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Mohsin Hamid, author of "Discontent and Its Civilizations" (Riverhead Books, 2015). (Author photo: Jillian Edelstein)

Mohsin Hamid—'Discontent and Its Civilizations'

Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid returns to Asia Society with more than a decade's worth of nonfiction in "Discontent and Its Civilizations." more
Shown here in her Islamabad office, Nigar Nazar is Pakistan's first professional female cartoonist, known to generations of readers as the creator of the iconic character "Gogi." (Gogi Studios)

Interview: Pakistan's First Woman Cartoonist Shapes Young Minds, and Society

"Cartoons can have a huge impact," says Pakistan's first professional woman cartoonist, who was just named one of the "100 Women of 2014" by the BBC. more
Malala Yousafzai's video address to Asia Society, taped at her home in England, was shown at Asia Society awards ceremony at the United Nations in New York City on October 16, 2014.

Video: Malala Yousafzai Accepts Her 'Asia Game Changer' Award from Asia Society

"We girls in Swat, we have proved that when you speak up for your rights, you can really bring change," says the 17-year-old Noble laureate. more

Malala Yousafzai: 'We Have to Do It Together'

Malala Yousafzai expresses her hope that worldwide effort can ensure access to education for girls and young women from Nigeria to her native Pakistan. more
Khumariyaan at Asia Society New York on Oct. 12, 2014. L to R: Sparlay Rawail, Shiraz Khan, Farhan Bogra, and Aamer Shafiq. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Photos: Khumariyaan Bring Pashtoon Rhythms from Peshawar to Park Avenue

An instrumental quartet from northwest Pakistan got an Asia Society crowd moving with their update on tradition. more
The PakathonNYC organizing team on Sept. 28, 2014. L to R: Ali Chaudhary, Minza Zahid, Hassan Ahmed, Amna Khawar, Hamed Ijaz, and Safwan Ghori. (Nausher Sukhera)

'Pakathon' Taps Pakistani Diaspora's Best and Brightest for Smart Solutions

In a three-day event in New York, young diaspora Pakistanis raced the clock to develop innovative apps meant to address intractable social issues back home. more
Christophe Jaffrelot (L) and Kumar Ketkar in Mumbai on September 23, 2014. (Asia Society India Centre)

Looking Behind The Veil: A Glimpse Into Pakistan

An in-depth conversation on present day Pakistan with Christophe Jaffrelot and Kumar Ketkar. more

Pakistan: Instability and Resilience (Complete)

Dr. Christophe Jaffrelot and Kumar Ketkar assess the domestic situation in Pakistan, in a talk that acknowledges shortcomings in Indian coverage of Pakistan's recent political crisis. more

Expanding Economic Connectivity in Greater Central Asia (Complete)

Regional representatives from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Pakistan review efforts to promote a stable and secure Central Asia with U.S. State Department officials. more

Ambassador Jilani Addresses Tensions in South Asia (Complete)

His Excellency Jalil Abbas Jilani discusses political transitions and their impact on peace and stability. more