Around the World: Legal and Policy Issues with TikTok and WeChat, Asian Americans in the Civil Rights Movement, and More
Tuesday, September 29, 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. In this digest, explore Business and Policy topics through a selection of videos, podcasts, and articles.
Webcast: U.S. Bans on TikTok and WeChat: Legal and Policy Issues
Internationally renowned constitutional law expert Erwin Chemerinsky and the leading expert on privacy and internet policy James Dempsey discuss the controversial executive orders from the perspectives of constitutional law, data privacy, and cybersecurity.
Webcast: A Conversation on Leadership with Mitsuru Claire Chino
JAPAN–AMERICAN SOCIETY OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH, October 14, 2020 — In 2013, Mitsuru Claire Chino became the first female executive of a major Japanese trading company, known as sogo shosha and are among the largest businesses in Japan. The humble Chino acknowledges her historic position, but she is also quick to champion people from all demographic backgrounds at the ITOCHU Corporation and ITOCHU International. In the years since her promotion, she has represented her company across the world and become a recognized leader, also demonstrating skill in community engagement and legal affairs. Moreover, Chino is in an important role, as the president and chief executive of a large firm during COVID-19.
Join the Japan–American Society for an engaging conversation with Mitsuru Claire Chino on the corporate environment in 2020, the concept of workplace diversity, and how to be an effective leader.
Webcast: Asia Briefing LIVE 2020
ASIA SOCIETY AUSTRALIA, October 15, 2020 — Asia Briefing LIVE is Asia Society Australia's signature event — an annual executive forum taking the pulse of the major developments in Asia and the state of Australia's engagement with the region. In 2020, and in response to global events, Asia Briefing LIVE will be presented online. The forum will focus on the theme of resilience, and will ask how resilient Australia and Asia are in the face of geopolitical, economic, health, and climate challenges.
Asia Briefing LIVE sessions are presented in partnership with Bloomberg, the leading global business media company, and are moderated by Bloomberg's award-winning journalists and editors. The project is supported by the Victorian Government.
Video: Dreaming in the Streets: The Legacy of Asian American Identity in the Wake of the Civil Rights Movement
ASIA SOCIETY NEW YORK, September 17, 2020 — The first program in the three-part series Harmony and Dissonance: Deconstructing Ethnicity and Agency in America, this panel addresses the legacy of a transformative moment of racial unity in the 1960s, fluctuations within these relationships over the last 70 years and into the present moment, and their common desire for social justice and equality. Panelists include Rutgers Department of Arts, Culture, and Media professor Alexandra Chang, Curators Without Borders Executive Director Heidi McKinnon, and activist, author, and journalist Helen Zia.
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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.
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