OPENING REMARKS The Qajar Dynasty: A Brief Historical Overview Presented by Dr. Francesca Leoni, Assistant Curator of the Arts of the Islamic World, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston PRESENTATIONS Revival and Innovation
Pre-performance lecture at 6:30 pm The ethereal beauty of classical Korean dance comes alive in Taintless Spring, a new dance suite created by renowned choreographer Myung Sook Kim and performed by the 6-member Nulhui Dance Company.
Internationally renowned artists from Mongolia, Japan, and the US come together for a fascinating collaboration, highlighting the popular Mongolian art of khoomei (throat singing) with the driving rhythms of Japanese taiko (drums).
Ambassador Howard B. Schaffer's The Limits of Influence chronicles America's views on and involvement in the long-standing struggle waged between India and Pakistan over Kashmir since their independence in 1947.
A Luncheon Presentation by Dr. JERROLD D. GREEN, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Council on International Policy Since the disastrous outcome of the Islamic Republic's recent Presidential election.
Asia Society takes no institutional position on policy issues and has no affiliation with any government. All views expressed in its publications and on its website are the sole responsibility of the author or authors.