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Three Asia Society projects honored in 15th Annual Webby Awards


The China Boom Project, Homeland Afghanistan and Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody’s Fool were all Official Honorees in the Oscars of the internet.

New York Times Asks: 'Is Racial or Religious Profiling Ever Justified?'

A man holds a sign against racial profiling during a protest with community and faith leaders from Arizona in front of the White House on July 7, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Fellow Hassan Abbas debates the topic with author Asra Nomani.

Carol Cassidy Brings Laotian Silk Weaving to Asia Society New York


AsiaStore hosts the founder of Lao Textiles, showing off her latest wares.

Singapore Home Cooking, From One Who Knows

Cheryl Tan speaking at the Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Washington on April 2, 2011.

A prodigal daughter delves into the origins of Roti John, "gambling rice," and other culinary treats. 

Video Highlights: Joseph Lelyveld Discusses Gandhi

Biographer Joseph Lelyveld discusses the life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi at Asia Society New York on April 7, 2011.

Joseph Lelyveld discussed his controversial new Gandhi biography at the Asia Society in New York on April 7.

Gandhi Biographer: 'I Aim to Be Provocative, Not Offensive'

Joseph Lelyveld and Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Lelyveld photo by Janny Scott)

Pulitzer Prize winner Joseph Lelyveld, appearing at the Asia Society in New York on Thursday, April 7, adds that he never used the word "bisexual" in his new book Great Soul.

Interview: Jonah Kessel, 'The Fate of Old Beijing: The Vanishing Hutongs'

Jonah Kessel

A series of documentary videos, produced for Asia Society, looks at the destruction of Beijing's historic hutong neighborhoods.

India vs. Pakistan: 'Cricket Diplomacy at its Best'

Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani (L) speaks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India during the 2011 ICC World Cup on March 30, 2011 in Mohali, India. (Raveendran-Pool/Getty Images)

Could a sporting event could jump-start a stalled peace process?

Asia Needs More Women Leaders

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai speaks at Asia Society's Women Leaders of New Asia summit in Singapore on April 2, 2011.

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai's Op-Ed in the Huffington Post.

Controversial Book on Mahatma Gandhi Makes Waves Across India

Indian boys sitting on the Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad in Aug. 2009. (Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images)

Great Soul — Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India, the new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times editor Joseph Lelyveld, has stirred controversy and anger in India over references to the Father of India's alleged racism, bisexuality, sexual perversion, and even political ineptitude that could actually have impeded India's independence struggle.