Columbia University scholar discusses the theories of "literary humanism" advanced in his new book.
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 Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan on October 30, 2011. (Kerri-Jo/Flickr)
Why a wage increase in Jakarta this week doesn't go far enough in settling labor disputes roiling the country's manufacturing sector.
Asia Society's Orville Schell tells Asia Society members that China's government has a leadership "deficit."
One of China's leading new novelists puts a human face on the phenomenon of mass migration.
Prior to Vir Das's appearance with Asia Society India Centre, we take a look at how several South Asian comics use humor to tell the stories of our lives.
The sun rises over a bustling cityscape in Tokyo, Japan on September 11, 2012. (Guy Gorek/Flickr)
Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio explains why Obama's trip to Southeast Asia is the right move at the right time.