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Worldwide Locations

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In New York on Nov. 8, Xu Xi shares how her fascination with the hardship of single mothers' lives led to her new book Habit of a Foreign Sky. (1 min., 50 sec.)
Habit of a Foreign Sky: Finding Identity After Loss
Xu Xi's latest novel explores personal tragedy through the eyes of a powerful businesswoman. more
In New York on Nov. 2, Nandita Baruah discusses the private sector's responsibility for ensuring their operations in poor countries abide by labor standards. (1 min., 47 sec.)
Human Trafficking in Asia: Progress and Continued Challenges
Experts discuss how governments and NGOs can combat the billion dollar human trafficking business in Asia. more
Highlights: Asia Society gives Indian musician/composer Ravi Shankar its Cultural Legacy Award on Nov. 1, 2010. (3 min., 54 sec.)
Ravi Shankar Receives Asia Society 'Cultural Legacy Award'
Daughter Anoushka Shankar and Philip Glass offer tributes, personal recollections in ceremony recognizing India's sitar legend. more
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