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Wesley Clark outlines specific policy recommendations for the US's engagement with Burma. (2 min., 31 sec.)
Wesley Clark on Engaging with Burma
Can the US alone impact the course of political developments in Burma? more
Simone Ahuja at Asia Society New York on Jan. 28, 2010.
Learning from the Frugal Mindset
Asia Society Fellow Simone Ahuja gives an in-depth account of 'jugaad' (Indian innovation). more
L to R: John Halpern, Sadanand Dhume, and Justine Hardy at Asia Society New York on Apr. 5, 2010.
Kashmir's Damaged Psyche
Journalist Justine Hardy assesses the possibilities for rehabilitation and renewal in Kashmir. more
Pema Tseden.
Film Series: Soul-Searching in Tibet
The Tibet in Pema Tseden's films isn't the one that has been exoticized in Western cinema. more
Excerpt: Curator Adriana Proser on the relationship between Buddhist art and sacred site. (1 min, 57 sec.)
Making Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art
Asia Society Museum curator Adriana Proser on the journeys that have inspired Buddhist art. more
Excerpt: Indian politician Jaswant Singh summarizes the traumatic events of 1947 on the Asian subcontinent. (1 min., 57 sec.)
The Partition of India
Jaswant Singh on what he calls "the most traumatic event of the 20th century." more
Excerpt: The Alim Qasimov Ensemble in concert at Asia Society New York on Mar. 12, 2010. (3 min., 57 sec.)
Alim Qasimov, Innovator in Tradition
Azerbaijan's great singer explains the mugham tradition to a Western audience. more
L to R: Arun Kumar, Parag Saxena, and Girish Vanvari at the Asia Society on March 2, 2010. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
The Road to Fiscal Consolidation in India
Will the 2010 Indian Union Budget help foster a growth-oriented economy? more
Actress Zhao Tao (L) and director Jia Zhangke (R) discuss their multi-film collaboration at Asia Society New York on Mar. 6, 2010 (7 min., 31 sec.).(Photo: Suzanna Finley/Asia Society)
Zhao Tao: The Quiet Heroine of Jia Zhangke's Films
“It's become my way of life," admits the former dancer, and star of Platform and The World. more
Excerpt: The Cove director Louie Psihoyos discusses the recent SeaWorld tragedy, and similarities between his film and Avatar, at Asia Society, March 9, 2010. (2 min., 15 sec.)
Health Concerns Key to Ending Dolphin Slaughter
Director Louie Psihoyos discusses his film and dolphin slaughter in Japan. more