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"Crime and Responsibility: War, Indiscriminate Bombing, and Mass Killing" (video)
A talk by Yuki Tanaka, Professor at the Hiroshima Peace Institute.
Dr. Tanaka examines the question of the criminality of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the responsibility of American political and military leaders who were closely involved in the decision-making and execution of the order to drop the bombs. Criminality is examined in ac
University Distinguished Professor Robert H. Robichaux
University Distinguished Professor awards honor faculty who have made sustained contributions of consistent educational excellence and have demonstrated outstanding commitment to undergraduate education. Robert H. Robichaux is a Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
FPCLW: Session 9
With one-third of Aotearoa New Zealand in public conservation, what visions and challenges exist for its future development and management?
On Friday 10th July, the University of Otago Research Cluster for Natural Resources Law tackled these issues head-on at a significant symposium entitled The Future of Public Conservation Lands and Waters.
Linking landscapes: where there needs to be a focus on urban biodiversity? Dr Yolanda van Heezik, Department of Zoology.
This video clip teaches about collective nouns. The narrator asks interactive questions of the viewer to find the collective nouns in sentences. (3:44)
On Responsibility and Justice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Emily McTernan | Questions of responsibility play a central role within contemporary political debate. This lecture will revise the currently impoverished conception of responsibility within theories of justice. Emily McTernan is a fellow in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at LSE.
Inca, Part 1
This is the first of six (24:30) clips in this series about the Incas. Producer uses a variety of film reenactments, footage of modern-day Incan descendants, and primary source photos and video footage to give a comprehensive view of not just the Incan civilization but their predecessors (most notably the Nazca and Moche). Endings are abrupt (often ending mid-sentence!), but pick up on next clip in the series. This first one begins with a dramatic (violent) reenactment of the end of the Incan ci
This is the website of the Edo-Tokyo Museum (Edo Tokyo Hakubutsukan), which is dedicated to the history of the city of Tokyo, formerly known as Edo. The English, Chinese and Korean versions of the site provide fairly basic information about the museum and its permanent and current special exhibitions (although this last section is not always up to date). The Japanese version is much more comprehensive. It gives detailed information about past special exhibitions as well as about the permanent di
La grammaire en rafale du créole : débat
Le créole, dans sa version scripturale actuelle utilise un système de phonèmes univoques, ce qui par la suite rend sa lisibilité contraignante. La sur-utilisation de la ponctuation est une solution qui permet de renforcer la lisibilité du texte. Il serait ainsi opportun d'envisager une polysémisation de l'écriture créole.
Kasey Gandham's advice to students
Illinois State University graduate Kasey Gandham, who recently appeared on TV's "Shark Tank" with his startup Packback Books, shares some advice with students during a campus visit April 15, 2014.
Thermodynamics (Part 1) - Khan Academy
Salman Khan offers his intuition of how gases generate pressure in a container and why pressure x volume is proportional to the combined kinetic energy of the molecules in the volume. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. (09:49)
Should We Ban the Burka?
A public debate hosted by The Australian National University and The Canberra Times.Muslim women's dress codes have come into the political spotlight in both Muslim-majority and non-Muslim societies. At one end of the spectrum the state has sought to enforce Islamic dress codes while at the opposite end the state has sought to ban certain items of women's religious dress.Under the Taliban, Afghan women were forbidden to appear in public unless they were wearing the all-enveloping burka. Now, Fre
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