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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

The Future of Cross-Cultural Collaborations

Prominent arts professionals share their vision of future cultural collaborations between India and the United States. more
The New Voices Fellowship for Screenwriters will award fellowships to six Indian screenwriters. (Jeezny/Flickr)
New Voices Fellowship for Screenwriters
Asia Society India Centre is proud to announce the six 'New Voices' Fellows. more
Indian economist Kaushik Basu (L) discusses the role of the Indian government vs. private sector in development in Mumbai on May 24, 2011. (Asia Society India Centre)
The Role of State vs. Private Sector in India's Development
Indian economist Kaushik Basu on free markets vs. state intervention and government's role in land acquisition. more
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'The Race for Water is Against Ourselves'
Water shortages in India are chronic and critical, warn panelists in Mumbai. more