Around the World: Public Address by China's Minister of Foreign Affairs, New Report on How the U.S. Can Advance Ties with India, and More
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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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: Women as Agents of Change in an Interdependent World
ASIA SOCIETY NEW YORK, January 25, 2021 — Following the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution and the election of the first woman of color as Vice President in the nation's history, this year's program will highlight creative women who are at the vanguard of change agents in society. The program will be introduced by Ruchira Gupta and will feature a keynote discussion with Gloria Steinem and Julie Taymor, discussing Steinem's lifelong commitment to women's rights as told through the biopic The Glorias, directed by Taymor. This will be followed by a moderated panel discussion with Sayu Bhojwani, Erika Dickerson-Despenza, new generation of women change agents, and ending with a spoken word performance.
Program: January 25, 5:30 p.m CT
Report: Nature and Nurture: How the Biden Administration Can Advance Ties with India
ASIA SOCIETY POLICY INSTITUTE, January 5, 2021 — As the United States is set to embark on the administration of Joseph R. Biden Jr., the U.S.–India relationship is facing new tests. Biden, who deemed India a "natural partner" on the campaign trail, will have the task of upgrading a mature relationship at a time of new global dynamics and challenges. This Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) issue paper, "Nature and Nurture: How the Biden Administration Can Advance Ties with India," outlines the competing pressures currently shaping U.S.–India ties. In the paper, ASPI Associate Director Anubhav Gupta provides a blueprint for how the incoming U.S. administration can advance bilateral ties to the next level, nurturing what Biden considers "natural."
Video: China: State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi
ASIA SOCIETY NEW YORK/POLICY INSTITUTE, December 18, 2020 — Asia Society New York and Asia Society Policy Institute hosted His Excellency Wang Yi, state councilor and minister of foreign affairs for the People's Republic of China, for a special address. The minister was introduced by the Hon. Kevin Rudd, president of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former prime minister of Australia.
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