Around the World: The COVID-19 Impact on Indonesia, Assessing the Modi Government One Year Later, and More
Monday, June 15, 2020
Asia Society at Home
Each week, we'll share a variety of videos, articles, webcasts, and more from around the web — all curated by Asia Society Texas Center staff to reflect the broad interests and goals of our mission. On Mondays, explore Business and Policy topics through a selection of videos, podcasts, and articles.
Webcast: Indonesia and the COVID-19 Pandemic
ASIA SOCIETY AUSTRALIA (Melbourne), June 17, 2020 — Asia Society Policy Institute Senior Fellow Richard Maude explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Indonesia's economy and society with Indonesian businessman and former Deputy Governor of Jakarta, Sandiaga Uno.
Article: A Pulmonary Physician on What It's Like to Treat COVID-19 Patients
June 3, 2020 — Dr. Avinesh Bhar, an Asia 21 Young Leader from the class of 2016, talks about telemedicine, the future of health care, and what he'll always remember about the coronavirus.
Video: Oxford Debate: One Year After the Elections, Is the Modi Government Delivering on Its Promises?
ASIA SOCIETY SWITZERLAND, May 27, 2020 — One year after India, the largest democracy in the world, went to the polls, we are taking stock and discussing the developments of the past year. In this Oxford-style debate, James Crabtree, Ruth Kattumuri, Dr. Rajiv Kumar, and Rupa Subramanya discuss whether the government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has delivered on its promises.
Article: Asia Society Welcomes Journalist Ann Curry for Bank of America Women's Leadership Series
ASIA SOCIETY TEXAS CENTER, March 4, 2020 — Asia Society Texas Center welcomed internationally recognized journalist Ann Curry for the second installment of the 2019–2020 Bank of America Women's Leadership Series. With warmth and authenticity, Curry spoke about her family and career with moderator Melanie Lawson from ABC 13 before a sold-out audience.
Business and Policy programs are endowed by Huffington Foundation. We give special thanks to Bank of America, Muffet Blake, Anne and Albert Chao, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Nancy Pollok Guinee, and United Airlines, Presenting Sponsors of Business and Policy programs; Nancy C. Allen, Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen, and Leslie and Brad Bucher, Presenting Sponsors of Exhibitions; Dr. Ellen R. Gritz and Milton D. Rosenau, Presenting Sponsors of Performing Arts and Culture; Wells Fargo, Presenting Sponsor of Education & Outreach; and Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas), Presenting Sponsor of the Japan Series. General support of programs and exhibitions is provided by The Brown Foundation, Inc., The Hearst Foundation, Inc., Houston Endowment, Inc., the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance, McKinsey & Company, Inc., National Endowment for the Arts, Texas Commission on the Arts, Vinson & Elkins LLP, and Mary Lawrence Porter, as well as Friends of Asia Society.
About Asia Society at Home
We are dedicated to continuing our mission of building cross-cultural understanding and uplifting human connectivity. Using digital tools, we bring you content for all ages and conversations that matter, in order to spark curiosity about Asia and to foster empathy.
About Asia Society Texas Center
With 13 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and West. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach.
More Around the World
Connect with Us!
Asia Society At Home
Join us for virtual field trips, online classes for adults, and at-home adventures and resources for students!
Revisit highlights from the very best of our in-person programs — in bite-size form.
Explore insights and conversations that contextualize information around the COVID-19 pandemic.
Join us for broad-ranging webcast conversations with speakers and artists to inform, educate, and uplift.
Stay entertained indoors with the Asia Society Texas Center team's favorite books, shows, games, podcasts, and more!
Enjoy a closer look at the art and architecture of Asia Society Texas Center.