Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

East Asia

David Breashears offers side-by-side comparisons documenting the loss of ice on the Himalayan glacier at Asia Society New York on July 14, 2010. (3 min., 13 sec.)
The Vanishing Himalayan Glaciers
David Breashears, Bill McKibben, and other experts discuss the alarming loss of ice on the Himalayan glaciers. more

Korea Tensions Weigh on US-China Talks

Asia Society multimedia feature explains how a North Korean torpedo complicates Sec. Clinton's visit to Beijing. more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il inspecting a newly-built apartment complex in Pyongyang, North Korea, in an undated image released in October 2009. (KNS/AFP/Getty Images)
Trading with Kim
A report finds that the way to Kim Jong Il's heart is through his market. more
The panel discussion at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco on Oct. 5, 2009. (Asia Society Northern California)
Prospects for Chinese Democracy Aren't Good, Panel Says
China's economic success may have an unintended consequence: the weakening of calls for democracy. more
Chinese Cinderella illustrated by Ed Young.
Twice Upon a Time: Multi-Cultural Cinderella
Teach Cinderella stories from around the world--in an interdisciplinary way. more
Tabla. Illustration: Jayesh/iStockPhoto.com.
World Rhythms: Tabla
Learn about a double drum that's found in cultures throughout the world. Through this flexible lesson, learn about the mechanics, methods, and musical qualities of a tabla by creating a "tube-la" in class. more
Art from Dunhuang showing a blend of artistic and cultural styles. Image: gongfu_king/flickr.com.
Comparative Religious Teachings
Students analyze translated texts from Christian, Buddhist, Islamic, Hindu and other religious books. more
For sale along the Silk Roads. What's your product? Image: Gusjer/flickr.com.
Trade in the Silk Road Cities
Students learn about the vast Eurasian trade network--and create a modern-day marketing plan to move products from China to the Middle East. Culture, economics, satellite mapping, "global street smarts" come together in this activity. more
Human failings such as prejudices, fear, and ignorance can aggravate a pandemic. (Nicholas C. Liu/Flickr)
Pandemics: Globalization Bites
Can the wealthy and the healthy afford to ignore the wellbeing of the poor and the sick? more

China Puzzle

We give you clues, you put China together geographically. Up for the challenge? more