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
UR School of Law - Public Sector Employment in Times of Crisis Conference - Panel 4
Panel 4: Education Reform: The Role of Teachers Moderator: Professor Kimberly J. Robinson, Professor of Law, University of Richmond Panelists: Alice O'Brien, Esq., General Counsel, National Education Association Rob Weil, Director, Field Programs, Educational Issues Department, American Federation of Teachers Michael J. Petrilli, Executive Vice President, Thomas B. Fordham Institute Andrew J. Rotherham, Co-founder and Partner, Bellwether Education Partners
MSU-E Lunch and Learn: Eat Well, Together
Monica Smith presents her lecture on Eating Well, Together.
Applied Biomechanics for Foundations of Safe Practice
Applied Biomechanics for Foundations of Safe Practice
What Makes Ideas Different? [To Free or Freeze (1972)] The dictionary defines plagiarism: "to take and pass off as one's own (the ideas, writings, etc. of another)." At
[To Free or Freeze (1972)]
The dictionary defines plagiarism: "to take and pass off as one's own (the ideas, writings, etc. of another)."
Ceramics program, Department of Studio Arts, Concordia University, Montreal
http://studio-arts.concordia.ca/undergraduate-programs/ceramics In-depth interviews with students and faculty are complemented by examples of their work in this video profile that demonstrates the experimental approach to art making in the Ceramics program. With an emphasis on practices that are informed both technically and conceptually, students are encouraged to collaborate and explore ceramic materials and processes in a contemporary context.
Getting Cuddly with Campus Canines
Campus Canines visit with students at the Georgan Athletic Center, providing cuddles, hugs and welcome relief from the stresses of academic life.
Chechen claims to be oldest woman
Oct. 4 - In Chechnya, Kesi Karuyeva recalls both the Soviet revolution and the Stalin terror, having survived both during what her passport says is a 116-year-long life. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Re-evaluating The Hubbert Curve And The Global Petroleum Revolution: A New Era - Details
Summary: Why have the predicted global oil and natural gas shortages and demise of civilization by 2010 related to these vanishing supplies not occurred? The static view has created a pessimistic outlook based on historical perspective such as the Hubbert curve analysis which results in the inescapable and inevitable depletion that will result in catastrophic consequences for civilization. A new paradigm, a dynamic or petroleum system view demonstrates a different and more optimistic hydrocarbon
ISS Update - Oct. 19, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 19, 2011.
Community Helper Joke
5 Least Explored Places on Earth
The Earth is relatively small but still huge to us. It's still largely unexplored and we list the top 5 least explored places. You'll have to check out the video to see what they are! (2:49)
GoNUxstream Game Recap - Women's Ice Hockey vs. Quinnipiac - Oct. 15, 2011
Amidst a late flurry in the second period, Northeastern women's hockey stormed back from its first deficit of the season to defeat Quinnipiac, 3-1, on Saturday afternoon to stay perfect at 4-0-0 on the season. Junior Rachel Llanes' first goal of the year won it for the Huskies.
UTC3 - Alexis Blavos
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A Panel Discussion on the PBS series "Women War and Peace" - The Institute of Politics
A discussion about the roles of women during war and their involvement in peace processes with Helen Benedict, Author of Sand Queen; Abigail Disney, Executive Producer of Women War and Peace; LTC Elizabeth Medina, Harvard National Security Fellow; Sahana Dharmapuri (Moderator), Carr Center Fellow October 4, 2011
7 Billion - Food
We're predominantly a nation of urban dwellers. Only six percent of our total land mass is arable. Filling our food bowls in the future means looking closer to home for food sources, says human geographer Dr Alec Thornton. For more detailed videos and opinion pieces visit our 7 Billion website: www.7billion.unsw.edu.au.
Technology Fundraiser Recap
How Matt Ridgway Kept Us Out of War, and Eric Shinseki Did Not
Dr. Conrad Crane, director of the Military History Institute, discusses "How Gen. Ridgway kept us out of war and Gen Shinseki did not" during a noontime lecture at the Army War College Oct. 19.
Otis College A/L/I Visiting Architect Lecture: Katherine Spitz
The Otis Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department invites architects to lecture to their students. Katherine Spitz, Landscape architect, spoke on 10/20/11. As Principal of Katherine Spitz Associates, Inc., Katherine participates in all stages of project development, from design through project management and construction administration. Trained as a painter and licensed as an Architect, Landscape Architect, and LEED AP, she brings a strong sense of rigor combined with creative aesthetics to