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Alternatives to China's Drivers of Growth

Clyde Prestowitz, Murray Hiebert and Marc Mealy discusses how China can rebalance without becoming too reliant on exports and manufacturing. more

The Shift in Global Trade (Complete)

Has China lost its edge in manufacturing? A panel of experts assess the signs. more

Claire Chiang: 'Chinese Look for the Possible'

Social activist, entrepreneur and author Claire Chiang discusses the difference between Asian and Western approaches to work. more

Claire Chiang on Social Responsibility (Complete)

Social activist, entrepreneur and author Claire Chiang (a co-Founder of Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts) discusses corporate social entrepreneurship with Dinda Elliott, Global Affairs Editor at Condé Nast Traveler. (1 hr., 22 min.) more

Why Anti-China Rhetoric Will End (After the Election)

Former U.S. Institute of Peace president Richard H. Solomon provides a reality check to the presidential candidates' fiery language on China. more

Arga Bileg in Concert (Complete)

Mongolian ensemble combines traditional instrumentation and folk strains with Western jazz. more
Gong Li in 'Red Sorghum' (1987), directed by Zhang Yimou.

Coming Attraction: Asia Society Screens 'Red Sorghum,' Based on Mo Yan's Novel

An upcoming film series at Asia Society New York features Zhang Yimou's adaptation of a novel by the newest Nobel Laureate in literature. more
L: The World of Persian Literary Humanism' by Hamid Dabashi (Harvard University Press, 2012). R: The author (Golbarg Bashi).

Book Excerpt: 'The World of Persian Literary Humanism' by Hamid Dabashi

What does it mean to be human? Explore this age-old question through the creative subversions of Persian literary traditions. more

noori: A Universal Language

Members of the Pakistani band noori discuss how their personal musical influences have played a big role in their unique sound. more
'Righteous Republic' (Harvard University Press, 2012) by Ananya Vajpeyi (R).

Book Excerpt: 'Righteous Republic' by Ananya Vajpeyi

Less well-known in the West than Gandhi and Nehru, B.R. Ambedkar nevertheless made a major contribution to the founding of the modern Indian state. more