The renowned women's rights activist cites "a very clear message" from her formative experiences in India.
UNESCO Director Irina Bokova offers spirited defense of culture's place in an increasingly globalized world.
Colin Thubron reads from and discusses To a Mountain in Tibet, a combination travel book and memoir.
Experts explain how the 'great game' is alive and well with new players in this volatile, troubled region.
American, Sri Lankan diplomats assess likelihood of reconciliation in war-ravaged island nation.
A preppy former Paris Review editor contends with multiculturalism, family dynamics, and the 'Mike Tyson of Korean grandmothers.'
Iranian director's harrowing 2000 film 'The Circle' acts as a metaphor for repression.
Panel stresses benefits of collaboration on 100th anniversary of International Womens Day.
Columbia scholar explains charges against Iran's Jafar Panahi, and how social trauma can lead to major cinema.
Jafar Panahi's "Crimson Gold" uncovers Iranian class resentments and the legacy of its war with Iraq.

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