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The Fight for Women's Rights in Afghanistan (Complete)

NEW YORK, October 3, 2013 — Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Severine Caluwaerts and Gülden Türköz-Cosslett assess prospects for the empowerment of women in Afghanistan with moderator Elizabeth Rubin. (1 hr., 25 min.)


Arts

Video Excerpt: Mohsin Hamid and Daniyal Mueenuddin reflect on their status as "insider-outsiders" and on the role of nostalgia for a homeland in their work.

Arts
Highlights: Panel offers pan-Asian perspective on singing and sacred tradition. (12 min., 25 sec.)
Policy
NEW YORK, February 20, 2009 - Asia Society and Oxfam America host a debate on the global food crisis.
Policy
Video Excerpt: Responding to an audience member, the panel of food experts analyze the increasing role women play in African and Asian agricultural communities.
Arts
NEW YORK, February 18, 2009 - Wen C. Fong discusses Sherman Lee's role in establishing the study and collecting of Asian art in the United States, and more. (1 hr., 22 min.)
Arts
Video Excerpt: Wen C. Fong illustrates an example of convergence between modern Western art and classical Chinese painting during a discussion February 18, 2009. (5 min., 12 sec.)
Arts
Yiyun Li and The Vagrants
Policy
 /  New York
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers her first major foreign policy speech on the eve of her first visit to Asia as a member of the Cabinet.
Arts
NEW YORK, May 11, 2009 - As part of Asian Contemporary Art Week 2009, Lee Ming Wei and Documenta 13 artistic director Carolyn Cristoff-Bakargiev discuss the future of Asian contemporary art.  (1
Business
Alibaba Group Founder and CEO Jack Ma speaks at the Asia Society about entrepreneurship, technological innovation, and e-commerce.
Business
 /  New York
China's Internet titan, Jack Ma, discusses how the economic crisis provides an opportunity for Americans to re-embrace the entrepreneurial spirit.
Arts
NEW YORK, February 11, 2009 - Filmmaker Mira Nair and writer and physician Abraham Verghese discuss Verghese’s debut novel, Cutting for Stone. (1 hr., 15 min.)