A European Contract Law: a cuckoo in the nest? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Hugh Beale | A European Commission consultation paper suggests a single 'European' law of contract for businesses and consumers across Europe, which might supplant English law. Why? Hugh Beale is professor of law at the University of Warwick. He was appointed Honorary QC in 2002.
The Naked City [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sharon Zukin | Renowned sociologist Sharon Zukin will discuss her latest book, The Naked City: the death and life of authentic urban places, which explores the gentrification of cities. Sharon Zukin is professor of sociology at Brooklyn College and City University Graduate Center.
The Net Delusion: Does free information mean free people? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Evgeny Morozov | At the start of the twenty-first century we were promised that the internet would liberate the world. We could come together as never before, and from Iran's 'twitter revolution' to Facebook 'activism', technological innovation would spread democracy to oppressed peoples everywhere. We couldn't have been more wrong. Morozov destroys this myth, arguing that 'internet freedom' is an illusion, and that technology has failed to help protect people's rights. Not only tha
The Future of Global Economic Governance [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Robert Wade | How have changes in world power been translated into governing bodies like the G20, the World Bank and the IMF? The reality is less than meets the eye, and stalemates lie ahead. Robert Wade is professor of political economy and development in the Department of International Development, LSE.
Representing Atrocity: distant suffering and the politics of pity [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lilie Chouliaraki, Professor Stjepan Mestrovic, Dr Irene Bruna Seu | Humanitarian campaigns create a 'politics of pity' that transforms the way we think about our moral responsibility for distant suffering. What is the impact on the relationship between knowing and acting? Lilie Chouliaraki is professor of media and communications at LSE. Stjepan Mestrovic is professor of sociology at Texas A&M University. Irene Bruna Seu is senior lecturer in the Department of Psychosocial
Literary Festival 2011 - Facts are Subversive: crossing the borders between history and journalism [
Speaker(s): Professor Timothy Garton Ash | The border between journalism and academic history is a minefield. Timothy Garton Ash has been crossing it stubbornly for the last thirty years, attempting to combine the crafts of journalist and historian, writing what he calls ‘history of the present’. Taking examples from his most recent book, Facts are Subversive, he talks about the delights and pitfalls of this mongrel craft. Timothy Garton Ash is the author of nine books of political writing o
"Introduction to Modeling and Simulation, Spring 2008"
" This course explores the basic concepts of computer modeling and simulation in science and engineering. We'll use techniques and software for simulation, data analysis and visualization. Continuum, mesoscale, atomistic and quantum methods are used to study fundamental and applied problems in physics, chemistry, materials science, mechanics, engineering, and biology. Examples drawn from the disciplines above are used to understand or characterize complex structures and materials, and complement
A Conversation with Sandra Day O'Connor, former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sandra Day O'Connor | Sandra Day O'Connor is an American jurist who was the first female member of the Supreme Court of the United States. Justice O'Connor was appointed an Associate Justice by President Ronald Reagan in 1981, a position she held for 25 years until her retirement in 2006. Viewed as one of the most influential Justices to serve on the modern US Supreme Court, Justice O'Connor became the ""swing opinion"" in the often divided Court on which she sat in the later years o
A Shadow of Its Former Self? Robert Mugabe and Zimbabwe's Education System [Audio]
Speaker(s): Peter Godwin | Peter Godwin is an award-winning foreign correspondent, author, documentary-maker and screen writer. After practicing human rights law in Zimbabwe, he became a foreign and war correspondent, and has reported from over 60 countries, including wars in Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Somalia, Congo, Ivory Coast, Sudan, Bosnia, Kosovo, Kashmir and the last years of apartheid South Africa. He served as East European correspondent and Diplomatic correspondent
3.3 Care: a contested word
Care is needed at all stages of life. This unit makes care in the family its focus because the overwhelming majority of care, including health care, is supplied in families, much of it in private, much of it unnoticed and unremarked upon. The meaning of the term (informal carer) and the word (care) itself are explored.
Writing exercise: A tidy neighbourhood
After this chapter you will be able to explain to a friend in a short note what happens in your area.
Questioning the Constitution
This is a series of 12 short videos on how the Constitution works and the questions that are raised by people as it applies to them and the circumstances. Many major concerns such as the right to declare war, who has power the congress or the president, and others. Done through a series of interviews. Not a lot of statistics or facts, mainly questions.
Cardinal Utility: It's Worse Than You Thought So I'm at the Rothbard Graduate Seminar. It's the first day, the first class, and Bob Murphy mentions the fallacy of a cardinal preference scale. This starts me thinking back to when I was working on my first masters degree, in sociology, learning survey-research methods. In our classes on data analysis we learned about the different levels o
So I'm at the Rothbard Graduate Seminar. It's the first day, the first class, and Bob Murphy mentions the fallacy of a cardinal preference scale. This starts me thinking back to when I was working on my first masters degree, in sociology, learning survey-research methods.
In our classes on data analysis we learned about the different levels o
Mayo Genome Consortia: Genotype-Phenotype Association Studies Applicable to Analysis of Circulating
Dr. Suzette Bielinski, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her Online First article available at: http://tinyurl.com/5utdrst and appearing in the July 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the Mayo Genome consortia, a genotype-phenotype resource for genome-wide association Studies.
This animation does not have a narrator so the sound can be muted. It is 1:22 minutes long. Not much depth.
Markets rise, Greece worry remains
June 29 - Wall Street rallied for a third day as Germany backs Greece's austerity vote, but investors say the chance of a sovereign default, though lower, remains. Conway Gittens reports.
3.4.4 Stress concentration at joint
The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13 deaths, illustrates the importance of structural integrity. This unit looks at the investigation that followed the collapse of the Silver Bridge over the Ohio River in 1967 which demonstrates how the study of safe design and the assessment of components and structures under load is of increasing importance in engineering design.
Lecture 15, June 29
Marketing - MKTG 25010 Lectures - Lecture 15, June 29 - Kent State University > COLLEGES > College of Business Administration > COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION > Marketing > MKTG 25010 Lectures > Lecture 15, June 29
Case Study video - a farmer in Mwingi, called Simon
The case study video of a farmer in Mwingi, called Simon, illustrates various agro-ecological issues. This video is part of the Farmers' Agribusiness training course which has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'.