Asia Today: An Interview with Victor Cha
Asian studies professor Victor Cha discusses how Asian countries are dealing with global problems; world trade and economy, science, global warming and their world standing.
22.012 Seminar: Fusion and Plasma Physics (MIT)
This course uses lectures and discussion to introduce the range of topics relevant to plasma physics and fusion engineering. An introductory discussion of the economic and ecological motivation for the development of fusion power is also presented. Contemporary magnetic confinement schemes, theoretical questions, and engineering considerations are presented by expert guest lecturers. Students enrolled in the course also tour the Plasma Science and Fusion Center experimental facilities.
Terrorism: Expert commentary by Fathali Moghaddam
Psychology professor Fathali Moghaddam discusses terrorism and global conflict resolution.
Economic Crisis and Global Challenges: A Panel Hosted by Georgetown University and Financial TImes
Georgetown and Financial Times host a panel on Economic Crisis and Global Challenges, moderated by Chrystia Freeland, U.S. Managing Editor of Financial Times.
It's Not Over: Global AIDS Funding in an Era of Uncertainty
Ambassador Mark Dybul and Dr. Peter Mugyenyi discuss their work on the global HIV/AIDS crisis and their perspectives on the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
'The Other 9/11': Faith, Hope and the Media (with Simon Cohen)
What is the role and responsibility of the media in a post 9/11 era? How can we protect ourselves from images that leave us feeling helpless, fearful and insecure? In his presentation, Simon Cohen, Managing Director of the London-based Global Tolerance, draws out the example of the 'other 9/11' ? September 11, 1906, when Gandhi first deployed his method of nonviolent resistance.
A Common Word Global Leaders Forum: Muslim-Christian Relations in a 21st Century World
The opening session of 'A Common Word Between Us and You,' a two-day conference at Georgetown University where global leaders gathered to discuss and develop concrete proposals to advance global peace and security between Muslim and Western societies.
A Common Word: Panel Four: Where Do We Go from Here?
A summary and wrap-up discussion of the previous four panels, the moderators invite participants to reflect on the issues explored and the future of inter-faith dialogue between Muslims and Christians. How are traditional theological foundations for love of neighbor interpreted and applied in response to neighbors in today?s global community? In what ways has this understanding informed Muslim-Christian relations in the work of major international NGOs?
Soil Analysis for Organic Farms Financing the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic: Expert commentary by William McGreevey Charter for Compassion Launch: (with Karen Armstrong) Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt: An interview with Professor Samer Shehata Dubai Debt Crisis: Bankrupty or Bluff?: Introduction by Dr. Michael Hudson Engaging Religious Communities Abroad: (with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs) Cultural Policy in a Globalized World: Expert commentary by J.P. Singh 10.391J Sustainable Energy (MIT) 2010 Georgetown College Commencement: Commencement Address by Dikembe Mutombo (I'91) Preventing Genocide - Vision Series Lecture Cowen on Liberty, Art, Food and Everything Else in Between Eric Raymond on Hacking, Open Source, and the Cathedral and the Bazaar
FIBL-Suisse fact sheet for soil analysis in organic agriculture
William McGreevey, Ph.D., associate professor of international health at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, discusses the costs associated with the global HIV/AIDS pandemic.
On November 12, 2009, the 'Charter for Compassion' was unveiled to the world, and the Berkley Center hosted a roundtable discussion with Karen Armstrong as part of the Charter's global launch. The 'Charter for Compassion' is an interfaith initiative that seeks to apply shared moral principles to foster global interreligious understanding.
Samer Shehata, assistant professor of Arab politics at Georgetown University?s Walsh School of Foreign Service, discusses his new book 'Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt.'
Center for Contemporary Arab Studies director Dr. Michael Hudson introduces a panel of experts to speak about the economic and political implications of the Dubai debt crisis.
On February 23, 2010, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs Task Force on Religion and the Making of U.S. Foreign Policy released its final report, which focuses on strategies for better incorporating an understanding of religion into the U.S. foreign policymaking framework. The Task Force is comprised of high level and influential policymakers, academics, constitutional lawyers and religious leaders.
Associate professor of communications, culture and technology, J. P. Singh discusses how new technology is shaping cultural understanding.
This course assesses current and potential future energy systems, covers resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use, and emphasizes meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. Different renewable and conventional energy technologies will be presented including biomass energy, fossil fuels, geothermal energy, nuclear power, wind power, solar energy, hydrogen fuel, and fusion energy and their attributes described within a framework that aids in evaluat
NBA legend and Georgetown alumnus Dikembe Mutombo (I?91) returned to his alma mater on May 22 with a message about the importance of freedom for an audience of more than 800 graduates of Georgetown College. ?Freedom of choice is precious, even if it is only exercised in making the decision to go to class or not, to do homework or to go to a party,? said the alumnus, who completed a bachelor?s degree in French with a certificate in African Studies at Georgetown.
Andrea Bartoli, Drucie French Cumbie Chair at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and ResolutionSixty years after the signing of the International Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, we are still struggling to understand genocidal trends and to respond to threats appropriately. Too many times, signs of impending genocides were not identified, appreciated, and acted upon, which created conditions for a re-emergence of new forms. Preventing genocide is a collectiv
Tyler Cowen, co-blogger (with Alex Tabarrok) at MarginalRevolution.com, talks about liberty, global warming, using the courts vs. regulation to protect people, the challenges of leading a country out of poverty, the political economy of cuisine, and a quick overview of the Washington, DC. art museum scene.
Eric Raymond, author of The Cathedral and the Bazaar, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in the book--why open source software development has been so successful, the culture of open source, under what conditions open source is likely to thrive and not to thrive, and the Hayekian nature of the open source process. The conversation closes with a discussion of net neutrality.
Financing the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic: Expert commentary by William McGreevey
Charter for Compassion Launch: (with Karen Armstrong)
Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt: An interview with Professor Samer Shehata
Dubai Debt Crisis: Bankrupty or Bluff?: Introduction by Dr. Michael Hudson
Engaging Religious Communities Abroad: (with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs)
Cultural Policy in a Globalized World: Expert commentary by J.P. Singh
10.391J Sustainable Energy (MIT)
2010 Georgetown College Commencement: Commencement Address by Dikembe Mutombo (I'91)
Preventing Genocide - Vision Series Lecture
Cowen on Liberty, Art, Food and Everything Else in Between
Eric Raymond on Hacking, Open Source, and the Cathedral and the Bazaar