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Worldwide Locations

Amar Chitra Katha's adaptation of the Bhagavad Gita is one of its perennial best-sellers.

Indians Worldwide Fondly Remember 'Uncle Pai'

Comics giant Anant Pai (1924-2011) introduced generations of Indians to their own mythology and history. more
Military personnel re-enact the scene of the 1986 People Power revolution where civilians showed their support to military personnel who revolted against the Philippine dictator Marcos during the 25th anniversary of the People Power revolution in Manila on February 25, 2011. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)

Democracy is More Than Just Deposing a Dictator

The overthrow of a tyrant is probably only the beginning of a series of upheavals and crises more
Offside (2006), directed by Jafar Panahi, screening at Asia Society New York on Feb. 26, 2011. (Sony Pictures Classics)

Asia Society Salutes Jafar Panahi, Silenced Iranian Auteur

Iran's Jafar Panahi is honored with a retrospective at Asia Society New York. more

'Failed Policies' to Blame for Food Shortages, Expert Argues in WSJ

Asia Society Food Security Task Force adviser reiterates his call for more investment in agriculture. more
Asia Society Associate Fellow Ann Marie Murphy.

Indonesia, Not Iran, Holds Lessons for Egypt

Since Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak resigned in the face of widespread demonstrations, attention has shifted to what comes next. more
US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will appear live on on Friday, Feb. 18 at 1:00 pm ET. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Live Webcast: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Asia Society

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will speak at Asia Society in New York this Friday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m. Join the discussion online. more
Scene from the documentary Dhamma Brothers, directed by Jenny Phillips (see below).

East Meets West: Buddhist Meditation Flourishes at Notorious Alabama Prison

At a maximum-security prison outside of Birmingham, Vipassana meditation has been introduced to inmates to dramatic results. more

Egypt's Revolt, Part II: A Role Model in India?

n light of the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia and Egypt, pundits across India are questioning whether similar protests can happen in India, where statistics of growth rate, inflation, and unemployment bear similarities. more