Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Japan

In New York on April 4, 2011, Carol Gluck cautions against accepting any predictions about what's next for post-quake Japan. (1 min., 13 sec.)
Looking Ahead to Japan's Recovery
No matter the disasters, leading experts expect Japan's traditional resilience to come through. more
In San Francisco on Mar. 24, 2011, Steve Vogel analyzes the effects of the March 11 disaster (and afterwards) on Japan's political culture. (4 min., 17 sec.)
Two Weeks On, Japan Deals with Nukes, Politics and Costs of Devastation
Experts assess the extent of Japan's devastation. more
Paul Auster and Motoyuki Shibata assess which kinds of writers survive translation and which don't, in New York on December 7, 2010. (1 min., 28 sec.)
Paul Auster: Lost (and Found) in Translation
The American novelist and his Japanese translator discuss the intricacies of cross-cultural communication. more
Romnesh Lamba, Executive Vice President and Head of Marketing Development at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. (Asia Society India Centre)
The Internationalization of the RMB
China's strategy to make the RMB an international reserve currency with convertibility. more
Yoshitaka Mori of the Tokyo University of the Arts at Asia Society's DiY symposium in New York on November 14, 2010. (Asia Society)
The DIY Spirit in Japanese Popular Culture
How Japanese artists have traditionally forged ahead with their own do-it-yourself communities. more
Tatsuya Nakadai in Age of Assassins (1967). (Toho Co., Ltd.)
Film Series: Japanese Cinema 1960s
This five-film series includes acknowledged masters like Oshima and Naruse alongside genre classics. more
Highlights from director Lewis Rapkin's post-screening Q & A at Asia Society New York on Oct. 29, 2010. (4 min., 32 sec.)
Live from Tokyo
A filmmaker jams with sights and sounds of Tokyo. more
Hiroshi Sugimoto discusses his work with Asia Society Museum Director Melissa Chiu in New York on Oct. 14, 2010. (Suzanna Finlay/Asia Society)
From Seascapes to Electric Shocks with Hiroshi Sugimoto
Acclaimed photographer discusses earliest inspiration and more recent attraction to scientific themes. more
Highlights from Shonen Knife's concert at Asia Society New York on Sept. 25, 2010. (2 min., 35 sec.)(Photo: La Frances Hui/Asia Society)
Punk, Banana Chips, and Giant Mice: Shonen Knife!
Japan's legendary pop-punk trio rocked out at the Asia Society. more
Miwako Tezuka, co-curator of Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody's Fool, discusses a turning point in the artist's reception in his native Japan. (1 min., 41 sec.)
The Nara Phenomenon
Miwako Tezuka, co-curator of the exhibition "Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody's Fool," explores the artist's world, in particular his connection to young people. more