From 1970 to 1991, Gordon served as Asia Society's director of performing arts and then later director of performances, films and lectures. But Asia Society was just one chapter in a remarkable life.
Amidst face paint, fireworks and festivities, countries around Asia rejoice at the beginning of a new year.
A man waves to the camera at the market in Kandy, Sri Lanka on September 1, 2012. (Carbajo.Sergio/Flickr)
As Park Geun-hye becomes the latest Asian female head of state, Vishakha Desai wonders what, if anything, this means for women's issues in the region.
Simply connecting the countries of South Asia with each other and their neighbors may not be enough, says a new Asia Society report.
A critical question confronts Thailand, Sri Lanka and other Asian nations: Is lasting peace possible in the absence of justice?
A dedicated fan cheers on the Sri Lankan cricket team in full hair and body paint in Colombo on September 18, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)
Less well-known in the West than Gandhi and Nehru, B. R. Ambedkar nevertheless made a major contribution to the founding of the modern Indian state. Book event at Asia Society New York on November 7.
A young man takes off running as the sun sets over Galle Forte in Southern Sri Lanka on January 9, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)
With music, dance, and quite a lot of laughs, Unification commemorates the 65th anniversary of partition.
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