Believed to be the first Chinese woman on record to have trekked the length and breadth of India, Hong Mei recounts her adventures in a new book. Author appearance at Asia Society Hong Kong on October 28.
For ASPI’s Sep. 17 AsiaConnect briefing, Nisha Biswal, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of South and Central Affairs, spoke about Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Washington and the state of U.S.-India relations.
Sumantra Ghosal discusses how he made his film about dancer/choreographer Malavika Sarukkai, who brings a contemporary sensibility to traditional Bharatanatyam. Screening and in-person appearances at Asia Society New York on Sept. 21.
Ahead of the Chinese President’s visit to India beginning Sep. 17, we asked experts for their views on how Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi might enhance economic relations between China and India amid broader geopolitical issues.
In Narendra Modi's India, argues Stanford Professor Thomas Blom Hansen, "structural violence" may replace "open violence" toward Muslims and other minorities. Hansen participates in an Asia Society Northern California panel on Modi's India later today.
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