Current Affairs Video Gallery

This page features all video coverage of Asia Society New York's recent Current Affairs programming. Please note: Clicking on a video will send you to Asia Society's global video gallery.

Current Affairs
Oxford University historian Faisal Devji examines the decline of religion in society and its effect on modernity.
Business
Experts on the world's sixth-largest economy debate what India might look like by mid-century.
Current Affairs
A series of programs and special events held in conjunction with the exhibition "The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India."
Policy
Wendy Sherman explains why President Trump's assertion that he "trusts" Kim Jong Un is largely irrelevant to denuclearizing North Korea.
Policy
A lack of progress toward CVID — concrete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization — marks a strategic victory for North Korea.
Policy
What's next for U.S.-North Korea negotiations following the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore?
Current Affairs
Two Burmese journalists explain why the democracy icon and de facto head of state has said so little about Myanmar's persecuted minority.
Current Affairs
Asia Society honors two Reuters journalist in absentia for their coverage of Myanmar's Rohingya crisis.
Current Affairs
The author and MacArthur fellow delivers the keynote address at Lahore Literary Festival New York.
Current Affairs
Immigrant rights activist Tereza Lee details why the timing of the terror attacks on September 11, 2001, altered the trajectory of immigration legislation in America. 
Current Affairs
Firsthand accounts of immigrant journeys to America are followed by a panel discussion on the immigration debate today.
Current Affairs
Ayesha Jalal is joined by Saroop Ijaz, Raza Rumi, and Bilal Qureshi for a discussion on Pakistani politics, history, and current affairs.
Current Affairs
As the United States looks toward an 18th year of conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a panel of experts asks: Have we learned nothing from history?
Policy
Ian Bremmer sketches a pessimistic future in which countries resolve scarcity by dehumanizing parts of their populations.
Policy
The Eurasia Group founder and geopolitical analyst discusses key trends shaping the world with Kevin Rudd.
Policy
A panel discussion on power in the region marked the launch of the Asia Power Index.
Policy
Wendy Cutler and Daniel Rosen discuss the latest findings of the China Economic Dashboard and assess U.S.-China trade relations.
Current Affairs
Robert Wright describes how mindfulness practice can help people escape their cognitive biases.