate whether Japan's recently announced military build-up is a threat to regional stability, in an Oxford Debate organised on May 9, 2023, by Asia Society Switzerland.Presenting clear-c

State of Global China with Marina Rudyak
May 08, 2023

Marina Rudyak is a sinologist at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, working on the intersections of China Studies and International Development. Her research focuses on China as a global development actor, the implications of the Belt and Road Initi

State of Climate Change with Pakistan's Minister Sherry Rehman
April 24, 2023

Sherry Rehman is Pakistan's Federal Minister for Climate Change. She was just named one of 2023's 100 most influential people in the world by TIME magazine. At the most recent U.N. climate talks, in November 2022, she led a delegation of 77 deve

NEW SEASON - Coming April 25
April 18, 2023

State of Asia, the podcast from Asia Society Switzerland, is back with a new season of engaging conversations with leading minds on the issues that shape Asia and affect us all.The season premieres this Tuesday with a conversation with Sherry Rehman, Paki

The State of India
March 23, 2023

A bonus episode, fully dedicated to India, before we kick-off an all new season of the State of Asia podcast.Nico Luchsinger, Executive Director of Asia Society Switzerland, recently spent nine days in India to take the pulse of the subcontinent that is c