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Midnight and The Moderns: Mapping Progressive Pasts and Proposing Secular Futures (Complete)

NEW YORK, September 17. 2018 — In 1947, India achieved independence from the British Empire. Minutes later, a group of six young firebrands came together to form the Progressive Artists' Group. Their goals? Create modern art and a new visual language for the nascent republic. As part of the opening festivities for The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India, exhibition guest curator Zehra Jumabhoy traces the founding ideology of India's "quintessential moderns" — and details their long association with the Rockefeller family and Asia Society. (1 hr., 4 min.)

Explore all of Asia Society's Season of India.


Policy
NEW YORK, September 23, 2009 - Australian Minister of Climate Change and Water Penny Wong looks ahead to the UN Conference on Climate Change scheduled for Dec. 2009. (44 min., 54 sec.)
Policy

NEW YORK, September 21, 2009 – South Korean President Lee Myung-bak presents his views on dealing with North Korea, free trade, and other issues in this talk at the Council on Foreign Relations, co-sponsored by the Asia Society.

Arts
NEW YORK, September 9, 2009 - Curator Salima Hashmi and several Hanging Fire artists discuss the work on display and its multifaceted portrayal of modern Pakistan. (2 min., 48 sec.)
Arts
NEW YORK, September 9, 2009 - Asia Society Museum Director Melissa Chiu introduces the Asia Society Museum exhibition Hanging Fire: Contemporary Art from Pakistan.
Arts
NEW YORK, September 10, 2009 - Exhibition curator Salima Hashmi and three Hanging Fire artists discuss the growing opportunities for global communication and interaction among Pakistani artists. (2 min., 21 sec.)
Arts
 /  New York
Curator Salima Hashmi discusses the exhibition "Hanging Fire: Contemporary Art from Pakistan" with artists Rashid Rana, Asma Mundrawala, and Imran Qureshi.
Education

Delia Pompa (National Council of La Raza) discusses the opportunities and benefits of learning languages in afterschool programs. (3 min., 57 sec.)

Education

Ron Fairchild (CEO of the National Summer Learning Association) discusses the summer learning gap--academic setbacks over summer vacation--and how summer programs help young people explore their world and strengthen their interests and talents.

Education

Linda Darling-Hammond of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, talks about how other nations are investing in teaching learning as a major engine for academic success.

Education
For the United States to retain its comptetive edge in the global economy, should we emulate the strengths of rising world powers' education practices or capitalize on America's own track record? Are the common prescriptions for education reform the