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September 23, 2018


The Season of India

In conjunction with the launch of Asia Society Museum's new 2018 exhibition The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India, Asia Society is hosting an exciting series of programs devoted to the culture, politics, and economy of the world's largest democracy: India. Fortunately, you don't have to live near New York to enjoy them: Our live webcast page has information about upcoming programs you can experience from anywhere with an internet connection.


Al Gore: Climate Change Is a 'Global Emergency'

Perhaps no American has done more to warn about the dangers of climate change than Al Gore, the Nobel Peace laureate, Academy Award winner, and former vice president of the United States. On Tuesday, Gore spoke with UC Berkeley economist Laura Tyson as part of the COAL + ICE climate change festival in San Francisco and reiterated the urgency of dealing with the world's carbon crisis. "Decarbonization must become the central organizing principle of human civilization," he said. 


Is the Trade War Hurting Xi Jinping?

The Trump administration is poised to impose tariffs of 25 percent on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods, stoking fears that the trade conflict between the world's two largest economies will accelerate. As the U.S. media debate how this development will affect the political fortunes of President Trump and the Republican Party, the latest ChinaFile conversation considers what the implications of the trade war are for China's powerful leader Xi Jinping.


San Francisco — COAL + ICE, through 9/23
New York — India 2050: A Roadmap for Success, 9/14
New York — Godless Secularism: Europe, India, and Religion, 9/15
Hong Kong — Song of Praise for a Flower, 9/18
New York — JLF at New York, 9/20
Hong Kong — No Water, No Growth: Asia's 21st Century Challenge, 9/20
New York — Taiwan: Digital Minister Audrey Tang, 9/21


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