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Arts
 /  New York

Populism and the Global Rise of Strongmen (Complete)

NEW YORK, May 6, 2017 — Author Basharat Peer, Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University Bernard Haykel, and Co-Chair of The Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University Saskia Sassen, discuss the complexity of globalization and the emergent new political order. The conversation takes place at Asia Society's Lahore Literary Festival in New York and is moderated by Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University Akbar Noman. (42 min., 3 sec.)


Policy
 /  New York
Kishore Mahbubani argues that the engagement by ASEAN was crucial in facilitating Myanmar's move from military to civilian rule.
Policy
 /  New York
Kishore Mahbubani and Daniel Russel discuss the U.S. relationship with Southeast Asia.
Policy
Asia Society convenes experts to discuss the launch of a tracker on China's economic reforms.
Arts
 /  Hong Kong
Art historian Michael Henss traces Marco Polo's journey from Italy to the Far East.
Current Affairs
 /  Hong Kong
Gary Liu, chief executive officer of the South China Morning Post, discussed the digital transformation of the news industry and how social media networks change
Lifestyle
 /  Northern California
Guests at the inaugural "Country Spotlight" were treated to South Korean food, cooking demonstrations, and an operatic performance.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
The architect of Iranian foreign policy engages in conversation with Charlie Rose at Asia Society New York.
Business
 /  New York
Rana Foroohar explains how the growing clout of Silicon Valley's largest firms crowds out small and medium-sized companies.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
The global business editor of the Financial Times discusses economic trends in Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Policy
 /  New York
Evan Medeiros says time is running out for China to avoid the "middle-income trap."
Policy
 /  New York
A sneak preview of an Asia Society Policy Institute-Rhodium Group interactive "online dashboard" that tracks China's economic reform program.