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Gloria Steinem reflects on the intersection of gender and culture at Asia Society New York on March 24, 2011. (1 min., 18 sec.)
Gloria Steinem: The Goddess in the Connections
The renowned women's rights activist cites "a very clear message" from her formative experiences in India. more
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova at Asia Society in New York on Mar. 10, 2011. (Suzanna Finley/Asia Society)
UNESCO: The 'Conscience of Humanity,' Says Its Head
UNESCO Director Irina Bokova offers spirited defense of culture's place in an increasingly globalized world. more

Monir Farmanfarmaian (Complete)

Artist Monir Farmanfarmaian discusses her life and work with Asia Society Museum Director Melissa Chiu. more
In New York on March 8, author Colin Thubron reads from and discusses  To a Mountain in Tibet.
A Lone Man's Struggle with Grief in Tibet
Colin Thubron reads from and discusses To a Mountain in Tibet, a combination travel book and memoir. more
In New York on Mar. 17, Philip Shishkin traces the arc of democratic promise and disappointment in Kyrgyzstan from 2005 to 2010. (5 min., 7 sec.)
Democracy and Strategic Rivalry in Central Asia
Experts explain how the 'great game' is alive and well with new players in this volatile, troubled region. more
L to R: Palitha T.B. Kohona, Jamie Metzl, and Robert Blake at Asia Society New York on March 14, 2011. (Asia Society)
Can Prosperity Bring Peace to Sri Lanka?
American, Sri Lankan diplomats assess likelihood of reconciliation in war-ravaged island nation. more
L to R: Gabrielle Howe, Ben Ryder Howe, and Haesook Kim in New York on Mar. 4, 2011.
Ben Ryder Howe and 'My Korean Deli'
A preppy former Paris Review editor contends with multiculturalism, family dynamics, and the 'Mike Tyson of Korean grandmothers.' more
Scene from Jafar Panahi's The Circle (2000).
Jafar Panahi and The Women of Iran
Iranian director's harrowing 2000 film 'The Circle' acts as a metaphor for repression. more

Jafar Panahi's 'Circle' of Fate

Duke University Professor Negar Mottahedeh reflects on The Circle, Jafar Panahi's dark 2000 portrayal of women in Iran. more
L to R: Susan Davis, Jo Natauri, Donna L. Blackwell, and Umber Ahmad in New York on Mar. 8, 2011.
What Businesses and NGOs Can Do for Women, and Each Other
Panel stresses benefits of collaboration on 100th anniversary of International Womens Day. more