Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

New York

In New York on November 1, 2010, Gordon Orr and Adam Segal offer contrasting views of China's commitment to intellectual property rights. (2 min., 56 sec.)
Patents Pile Up, But What's New in China
McKinsey Asia's Gordon Orr discusses developments in, and potential obstacles for, Chinese innovation. more
Carol Gluck of Columbia University speaking in New York on October 28, 2010. (Asia Society New York)
Bearing Witness: Primo Levi's Legacy in Japan and Korea
Leading scholars discuss the cross-cultural meanings of survivor, witness, and testimony in Primo Levi's writings. 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
In New York on Oct. 25, Alex Counts and Vikram Akula each address what role the need to make a profit plays in stimulating innovation. (4 min., 22 sec.)
Can the Profit Motive Improve Microfinance?
Opposing points of view address the issue of microfinance as a for-profit enterprise. more
Columbia University's Lydia Liu describes how the term "human rights" found its way from English to Chinese. (2 min., 36 sec.)
Words on the Move – Power, Politics, and Meaning
Leading scholars explore how translation alters the meanings of key words in political culture. 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
Shirish Sankhe cites several common denominators for successful urban policy from around the world. (2 min., 5 sec.)
In India, Urban Planning a 'Blind Spot'
McKinsey's Mumbai director Shirish Sankhe shares big numbers projected for India's urban growth. more
In New York on Oct. 13, 2010, historian Frank Dikötter recounts the most upsetting surprise he found in researching China's famine. (1 min., 35 sec.)
A Great Leap Forward - Into a Moral 'Grey Zone'
Frank Dikotter's new research uncovers the darkest consequences of Mao's most notorious experiment. more

Artist Talk with Hiroshi Sugimoto (Complete)

Video: Artist shares insights into recent 'Lightning Fields' series. more
Deborah and James Fallows describe a culture of physical peril that they encountered during their stay in China. (2 min., 56 sec.)
Dreaming in Chinese
At times, China's rapid urban development left Deborah Fallows wanting to shout out, “Xiaoxin! [Be careful!]” more