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Why Human Rights Matter
 On the eve of International Human Rights Day, the Secretary General of Amnesty International, Irene Khan, delivered the inaugural Paragon Human Rights lecture. She spoke about the erosion of human rights in the name of counter-terrorism measures in the UK and across the globe.

Irene Khan argued that the UK's counter-terrorism policies are undermining the absolute prohibition of torture and ill treatment. She maintained that this approach is based on a false assumption that ef
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Faculty Advising Session: Litigation
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Coordinating Conjunctions
In this animated video to decipher Dark Marker's message, the Pentastic Four travel to 1776 in search of clues. Dotty introduces F.A.N.B.O.Y.S., an acronym used to remember each of the coordinating conjunctions.

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Subordinating Conjunctions
This video has no sound and is just a list of subordinating conjunctions.  They are used to introduce dependent clauses. (0:27)
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The Gruesome Reality of Civil War Medicine
During the Civil War, battlefield injuries often meant infection, amputation, and surgeries performed by inexperienced doctors. (03:08)
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11.969 Workshop on Deliberative Democracy and Dispute Resolution (MIT)
The Workshop on Deliberative Democracy and Dispute Resolution, sponsored by the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and The Flora and William Hewlett Foundation, is a two-day conference that brings together dispute resolution professionals and political theorists in the field of deliberative democracy.
Author(s): Menkel-Meadow, Carrie,Booher, David,Forester, John

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"The Fifteen-Woman Lawsuit Opposing the Self-Defense Forces in Iraq" (video)
japan protest posterA talk by lawyer Michiko Nakajima. In the course of the Iraq War, citizens in Japan, singly or in groups, have been taking the state to court alleging violation of the "no war" clause of the Constitution in deploying Self-Defense Force troops. Feminist labor lawyer Michiko Nakajima led a group of 15 women plaintiffs in one such suit. This
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01.03.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.BERLIN: Verteidigungsminister zu Guttenberg legt nach Informationen der "Bild"-Zeitung sein Amt noch an diesem Dienstag nieder. Ein entsprechendes Rücktrittsgesuch habe er bereits bei Bundeskanzlerin Merkel eingereicht. Auch das Bundespräsidialamt sei über Guttenbergs geplanten Schritt schon informiert worden. Da
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Volcanic Activity: Vesuvius Buries Pompeii
Vesuvius' Eruption That Buried Pompeii - Vesuvius' most early eruption, is now its most famous. (01:24)
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Literaturno-memorialnyi muzei F. M. Dostoevskogo
Literaturno-memorialnyi muzei F. M. Dostoevskogo is the beautifully produced, easy to navigate, detailed site of the Petersburg Dostoevsky museum. The site provides: biographical information about the writer in chronological format, with family portraits; a link to the sub-site Dostoevsky’s Image (catalogued separately); a chronology of literary works with links to overviews and to the full-text source; detailed descriptions of (and links to) six other Dostoevsky museums; photographs of Dostoev
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Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech: What International Human Rights Law Says [Audio]
Speaker(s): Navi Pillay | In recent years, the world has witnessed a number of incidents involving hate speech at times with wide-ranging and global repercussions. Many governments have put in place measures which not always are in consonance with international human rights law. This lecture recalls the relevant provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and showcases the jurisprudence of the
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6.254 Game Theory with Engineering Applications (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of game theory and mechanism design. Motivations are drawn from engineered/networked systems (including distributed control of wireline and wireless communication networks, incentive-compatible/dynamic resource allocation, multi-agent systems, pricing and investment decisions in the Internet), and social models (including social and economic networks). The course emphasizes theoretical foundations, mathematical tools, modeling, and equilibrium n
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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Engaging Students - with Traditional Mandarin subtitles
Experience what the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University has to offer! This video contains testimonials of FASS undergrads and alumni from a range of departments describing their experiences while being part of the largest faculty here at SFU. Please visit our FASS homepage for more information about opportunities and programs. http://www.fass.sfu.ca/
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Macbeth: The Film
Following a London West End run in December 2007, a sold-out limited engagement at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in March 2008, and an eight-week run on Broadway, director Rupert Goold's stage production of Macbeth was filmed for television at the end of 2009 with Patrick Stewart in his Tony-nominated performance as the ambitious general, and Tony-nominated Kate Fleetwood as his scheming wife. This video is from the Great Performances series on PBS that originally aired in November of 2010. (02:
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Video -- Exxon Valdez Lessons Applied in Gulf Coast Cleanup
This four minute video explains how  the December 3, 2010 leanup techniques used after the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill may have caused more environmental damage than the oil itself.
So different strategies—such as washing sand and returning it to
beaches—are helping to clean Gulf of Mexico coasts affected by the oil spill. This could be used as a career video or to show how science can be used in the environment.

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"The U.N. Security Council and the Making of the Modern World" (video)
Bosco book coverA talk by professor and author David Bosco. From the Berlin Airlift to the Iraq War, the UN Security Council has stood at the heart of global politics. Part public theater, part smoke-filled backroom, the Council has enjoyed notable successes and suffered ignominious failures, but it has always provided a space for the five great powers to sit down toget
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Electoral Politics in the Age of Reform
Historians have emphasised the unsavoury nature of electoral politics in the decades before 1832. Four charges were levelled at the electoral system by these critics * that very few voters were free to vote as they wished * the electorate was thoroughly venal and regarded the vote as a piece of personal property upon which they expected to make a profit every 7 years * elections were an exclusive proceeding concerning only political and social elites * political issues were unim
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