Howard Davies in Conversation with Lord Goldsmith QC
The separation of powers idea is at the heart of all legal democracies. Yet within those democracies there will often be positions of high office which require their holders to perform functions which are both legal and political. In this series of events senior figures who hold or have held positions of this type talk about their lives in the law, the nature of their office, the institutions which they serve, their roles and responsibilities within those institutions, the role of lawyers in gov
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Jihad: the trail of Political Islam
Political Islam has emerged as one of the great ideologies of the modern world. How did this occur? Will it inevitably lead to conflict with the West? Is a clash of civilizations avoidable? And where is Political Islam heading? Gilles Kepel is Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs for 2009-10. Professor Kepel is best known for his books on the Middle East and North Africa, and for his work on Islamism, including Islamism in Europe.
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Positive Deviance: the only strategy left for sustainability leadership?
In the absence of an adequate response to unsustainability by political leaders, it is up to the rest of us to lead the way. Sara Parkin is a founder director of Forum for the Future.
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LSE Literary Weekend - Literature and the Sciences: Where do they meet?
Three poets discuss the interrelationship between art and literature and the social sciences. What are the links between these seemingly polarised disciplines? Does art have any concrete influence on the social and political sciences?
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LSE Literary Festival - Reading London
How do we attempt to understand the sprawling "modern Babylon" that is London, with its layers of social, political and cultural history? Can art, architecture and literature help us to 'read' this complex city?
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Hamlet Without the Prince of Denmark: how development has disappeared from today's 'development' dis
Ha-Joon Chang is a reader in the political economy of development at Cambridge University. This event is supported by the LSE Annual Fund.
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Disrupting the Single Use Disposable Cup Industry
Thanks to a team of researchers led by Vipin Kumar, UW associate professor of mechanical engineering and director of the UW Microcellular Consortium, innovative UW start-up MicroGreen Polymers has secured deals with several airlines to provide in-flight hot beverage cups that are environmentally friendly: cups made from plastic that can be recycled repeatedly. Kumar's research focuses on microcellular composites, a family of novel cellular materials expected to be used in a variety of applicat
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War on climate change?
 In this podcast - going to war for the environment? Dr Matthew Humphrey, Reader in Political Philosophy assesses a controversial theory by Australian academic Professor Robyn Eckersley.

Professor Eckersley is among a group of experts who believe that military intervention may be reasonably used to protect natural resources.


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A Brief Look at the History of Passover
This video explains the history of Passover and how it came to be as the Jews escaped the Egyptians. Good video and easy to follow. A word wall might be a good idea as many words are used that may need more explanation.   04:37 run time.

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China - Economic Miracle or Economic Timebomb?
The growth of China in recent years has been described as an economic miracle with Western companies and governments rushing to build partnerships with the new power in the East. The opening up of the Chinese market and the expansion of industry, technology and production within the country has, however, had a profound effect on the people of China, its political leaders and the rest of the world. This impact can be seen in the growing inequalities within China, the loss of jobs in the west a
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Parties, Campaigns and Representation: The Political Impact of Blogs and Social Media
Are social media tools likely to prove effective in engaging any voters except those who are already interested in politics? Is their apparent 'democratisation' of traditional party structures to be believed? The outcome of political careers and even campaigns is increasingly dependent on the successful mastery of new communication tools including social media. Many MPs and members of Congress are embracing the use of social networking tools to keep in touch with their constituents, whilst Face
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11: Assistant Attorney General Wanda Moore from Shaping & Strengthening Correctional Policy etc.
Assistant Attorney General Wanda Moore presents on the panel "Shaping & Strengthening Correctional Policy & Legislation through Research - What are the possibilities for New Jersey" at Evidence-Based Interventions Lead to Improved Outcomes, Day 1 of The Rutgers University Evidence-Based Initiative For Justice Policies and
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4.370 Interrogative Design Workshop (MIT)
"Parrhesia" was an Athenian right to frank and open speaking, the right that, like the First Amendment, demands a "fearless speaker" who must challenge political powers with criticism and unsolicited advice. Can designer and artist respond today to such a democratic call and demand? Is it possible to do so despite the (increasing) restrictions imposed on our liberties today? Can the designer or public artist operate as a proactive "parrhesiatic" agent and contribute to the protection, developmen
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John Mearsheimer: "The War in Iraq and America's Role in the World"
A talk by John Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Political Science; Director, Program on International Security. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program
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The Integrity of American Elections
On the eve of the 2006 U.S. elections, Professor Mayer, this year’s holder of the Fulbright-ANU Distinguished Professorship in Political Science, reviews the state of the electoral process in America asking how effective the process of running elections in the United States is and how it compares to the management of elections in Australia. In light of the problems in Florida during the presidential election of 2000 and the subsequent passage of the Help America Vote Ac
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"Reading 'Legitimation Crisis' in Tehran" (video)
wbh logoA talk by Danny Postel, Senior Editor of openDemocracy, an online global magazine of politics & culture. The Iran depicted in the headlines is a rogue state ruled by ever-more-defiant Islamic fundamentalists. Yet inside the borders, an unheralded transformation of a wholly different political bent is occurring. A "liberal renaissance," as one Iranian thinker terms it, is emerging in Iran, a
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom
Virtual Maths Data Handling Light Survey exercise - , Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom, worksheet and activity resources
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Lokacija posnetka: Sharm el Sheikh, Egipt.,Location of a photo: Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt.
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The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
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Digital Library Object - Relevancy of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe in the post Cold-War era.
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