The UN's role in Overcoming Development Challenges
Special Lecture given by former Prime Minister of New Zealand and now Administrator of the United Nations Development Program the Rt Hon. Helen Clark. She is introduced by Director of the Global Economic Governance Program, Professor Ngaire Woods
The post-crisis politics of financial reform: business as usual or new global order?
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, President of European Socialist Party and former Prime Minister of Denmark talks about the politics of current efforts to regulate the financial sector.
Why Beckham chose the 23 shirt
Why did Beckham chose the 23 shirt? What makes prime numbers special? Marcus duSautoy sheds light on the so-called 'masculine' numbers, explains why prime numbers will help you survive, and opens our eyes to the fascinating world of mathematics.
Committees for Repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts - Minutes 1786-90 and 1827-8
The minutes of two committees of London Dissenters (ministers and laymen) for the repeal of these two Acts, the second of which was eventually successful. From MSS in the Guildhall Library, reproduced by permission of the London Record Society.
Cardiff Records: volume 1
Contains the charters of the city (1147-1687), and ministers' accounts. It also provides Cardiff-related extracts from records of The National Archives, including: inquisitions post mortem; proceedings in Star Chamber; Exchequer records; Patent Rolls and State Papers.
The Grey Friars of London
Contains the Register of the convent, which includes a substantial list of monuments in the church and cloister, and documents relating to the history of the London convent and of the Order more widely. The volume has a substantial historical introduction by the editor and an appendix of supporting documents. Originally published as volume 6 of the publications of the British Society of Franciscan Studies.
Abstracts of Inquisitiones Post Mortem for the City of London: Part 1
Abstracts of inquisitions for 1 Henry VII (1485) to 3 Elizabeth I (1561). First published by the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society, and jointly with the British Record Society, as volume 15 of the series of the Index Library.
Umilta is a selection of twelve interwoven websites on ancient religious texts. Users will find online, illustrated articles on: Julian of Norwich; St Brigitta of Sweden; women and the bible; Benedictinism; and the British Library Amherst Manuscript Project. Users will also find a bibliography section and a selection of book reviews. The resource is vast, and the multiple links in the body of texts and numerous title headings can make it confusing to navigate. Nevertheless, manuscript scholars w
North American British music association
This is the website of the North American British Music Association, which aims to study... "British Music from all time periods on the North American continent". At April 2010 there are a useful set of newsletters from 2005 to 2009, and these are freely available in HTML format. The newsletters contain scholarly reviews and conference reports, as well as short essays. Example titles of short essays from the Newsletter include: 'A Royal Course: Examining British Culture and History Through a Mo
Tibetan-Mongolian rare books and manuscripts (TMRBM)
This website describes an AHRC-funded project to “document, consolidate, catalogue and make accessible” the rare Tibetan and Mongolian books (centred on those acquired by the Younghusband Mission to Tibet in 1903–4) in the University Library Cambridge, the British Library and the Bodleian. As well as conservation and cataloguing of these collections (little exploited since being removed from Tibet) a key aim of the project is to allow the virtual reconstruction of incomplete te
The medical history of British India
'The medical history of British India' is a website giving access to a number of reports and maps held by the National Library of Scotland detailing the advancements in public health made during the period of British rule of India. The fifty reports available on the site show the efforts of the colonial state to meet the demands placed upon it by endemic and epidemic diseases. The documents are presented as jpeg images and are also available as pdf downloads. The quality of these images is impr
British Academy of Management : Hospitality, Leisure, Tourism and Events Management Track
Organised by British Academy of Management, to be held at Brighton Centre Brighton United Kingdom from 2009-09-09 to 2009-09-11
Locks and Keys : Safeguarding Legal Information
Organised by BIALL (British and Irish Association of Law Librarians), to be held at University Place Conference Centre Manchester United Kingdom from 2009-06-18 to 2009-06-20
2009 joint meetings of CASCA (Canadian Anthropology Society-Societe Canadienne d'Anthropologie) and
Organised by CASCA/AES, to be held at Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada from 2009-05-13 to 2009-05-16
Health and mortality using record linkage data in the UK
Organised by British Society for Population Studies, to be held at London School of Economics London United Kingdom from 2009-05-14 to 2009-05-14
End of the Pier?
Organised by British Academy of Management, to be held at Brighton Centre Brighton United Kingdom from 2009-09-15 to 2009-09-17
BBSLG Conference 2009
Organised by British Business Schools Librarians Group, to be held at Irish Management Institute Dublin Ireland from 2009-07-01 to 2009-07-03
British Business Schools' Librarians' Group Conference
Organised by British Business Schools' Librarians' Group, to be held at Irish Management Institute Dublin Ireland from 2009-07-01 to 2009-07-03
Who murdered MG Rover?
Recent research by Judge Business School's Dr Matthias Holweg and Professor Nick Oliver, based on interviews with former CEOs, top managers, government and trade union officials showed that the British car company MG Rover finally ceased production in 2005 because of historic management failings that had never been properly addressed.
2.4 Summarising conversation as what matters
This unit focuses on the substance of environmental responsibility – what matters. The question ‘What should constitute our prime focus of attention?’ can prompt different responses. We consider two points of contrast in differing focuses on what matters: 1 a distinction between nature and the environment 2 a distinction between nature/environment and related human interactions