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Peter Hessler describes what he sees as the most common misperception Americans have about everyday life in today's China. (1 min., 35 sec.)
Author Peter Hessler on the Open Road in China
The writer talks about driving along the Great Wall and his other adventures. more
Boston University Professor Adil Najam (pictured) and C. Raja Mohana, Kissinger Scholar at the Library of Congress, discuss the possible outcomes of India-Pakistan peace talks. (2 min., 10 sec.)
India and Pakistan: Back from the Brink?
A panel of experts talks about the prospects for peace between the rival nations. more
Nancy Tingley describes the heyday of Viet Nam's Hoi An, when it became "the port of choice" in Southeast Asia. (1 min., 28 sec.)
Viet Nam, Center of Trade
Curator Nancy Tingley discusses Arts of Ancient Viet Nam: From River Plain to Open Sea. more
Excerpt: Navi Radjou tells "an interesting growth story about India" at the Asia Society on Jan. 28, 2010.
Can India's Innovators Lead the Way?
A wave of entrepreneurship suggests scarcity combined with basic ingenuity can lead to dynamic new ideas. more
Tsai Ming-Liang at the Asia Society in Nov. 2009. (Barbara Nelson)
Tsai Ming-Liang on Tsai Ming-Liang
Complete coverage of the major filmmaker's retrospective and in-person appearances at the Asia Society. more
Barbara Demick at the Asia Society New York Center on Jan. 7, 2010.
Barbara Demick on 'Nothing to Envy'
The journalist talks about her new book 'Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea.' more
Mira Nair at the Asia Society in New York on Dec. 10, 2009. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Mira Nair on the Art of Directing
The acclaimed director talks about film making in India and the US. more
John Woo discusses his new film Red Cliff, and describes his creative process, on Oct. 12, 2009. (4 min., 10 sec.)(Photo: Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Director John Woo: 'I Feel Like A General!'
Hong Kong's action master goes behind the scenes of his new film Red Cliff. more
Anjalendran, 'architect of Sri Lanka', at the Asia Society, New York, Dec. 2, 2009.
Architecture for Humanity
Sri Lanka's master architect Anjalendran discusses his work and career. more
Documentary filmmaker Tulsi Bhandari (L) talks with Asia Society Assistant Director for Policy Programs Sanjeev Sherchan, Dec. 1, 2009.
Beneath Everest: Nepal Reborn
Tulsi Bhandari discusses Beneath Everest: Nepal Reborn, his documentary about the Maoist insurgency in Nepal, human rights violations and the Nepalis' struggle for survival. more