Looking again at Picasso's Guernica
Pablo Picasso painted his large scale Guernica (1937) in response to the bombing of the Spanish town by German and Italian forces during the Spanish Civil War. Art historian T J Clark discussed Guernica, examining how a work of such enduring political res (Running Time 105:41)
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Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.*** Chinas Ministerpräsident Wen Jiabao wird an diesem Montag mit mehreren Ministern zu einem zweitägigen Besuch in Deutschland erwartet. Dabei finden in Berlin deutsch-chinesische Regierungskonsultationen statt. Es ist das erste Mal, dass China mit einem anderen Land eine gemeinsame Kabinettssitzung abhält. Bei de
MSUToday: Helping the homeless in Detroit
In a nursing career spanning more than 25 years, alumnus Dean Carpenter has never been more fulfilled than he is when caring for those seeking medical treatment at a shelter of last resort in Detroit. Here's his Spartan Saga.
Leeds Metropolitan University alumna Nicole Evans talks about taking over a business while studying for a Business Management Degree.
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Pluzzel : Schuifpuzzel Pluzzel is een ouderwets schuifbordje met blokjes, waarmee je door te schuiven een foto kan reconstrueren. Een eenvoudig speeltje dat echter denkwerk vraagt, en je geduld op de proef stelt.
Pluzzel is een ouderwets schuifbordje met blokjes, waarmee je door te schuiven een foto kan reconstrueren. Een eenvoudig speeltje dat echter denkwerk vraagt, en je geduld op de proef stelt.
Sostenibilidad y urbanismo. Experiencias
Esta asignatura pretende esbozar una metodología de acercamiento al hecho de la ciudad desde unas pautas de análisis y actuación ordenadas y jerarquizadas que permitan abordar los problemas complejos poco a poco.
Asia Forum 2006 Welcome Dinner [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir Nicholas Stern, Neville Tuli | Indian Alumni and alumni from across Asia attended an alumni reception the evening before the Asia Forum. LSE director Howard Davies hosted this drinks reception and that was attended by many of the School's senior academics who spoke at the Forum. Sir Nicholas Stern, the first holder of the IG Patel Chair at LSE addressed the reception along with alumnus Neville Tuli who spoke on Art and Development. The reception took place in the Taj Palace Hotel
The Kosovo Precedent? Secession and Frozen Conflicts [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Florian Bieber, Professor Bruno Coppieters | This roundtable discussion will explore the concept of secession by placing the experience of Kosovo in a comparative context. Copyright (c)
Swords and Ploughshares [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lord Paddy Ashdown | In this lecture Lord Paddy Ashdown discusses his new book - Swords and Ploughshares: Bringing Peace to the 21st Century. There have been 15 UN-led interventions since 1946, and there are at least 74 wars in progress today. From his perspective as a former Royal Marine officer in the 1960s to the High Representative in Bosnia from 2002-6, Lord Ashdown discusses the successes and failures of peace-keeping operations, questions what lessons have been learned - and w
Global Warming and the Political Economy of Cities [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Saskia Sassen | Global warming will fundamentally alter the political economy of cities. A large number of cities will be in the front line of the most massive onslaughts of these changes. What do engineers and architects already know about how we can adjust our built environments? And how can ecological economists help to take us beyond the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change? Saskia Sassen is Centennial Professor at LSE and Professor, Committee on Global Thoug
The NHS: The Next 10 Years [Audio]
Speaker(s): Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt MP | In this lecture, Patricia Hewitt will reflect on the achievements and lessons learnt from the last ten years of investment and reform in the health service. She will set out how, over the coming decade, the NHS can rise to the challenge of delivering the best health and healthcare for patients, and the best value for money for taxpayers. Ms Hewitt will also tackle head on proposals for alternative ways of funding healthcare, such as co-payments, and demons
Can we still trust TV? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mark Stephens | Telly has had a torrid 2007. Under fire for fake competitions, phones ins that are scams and documentaries that are 'fakes' public trust has plummeted and the audience relationship sorely tested. Join us as we put TV on Trial.
The Hubris Syndrome: the intoxication of power [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lord David Owen | Lord Owen will explore the effects of political power on politicians themselves and investigate the concept of the Hubris Syndrome and its impact on politicians including Tony Blair, George Bush and Margaret Thatcher.
A Life In Law [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lord Bingham, Professor Ross Cranston | Legal biographies and autobiographies are a rich and important source of information about the legal system, statute law and the legal profession.Lord Bingham is patron of The Legal Biography Project. Ross Cranston is centennial professor of law at LSE.
Litigating Human Rights in the Context of International Terrorism [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Helen Duffy | This lecture will explore some of the key human rights challenges posed by the 'War on Terror' and the experience of resorting to the courts to address them. Helen Duffy is the legal director of INTERIGHTS.
China's Financial Markets: how they are emerging as a global force [Audio]
Speaker(s): Howard Davies | Howard Davies, who has advised the Chinese government on financial reform for the last four years, reviews the implications of China's rise for the world's financial markets.
The United States - Dangerous Nation? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Robert Kagan | The years immediately following the end of the Cold War offered a tantalising glimpse at the possibility of a new kind of international order, but that was a mirage.Robert Kagan is senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and transatlantic fellow at the German Marshall Fund.
The Ideas that are Changing Politics [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Willetts MP, David Cameron MP | There has been an extraordinary surge in the study of behaviour from evolutionary biologists, neurologists and game theorists, but this has been largely divorced from the political debate. David Willetts will draw on the latest research from these disciplines to explain what Government can and cannot do to influence our behaviour. David Willetts is shadow secretary of state for innovation, universities and skills and has been the MP for Havant si
The Nuts and Bolts of Empire [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Paul Kennedy | All great empires have required a sophisticated logistical system, and a secure communications system to sustain themselves. In a world of endless challenges imperial ambitions soon collapse. This lecture will examine the hard, infrastructural underpinnings of the Roman, Spanish and British Empires, and reflect on how the USA compares in this regard.Paul Kennedy is J Richardson Dilworth Professor of History at Yale University and Philippe Roman Chair in Histo