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Ashis Nandy and India's 'Radical Diversities'

Highlights: Scholar Ashis Nandy argues for a new kind of cosmopolitanism and a rejection of "internalized" colonial values. more
Highlights from Ashis Nandy's talk in Mumbai on Sept. 8, 2011. (11 min., 26 sec.)
Ashis Nandy on 'Asian Cosmopolitanism'
A leading post-colonial scholar outlines a potential future for Asia in which diverse cultures can co-exist. more
L to R: Rakesh Mohan, Uday Kotak, D. Subbarao, and Y.V. Reddy in Mumbai on Aug. 4, 2011. (Asia Society India Centre)
Rakesh Mohan: Growth, Stability and Emerging Markets
Former top banking official argues that the worldwide financial crisis should be properly seen as a North Atlantic financial crisis. more

Rahul Mehrotra: Indian Architecture Since 1990

Video: Highlights from Rahul Mehrotra's lecture in Mumbai on August 3, 2011. more
In Mumbai on July 19, Acumen Fund CEO Jacqueline Novogratz describes "patient capital" as an approach to solving problems of global poverty. (4 min., 56 sec.)
The 'Patient Capitalism' of Jacqueline Novogratz
Acumen's CEO and Founder argues that the poor "do not want handouts" in a talk with Blackstone's Akhil Gupta. more
Curator Madhuvanti Ghose of the Art Institute of Chicago (L) and Harvard University's Homi K. Bhabha (R) in New Delhi in late June, 2011. (Asia Society India Centre)
Asia Society Conference on Indo-US Cultural Collaboration
Arts professionals from India and the US met in New Delhi for three days to figure out new ways to build partnerships between their two countries. more
In Mumbai on July 12, Anil Kakodkar, Ashok Sethi, Bernd Forster (pictured) and Hartosh Singh Bal address concerns around nuclear power after the March 2011 disaster in Japan. (12 min., 14 sec.)
Preventing a Fukushima in India
In the wake of Japan's disaster, experts assess the viability of nuclear power in India. more
Cover art for Home Boy by H.M. Naqvi.
H.M. Naqvi: Coming of Age in the Shadow of 9/11
'Home Boy' author H.M. Naqvi explores the effects of a historical tragedy on the lives of ordinary people. more
In Mumbai on June 14, John Lee discusses whether Chinese investment in Africa is a threat to India and also speaks about China's status as a rising power. (2 min., 16 sec.)
China's Rise and the Road Ahead
John Lee argues Chinese investment in Africa shouldn't be misconstrued as a threat. more