Power, voice and rights: a turning point for gender equality in Asia and the Pacific
This site provides free access to the full text of a report by UN Development Programme (UNDP) which was published in March 2010. The report examines gender inequality in the Asia-Pacific area, focusing on 3 specific areas: The report focuses on 3 areas economic power, political decision-making and legal rights― It analyses the problems women face, and how policies and attitudes can be changed to encourage gender equality. In addition to the full text of the report, the website also offe
Women of four wars: stories from the veteran's history project
This site is maintained by the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress. It provides free access to online materials relating to the experience of women service personnel in the Korean War, Vietnam War, Afghanistan conflict and the Gulf war. The site includes online oral histories with video webcasts or podcasts of interviews with the women in whom they detail their experiences of fighting and warfare. Technical and copyright information is displayed on the website.
Listen: VU competes in EPA Game Day recycling challenge
Vanderbilt is one of 89 colleges and universities taking the EPA Game Day recycling challenge for Homecoming. Volunteers will assist the Commodore Nation in scoring off the field in the challenge that is taking place across the country.
Visions of hope for a terrorised planet - Annual Peace Lecture 2008
Dr Kate Dewes, member of the United Nations Disarmament Advisory Board presents the 2008 Annual Peace lecture - Visions of hope for a terrorised planet. Lecture given Aug 11, 2008.
Keynote address: Research Agenda and Policy Perspectives on Agriculture for Development
The keynote address of the conference, by Justin Lin, the chief economist at the World Bank, focuses on future research priorities and the process of implementing the policy objectives of the 2008 World Development Report, "Agriculture for Development." Justin Lin is the Chief Economist of the World Bank.
Julius Caesar: Caesar's Death Scene
Presented by the University of Richmond's Department of Theatre and Dance, September 30, 2010. Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare's most gripping political thrillers and one of the theatre's greatest explorations of the intoxicating lust for power and violent change that can lead to the rending of ambitions, friendships, and a nation. Centered around three of Shakespeare's most memorable charactersâCaesar, Brutus, and the young Mark Antonyâthe play contrasts a vast historical canvas
21L.460 Medieval Literature: Dante, Boccaccio, Chaucer (MIT)
The course explores the literary masterworks of three of the most celebrated authors of the Middle Ages in their original literary and historical contexts. The various themes they take up - the importance of writing in the vernacular; the discourse of love as a form of discipline practised upon the self; the personal and political aspirations of the self in society; the constitution of ideal forms of social organization; the role of religion in the life and works of lay authors - transformed the
Introduction to microeconomics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Semester 1 2009/2010. There are no pre-requisites to taking this module and in particular there is no assumption of any prior knowledge of economics. For those who have taken A-level economics or any other version of economics some of the module content will appear familiar to you. However, the methods of analysis and the approach to teaching will quite probably be very different to anything experienced be
Attitude and behaviour of organic farmers in the course of time Collective intelligence at a time of global crisis - Tom Atlee The Meanings of Timbuktu Stealing Empire: P2P, intellectual property and hip-hop subversion Noam Chomsky's Syntactic Structures Umqomboti, utywala and lucky stars: stories of liquor in Langa between 1930 and 1980 Modern Life and Fashion An original podcast and Bluegrass too! Subject Special: The Arts In this subject special on the arts, we feature a selection of podcast channels from the creative category of our Podcast Directory for Educators. Listen to a selection of podcasts, including secrets from a media artist and various topics from a number of visits to art galleries - the Baltic in Gateshead, the Ta Ethics and Climate Change Iran and the Nuclear Dynamic The Challenges of the Saddam Hussein Trial
Since the early 1990s organic farming witnessed a dynamic development in Austria.
The increasing number of organic farms is accompanied by a comprehensive transformation of the political and social framework for organic farming: e.g. AustriaÂ´s entry in the EU in 1995, the in
Tom Atlee's research and thought innovations span from the conscious evolution of social systems to collaborative dynamics to a host of other ideas centering on group, social and political dynamics.
This volume authored by leading international scholars begin s to sketch the meaning of Timbuktu within the context of the intellectual history of West Africa in particular and of the African continent in general The book covers four broad areas Part I provides an introduction to the region outlines what archaeology can tell us of its history examines the paper and various calligraphic styles used in the manuscripts and explains how ancient institutions of scholarship functioned Part II begins t
Stealing Empire poses the question What possibilities for agency exist in the age of corporate globalisation Using the work of Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt as a point of entry Adam Haupt delves into varied terrain to locate answers in this groundbreaking inquiry He explores arguments about copyright via peertopeer P2P platforms such as Napster free speech struggles debates about access to information and open content licenses and develops a politically incisive analysis of counter discourses
One of South Africa leading language experts Professor Rajend Mesthrie was guest speaker at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts Great Texts Big Questions lecture on 15 April He discussed lSyntactic Structures Noam Chomsky and the colourless green revolution in language studies. Noam Chomsky is considered by many to be the father of modern linguistics Mesthrie lecture has Chomsky first book Syntactic Structures published in 1957 as a starting point Syntactic Structures started a
Residents provide descriptions of shebeens and the interactions it brought about such as political debates and discussions about life They also speak of their experiences of the Pass office Sunday socials and the forced removals The image used above is Mom Mngadi with her kids by bbc world service and is available under a Creative Commons Atribution Non Commercial License
Clothing is a tool for expressing one's individuality and self-image in the pursuit of stylishness. It is an important medium in our interaction with others. This course improves overall understanding of modern life and fashion so that students can equip themselves with good taste, insight and knowledge of garments.
More podcast channels have been added to the directory. The first is a relatively new podcast channel SG Show where seven year old Sam and his dad Steve - from California - talk about books, fun places for families to go, movies and creativity. The second is The Bluegrass Radio Show of homegrown Appalachian Bluegr
Andrew Light, director of the Center for Global Ethics at George Mason University and associate professor of philosophy and environmental policy; senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.
Edwin Black, investigative author
Judge Raid Juhi al-Saedi, Former Chief investigative Judge; Iraqi High Tribunal; Visiting Jurist in Residence, Frederick K. Cox International Law Center LL.M. Candidate, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Collective intelligence at a time of global crisis - Tom Atlee
The Meanings of Timbuktu
Stealing Empire: P2P, intellectual property and hip-hop subversion
Noam Chomsky's Syntactic Structures
Umqomboti, utywala and lucky stars: stories of liquor in Langa between 1930 and 1980
Modern Life and Fashion
An original podcast and Bluegrass too!
Subject Special: The Arts In this subject special on the arts, we feature a selection of podcast channels from the creative category of our Podcast Directory for Educators. Listen to a selection of podcasts, including secrets from a media artist and various topics from a number of visits to art galleries - the Baltic in Gateshead, the Ta
In this subject special on the arts, we feature a selection of podcast channels from the creative category of our Podcast Directory for Educators. Listen to a selection of podcasts, including secrets from a media artist and various topics from a number of visits to art galleries - the Baltic in Gateshead, the Ta
Ethics and Climate Change
Iran and the Nuclear Dynamic
The Challenges of the Saddam Hussein Trial