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NCLC: Sports as an Ambassador Across Cultures and People (Complete)

HOUSTON, April 7, 2017— Former NFL player Chad Lewis, Rafael Stone of the Houston Rockets, and Carrie Xu, a senior manager of the Pac-12, discussed the role that sports play in the U.S.–China relationship and about how learning Mandarin and building partnerships between the two countries has helped them both personally and professionally. Asia Society Chief Content Officer Dan Washburn moderated the discussion. (1hr., 11 min.)
 


Education
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley on the role of education as the great equalizer, importance of Chinese language learning, and their impact on our shared future. May 1, 2009, Chicago.
Education
Excerpt--Speaking on behalf of the Chinese government, Mme Liu Yandong announces 2,400 scholarships for Americans. In Chinese and English. Washington, DC, April 17, 2009. (3 min., 12 sec.)
Education

Expanding Horizons makes the case for integrating global literacy—international knowledge, skills, and perspectives—into afterschool and summer programs. (14 min., 36 sec.)

Policy
NEW YORK, June 17, 2009 - Editors of Zhao Ziyang's memoir, Adi Ignatius and Bao Pu, discuss the legacy of Tiananmen with former US Ambassador to China Winston Lord and Orville Schell
Policy
Video Excerpt: Priscilla Clapp discusses Burma/Myanmar's upcoming 2010 elections and new constitution. (2 min., 55 sec.)
Business
NEW YORK, June 15, 2009 - Brian F. Mullaney discusses how tech innovation was behind the success of Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft lip and palate charity.
Arts

NEW YORK, June 5 - 14, 2009 - Expert commentary on, and highlights from, the Muslim Voices: Arts and Ideas festival.

Education

CNN journalist Soledad O'Brien narrates a documentary on using summer and afterschool hours to develop global citizens. (5 min., 23 seconds)

Arts
Part of the city-wide festival Muslim Voices: Arts and Ideas, Iranian American author Reza Aslan discusses Islam today in the contexts of history, faith, ideology, and culture.
Arts
 /  New York
Naseeruddin Shah and colleagues revive one of the great storytelling traditions of South Asia.
Policy
NEW YORK, June 4, 2009 - Kanchan Chandra (New York University); Sanjay Ruparelia (New School for Social Research), and Hindustan Times' Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, discuss India's
Business
NEW YORK, June 3, 2009 - Microfinance and water management experts discuss innovative private-sector microfinance approaches to water management in the developing world.  (1 hr., 13 min.)