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Asia Society 2009 - A Look Back

The year 2009 saw Asia Society hosting a dynamic array of world leaders and major figures in politics, the arts, and business, both in New York City and in 10 Centers located around the world. Other highlights of the year included a groundbreaking Museum exhibition of new art from Pakistan; a 10-day festival showcasing the depth and breadth of Muslim cultural expression; comprehensive multimedia coverage of the global climate change crisis; and a relaunched AsiaSociety.org to help the organization better fulfill its mission in the 21st century.

Video

Arts
Policy
/ New York
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers her first major foreign policy speech on the eve of her first visit to Asia as a member of the Cabinet.
Business
/ New York
China's Internet titan, Jack Ma, discusses how the economic crisis provides an opportunity for Americans to re-embrace the entrepreneurial spirit.
Policy
Arts
Arts
Part of the city-wide festival Muslim Voices: Arts and Ideas, Iranian American author Reza Aslan discusses Islam today in the contexts of history, faith, ideology, and culture.