INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CULTURAL DIPLOMACY, UNITED NATIONS

 

In 2014, Ashok was requested to give a keynote address for the International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA, held at United Nations, Institute of Cultural Diplomacy.  The following is the full video of his speech, entitled "The Hyphen," which details the issues of culture and identity among hyphenated-americans -- and their complex role in American society.

With Mark Donfried, Director of Institute on Cultural Diplomacy

For more photos and complete transcript of the address, please go the site of the Institute of Cultural Diplomacy, located here.