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Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni: Oleander Girl (Complete)

HOUSTON, March 7, 2013 — Asia Society Texas Center was honored to have hosted the book launch of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's latest novel, Oleander Girl. In addition to fielding wonderful questions from the audience, the author participated in a wide-ranging conversation about the book with Houston Public Radio's St. John Flynn. (50 min., 28 sec.)


Arts
 /  Hong Kong
Irina Bokova welcomes attendees to the 2015 Arts & Museum Summit and outlines the global need for action to preserve the world’s tangible and intangible heritage and to stop “cultural cleansing.”
Current Affairs
Jonathan Tepperman explains why formulating an effective China strategy is so difficult for American presidential candidates.
Current Affairs
 /  Hong Kong
Dr. Amal Marogy reveals the unprecedented destruction of cultural heritage in Syria by ISIS.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Howard Fineman, Rana Foroohar, Orville Schell and Jonathan Tepperman discuss the impact of China on the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Arts
 /  New York
Director Isabel Sandoval discusses her film about a Philippine convent during the Marcos era.
Policy
 /  New York
Kevin Rudd and Wendy Cutler talk about opportunities and challenges in the region.
Policy
 /  New York
Kevin Rudd and Wendy Cutler talk about opportunities and challenges in the region.
Education
 /  Hong Kong
Leaders from education, business, and policy discuss connections between educational investment and economic growth in Asia.
Current Affairs
Coal+Ice takes over a subterranean would-be parking garage in Shanghai, to create a beautiful and unique documentary photography and video exhibition.
Business
 /  Hong Kong
Half day symposium in Singapore where regional business leaders, NGO leaders, government officials and academics shared insights on the skill gap issues within the ‘ASEAN Five'.
Current Affairs
 /  Hong Kong
Surgeon Atul Gawande talks about how medical care has led to changing mortality in Asia.
Current Affairs
 /  Hong Kong
Kathleen McCartney explains why it's important to promote women leadership in STEM fields.