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Podcast: Another Pakistan
Veteran journalist Christopher Lydon, of Radio Open Source, traveled to Pakistan in the summer of 2011, microphone in hand, ready to take the pulse of the embattled nation. more

Chindia Dialogues: The Artist as Citizen of the World (Complete)

Amit Chaudhuri, Tan Chung and Sharmistha Mohanty discuss visionary aspects of Tagore's worldview with Christopher Lydon. more

Chindia Dialogues: Amit Chaudhuri and Christopher Lydon

Amit Chaudhuri and Christopher Lydon discuss writing, music, traveling to China and the legacy of Rabindranath Tagore. more

Chindia Dialogues: Literary Border Crossings (Complete)

Noted Indian intellectuals and a Chinese scholar address the idea of "the writer as traveler." more
Jonathan Spence (L) and Amitav Ghosh (R) at Asia Society New York on Nov. 3, 2011. (Suzanna Finlay)

Amitav Ghosh: Oil, Opium and the Religion of Free Trade

Speaking at Asia Society's "Chindia Dialogues," the acclaimed historical novelist draws provocative parallels between the mid-19th century and today. more
Pakistani students wave national flags at the mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi on August 14, 2011, to mark the 64th Independence Day of Pakistan. (Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)

Podcast: Another Pakistan, the Two-Hour Version

Nearly a month of strong conversation in Pakistan this past summer, distilled to two radio hours. Click to listen. more
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (L) shakes hands with Chinese President Hu Jintao (R) during the opening of the BRICS summit meeting in Sanya, Hainan province, on April 14, 2011. (Nelson Ching/AFP/Getty Images)

What can China and India learn from one another?

We posed the question to writers, thinkers and artists from both countries. Click the link to see their answers. more