The Americans and imperialism
In this unit we shall look more closely at the evidence available to assess the truth of this argument. Were the working people, as opposed to the political leaders, interested in the issue of expansion? Was such interest evident only among certain sections of the community? Was it predominantly an enthusiasm for empire or not? We shall also try to identify some of the reasons underlying the nature of the response. And we shall be interested in how far politicians found it worth their while to â
CIA Officer in Residence at College of Charleston
Mary DesJeans is the CIA's deputy director for intelligence for strategic programs and is teaching in the College of Charleston's Department of Political Science starting in fall 2010. She is a CIA Officer in Residence and will teach and conduct research during her two-year tour.
Panel #3 - Governance in Asia: Emerging Political Elites
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California-Berkeley Presentations: Political Stability and Reform in China Susan Shirk, University of California-San Diego Japan's New Asianism: Threat or Opportunity? Daniel Sneider, Stanford University Discussant: Peter Lorentzen, University of California-Berkeley
Today we salute you, Elon Alumni of Genius!
A new video featuring three Elon presidents, and one faculty rock star! Appearing in this video: President Leo M. Lambert President Fred Young President Earl Danieley Stephen Futrell, associate professor of music Connie Book, associate provost Jana Lynn Patterson, assistant vice president for student life Michael Williams, director of campus center operations Jim Donathan, associate director of academic advising Bob Anderson (narrator), associate professor of political science Students: Will A
This section encourages objectivity as students are offered information about the historical context for the works of art. The pre-visit activity, Analyzing Political Cartoons, asks students to find and interpret a political cartoon. This exercise continues to encourage students' exploration of symbols as tools for delivering messages, in this case politically and socially motivated ones. The on-site activity, Analyzing Art, asks students to look at a work of art subjectively through a facilitat
The Importance of Actor Cleavages in Negotiating a European Constitution
Lecture by Madeleine Hosli, Professor of International Relations, Leiden University Netherlands Visiting Professor of Political Science.
Burma votes 2010 -- 1 -- Des Ball and Morten Pedersen
Des Ball and Morten Pedersen are the guests in the first 'Burma votes 2010' vodcast. This video was recorded on 2 November 2010 and is hosted by Nicholas Farrelly. It is the first in a series about the 2010 elections in Burma. 'Burma votes 2010' brings together experts to discuss and analyse the poll and the political landscape ahead of and after the election day. If you have questions or comments for the team you can leave them here or join in the conversation at asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newm
A talk by Saad Hariri
Editor's note: Unfortunately the first few minutes of the introduction are missing from the podcast. Saad Hariri is President of the Council of Ministers of the Lebanese Republic, a position he has held since November 2009. He is the leader of the Future Movement, which currently holds the majority in Lebanon's parliament. He entered the political domain in 2005 following the assassination of his father, former Prime Minister Rafic Hariri. Prior to politics, he held several high level roles in b
Fred Halliday â€“ an intellectual appreciation
This public event is an intellectual appreciation of Professor Fred Halliday who worked at the London School of Economics and Political Science for more than 20 years and who sadly passed away in April 2010. Michael Cox is professor of international relations at LSE. Howard Davies is director of LSE. Fawaz Gerges is professor of middle eastern politics and international relations at LSE. Christopher Hill is Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations, University of Cambridge. Margot
Thousands protest Seoul G20 summit
Protesters take to the streets of Seoul, South Korea to rally against the G20 summit.
Authors@Google: Alexandra Schwartz
Alexandra Schwartz is a member of the curatorial department of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and has written or edited multiple books on art, including two on Ed Ruscha. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She has worked closely with Ruscha on several projects over the past several years. Ed Ruscha is one of Los Angeles's best known artists. He was born in Nebraska and raised in Oklahoma but belongs to Los Angeles in a way that few other artists do. Since the 1960s, Rus
Learning outcomes After studying this course, you should be able to: discuss the main challenges facing disabled students in eLearning have an understanding of the types of technology used by disabled students consider what adjustments you might make in your own role discuss disability and adjustments with colleagues involved in putting teaching into a virtual learning environment.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
discuss the main challenges facing disabled students in eLearning
have an understanding of the types of technology used by disabled students
consider what adjustments you might make in your own role
discuss disability and adjustments with colleagues involved in putting teaching into a virtual learning environment.
Beginner S6 #5 - Learn This Japanese Verb Ahead of Time
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! It’s so easy to run behind. In Japan, time seems to fly, and your Japanese to-do list is always so long! But you’re trying to improve this bad habit: in fact, you made a resolution to work harder at being on time for your appointments in Japan as often as possible [...]
Prime Time in Transition
Fear not, fans of character-based TV fiction: reality shows will not obliterate tales featuring â€śtransactions between human beings â€“ the Jane Austen end of things,â€ť as John Romano puts it. This veteran of some of TVâ€™s finest cop dramas (including Hill Street Blues and Monk) sees wrenching changes in
Ann Stoler: Retracing the Imperial Modern
Professor Ann Stoler (Anthropology, New School, NY), 'Retracing the Imperial Modern: The Carceral Archipelago of Empire'. Lecture delivered at CRASSH conference, 'The Political Life of Documents: Archives, Memory and Contested Knowledge' (15-16 January, 2010).
A Few Things Learned from Craigslist
In his unassuming way, Craig Newmark believes his eponymous website might just help nudge people toward greater civic engagement. While Craigslist.org â€śis a simple platform where people help each other out,â€ť focusing on everyday needs like getting a job or an apartment, it is also a profoundly collaborative venture, with p
Graphing Inequalities on a Number Line
Instructor uses a white board to demonstrate solving inequalities in one variable and graphing the solution on a number line. Â Examples include one-step, two-step, and multi-step linear inequalities. Â
STS.436 Cold War Science (MIT)
This seminar examines the history and legacy of the Cold War on American science. It explores scientist's new political roles after World War II, ranging from elite policy makers in the nuclear age to victims of domestic anti Communism. It also examines the changing institutions in which the physical sciences and social sciences were conducted during the postwar decades, investigating possible epistemic effects on forms of knowledge. The subject closes by considering the place of science in the
The website for Banipal, a literary magazine for contemporary Arab literature in English translation, gives access to selected content from current and back issues. The magazine's three issues a year present established and new authors and poets from around the Arab world through translations of poems, short stories or excerpts from novels. The site publishes selections of poetry and fiction from each issue as well as the table of contents, contributor profiles, book reviews and events listings.