Shell's $5.7bn profit disappoints
The global oil major Shell reports five fold profits but figures have come in well below expectations leaving the market disappointed.
UK shops bank on Chinese customers
As the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, London department store Harrods has begun accepting China's domestic debit and credit UnionPay card.
Saved by Righteous Among the Nations Vartan Mkrtchyan
The survivor, Josef Tarashinski, and his wife Knarik Shakhbazyan tell about the circumstances of Josef's escape from the Drobitskiy Yar killing site, and about the meeting his future rescuer, Vartan Mkrtchyan, a 16-year-old Armenian, who lived in Kharkov with his mother and sister. Thanks to his efforts and the help of Vartan's extended family Josef Tarashinski lived to see the liberation in August 1943. For more details, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/righteous/stories/Mkrtchyan.as
European Civilization, 1648-1945
This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major events and figures such as the French Revolution and Napoleon, attention will be paid to the experience of ordinary people in times of upheaval and transition. The period will thus be viewed neither in terms of historical inevitability nor as a procession of great men, but rather through the lens of the complex interrelations
Globalising Capital Markets: new actors, new flows, new partnerships
The global capital markets are being transformed by the emergence of new actors, new flows and new partnerships - creating opportunities as well as challenges for business, government and civil society. In this lecture, Richard Gnodde will share the lessons of global businesses operating in this new environment, and reflect on the ways in which global capital markets can be a force for progress for business as well as society.
Oil, War and Geopolitics: the struggle over what remains
Professor Klare will look at how both old and new industrial powers are girding up for a global struggle over the world's remaining supplies of oil, natural gas and other vital sources of energy.
1907-08: Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage, Portrait 6
This image is a photograph of Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage that appeared in the magazine The Outlook. Mrs. Sage is seated at an open roll-top desk. She is wearing a dark dress with a white lace collar and a brooch at the neckline. She is resting her left arm in her lap and her right arm on the desk. Her right hand holds a pen and rests on a sheet of stationary. A blotter, a vase of flowers, and a stack of envelopes are on the desk.,Multimillionaires attract a lot of correspondence. Hundreds of le
1912-01-26: Aeroplane for Guardsmen
This image is a newspaper clipping describing the offer by E. Lilian Todd and Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage of an airplane and $650 cash to the New York National Guard.,The early history of aviation is often told as a narrative of 'pioneers' and 'firsts.' E. Lilian Todd (1865-1937) was such a pioneer. A self-taught inventor and mechanic and a patent expert from a modest background, Todd designed a bi-plane and by 1908 attracted the attention of newly widowed multimillionaire Margaret Olivia Sage.
The Crisis of Global Capitalism: ten years on
The financial upheavals of the past two years have occurred against the background of a decade of crisis in global capitalism. The neo-liberal model has collapsed. What comes next, and what are the geopolitical implications? John Gray is emeritus professor at LSE and author of Gray's Anatomy: selected writings and False Dawn: delusions of global capitalism. This event is supported by the LSE Annual Fund.
1888-03-17: Le Roy, S. H., to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
This image is a handwritten letter from S. H. Le Roy to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. The writer advises Mrs. Sage that two patients in whom she is interested are well enough that she may postpone her visit to them for a day.,Woman's Hospital Superintendent Le Roy advises Sage not to worry about visiting two patients, whom he describes as "pretty frail but not critical." The duties of a socially prominent wife involved hospital visiting, and this brief letter suggests that Sage took her hospital
1908-05-27: de Forest, Robert W., to John E. Parsons
This image is a typewritten letter from Robert W. de Forest to John E. Parsons. The writer states, for Mrs. Sage, that she has not made an offer or arrangement to financially support the New-York Woman's Hospital, contrary to rumor.,Robert W. de Forest informs John E. Parsons that Sage denies categorically the rumor that she agreed to an arrangement whereby she would take over financial management of the Hospital and pay off its debts, on condition that certain members of the Board of Governors
1906-12-10: de Forest, Robert W., to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
This image is a typewritten memorandum from Robert W. de Forest to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. The writer gives the outlines of what was to become the Russell Sage Foundation.,Russell Sage has died in July 1906, leaving Olivia Sage a $75 million dollar fortune. Five months later, her attorney and advisor Robert W. de Forest lays out his suggestions for a general-purpose benevolent trust, a "foundation" incorporated under federal and state laws and administered by trustees serving for life. This
Dagmenu van een bejaarde berekenen De leerlingen berekenen met behulp van hun voedingsmiddelentabel de vetten en koolhydraten in het dagmenu van een bejaarde en vormen dan een besluit. Dit is een toepassing op leerstof over overgewicht bij bejaarden.
De leerlingen berekenen met behulp van hun voedingsmiddelentabel de vetten en koolhydraten in het dagmenu van een bejaarde en vormen dan een besluit. Dit is een toepassing op leerstof over overgewicht bij bejaarden.
Wasmiddelen : Werkbladen Drie werkblaadjes waarin de soorten wasmiddelen worden aangebracht.
Drie werkblaadjes waarin de soorten wasmiddelen worden aangebracht.
The Bigotry of the Literati Roads to modernity, 1789-1945 Beginners' Chinese: Introducing yourself Sudan in Transition? Symposium Opening remarks IDS Members Seminar, 26 January 2011. Robin Mansel , LSE Episode 128: Light before the Dark: Life, Death and Art in Early Modern Nuremberg Historians Prof Charles Zika and Prof Joel Harrington discuss the highs and lows of the culturally rich German city of Nuremberg in the 16th century. With host Jennifer Cook.
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This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn/Spring Semesters 2010/11. This module addresses the nature of ‘modernity’. It explores the ideas and historical experiences that transformed societies in Europe and around the world during a series of epic journeys from the distant past to the near present. In the autumn semester lectures and seminars provide a broad chronological survey of major events from 1789 to 1945. The focus is on key e
This unit is a language unit that concentrates on Mandarin Chinese as a tool for communication, but also provides some insights into Chinese society and culture. It contains a brief introduction to the Chinese language, its scripts and sounds, and how words are formed. The language activities and audio extracts presented here are designed to give you a taste of Mandarin Chinese language. You will hear short conversations where people greet each other, introduce themselves, describe where they co
Opening remarks from the Sudan in Transition? Southern Independence, Culture and Reconciliation symposium held in Oxford in January 2011
IDS Members Seminar Series on 26 January 2011
Professor Mansell presents 'Information Technologies: Universal, Objective and Neutral?'
The emergence of information and communication technologies (ICTs) has created a certain belief that investing in it can create miracles. It’s weightless and intangible travelling effortlessly around the world, enlightening the lives of people everywhere. LSE’s Professor Robin Mansell, argues that the truth is much more comp
Roads to modernity, 1789-1945
Beginners' Chinese: Introducing yourself
Sudan in Transition? Symposium Opening remarks
IDS Members Seminar, 26 January 2011. Robin Mansel , LSE
Episode 128: Light before the Dark: Life, Death and Art in Early Modern Nuremberg Historians Prof Charles Zika and Prof Joel Harrington discuss the highs and lows of the culturally rich German city of Nuremberg in the 16th century. With host Jennifer Cook.
Historians Prof Charles Zika and Prof Joel Harrington discuss the highs and lows of the culturally rich German city of Nuremberg in the 16th century. With host Jennifer Cook.