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New York Arab World Culture Forum: Art for Sustainable Futures (Complete)

NEW YORK, October 16, 2018 — Part of the New York City Arab Art and Education Initiative, artists, activists, and arts administrators discuss the role arts and culture play in the United Nations' goals for sustainable development. Participants include artist and designer Rashad Salim, visual artist Razan Al Sarraf, and artist and activist Matthew Mazzotta. The panel was moderated by Stephen Stapleton, the cofounder of the arts collective Edge of Arabia. Before the panel, UNESCO Representative to the UN Marie Roudil delivered opening remarks. (1 hr., 18 min.)


Arts
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Luo Wenhua describes the Chinese artistic influence on the mural paintings of Gongkar Chosde monastery.
Arts
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Deborah Klimburg-Salter explains the diverse tradition of paintings from the Gu ge court on the western Tibet frontier.
Arts
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Rob Linrothe explores the conventions for representing sponsor figures in Buddhist art from India and Tibet.
Arts
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Robert Mayer describes the crossover appeal of Padmasambhava, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism.
Arts
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Andrew Quintman delivers the keynote address "Peripheral Visions: An Indian Buddha in the Tibetan Imaginary."
Business
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Business
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Current Affairs
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Two Burmese journalists explain why the democracy icon and de facto head of state has said so little about Myanmar's persecuted minority.
Current Affairs
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Asia Society honors two Reuters journalist in absentia for their coverage of Myanmar's Rohingya crisis.
Current Affairs
A discussion on gender disparities in South Korea and Japan with NPR's Elise Hu.
Arts
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The qawwali songs of Fareed Ayaz, Abu Muhammad Qawwal and Brothers bring audiences closer to the divine.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
The author and MacArthur fellow delivers the keynote address at Lahore Literary Festival New York.