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Casa Asia: Politics and Society

Politics and Society

Published: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:58:24 +0200

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Lecture: "Alternative Future for India"

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0200

Owing to the launch of the book Alternative futures: India Unshackled, a compilation of 35 essays on the future of India, its coeditor, Asish Kothari, will approach several topics such as ecology, environmental governance, the role of India in the world, as well as future sociocultural aspects, among others.

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Show: “Shadows that tell stories”

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:00:00 +0200

The theatre company El Gecko con Botas presents this family show in April at Fénix Hall in Raval, Barcelona. The show invites the public to deepen into the stories and landscapes of Indonesia.

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Conference on Japan: Discover the Art of Ikebana. Talk-Demonstration and Workshop with Master Mitsuyo Sadohara

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:30:00 +0200

Within the framework of Conference on Japan, specialist in Ikebana, Mitsuyo Sadohara, artistically known as Hama Sadohara, will offer a talk-demonstration and Ikebana workshop.

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Conference on Japan: Show of Amane with Shamisen and Wadaiko

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0200

Within the framework of conference on Japan, Amane duo will offer a music and dance show on Wednesday 25th of April at 7.00pm at Casa Asia's Headquarters. Amane, from Hokkaido, North Japan, made up of Yuga Toba and Chie Ogawa, is specialised in traditional Japanese songs and dances, as well as with classic instruments such as shamisen (Japanese lute) and wadaiko (Japanese drum).

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Conference on Japan: Talk-Demonstration with Reijiro Tsumura, Master of Noh Theatre

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200

Noh Theatre actor and Living National Heritage of Japan Reijiro Tsumura, also teacher at the University of Hitotsuboshi and University of Nishogakusha, will offer a lecture-demonstration within the framework of the conference on Japan next Monday 23rd of April at 12.00pm at Casa Asia's Headquarters.

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Series "Asia in your Suitcase. The Chinese Coast: from North Korea to Vietnam"

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0200

At this lecture the writer Gabi Martinez will deepen us into the dynamics that define the Chinese coast, from the seriousness of a north influenced by the contact with Russia to the tropical peace of a south with islands such as Hainan Dao, where the mixture of South Asians and tourism makes one think of an almost autonomous country.

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Talk and Concert: "North Indian Classical Music, by Nitin Amin"

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 18:30:00 +0200

The Bansuri master Nitin Amin will discuss the fundamental elements that make up North Indian classical music, such as swara, saptak, raga and tala and will subsequently play a classic repertoire for the Bansuri flute of the North Indian musical tradition.

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Lecture: "Bangladesh, chronicle of a forgotten country"

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0200

Owing to the launch of the book Bangladesh. Crónica de un país olvidado, its author, the journalist Igor G. Barbero, will approach us to Bangladesh through the reading of fragments of a book, the screening of images and a lecture on the Asian country's situation on a social, political, cultural, religious and humanitarian level through the witness of people on the ground.

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Presentation: "Hong Kong. The World City"

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0200

Altaïr Magazine, Casa Asia and the Economic and Trade Office of Hong Kong in Brussels present at Casa Asia Centre-Madrid the new monographic in paper and digital format, which will take us to one of the great capitals of Asia: Hong Kong.

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Lecture "The Contemplative Experience: Mysticism, Philosophy and Art in Oriental and Western Spiritual Traditions"

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0200

What do different spiritual traditions have in common? Which is their proposal regarding the meaning of symbols, silence or wisdom? Can we deepen into their visions and practice through mysticism, philosophy and art?

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Roundtable: "Everything about degrees, masters and PhD on East Asia in Barcelona"

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0200

At this roundtable we will present all the offer in the area of Barcelona so students who must choose a university degree and graduates who would like to specialise in a certain field of East Asia can receive information and directly ask coordinators those issues they are worried about.

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Roundtable and Debate: “Until when will we be immigrants? Thoughts of Asian origin young Catalonians”

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:30:00 +0100

Asian origin young people of Barcelona (Bangladesh, Pakistan, China, Philippines) will share their thoughts regarding culture and identity at a roundtable organised by Casa Asia and the Work Group on Solidarity Journalism of the Colegio de Periodistas de Catalunya within the framework of the “Series of Debates on Asia” of this group.

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Roundtable "Two Countries, 35 Visions: Indo-Spanish Cultural Encounters"

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:00:00 +0100

Owing to the launch of the book Indo-Spanish Cultural Encounters (1956-2016) Impacts and Visions, we will deepen into this work that compiles 35 texts of the world of literature, journalism, films, art, business, law and religion that from different points of view offer their personal witness contributing to join to worlds of different characteristics in order approach both countries.

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Encounter: "Every centimetre of the path. By bike alone around Asia"

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:00:00 +0100

Casa Asia and Edicions Cassiopea organise an ancounter with Cristina Spínola, first Spanish woman to go around the world by bike. Cristina holds our hand to share her adventure with us, her experiences, her joy and upsets around the different Asian countries she went to: India, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.

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Teyfur Music Ensemble in concert to celebrate Nowruz

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 12:00:00 +0100

We celebrate Nowruz, Persian new year with a concert of the Iranian group Teyfur, which will be held on Saturday 24th of March at 12.00am at the Municipal Music Conservatory of Barcelona.

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