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Symposium: The Legacy of the Progressives (Complete)

NEW YORK, October 25, 2018 — Through presentations and discussion, the concluding panel of "The Progressive Genealogy: Art and Culture in Modern India" evaluates the legacy of the Progressive Artists' Group by examining the impact they had on the social and aesthetic landscape of contemporary India. Presenters included Barnard College Associate Professor of History Anupama Rao, Metropolitan Museum of Art Assistant Curator Brinda Kumar, and contemporary artist Jitish Kallat. The discussion was chaired by President Emerita of Asia Society and current Senior Advisor for Global Affairs to the President at Columbia University Vishakha N. Desai. (1 hr., 30 min.)


Policy
 /  Australia
The economics panel voiced their alarm about a world so dependent on U.S. growth.
Policy
 /  Australia
TN Ninan opened the economics session with an explanation of how the Modi government’s GST, bankruptcy, and inflation management changes have shaken up India’s product market.
Policy
 /  Australia
The geopolitics panel debated the repercussions of China’s rising assertiveness in a region that has for the last 40 years been driven by economic integration.
Arts
 /  New York
Musicians and dancers from the court of Hamengkubuwono X, Sultan of Yogyakarta, perform a traditional Indonesian dance.
Arts
 /  New York
Examples of golek menak and wayang wong forms of traditional Indonesian dance.
Current Affairs
 /  Southern California
He was honored for his innovation in a dynamic global market and for advocating for diversity and inclusion. 
Policy
 /  New York
"In its effort to isolate China, the United States risks isolating itself."
Policy
 /  New York
"We have diverging interests, on many issues where the United States and China should agree."
Policy
 /  Australia
California-based China expert Minxin Pei set the tone for the opening session by detailing China's charm offensive in the region.
Arts
 /  New York
The sultan discusses the history and living culture of performing arts in the Javanese court with Asia Society's Rachel Cooper.
Arts
 /  New York
Experts in the arts, technology, and philanthropy share their experience in making art more accessible to wider audiences.
Arts
 /  New York
Art, design, and technology experts present their observations about the shifting habit of encountering culture through a screen rather than in person.