Series 3, Episode 2: History & Culture of Switzerland: Yonsei Students Discuss Neutrality and Global Presence

Series 3, Episode 2 features two guests, Celine Borter and Simon Meuli. In this episode they speak with members of Yonsei University’s NOVAsia team about their home country, Switzerland. This podcast focuses on the unique history of neutrality Switzerland is associated with and their global presence. Both guests also explore some of the democratic system of Switzerland, and the number of votes the citizens can partake in.

Guests: Celine Borter, Simon Meuli

NOVAsia Team: Matthew Fleming, Leslie Hickman

Producer/ Main Editor: Matthew Fleming

Assistant Editor: Sara Upshur


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NOVAsia is a student run magazine by students at the Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies.

About Matthew F. Fleming 9 Articles
Matthew F. Fleming (M.A., Global Affairs and Policy) is a recent graduate from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, and is an Academic Journal Intern at North Korean Review (NKR) and Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies (JTMS). Fleming is currently working on research regarding the US-Japan-Korea relationship for Keio University in Tokyo, Japan, in partial fulfillment of a Master of Arts in Media and Governance. Fleming has multi-year experience in mechanical and substantive copyediting, academic and editorial research, and published research and content writing. Fleming is looking to expand his role as a writer and editor to more private-sector international institutions based in Tokyo, Japan, or open to remote collaboration.