The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Where could Justice go wrong?
The lecture places the crime – the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri – in its socio-political context, considers the process of the establishment of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in 2007, focuses on the structural properties of the tribunal, and closes by posing the central unanswered questions facing the same.
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Electoral Reform in the Wake of the Economic Crisis
(Editors note: Due to technical difficulties there may be some inaudible sections for a few seconds at the beginning and end.) Following the most devastating economic crisis since the Great Depression, electoral and institutional governance reform is high on the agenda of all political parties. Dr Cable identifies major targets for reform. Vince Cable is deputy leader and shadow chancellor of the Liberal Democrats. He is MP for Twickenham.
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Doldrums to Downing Street? The Conservative Party's long journey from opposition to the brink of of
Why did the world's oldest and most successful political party dump Margaret Thatcher only to commit electoral suicide under John Major? Just as importantly, what stopped the Tories getting their act together until David Cameron came along? The answers, Tim Bale shows, are as provocative as the questions.
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Demain, l’Université (video)

L’étiolement en France de la conception d’une université comme unique lieu de production du savoir et d’échange, et la conséquente création des grandes écoles, organismes de recherche, IUT…, ont appauvri, en même temps que le sous-financement et le manque d’autonomie, l’université française.
Et demain ? L’université devra se construire autour des initiatives à venir. La loi de liberté et d’autonomie, dite loi Pécresse (LRU), sera un premier pas en avant car
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More expensive medication may be more potent
"Marketing variables not only influence people's perceptions and expectations, they actually influence the real efficacy of products such as medications." This is according to Ziv Carmon, INSEAD Professor of Marketing, who, along with Rebecca Waber and Dan Ariely from MIT and Baba Shiv from Stanford, tested the effect of price on the efficacy of a medication by administering electric shocks to those taking part in the study to test their resistance to pain.

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Klartext 2010-10-14
Vi på Klartext berättade att alla de instängda gruvarbetarna i Chile nu är räddade. Vi berättade också att flera hundra anställda inom Försvaret kan tvingas sluta sina jobb.
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Klartext 2010-09-17
På torsdagen hade Klartext en sammanfattning av de rödgröna partiernas politik.
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The Reverend Peter J. Gomes: Keynote Address
Professor Gomes reflects on the religious climate on Harvard's campus when he arrived nearly 40 years ago and how diverse the student body is today. Students from Harvard College and the graduate schools met with chaplains to work on a strategy for conducting interfaith conversations around campus. Student and chaplain panelists shared their personal narratives. Participants then met in small groups throughout the day to gain an understanding of others' beliefs and how to have conversations abo
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What are Cells and How Were They Discovered? 
This is a power point with audio and images that explain what cells are and how they work. It also gives a history of the discovery of cells.  Run time 04:00.
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How to Write a College Paper: The Revision Process
This video explains how to revise your college paper, whether it's for a thesis, essay, or story. (2:01)
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Le référendum et les consultations populaires - J. Lang, T. Ménissier

Le référendum et les consultations populaires, recours démocratique ou démagogie ?

L'Université de tous les savoirs et Le Château de Versailles présentent
les Premiers entretiens du Jeu de Paume
La démocr@tie d?opinion
Du siècle des lumières à la démocratie des courts circuits
Vendredi 18, samedi 19 et dimanche 20 juin 2010

18h30 : Le référendum et les consulta
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IP3S 2010 - Session UMVF 5 : Communications Libres (video)

IP3S 2010

11e Congrès International Internet et Pédagogie de la Santé et du Sport

12 & 13 Novembre 2010 – Université Victor Segalen, Bordeaux 2

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Session UMVF 5 : Communications Libres

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Mr. Ford's Anatomy & Physiology: Lesson 0403 - Glycolysis
This video is the first part in a series dealing with cellular respiration.  This lesson provides an overview of Glycolysis, with a useful "minimum to know" review at the end. The complete series of lesson videos, as well as interactive exam reviews and class notes, can be found at www.mrfordsclass.net. (6:46) 
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Analyses, persistence an degradation of the synthetic pyrethroid insecticides permethrin and fenvale
Studies on persistence and degradation of the synthetic pyrethroid insecticides, permethrin and fenvalerate, were carried out under natural environmental conditions of the Niagara Peninsula. Permethrin and fenvalerate were treated on apple foliage atrat~s of 0.21 kg(AI)!ha and 0.14 kg(AI)/ha, respectively. The initial cis- and trans-permethrin spray deposits were found to be 13.5 ppm and 19.2 ppm, respectively and 38.0 ppm was observed for the fenvalerate treated sample. Twenty-three days and 84
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Freaky Liquid Metal
Ferrofluid (magnetic fluid) sculptures by two Japanese artists that move like something out of a science fiction movie. You have to watch the video! Set to music.  No narration. Run time 04:19
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Secularisms in crisis
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 religious commitments in liberal democrac
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How rich are the baby boomers and how poor are their children?
David Willetts will analyse the distribution of income and wealth between different generations in Britain. He will investigate why the baby boomer generation have done particularly well for both income and wealth. He will then look at why the younger generation face much less favourable economic circumstances. Drawing on his new book The Pinch he will firmly place the issue of fairness between the generations on the political agenda.
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Community and Innovation: "Where and Why is Innovation Happening?"
Margaret O'Mara is a historian of the modern United States whose work looks at the growth of the knowledge economy and the reasons creativity and innovation thrive in particular places. She is the author of Cities of Knowledge: Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley (Princeton, 2005), which explored how Silicon Valley came to be, why other U.S. regions did not become Silicon Valley, and what the Cold War had to do with it. Her current research includes a study of high-tech g
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UW 2010 Holiday Video
UW 2010 Holiday Video
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Networks and the Digital Revolution: Economic Myths and Realities

The economy is now a networked economy. "Information goods" are becoming more important than traditional goods. Online businesses are a more substantial driving force than brick-and-mortar establishments. Some people even say that in this networked world centralized managerial hierarchies are obsolete; in the future, they will be replaced by decentralized, disaggregated, peer-to-peer communities.


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