Past Events

Discussion
Thursday 21 Feb 2019
5:45 - 8 p.m.
Culture and diversity can be a tool used to unify a country or nation; however, as seen by recent global political movements, it can also be used to polarize and segment populations. Back at Asia Society by popular demand, MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi examines the current phenomenon and spread of culture wars that both curb and spread populist ideas.
Lecture
Tuesday 12 Feb 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center and the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston for a presentation by former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Christopher Hill, who will discuss recent challenges as the United States attempts to deal with North Korea's military buildup, including the nation's development of long-range missiles and nuclear weapons.
Family Activity
Saturday 9 Feb 2019
Celebrate the Year of the Pig with free activities and games at the Galleria!
Family Activity
Saturday 9 Feb 2019
12 - 4 p.m.
Join us in welcoming the Year of the Pig with performances, art and craft activities, and food inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia!
Performance
Friday 8 Feb 2019
7 - 8 p.m.
Experience folk legends and historical tales as the Puppet Troupe of the Henan Opera and Dance Theater performs traditional Chinese puppetry to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
Discussion
Thursday 7 Feb 2019
6 - 8:30 p.m.
Houston is best known as the "Energy Capital of the World." Join Asia Society Texas Center for an enlightening conversation with energy executives on the importance of STEM education, leadership roles in STEM, challenges and opportunities in entering the STEM field, STEM's impact on economic sustainability, and how STEM education empowers the next generation of women leaders.
Discussion
Thursday 31 Jan 2019
6:15 - 8 p.m.
In 1979, the U.S. and the People's Republic of China signed the Joint Communiqué on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations, setting the stage for the normalization of ties between the U.S. and China. Join us for a conversation about the last 40 years and the near future with local leaders who have been active in Sino-U.S. affairs.
Film
Sunday 27 Jan 2019
2 - 4 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center welcomes the 26th Houston Iranian Film Festival with a screening of "No Date, No Signature."
Meet the Author
Friday 25 Jan 2019
7 - 8:30 p.m.
In this talk, acclaimed author and meditation master Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche will draw on the ancient wisdom of the Tibetan Bön Buddhist tradition to guide us in developing the ability to show up fully for our lives and clear whatever blocks us from expressing our creative gifts for the greatest good.
Discussion
Thursday 24 Jan 2019
6 - 8:15 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center for an enlightening one-on-one conversation with comedian Aasif Mandvi about his life journey, his learnings along the way, and connecting through comedy.

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