Marianne Hanson - Challenging the myth that we need nuclear weapons - Nuclear disarmament forum
Challenging the myth that we need nuclear weapons Speaker: Marianne Hanson Reader in International Relations, University of Queensland Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute. The possession of nuclear weapons does not make a state secure. A human tendancy towards inertia. It is easier to do nothing than to take real steps to make change. A sense of complancy
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Reality checks for private equity
Chris Higson, Professor of Accounting, provides a reality check into what went wrong with private equity as well as his insights into what the future now holds

29/5: How to Thrive in Challenging Times
Can the financial system as we know it continue? Alumni Weekend - How to Thrive in Challenging Times 2 - 5pm, Saturday 20 June 2009
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13/7: How to thrive in challenging times
Can the financial system, as we know it, continue? Over the coming decade, how is the political and economic framework of economic policy likely to change, and how is this likely to impact on business and industry?
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Robots: Fantasy and Reality

Date of Lecture: Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 7:30 PM

A irreverent non-technical review of the history of surprisingly animate machines, from ancient Egypt to current times. Areas include teleoperators for hazardous environments, assembly systems, medical applications, entertainment, and science fiction. The talk has over 100 slides, covering such varied topics as Memnon son of Dawn, Droz's automata, Vaucanson's duck, cathedral clocks, Von Kempelen's chess player, ho
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Challenging Macroeconomics
In part 6, our experts examine new models for monetary and fiscal policy, global financial markets and a world economy characterised by global imbalances.
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Extra Dimensions: in Maths, Art, and maybe even in Reality
Colloquia Week 2 HT10 - Dr Stuart Armstrong; "Extra Dimensions: in Maths, Art, and maybe even in Reality"
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Debating Transitional Justice in Zimbabwe: Victim-Centred Rhetoric or Reality?
Seminar delivered on Tuesday 10 November 2009 by Janice Winter, Programme Manager, Axess Programme on Journalism and Democracy.
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Senses of Reality: Writing the Biography of a Revolutionary Generation
The annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture given at Wolfson College on May 27th 2010. Roy Foster is Carroll Professor of Irish History at Hertford College, Oxford.
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The Explosion of Teenage Motherhood: Myth or Reality
The focus of this module will be to dispel some misconceptions about teenage motherhood and to introduce students to CHIP. Data from 1950 to 1990 will be examined by age, race/ethnicity, education, and poverty level.
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Reality Matters: The Struggles of Nonathletic Students
Students who do not want to participate in organized sports must sometimes struggle against societal and parental expectations to achieve emotional satisfaction. A five minute video about students who are successful even though they are not interested in sports. Very interesting for students to watch and discuss. A great way to introduce bullying as well.
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David Spiegelhalter: Challenging Models in the Face of Uncertainty (Conference trailer)
Professor David Spiegelhalter re-caps on the scope of the year-long Mellon Sawyer sponsored seminar series Modelling Futures and looks towards the Series-concluding international conference in September 2010.
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Miles on art history and reality tv
Former University of Minnesota art student Miles Mendenhall talks about the strange point we are currently at in art history and discusses where reality tv fits in the larger picture of art history. Miles is currently competing on the Bravo reality show, "Work of Art" for a chance at $100,000 and a solo show at the Brooklyn Museum.
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05 - Telling a Free Story: Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in Myth and Reality
HIST 119: The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877 - Audio - 05 - Telling a Free Story: Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in Myth and Reality - Yale University > YALE UNIVERSITY COURSES > HIST 119: The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877 > Audio > 05 - Telling a Free Story: Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in Myth and Reality
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International Forum with May Cheng: "Afghanistan 2009: A Reality Check with Amb. Robert Finn"
In addition to being the former ambassador to Afghanistan, Robert Finn is a Lecturer in Near Eastern Studies and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School
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Clifford Ross: "The Very High Reality Quotient" - September 27, 2007
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Filmmaking: In the Battle for Reality: Social Documentaries in the U.S.
CSM - Publications & Resources - Filmmaking: In the Battle for Reality: Social Documentaries in the U.S. - American University > TEACHING AND LEARNING AT AU > Center for Social Media > Publications & Resources > Filmmaking: In the Battle for Reality: Social Documentaries in the U.S.
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Public Media: Exploring the Gap between Reality and Ideals in the Arab World
CSM - Publications & Resources - Public Media: Exploring the Gap between Reality and Ideals in the Arab World - American University > TEACHING AND LEARNING AT AU > Center for Social Media > Publications & Resources > Public Media: Exploring the Gap between Reality and Ideals in the Arab World
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APW2010: Transnational: Reality First, Word Second
This talk will approach "transnational" as a plastic word and discuss how the word has been used without referring to the reality that necessitated the coinage of this word in the first place. It will link "transnational" to a particular reality that has been taking place in and between Japan and China since the 1930s to the present. It will consider yet another characteristic of a 'plastic word' that it 'transforms history into a laboratory.' Here, the question is 'who transnationalises what,'
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