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China's Olympic Human Rights Challenges

NEW YORK, June 18, 2008 — Panelists R. Scott Greathead, Jamie Metzel, Emily Parker, and Minky Worden discuss the 2008 Beijing Olympics within an international context, and how the Games are being reformed by internal and external pressures. (1 hr., 17 min.)


Arts
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India
A conversation between Ajay Nair, Mike Farah, Brad Jenkins, Chris Bruss, and Radhika Vaz.
Arts
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New York
Artist Yoon Tae-ho discusses the culture of webtoon — comic strips made for the web — in Korea, and his work Moss with Goran Topalovic, Executive Director of New York Asian Film Festival.
Arts
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Hong Kong
A conversation on Tan Dun's new work Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women, with harpist Elizabeth Hainen.
Policy
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India
A discussion about what the country needs to do to become a member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.
Current Affairs
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India
Author Raghu Karnad, retired Squadrom Leader Rana T.S Chhina, and journalist James Crabtree discuss India’s forgotten military history and Karnad's book Farthest Field.
Education
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Hong Kong
Educators discussed the mission and concepts behind the Asian University for Women.
Arts
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New York
Discussion following the screening of “The Dossier,” a documentary about the Tibetan activist writer Tsering Woeser.
Arts
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New York
Filmmaker J.P. Sniadecki speaks with Angela Zito of New York University following the screening of his film People’s Park, co-directed with Libbie Dina Cohn. Introductory remarks by Sniadecki and Zito.
Policy
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Hong Kong
Lim Guan Eng, Penang’s fourth Chief Minister, shares his insights on Malaysia’s political scenario.
Arts
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New York
Discussion following the screening of Wolf Totem with film director Jean-Jacques Annaud moderated by Asia Society Film Curator La Frances Hui beginning with Annaud’s introductory remarks.
Policy
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India
Christophe Jaffrelot and Jayant Prasad look back at Pakistan’s history, seven decades after partition, in a discussion moderated by Meena Menon at the Nehru Centre’s Hall of Culture in Mumbai.
Current Affairs
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Korea
Panelists discuss recent events in the region.