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 /  New York

Symposium: Art, Politics, and Tibet's Eastern Neighbors (Complete)

NEW YORK, May 5, 2018 — Tibetan Buddhism's dynamic political role was a major catalyst in moving the religion beyond Tibet to its eastern neighbors. In this presentation, Karl Debreczeny explained how Tibetan Buddhism offered both a legitimizing model of sacred kingship and promised ritual magic that could be utilized to expand empires. (31 min., 54 sec.)


Arts
 /  New York
'The Progressive Revolution' exhibition guest curator Zehra Jumabhoy traces the founding ideology, hopes, and goals of India's quintessential modern artists.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Oxford University historian Faisal Devji examines the decline of religion in society and its effect on modernity.
Arts
 /  New York
Notable collectors of Indian modern art, including art from the Progressive Artists' Group (PAG), talk about their artistic and collecting philosophy with Asia Society's Boon Hui Tan.
Arts
 /  New York
Upon the launch of Asia Society's new exhibition 'The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India,' curators and scholars share their academic work on India's first modern artists.
Business
 /  New York
Experts on the world's sixth-largest economy debate what India might look like by mid-century.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
A series of programs and special events held in conjunction with the exhibition "The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India."
Current Affairs
 /  Northern California
At COAL + ICE in San Francisco, Asia Society Northern California and the Long Now Foundation collaborate on a series of 15-minute conversations about the future of climate change.
Current Affairs
The former vice president discussed the advancements of the "sustainability revolution" at COAL + ICE in San Francisco.
Current Affairs
 /  Southern California
Chan was honored for his contributions to historic preservation and education and his mentorship of a new generation of Asian philanthropists.
Education
A good example of how a teacher can organize basic instruction effectively to maximize learning.
Current Affairs
 /  Southern California
He was given the Asia Society Leadership Award for his 18 years of service to Asia Society.
Current Affairs
 /  Southern California
Võ is one of the world’s finest performers of Vietnamese traditional instruments.