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Excerpts from the KENTARO!! performance at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai on March 20, 2012. (13 min., 15 sec.)
KENTARO!! Brings Contemporary Japanese Dance and Choreography to Mumbai
Asia Society India Centre presented "After Raining, It Will Be Sunny," a high-energy solo piece performed by young Japanese dancer/choreographer KENTARO!! more
L to R: Carrie Lam (Hong Kong Secretary for Development), Bunty Chand (Executive Director of Asia Society India Centre), Saryu Doshi (Former Director of the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai), and Anita Ramachandran (Founder of Cerebrus Consultants) in Mumbai on Mar. 16, 2012.
Carrie Lam: How to Work Women into Hong Kong's Workforce
Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Secretary for Development, says that Hong Kong's patriarchal culture is at the heart of its inability to integrate more women into the workforce. more
L to R: Surjit Bhalla, TN Ninan, Subir Gokarn, Sunil Mehta, Shankar Acharya and Udat Kotak at the Asia Society India Centre event on March 1, 2012. (Asia Society India Centre)
The Financial Crisis Reaches India
Shankar Acharya, Subir Gokarn, Surjit Bhalla and T.N. Ninan discuss whether India can reach 8.5% growth again after the worldwide slump. more

Perpetual Motion Machine: KENTARO!! on Stage

Exuberant, loose-limbed Japanese dancer and choreographer brings his eclectic moves to Mumbai. more
Ajay Chhibber and Bittu Sahgal discuss the impact of melting Himalayan glaciers and other manifestations of climate change in Mumbai on Feb. 20, 2012. (4 min., 46 sec.)
Himalayan Meltdown and the Climate Change Reckoning
Ajay Chhibber and Bittu Sahgal assess how melting Himalayan glaciers have begun to affect communities across Asia. more

Joseph Lelyveld: Gandhi's Struggles

In Mumbai, the author of the 2011 Gandhi biography "Great Soul" discusses aspects of the Mahatma's life and career with Ranjit Hoskote. more
Joseph Lelyveld (L) and Ranjit Hoskote (R) at Asia Society India Centre's event in Mumbai on February 2, 2012. (Asia Society India Centre)
Gandhi and the Struggling Subcontinent
Joseph Lelyveld and Ranjit Hoskote discuss what Gandhi's struggles with India tell us about his life and the subcontinent during colonial rule. more

Drew Gilpin Faust: Higher Education and Long-Term Prosperity

In Mumbai, Harvard University's President explains how the financial crisis affected higher education worldwide. more
Highlights from Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust's talk in Mumbai on Jan. 19, 2012. (6 min., 13 sec.)
Drew Gilpin Faust: What Do We Want from Higher Education?
In Mumbai, Harvard President argues for humanism and 'the adventure of ideas.' more
Aruna Roy argues for managed, nuanced dissent as a necessary part of any democratic society, particularly one as big and pluralistic as India, in New Delhi on Jan. 13, 2012. (5 min., 16 sec.)
Aruna Roy Speaks on Managing Dissent
Aruna Roy discusses the need to change how dissent is perceived and addressed in India. more