Secularisms in crisis [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor John Bowen | During the 1980s people living in Europe and North America took cognizance of two major developments in religion and public life. Islam assumed a more prominent role both in majority Muslim societies and in societies of relatively recent residence. And forms of Christianity took on greater public roles in much of the West. These parallel developments have given rise to interrogations on many fronts: concerning the nature of secularism, the proper role of religi
LSE Asia Forum 2010 - 08:00 - 09:45 - Welcome & Introduction | Keynote Speech | Address by His Royal
Speaker(s): Howard Davies, His Excellency Mr Yang Jiechi, His Royal Highness The Duke of York | The fifth LSE Asia Forum took place in Beijing on 25-26 March 2010 with the support of the China Institute of International Studies (CIIS). The Forum addressed a wide range of issues of deep interest to policymakers and wider society, under a general theme relating to the recent challenges and changes that have affected the global economy. A key focus of the Forum was on the role of China in tackling
A Call for Judgment: sensible finance for a dynamic economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Amar Bhide | Our prosperity requires the enterprise of innumerable individuals and businesses who exercise their imagination and judgment—and bear responsibility for outcomes. And widespread enterprise is fostered through dialogue and relationships, not merely prices in anonymous markets. Yet in the last several decades finance has become increasingly centralised, distanced, and mechanistic. Bhide's lecture explains how bad theories and mis-regulation led to this dangerou
The Regime Complex for Climate Change [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Robert O Keohane | There is no integrated regime governing efforts to limit climate change. Instead, there is a 'regime complex'… but can this work to resolve climate change? Robert Keohane is professor of international affairs, Princeton University, and the author of After Hegemony.
Sustainability Living in Practice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Satish Kumar | When he was nine Satish joined the wandering brotherhood of Jain monks. At 18, he became a campaigner for land reform, working to turn Gandhi's vision of renewed India and a peaceful world into reality. Satish Kumar is a visiting fellow at Schumacher College, a residential centre for study of ecological and spiritual values. He founded the Small School, with ecological and spiritual values in its curriculum.
The Sixth Crisis: Iran, Israel, America, and the Rumors of War [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Dana H. Allin | Dr. Allin will speak on the tangle of Middle East crises: Iran's growing nuclear challenge, the impasse on Israel-Palestine, and the consequences of both for President Obama's efforts to recast America's relations with the world's Muslims. This event marks the publication of Dr Allin's latest book The Sixth Crisis: Iran, Israel, America, and the Rumors of War. Dana H. Allin is Editor, Survival, and Senior Fellow for US Foreign Policy and Transatlantic Affairs at th
Climate Forecasting with Chaos, or Chaos in Climate Forecasting? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Roman Frigg | Predicting how climate change will affect us is of paramount importance, yet it is beset with both practical and conceptual problems. This lecture explores the impact that chaos has on what we can reasonably assert on the basis of climate models. Roman Frigg is deputy director of the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Sciences, LSE.
The Economic Future of the European Union [Audio]
Speaker(s): John Bruton | John Bruton is chair of IFSC Ireland. He was EU ambassador to the US from 2004 to 2009, and was Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland from 1994 to 1997.
Kabul hotel ablaze after Taliban suicide attack
June 28 - At least 10 Afghan civilians were killed when suicide bombers and heavily armed Taliban insurgents attacked a hotel popular with Westerners in Kabul. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Tropospheric Ozone from Earth Probe TOMS: Global - 9 Day Averages (May 1997 - May 1998)
Global aerosol concentrations from May 1997 through May 1998 from Earth Probe TOMS
Fresh Ink: Panel Two - Subjectivity
Chair: Jane Portal Hao Sheng, Li Jin, Liu Xiaodong, Yu Hong Fresh Ink: Ten Takes on Chinese Tradition This symposium is organized by the East Asian Art History Program, Harvard University, in conjunction with the exhibition Fresh Ink: Ten Takes on Chinese Tradition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. It is sponsored by the Rockefeller Fund for East Asian Art of the Department of History of Art and Architecture, the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Harvard-Yenching Institute, and th
President Kaler tours the University of Minnesota campus
Before he started as the University of Minnesota's 16th president, Eric Kaler and his wife Karen embarked on a sweeping tour of campus, to re-familiarize themselves with the school where Eric earned his PhD in chemical engineering in 1982. They covered both the East and West Banks as well as the St. Paul campus, even making an impromptu stop at the U's Dairy Lab!
The Best Preparation for the SATs
The Best Preparation for the SATs - Gaston Caperton, president and CEO of The College Board, talks about how doing your homework everyday is the best preparation for the SAT. (02:22)
Speech exercise: Savon de Marseille
You will be able to explain the make-up and function of several products. You will be able to recommend suitable products using the right arguments.
Clinical Examinations in Surgery: Components of the History in Surgery This multimedia-based module is part of a series designed for medical students to assist in preparation for clinical examinations in surgery. This module, the first of seven in the series, explores the basic guidelines for surgery and the components history taking. The basic guidelines for surgery are similar to internal medicine. The disease profile, howeve
This multimedia-based module is part of a series designed for medical students to assist in preparation for clinical examinations in surgery. This module, the first of seven in the series, explores the basic guidelines for surgery and the components history taking.
The basic guidelines for surgery are similar to internal medicine. The disease profile, howeve
Preparation of Mammalian Meiotic Chromosomes and Spermatozoa/Obtaining Early Mammalian Embryos and P
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in reproductive and developmental biology, including student outlines, instructors notes, and suggested questions for laboratory reports.
Inequalities and Absolute Value Homework -- Sample Test: Inequalities and Absolute Values
This module provides a sample test on inequalities and absolute values.
Banks put pressure on stocks
July 18 - Summary of business headlines: Stocks weighed down by worries; News Corp shares under pressure; Schwab earnings rise; Halliburton profits jump 54 percent. Bobbi Rebell reports.
TaDa for Online Writing Checklist
ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT)
Students in ESD.801 Leadership Development work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. Readings, assignments and class discussion explore the topics covered in this class. In addition, students participate in an Outward Bound experience and participate in "leadership lunches" with global leaders.