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A career in the Foreign Service can take you to new places every couple of years. (Mark Hatfield/iStockPhoto)
Building a Career as a Diplomat
Brad Evans talks about his work as a Foreign Service Officer for the United States government. more
James Farrer, Professor of Sociology at Sophia University, speaking in Mumbai on May 5, 2011. (Asia Society India Centre)
In Shanghai, Open Arms for Some, But Not All, Newcomers
Shanghai's problems with desirable and less desirable migrants foretell a growing issue for cities worldwide. more
At the launch of An American Open Door?, Sec. of Commerce Gary Locke criticizes China's leadership for shutting US investors out of their country. (14 min., 55 sec.)
Complete Text of U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke's Asia Society Speech on May 4, 2011
The future Ambassador to China made his remarks at the launch of an Asia Society-Woodrow Wilson Center report on Chinese foreign direct investment. more
'Tarnished' U.S./'Combative' China
Much has been written about China's so-called Jasmine Revolution more
Big in China author Alan Paul speaking at Asia Society New York on March 30, 2011. (Asia Society)
Alan Paul: Big (Opportunities) in China
"At home I felt like a pretty worldly guy; now I feel like I fell off a turnip truck," memoirist says of expat experience. more
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It's Not Where You Live, It's What You Know
Technology enables emerging nations to improve their education systems and gain a competitive edge in a global economy. more
In New York on March 8, author Colin Thubron reads from and discusses  To a Mountain in Tibet.
A Lone Man's Struggle with Grief in Tibet
Colin Thubron reads from and discusses To a Mountain in Tibet, a combination travel book and memoir. more
Drew Thompson, Director of China Studies and Starr Senior Fellow at the Nixon Center, speaking in Washington on Mar. 15, 2011. (ASDC)
From Beijing, Myanmar and North Korea Could Not Be Further Apart
Experts contrast China's engagement with two of its neighbors, both pariah states. more
To a Mountain in Tibet by Colin Thubron (Harper, 2011).
Excerpt: Colin Thubron's 'To a Mountain in Tibet'
Travel writer Colin Thubron's ascent into Tibet entails passage through "a cruel region in a poverty-stricken land." more
Xu Bing chats with audience members at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco on Jan. 28, 2011. (Asia Society Northern California)
Inside Xu Bing's 'Landscape of Shadows'
MacArthur "Genius Award" recipient explores innovative new directions in latest work. more