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Where Conspiracies Are a Pastime: Satire and Escapism in Fiction and Beyond (Complete)

NEW YORK, May 6, 2017 — At Asia Society's Lahore Literary Festival in New York, author of A Case of Exploding Mangoes Mohammed Hanif and author of The Golden Legend Nadeem Aslam delve into the role of satire and escapism at the crossroads of fiction and reality. The conversation was moderated by New York Times literary critic Dwight Garner. (46 min., 24 sec.)


Business

NEW YORK, October 1, 2009 - Jonathan Woetzel, director of McKinsey & Co. Greater China, on how implementing payroll taxes can boost growth in China, despite resistance at the local level. (1 min., 43 sec.)

Business
NEW YORK, October 1, 2009 - Drawing on a yearlong research project, Richard Dobbs of McKinsey Global Institute and Jonathan Woetzel of McKinsey & Co.
Business
NEW YORK, September 30, 2009 - In conjunction with the launch of his book The Next Asia, economist Stephen Roach assesses the prospects for Asian economies in the years ahead. (1 hr., 9 min.)
NEW YORK, September 24, 2009 - Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayake discusses his government’s position on ICRC access to Tamil internment camps with Asia Society’s Jamie Metzl at Asia Society headquar
NEW YORK, September 24, 2009 - Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayake addresses the Asia Society during UN General Assembly week. (56 min., 50 sec.)
Policy
NEW YORK, September 23, 2009 - Penny Wong emphasizes the urgency of climate change negotiations prior to December 2009. (54 sec.)
Policy
NEW YORK, September 23, 2009 - Australian Minister of Climate Change and Water Penny Wong looks ahead to the UN Conference on Climate Change scheduled for Dec. 2009. (44 min., 54 sec.)
Policy

NEW YORK, September 21, 2009 – South Korean President Lee Myung-bak presents his views on dealing with North Korea, free trade, and other issues in this talk at the Council on Foreign Relations, co-sponsored by the Asia Society.

Arts
NEW YORK, September 9, 2009 - Curator Salima Hashmi and several Hanging Fire artists discuss the work on display and its multifaceted portrayal of modern Pakistan. (2 min., 48 sec.)
Arts
NEW YORK, September 10, 2009 - Exhibition curator Salima Hashmi and three Hanging Fire artists discuss the growing opportunities for global communication and interaction among Pakistani artists. (2 min., 21 sec.)
Arts
 /  New York
Curator Salima Hashmi discusses the exhibition "Hanging Fire: Contemporary Art from Pakistan" with artists Rashid Rana, Asma Mundrawala, and Imran Qureshi.