Power and the state
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010 The module compares and contrasts political decision-making structures in a variety of contexts, with the aim of analyzing questions of power within and across nation states. The module gives students an introduction to comparative politics – and so forms the basis for later and more detailed studies in the second and third years. It encompasses numerous examples to help students
Politics, power and political economy in Latin America
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. This module explores and analyses democratic politics in Latin America since the third wave of democratization in the 1980s. It is divided into three parts: 1. Conceptualising democracy in the region with a focus on the debate between those who argue that liberal democracy and liberal markets are necessary and desirable and those who argue that only experiments that go beyon
Politics in 60 seconds. Social democracy
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on social democracy as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at
Politics in 60 seconds. Passive revolution
Dr Adam Morton defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on passive revolution as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Adam Morton, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Adam Morton is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) in the School of Politic
Politics in 60 seconds. History and the state
Dr Malika Rahal defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on history and the state as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Malika Rahal, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Malika Rahal is a lecturer specializing in Middle Eastern and North African History and Politics. Before joining the School of P
Politics in 60 seconds. Disaster politics
Dr Vanessa Pupavac defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focusses on disaster politics as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Vanessa Pupavac, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Vanessa Pupavac is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Nottingham. She has previously worked for the U
How To Use Google Earth
This is a four-minute tutorial on how to use and download Google Earth.
IMF, World Bank see economic danger
Sept. 22 - The world economy is at a critical juncture as governments need to be courageous in efforts to clean up their sovereign debt problems, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank President Robert Zoellick said as their annual meetings begin. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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Paris revives Pompeii for exhibition
Sept. 20 - A major exhibition re-creates the atmosphere of ancient Pompeii, in the heart of Paris. Tara Cleary reports.
Greek talks end without bailout deal
Sep 20 - Summary of business headlines: Greeks say will continue talks at IMF meetings; Former Federal Reserve official says Greek default just a matter of time; GM reaches deal with United Auto Workers; Wall Street mixed, awaits end of two-day Fed meeting. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Dickinson Charter Day
Dickinson College celebrates the 228th anniversary of its charter.
Lecture 13a: Functional Analysis - Normed spaces and Banach spaces
The first part of the thirteenth class in Dr Joel Feinstein's Functional Analysis module completes the discussion of Normed spaces and Banach spaces. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=bd32d53b-3c12-ac19-176b-d9e112731951 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/64.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Fe
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Jim Rogers: Fed policy bound to "end badly"
Sept. 21 - Jim Rogers, legendary global investor and a critic of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, says the Fed is manipulating the market by flooding it with dollars.
Sanford Biggers: Sweet Funk—An Introspective
In this focused selection of thirteen pieces, New York-based artist Sanford Biggers challenges and reinterprets symbols and legacies that inform contemporary America. The exhibition is Biggers' first museum presentation in New York, and it will also mark the Brooklyn debut of Blossom (2007), a large-scale multimedia installation that incorporates references ranging from lynchings to Buddha's enlightenment under the bodhi tree. Recently acquired by the Brooklyn Museum, Blossom also alludes to the
Inspect-a-Gadget - Use the Gears!
Phill Windsor explains what his gadget has to do with using the gears of a car. The team at the Environmental Technology Centre (ETC) work with small to medium scale companies to find solutions to a range of problems which can be solved using clever technology and gadgets. The ETC receives European funding (ERDF) and is therefore able to spend up to 5 days with a company totally free of charge!
Satellite's unwelcome homecoming
Sept. 23 - A redundant NASA satellite is expected to crash land back on Earth on Friday. (NO REPORTER NARRATION)