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 /  New York

Reconciling Buddhism And Buddhists' Atrocities

NEW YORK, February 16, 2018 — Thupten Jinpa, a Buddhist scholar and the longtime English translator of the Dalai Lama, explains how to reconcile the compassionate teachings of Buddhism with Buddhists' atrocious treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar. (1 min., 46 sec.)


Business
Asia Society's President looks at the pace of innovation in China in her introductory remarks at the "Innovation 2013" conference.
Arts
 /  New York
Goli Taraghi describes how she found herself through her writing.
Arts
 /  New York
Columbia University's Hamid Dabashi summarizes the proceedings of Asia Society's day-long "Iran: Art and Discourse" symposium.
Arts
 /  New York
Panelists assess curatorial strategies and institutional policies concerning contemporary art in Iran and the U.S.
Arts
 /  New York
Shiva Balaghi moderates a discussion on artistic praxis with Sohrab Kashani, the artists' collective Slavs and Tatars, and Roxanne Varzi.
Arts
 /  New York
Roxanne Varzi moderates a talk on the production and exchange of knowledge via text and media with Shiva Balaghi, Babak Elahi and Sohrab Mahdavi.
Arts
 /  New York
Asia Society's daylong symposium kicks off with introductory remarks and a keynote lecture by Tehran-based Hamid Keshmirshekan.
Policy
 /  Northern California
Experts assess trends in health care for Asia's aging populations, and lessons they might hold for the United States.
Arts
 /  New York
Iranian author Goli Taraghi discusses her new short story collection, which ranges from privileged childhoods in Tehran to adult exile in Paris and elsewhere.
Arts
 /  New York
The story behind his film "The Way We Dance."
Arts
 /  New York
Bob Colacello looks back on a visit to Tehran in the 1970s.
Arts
 /  New York
Bob Colacello, Layla S. Diba and Nicky Nodjoumi revisit Iran's contemporary art scene of the 1960s and '70s.