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Connecting Empires: Shipwrecks, Ceramics, and Maritime Trade in Ninth-Century Asia (Complete)

NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 — Stephen A. Murphy, curator for Southeast Asia at the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM), Singapore, and curator-in-charge for the Tang Shipwreck Gallery at the ACM, tells the story of the discovery of the Belitung shipwreck and explores its precious cargo — now on display both in New York and Singapore. The exhibition Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia is co-organized by Asia Society and the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore. (56 min., 56 sec.)


Panelists discuss opportunities and obstacles in financing new joint projects at the 2017 U.S.-China Film Summit.
Charles Rivkin gives his "Spotlight" address to kick off the 2017 U.S.- China Film Summit.
Arts
 /  New York
Academics discuss the large-scale human migrations that occurred during the partition of British India.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Kevin Peraino discusses his new book on China's Communist victory in 1949 — and the U.S. response.
Arts
 /  New York
Select clips from "This Ember State," a vocal performance by Samita Sinha in collaboration with Dean Moss and Cenk Ergun.
Policy
 /  New York
The Asia Society Policy Institute president says the awards help overcome "the base politics of fear."
Current Affairs
 /  New York
The trustee discusses the role the awards lay in highlighting important stories coming out of Asia.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
The awards "don't celebrate those who write checks — they celebrate those who make a difference."
Arts
 /  New York
The actor and comedian is seriously impressed with the Asia Game Changer awards.
Arts
 /  New York
The star of "Lion" talks about how honored he feels being named an Asia Game Changer in 2017.
Arts
 /  Texas
Buddhist monks painstakingly lay millions of grains of sand into place as part of a purification ritual at Asia Society Texas.
Education
Teachers share their experiences at the 2016 China Studies Seminar in Shanghai.