Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

New York

In New York on Jan. 11, director Peter Sellars relates John Adams's Nixon in China to Mozart and musical history. (2 min., 48 sec.)
Peter Sellars: 'Nixon in China' and the Power of Music
The legendary opera director argues, "Music doesn't soften the message, it deepens it." more
Journalist Anand Giridharadas at Asia Society New York on January 10, 2011 (video excerpt below).
Cell Phones, iPads, and the Changing Indian Psyche
Personal stories of change in India, from the new super-rich to villagers breaking out from traditional life. more
In New York on Jan. 10, 2011, Thomas Friedman asks whether the US, compared with China, has lost its "can-do" spirit in the early 21st century. (3 min., 34 sec.)
Friedman: We Envy China's 'Reaganism'
The influential New York Times pundit voices his frustration with America's current direction. more
In New York on Jan. 5, architect Eugene Kohn and developer Vincent Lo cite positive recent trends in China's urban development. (3 min., 12 sec.)
Remaking the Chinese City: Expert Opinion on Shanghai's Development
China's cities are growing at a historically unprecedented rate - but at what cost to the quality of life? more
India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking by Anand Giridharadas. (Times Books, 2011)
Excerpt: Anand Giridharadas' 'India Calling'
This memoir by a young Indian American and International Herald Tribune correspondent recounts his "reverse migration." more
In New York on Nov. 29, 2010, Navina Sundaram assesses her aunt Amrita Sher-Gil's psychological state towards the end of her life. (3 min., 45 sec.)
Amrita Sher-Gil in Her Own Words
Letters and images evoke one of India's major 20th-century painters. more
Ramen experts discuss the exciting new trend in the US, while Chef Shigeto Kamada demonstrates the culinary art. (5 min., 23 sec.)
Ramen Fever
Video: Ramen fanatics enjoy a discussion, demonstration and tasting at Asia Society New York. more
Former Asia Society Chairman Richard C. Holbrooke, one of America's most distinguished diplomats, died in Washington DC on December 13, 2010. He was 69.
Richard C. Holbrooke: Tributes from Around the World
The world and Asia Society mourns the death of Ambassador Holbrooke, who brokered the end of the Bosnian war in 1995. 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
Miguel Syjuco describes his determination to be translated into Tagalog, and why it matters, in New York on Dec. 2, 2010. (3 min., 18 sec.)
Miguel Syjuco: The Stuff of Life
The 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize winner discusses his debut novel 'Ilustrado' with poet Luis Francia. more