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President's Forum with Thich Nhat Hanh (Complete)

NEW YORK, October 10, 2007 — World-renowned Vietnamese-born Buddhist teacher, scholar, and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh talks with Asia Society President Vishakha N. Desai, about his controversial and distinguished life as a Buddhist and a voice for peace from the days of the Vietnam War to the ongoing conflicts of the 21st century. (1 hr., 17 min.)


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.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Less pomp and circumstances, more emphasis on human rights
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Assessing President Trump's mercurial relationship with his Chinese counterpart
Arts
 /  New York
Despite not having complete fluency in the language, the Chinese memoirist says it makes her feel "free."
Arts
 /  New York
Xiaolu Guo discusses her latest book ‘Nine Continents’ at Asia Society New York.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Orville Schell discusses the president's newfound appreciation for the U.S. alliance with Japan and South Korea.