In 2012, Asia Society hosted several of the global thinkers ranked on the latest annual Foreign Policy list.
Three continents. Three teams. One goal — to build human towers. Filmmakers Ram Devineni and Cano Rojas travel across India, Catalonia and Chile to document the trials and triumphs of each.
A film crew captures a climactic action scene on the harbor in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China on June 14, 2012. (Jonathan Kos-Read/Flickr)
The Columbia University scholar discusses the theories of "literary humanism" advanced in his new book. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on Thursday, November 29.
A boy crosses the Thar desert astride a camel in Rajasthan, India on October 22, 2012. (Nagarjun/Flickr)
French photographer Gilles Sabrié shares his experiences and photographs from a country grappling with unprecedented change.
A woman sells grain in a bazaar in Ashkabad, Turkmenistan on October 30, 2012. (Kerri_Jo/Flickr)
A wage increase in Jakarta this week doesn't go far enough in settling labor disputes that are roiling the country's manufacturing sector, says Associate Fellow Michael Buehler.
Asia Society's Orville Schell explains how China's government suffers from a "leadership deficit."
In this excerpt from her debut novel, one of China's leading new novelists puts a human face on the phenomenon of mass migration. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on Tuesday, November 27.
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