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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
Director Jia Zhangke discusses the aesthetic underlying his films at Asia Society New York on Mar. 6, 2010 (10 min., 16 sec.).(Photo: Suzanna Finley/Asia Society)
Filmmaker Jia Zhangke on The Realist Imperative
Portraying reality is the most urgent priority for new Chinese filmmakers, says director. more
Excerpt: Shirin Ebadi argues against economic sanctions for Iran. (2 min.)
Ebadi Warns Against Sanctions
International and economic sanctions would harm Iran's citizens, says Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi. more
Military historian Max Boot cautions against drawing "knee-jerk" parallels between Afghanistan and Vietnam. (3 min., 5 sec.)
Is Afghanistan Another Vietnam?
Is the US is fated to make the same mistakes it made in Vietnam in present-day Afghanistan? more
ChinaBoom
The China Boom Project is a multimedia research, public education, and oral history project designed to explore the question “Why did China boom?“ by recording the collective wisdom of our moment. more