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 /  New York

Book Launch: Rabeah Ghaffari, 'To Keep the Sun Alive' (Complete)

NEW YORK, January 10, 2019 — Author and filmmaker Rabeah Ghaffari reads from her debut novel, To Keep the Sun Alive. The book portrays the upheaval of the 1979 Iranian Revolution through the experiences of one extended family's personal dramas and struggles. Ghaffari also appeared in conversation about the book with acclaimed artist Shirin Neshat. (1 hr., 13 min.)

Read an excerpt from To Keep the Sun Alive.


Current Affairs
 /  Southern California
Stan Kasten, Dodgers president and CEO, accepts the U.S.-Asia Sports Visionaries Award on behalf of the Dodgers at Asia Society Southern California's 2019 Annual Gala.
Current Affairs
 /  Southern California
Goodwin Gaw Accepts the Urban Visionary Award at Asia Society Southern California's 2019 Annual Gala.
Current Affairs
 /  Southern California
Marc Porter, who directed the record-breaking sale of the Peggy and David Rockefeller Collection for Christie’s, accepts the Philanthropic Leadership Award at ASSC's 2019 Annual Gala.
Current Affairs
 /  Southern California
Katelyn Ohashi, UCLA gymnast, accepts the Olympic Spirit Award at Asia Society Southern California's 2019 Annual Gala.
Current Affairs
 /  Southern California
Artist and restaurateur Michael Chow delivers his acceptance remarks at the Asia Society Southern California 2019 Annual Gala.
Current Affairs
 /  Southern California
Maia and Alex Shibutani, double Olympic medalist ice dancers, accept the Olympic Spirit Award at Asia Society Southern California's 2019 Annual Gala.
Policy
 /  New York
Kevin Rudd, Ian Bremmer, and Graham Allison discuss Rudd's new memoir about his experience as Australia's prime minister.
Policy
A new issue paper published by the Asia Society Policy Institute argues that the U.S. should employ a collaborative approach to dealing with China's state-led economic model.
Current Affairs
 /  Northern California
Marita Cheng accepts an Asia Game Changer West Award at the 2019 Gala in San Francisco, California. Cheng was previously honored at the Game Changer Awards in New York in 2016.
Education
 /  Northern California
Dr. Samuel So of the Stanford Liver Center is the first honoree to accept the Asia Game Changer West Award at the 2019 Gala in San Francisco, California.
Current Affairs
 /  Switzerland
Experts participate in a discussion on China's landmark economic and foreign policy initiative.
Current Affairs
 /  Switzerland
Experts discuss China's landmark economic and foreign policy initiative.