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Central Asia: A Crisis of Governance

NEW YORK, September 15, 2011 — Asia Society's Bernard Schwartz Fellow Philip Shishkin previews his upcoming Central Asia Report, which will outline the region's significance, assess the crisis of governance in the region, and provide an overview of rivalries in Central Asia among outside powers. (3 min., 39 sec.)


Education
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New York
A conversation about the Nobel laureate's family and the importance of educating girls
Education
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New York
Kevin Rudd, Josette Sheeran, Lulu Wang, Svein Østtveit, and Sarah Brown speak at a special forum to discuss how to educate all students for a global era.
Policy
Truong Tan Sang responds to Xi Jinping.
Policy
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New York
Truong Tan Sang appeared Monday in a wide-ranging conversation at Asia Society
Policy
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New York
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Current Affairs
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New York
Josette Sheeran and Aamna Awan reflect on developments in women's empowerment — for better and worse — in the 20 years since the landmark World Conference on Women in Beijing.
Current Affairs
Aamina Awan, Peggy Liu, Beth Mendelson, Amina Mohammed, Josette Sheeran, and Tom Nagorski discuss empowerment of girls and women around the world.
Current Affairs
Asia Society President Emeritus Vishakha Desai and Colonel Matthew Bogdanos discuss the challenges of reining in terrorist financing through antiquities theft.
Current Affairs
Antiquities Coalition Chairman Deborah Lehr and Asia Society President Josette Sheeran lead a roundtable discussion at the forum 'Culture Under Threat: Antiquities Trafficking and Terrorist Financing.'
Current Affairs
At a special forum in New York, foreign affairs leaders from Egypt, Iraq, Australia, and Jordan discussed the role of government in preventing the destruction and trafficking of antiquities.
Current Affairs
Irina Bokova, Julie Bishop, and Nasser Judeh explain why terror groups like Daesh (ISIS) feel compelled to destroy historical monuments and ancient antiquities.
Current Affairs
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New York
A special forum looks for solutions to the destruction and looting.