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Boston Globe art critic Sebastien Smee speaking in the Globe newsroom on Apr. 18, 2011. (

Boston Globe Art Critic Sebastian Smee Wins Pulitzer Prize

Sebastian Smee, art critic for The Boston Globe, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism yesterday. more
Vishakha Desai on PBS.

Asia Society on PBS: How to fix America’s education system?

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai was one of six experts interviewed recently for a segment on PBS's weekly Need to Know program. more

Three Asia Society projects honored in 15th Annual Webby Awards

The China Boom Project, Homeland Afghanistan and Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody’s Fool were all Official Honorees in the Oscars of the internet. more
Abdullah Abdullah. (Shah Marrai/AFP/Getty Images)

Abdullah Abdullah: 'Current Government in Afghanistan' US's Main Challenge

Asia Society Associate Fellow and former Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah spoke at the Asia Society in Washington, DC, on Monday, April 11, 2011. more
A man holds a sign against racial profiling during a protest with community and faith leaders from Arizona in front of the White House on July 7, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

New York Times Asks: 'Is Racial or Religious Profiling Ever Justified?'

Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Fellow Hassan Abbas debates the topic with author Asra Nomani. more
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Video: Behind the Scenes with Jazz Musician Vijay Iyer

Behind-the-scenes video of the acclaimed musician reveals a longing to connect with his heritage. more
Silk "rainbow" scarves by Lao Textiles, the company founded by Carol Cassidy.

Carol Cassidy Brings Laotian Silk Weaving to Asia Society New York

AsiaStore hosts a three-day visit by the founder of Lao Textiles, showing off her latest wares. more
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)

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

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. more
Asia Society Trustee Lulu Wang at the Asia Society "Celebration of Asia Week" gala on March 21, 2011. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

A 'Committee of 100' Builds Bridges Between Two Giants

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