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Can Buddhism End Political Tribalism?

NEW YORK, April 18, 2018 — Robert Wright, author of the recent book Why Buddhism Is True, explains how adopting the principle of mindfulness could erode political tribalism. Wright appeared in conversation with ABC News anchor Juju Chang. (5 min., 52 sec.)


Arts
 /  New York
Iranian artist opens up about his career with Asia Society's Melissa Chiu.
Arts
 /  New York
In poetry and song, English and Urdu, the last lyrics attributed to Shah Zafar, the last Mughal.
Arts
 /  New York
Ghazals and folk poetry performed by Vidya Shah and musicians enhance William Dalrymple's evocations of Shah Zafar's court.
Arts
William Dalrymple explores the artistic and political complexities of art created for the Indian court and European patrons in Delhi between 1707 and 1857.
Arts
 /  New York
The historian and travel writer delves into the culturally hybrid art and society of Europeans who "went native" in India.
Veteran diplomat and Asia Society President Emeritus offers a "worm's-eye-view" of President Nixon's visit to China in 1972.
Lifestyle
Asia Society Trustee Stephanie Foster interviewed the institution's family members after the launch of the Hong Kong Center.
Lifestyle
Asia Society Presidents, past and current, discuss how the institution came to establish a presence in Hong Kong.
Lifestyle
 /  Hong Kong
Asia Society made history today with the Grand Opening of its new state-of-the-art home in Hong Kong.
Lifestyle
Video tour of Asia Society's new Hong Kong Center complex.
In Mumbai, the author of the 2011 Gandhi biography "Great Soul" discusses aspects of the Mahatma's life and career with Ranjit Hoskote.
Arts
 /  New York
Excerpts from mesmerizing performance by two masters of Persian classical music.