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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.)


Arts
 /  New York
Writers Siddhartha Deb, Zha Jianying, Yu Hua and Amitava Kumar speak about coming closer to a shared fate as India and China contend with common issues.
Arts
 /  New York
In China, constantly changing standards mean off-limits speech is a moving target.
Arts
 /  New York
In China, says writer Murong Xuecun, tens of thousands of new literary works are published online each day.
Arts
 /  New York
Amit Chaudhuri and Christopher Lydon discuss writing, music, traveling to China and the legacy of Rabindranath Tagore.
Arts
 /  New York
Writer Amitav Kumar in conversation with poet and activist Meena Kandasamy and writers Suketu Mehta and Su Tong.
Business
 /  Hong Kong
The former U.S. Secretary Treasury looks at challenges to the U.S. and global economies at the Hong Kong Center's annual gala event.
Arts
 /  New York
Chinese writers, bloggers and media critics explore the Chinese literary landscape and its relationship to the Internet.
Arts
 /  New York
Noted Indian intellectuals and a Chinese scholar address the idea of "the writer as traveler."
Arts
 /  New York
A diverse roster of literary reporters bear witness to the effects of modernization in a variety of Asian contexts.
Arts
 /  New York
A historical novelist's research into the Opium Wars leads him to suggest parallels with wars in our own time.
Arts
 /  New York
A leading historian of China and a historical novelist assess China and India's historical relations, focusing particularly on the Opium Wars.
Policy
 /  New York
Mongolia's delicate balancing act between economic growth and environmental protection.