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The Last Days of Old Beijing

NEW YORK, May 7, 2009 - Longtime Beijing resident Michael Meyer discusses the publication of his new memoir, The Last Days of Old Beijing. (1 hr., 12 min.)

Policy
 /  New York
Bobby Ghosh, Devesh Kapur, and Frank Wisner offer predictions for Modi's agenda, from an emphasis on infrastructure and agriculture at home to greater engagement with countries like Japan and Israel.
Policy
 /  Texas
Four internationally distinguished thought leaders assemble at Asia Society Texas Center for an in-depth discussion.
Arts
 /  New York
Australia's Black Cockatoo Dance Company talk about the origins of their troupe and and demonstrate the Aboriginal version of beatboxing.
Arts
 /  New York
Through song, dance, and rhythm, troupe fuses cultural traditions of Australia's indigenous peoples.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
How did Evan Osnos become so fascinated by China?
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Evan Osnos discusses his new book, "Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China," based on eight years of living in Beijing.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Journalist describes working-class milieu he explored in new book.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Journalist discusses his new book, which explores the aftermath of a violent encounter between a white supremacist and a Bangladeshi immigrant.
Arts
 /  New York
Exploring lives of early 20th-century Chinese migrant women through performance.
Education
Panelists representing California business, academia, art, and policy have a lively conversation about their roles in strengthening the fabric of U.S.–China relations.
Arts
Nobel Prize-winning novelist Mo Yan talks about language, culture, and the creative art of translation.
Education
Australia's former Prime Minister, fluent in Mandarin, kicks off Asia Society's 2014 National Chinese Language Conference.