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Maziar Bahari speaks during a press conference after the first hearing in Tehran on August 1, 2009 in the trial of 100 people accused of rioting after the disputed re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: Maziar Bahari on His 'Duty' to Discuss Situation in Iran

Iranian-Canadian journalist and filmmaker Maziar Bahari will appear at the Asia Society in New York on Tuesday, June 7, at 6:30pm to discuss his new book Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity and Survival. more
Asia Society Global Council Co-Chair Simon Tay speaking in Hong Kong in fall 2010. (Asia Society Hong Kong Center)

Simon Tay: Does Asia Need the IMF?

If the IMF refuses to recognizes Asia's place in a changing world, says Simon Tay, then Asians shouldn't hesitate to look for alternatives. more
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.

Vishakha Desai's Top Five Books on Asian Women

Asia Society's President recommends five books on the role of women in Asia past and present. more
Pakistani journalists protest the killing of Wali Khan Babar, a reporter with local television channel Geo News, during a rally in Karachi on Jan. 14, 2011. Babar was believed to be yet another victim of ongoing targeted killings on Jan. 13 in Karachi. (Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images)

Najam Sethi: Pakistan Deadly Place for Press [UPDATED]

Friday Times Editor-in-Chief Najam Sethi says journalists are both part of the problem and the solution in Pakistan. more
A girl holds her petition to ask the education ministry to protect children from radioactive contamination at Fukushima prefecture during a rally at the Education Ministry in Tokyo on May 23, 2011. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Harney: 'Japan's politicians are failing the country' [UPDATED]

"Politicians in Tokyo are lollygagging and bickering over partisan issues instead of offering practical ideas for rebuilding the devastated regions," says Asia Society Associate Fellow Alexandra Harney. more
Muslim women from Indian state of Gujarat shout anti-government slogans during a protest in New Delhi on December 28, 2010 against the discrimination, exclusion and persecution of Muslims. (Raveendran/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: Author of Intolerant Indian Calls for 'Conscious Celebration of Diversity'

Veteran Indian journalist Gautam Adhikari will appear at the Asia Society in New York on Thursday, June 2, to discuss his new book, The Intolerant Indian: Why We Must Rediscover A Liberal Space more
Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov addresses UN headquarters in New York on Sept. 20, 2010. A lawsuit currently in French courts reveals Karimov's family to be sensitive about his being referred to as a "dictator." (Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images)

Lawsuit in French Court Shows Uzbekistan Mindful of Its Image

The word "dictator" sets off a fit of pique on an international stage. more
A disciple from the Shaolin Temple Overseas Headquarters on the Asia Society stage in New York on May 23, 2011. (Slideshow and video below.)

Shaolin Martial Artists Dazzle Asia Society with Acrobatic Display

For one night in New York, a legendary martial arts discipline takes center stage. more
Three exciting new internship opportunities are available with Asia Society's online team.

Asia Society Online Looking for Technical Intern

Three internship opportunities with the award-winning online team at Asia Society. more