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Asma Jahangir - A Memorial (Complete)

NEW YORK, September 30, 2018 — The Asma Jahangir Foundation, Asia Society, and Open Society Foundations celebrate the life and work of Pakistani rights advocate and lawyer Asma Jahangir in this special event highlighting her many contributions to the United Nations. Human rights activists, journalists, filmmakers, and scholars paid tribute to Jahangir’s legacy and watched a screening of a short film about her life.

Speakers include Open Society Foundations founder George Soros, International Crisis Group's Samina Ahmed, NYU Law School professor and UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston, journalists Steve CollLyse Doucet, and Ahmed Rashid; Jahangir's daughter and filmmaker Munizae Jahangir, Tufts professor and South Asia scholar Ayesha Jalal, and AGHS Legal Aid Cell co-founder Hina Jilani. (1 hr., 22 min.)


Arts
 /  New York
A panel discussion featuring noted collectors of Indian art speaking on the role of passion, art appreciation, and aesthetics with regards to their private collections. Moderated by Asia Society Museum Director Boon Hui Tan.
Arts
 /  India
Jyotindra Jain and Annapurna Garimella discuss the artist Jangarh Singh Shyam's expansive body of work and the mediated demarcations between folk and contemporary art.
Current Affairs
 /  Northern California
Highlights held in conjunction with the launch of the landmark photo and video documentary exhibition on climate change.
Current Affairs
 /  Northern California
Learn more about the landmark documentary photography and video exhibition presented by the Center on U.S.-China Relations.
Policy
 /  New York
Mohib delivered a talk about his country's security situation before participating in a conversation with NYU Afghanistan expert Barnett Rubin.
Policy
Speakers and participants discuss the changing landscape of soft power in Southeast Asia.
Arts
 /  India
Homi K. Bhabha, Nandita Das, T.M. Krishna and Yo-Yo Ma discuss the role of cultural hospitality and creativity in a world where communities are divided by ideologies of exclusion.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Natashya Gutierrez of Vice Media Asia delivers a presentation on declining press freedom across the continent.
Business
 /  New York
Food and lifestyle platform founder and TV presenter Danielle Chang leads a discussion on Asian influence in the beauty, health, and wellness industries. She spoke to pharmacist Stanley George and food market director Sophia Tsao.
Policy
 /  New York
Daniel Russel explains how President Trump's inconsistent approach to Pyongyang has caused disunity by forcing China to devise its own strategy for dealing with its unruly neighbor.
Policy
 /  New York
Daniel Russel of the Asia Society Policy Institute provides a post-mortem of the summit in a conversation with Carol Giacomo of the New York Times.
Policy
 /  New York
Arthur Kroeber identifies the national security establishment, trade hardliners, the business community, and President Trump himself as the four key groups shaping the American economic approach to China.