Health and Human Rights Pamphlets
A series of 7 pamphlets exploring different aspects of the Right to Health These pamphlets are available in three languages English Xhosa and Afrikaans
Stealing Empire: P2P, intellectual property and hip-hop subversion
Stealing Empire poses the question What possibilities for agency exist in the age of corporate globalisation Using the work of Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt as a point of entry Adam Haupt delves into varied terrain to locate answers in this groundbreaking inquiry He explores arguments about copyright via peertopeer P2P platforms such as Napster free speech struggles debates about access to information and open content licenses and develops a politically incisive analysis of counter discourses
Television News Careers : How to Become an International News Reporter
Becoming an international news reporter, also known as a foreign correspondent, requires having a grasp on international relations, possibly knowing a foreign language and understanding the politics of a given country. Understand what it takes to work overseas as a news reporter with insider information from award-winning former TV news anchor, Glenn Selig, in this video on television jobs.
Understanding Contemporary Art
Introduces the concepts and characteristics of contemporary art, artists and their works. Through this course, one can understand contemporary art and enjoy various arts and culture activities
Business Studies and astronomy!
As well as updating the existing listings in the directory, two more podcast channels have been added to the directory. The first is the Brain Storm preview channel with podcasts on a variety of business related topics. The second is a series of podcasts about Author(s):
What to do when everything changes: Mastering high uncertainty in start-ups
Israel has a thriving high-technology startup sector, which is based on world-class expertise and entrepreneurial talent. But nobody is perfect and even these sophisticated venture companies can improve in their management of uncertainty. When faced with risks and uncertainty, most high technology start-ups in Israel’s telecom industry carry out too much planning and then tend to adopt an insufficiently flexible stance. Conversely, the start-up companies facing low uncertainty appear to make t
UO Faculty Senate Meeting
The agenda includes many important issues including an overview by President Lariviere of the New Partnership proposal and an extended conversation with Rob Mullens and Jamie Moffitt, our new athletic director and senior associate athletic director for finances and administration, respectively. Share This
UO Today #459: William Toll / Ellen Eisenberg
William Toll, History, and Ellen Eisenberg, History, Willamette University, discuss their book Jews of the Pacific Coast: Reinventing Community on America’s Edge (2010). They each gave talks at the UO on May 23, 2010 as part of the 10-year anniversary celebration of the Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies. UO Today, the Oregon Humanities Center’s [...]
UO Today #460: Thaddeus Russell
Thaddeus Russell, historian and cultural critic, discusses his new book A Renegade History of the United States, which views American history “from the gutter up.” UO Today, the Oregon Humanities Center’s half-hour television interview program, provides a glimpse into the heart of the University of Oregon. Each episode offers viewers a conversation with UO faculty and [...]
Persuasive Techniques in Advertising
"This video deepens students’ understanding of the concepts of pathos,
logos, and ethos with visual examples. The video explains how the
television, print, and online advertisements utilize the three
rhetorical strategies. The narration in the commercial further explains
their use in each advertisement." (from the Source page)
It Starts with One: Changing individuals changes organisations
Small and large businesses have been searching for decades for the holy grail of organisational change: the perfect way to motivate employees to change their old ways for what management (or consultants!) deem to be better, new ones. The prevailing wind of change is a “top down” change of an organisation’s structure or reward system. Some experts espouse putting a “champion” in the executive suite to drive and implement change down to the lowest rung of the corporate ladder. The notion
Setting a new youth trend
After more than 20 years as a marketing communications consultant, Bernd Gebert, who was 50 at the time, gave up a lucrative business in 2006 to start Das macht Schule in Hamburg.
Burdened by the passivity and pessimism of the generation who would be future leaders, Gebert’s vision for Das macht Schule is to motivate young people to take charge of their lives, be proactive and become responsible, caring citizens.
"Latin American Elections: Turning Left?"
A panel discussion with: Larry Birns (Council on Hemispheric Affairs), Fernando Coronil (University of Michigan) and Mabel Moraña (Washington University); from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
"Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America"
Based on nearly a decade of painstaking research in archives and census records, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Elliot Jaspin's book Buried in the Bitter Waters provides irrefutable evidence that racial cleansing occurred again and again on American soil, and fundamentally reshaped the geography of race. From the World Beyo
"Colonialism, Militarism, and the Political Economy of Transracial Adoption"
A talk by Emi Koyama. Part of the Japan at Chicago Lecture Series: Celebrating Protest. Sponsored by the Japan Committee of the Center for East Asian Studies, the Human Rights Program, and the Center for International Studies.
"Intersex at the Intersection of Queer Theory & Disability Theory"
A talk by Emi Koyama, Director, Intersex Initiative. Part of the Japan at Chicago Lecture Series: Celebrating Protest. Sponsored by the Japan Committee of the Center for East Asian Studies, the Human Rights Program, the Center for International Studies, and the Center for Gender Studies.Author(s):
"Ganesa versus Kusilavau: Myths and Reality of the Oral Composition of the Sanskrit Epics"
A special lecture by John Brockington, Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit at the University of Edinburgh. From the South Asia Seminar.
PGE Distinguished Lecture: "Is Development Sustainable? Not Even Close"
A talk by Robert Repetto. Is development sustainable? Certainly not the way the world is now going about it. Major trends are heading straight toward ecological and human disasters and if they are not changed and changed soon, development efforts will fail for billions of people, comprising mainly the world?s most vulnerable populations. Climate change, water
"Challenges for the New Administration in Iraq and Afghanistan"
A talk by Juan Cole. Juan Cole will discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy in Iraq and Afghanistan beyond the November presidential elections. Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively about Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and South Asia. He studies and writes about contemporary Isl
"The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power"
Writer, film-maker, and leading figure of the international left Tariq Ali speaks about Pakistan, Afghanistan and the future of U.S. involvement in the region. Ali's new book, "The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power", weighs the prospects of those contending for power in the aftermath of Benazir Bhutto's assassination, and demonstrates Pakistan