Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
"The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday: Unexpected Encounters in t
A talk by New York Times journalist Neil MacFarquhar. His book, "The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday" reveals a cross-section of unsung, dynamic men and women pioneering political and social change. There is the Kuwaiti sex therapist in a leather suit with matching red headscarf, and the Syrian engineer advocatin
Genocide Conference Panel 3: “Confronting Darfur"
This panel addressed the conflict in the Darfur region of The Sudan and the allegations of genocide; the adequacy of the international response to the crises and proffer solutions to end the conflict. Vincent O. Nmehielle, Principal Defender of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and Associate Professor of Law, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
UFS English Whit #1 Sentence Connectors Part 5 of 6
Part 5: Purpose of sentence connectors.This video is the 5th in a 6-part series examining the use of sentence connectors. Part 4 shows a UNSW Foundation Studies class in action creating a paragraph using sentence connectors.
UT Appoints Interim President - Full Press Conference
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Tobacco in the Colonies
Investment in the field yields profits in the marketplace for diligent tobacco farmers. Rural tradesman Wayne Randolph describes the hungry crop's allure.
Election 2008: A Letter to Spike
Whatever your ideology and political convictions, there's no question that the election of Senator Barack Obama as president of the United States stands out as a major milestone in the nation's history. Salt Lake Tribune reporter Matthew
This 1:24 minute video is a quick overview of the history of this city and some of its culture.
"Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making" (video)
"Superclass" provides the first in-depth examination of the connections between the global communities of leaders who are at the helm of every major enterprise on the planet and control its greatest wealth. It is an unprecedented examination of the trends within the superclass, which are likely to alter our politics, our institutions, and the shape of the world in which we live. Rothkopf is also the
Writing Dialog with Quotation Marks Using Casablanca As An Example
The clip discusses the basic rules of using quotation marks. Using Casablanca as an example, learn how to write dialog using quotation marks. The dialog from the film is typed on the screen into traditional novel format using quotation marks in the dialog.
Quotation Marks and Commas
In this skit by the Electric Company we see examples of how to use quotation marks in dialogue.
Middle East Peace?
In the wake of this week's peace summit in Annapolis, Bill Moyers Journal profiles the politically powerful group Christians United for Israel (CUFI), whose leader Pastor John Hagee wants to bring millions of Christians together to support Israel. But some say his message is dangerous: "It is time for America to...consider a military preemptive strike against Iran to prevent a nuclear holocaust in Israel and a nuclear attack in America." Bill Moyers Journal reports on CUFI and then gets theol
Persistence in Economic and Political Institutions
Most research in political economy starts with the presumption that institutions persist and shape the political-economic interactions of different groups and agents. Many societies, however, experience frequent changes in their political institutions. Certain economic institutions also change. In the face of this picture of frequently changing institutions, do such institutions really persist? Professor James Robinson, Harvard University, discusses the nature of institutional persistence and e
Song - Move Your Body, by Hi 5
The live action video shows group Hi 5 singing and dancing. The song names the parts of the body and kids in the studio imitating the movements. (1:59)
Le mal des urgents (Vidéo) Film réalisé par Eric Duvivier Code : 487 Département de psychiatrie et de psychologie médicale du Professeur J.M. Alby. Texte de Thierry Gineste et Raymond Lepoutre, dit par Raymond Lepoutre.
Faculté de médecine Saint-Antoine, Université Paris 6.
Film réalisé par Eric Duvivier
Code : 487
Département de psychiatrie et de psychologie médicale du Professeur J.M. Alby.
Texte de Thierry Gineste et Raymond Lepoutre, dit par Raymond Lepoutre.
a new course published: Information Literacy 2
Today a new course is published: Information Literacy 2. Now TU Delft OpenCourseWare has three courses in the field of Information Literacy: Information Literacy 1 Information Literacy 2 Information Literacy 3: for master’s and PhD students Information Literacy 2 is the advanced course after the first one in which you learned how to find, evaluate and use [...]
On Responsibility and Justice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Emily McTernan | Questions of responsibility play a central role within contemporary political debate. This lecture will revise the currently impoverished conception of responsibility within theories of justice. Emily McTernan is a fellow in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at LSE.
Penguins Beating the Heat?
July 26, 2007—For Antarctica's penguins, the global-warming plot thickens: Some species seem to be adapting to the heat, while others are experiencing a foreboding population decline.
"New Writing from the Balkans"
Readings of original poetry and fiction by two leading South Slavic authors, Igor Štiks from Croatia and Aleš Debeljak from Slovenia, both of whom currently reside in Chicago. The readings are followed by a discussion of the creative atmosphere and trends in contemporary literature in Southeast Europe, with time devoted to the experience of writing away from one’s home country. Sp