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Video: Behind the Scenes with Jazz Musician Vijay Iyer

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Behind-the-scenes video of the acclaimed musician reveals a longing to connect with his heritage. 

Carol Cassidy Brings Laotian Silk Weaving to Asia Society New York

Silk
Lifestyle

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

Orville Schell: 'Tarnished' U.S. Needs to Learn How to Work With a More 'Combative' China

An onlooker holds the US and China flags as US President Barack Obama welcomes Chinese President Hu Jintao during a State Arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, January 19, 2011. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

The prominent journalist, author and Arthus Ross Director of the Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations on China's rigid response to recent protests.

A 'Committee of 100' Builds Bridges Between Two Giants

Asia Society Trustee Lulu Wang at the Asia Society
Education

Leading Chinese Americans band together to find areas of common interest between the United States and China.

Expert: Australian Students in Dark as China Century Dawns

Ready or not? (torres21/flickr)
Education

Is the next generation receiving an adequate education?

Singapore Home Cooking, From One Who Knows

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

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

Ayesha Haroon on Pakistan's Education Gaps: 'It's Criminal'

Ayesha Haroon
Education

Asia Society Associate Fellow Ayesha Haroon appeared on "The Platform," a joint Voice of America/Express 24/7 news program focusing on Pakistan.

Ai Weiwei's Detention a 'Shift Back to the Post-Tiananmen Square Atmosphere'

Melissa Chiu
Arts

Asia Society Museum Director Melissa Chiu recently took part in a discussion featured on the New York Times' Room for Debate page entitled "Ai Weiwei and the Artist's Role in China."

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.
Lifestyle

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

The Power of Technology in Schools

This student can get an excellent education, even without a school. (justanotherpumpkin/Creative Commons)
Education

Poor communities around the world are turning to educational technology to leapfrog into the global knowledge economy.