Past Events

Shahzia Sikander, "Parallax" (2013)
Special Event
6 February 2014 - 9:00am
Inviting art aficionados to a spectacular weekend tour focusing on the South Asian region and its vibrant contemporary art scene.
Performance
2 February 2014 - 8:00pm
New musical theatre piece by Isheeta Ganguly and her troupe centers on two women characters in Rabindranath Tagore's fiction.
The Mighty Tale of Hanuman
2 February 2014 - 11:00am
Workshop for children, 7-10 years of age, on the new children's book "The Mighty Tale of Hanuman," which retells a classic tale from the Ramayana.
"What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets" by Michael J. Sandel
Discussion
23 January 2014 - 6:30pm
Michael Sandel and Jerry Rao in conversation on the morality of markets, moderated by James Crabtree.
Discussion
21 January 2014 - 8:30am
Blackstone India Chairman Akhil Gupta chairs this private breakfast roundtable with Asia Society's new President.
Asia Society President Josette Sheeran. (U.N. World Food Programme)
Special Event
20 January 2014 - 8:30pm
Invitation-only dinner with Asia Society's new President and CEO, Josette Sheeran.
Husain Haqqani and Strobe Talbott to speak at Asia Society India Centre
Discussion
10 January 2014 - 8:30am
Join us for an off-the-record and interactive discussion with these renowned experts on foreign relations among India, the U.S. and Pakistan.
Battles Half Won: India's Improbable Democracy by Ashutosh Varshney
Discussion
8 January 2014 - 6:30pm
Ashutosh Varshney and Siddharth Varadarajan consider the strategies India has used to strengthen its democratic character in the past, and how it might chart a new path forward.
Opium City: The Making of Early Victorian Bombay by Dr. Amar Farooqui
Discussion
7 January 2014 - 6:30pm
Amar Farooqui and Ranjit Hoskote in conversation on the historical trade between India and China, with an emphasis on Parsis' contributions to these trade routes.
Farkhunda Zahra Naderi, Member of the Afghanistan National Assembly
Discussion
20 December 2013 - 10:00am
Private roundtable with Afghan Parliamentarian Farkhunda Zahra Naderi.