Europe Day Ahead: Markets seen pricing in Greek default
Sept. 19 - Tense negotiations between the Greek government and its key lenders are expected to dominate the financial markets with traders focused on whether the nation will see an orderly or disorderly default.
The recurrent, the recombinatory and the ephemeral : thoughts on a textual system in transition
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor William Uricchio discusses his research: The recurrent, recombinatory and the ephemeral: thoughts on a textual system in transition. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor William Uricchio, MIT/Utrecht William Uricchio is Professor and Director of the MIT Comparative Media Studies Program and professor of Co
The Labour leadership contest
In this podcast, Professor Philip Cowley, from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the announcement of former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s decision to stand down as leader of the Labour Party and British Prime Minister on 27th June 2007. Professor Cowley discusses the reasons behind Tony Blair’s announcement and the pressure he has faced from within his own party. Professor Cowley goes on to discuss why Gordon Brown succeeded Tony Blair uncontested and the potential
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : graphical display
Different ways of displaying data: boxplots, histograms and distributions.
Politics in 60 seconds. Social democracy
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on social democracy as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at
Political ideas in revolution
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. This module introduces students to the ideas of key thinkers in the history of western political thought. We look carefully at the canonical works of five thinkers in the history of political thought: Plato, Aristotle, Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. The module considers the impact of these thinkers on ancient and modern political thought and practices, with
Crown and peers: the monarchy and the Lords in British politics, 1783-1846
Welcome to this learning object on the Monarchy and the Lords in British Politics, 1783-1846. It has been developed for use on the module The Many Faces of Reform which explores key themes in the political history of Britain from the time of the French Revolution to the middle of the nineteenth century.
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
Great Gatsby Marxist Criticism: Theme Songs
Ping 117: Xbox gives back, Win 8 boots fast, Ballmer sees bright future, More MATH please! The dynamic duo are back and better than ever. Hang out with Paul and Laura as they dish the dirt on these stories and more:
The dynamic duo are back and better than ever. Hang out with Paul and Laura as they dish the dirt on these stories and more:
Carnaval : Informatieve tekst en kruiswoordraadsel Leerlingen lezen een informatieve tekst over carnaval. Ze komen o.a. te weten wanneer het precies carnaval is en hoe men carnaval viert in andere landen. Met de info uit deze tekst kunnen ze de woorden in het kruiswoordraadsel …
Leerlingen lezen een informatieve tekst over carnaval. Ze komen o.a. te weten wanneer het precies carnaval is en hoe men carnaval viert in andere landen.
Met de info uit deze tekst kunnen ze de woorden in het kruiswoordraadsel …
UBS considers investment bank future
Sept. 23 - The CEO and board of Swiss bank UBS met in Singapore to discuss the future of its scandal-hit investment bank, after the lender lost $2.3 billion in alleged rogue trading. Joanna Partridge reports.
Virtual Graffiti Three-Dimensional Paint Tools for Conceptual Modeling in Upfront
This chapter describes several limitations present in current 3-D programs used for conceptual design and then introduces a new threedimensional paint tool, as implemented in a beta version of Alias Upfront, that attempts to deal with some of those limitations.
Alumni and Friends on "Empowering the Dream"
Alumni and community leaders share their thoughts on the University of Memphis' Empowering the Dream Centennial Campaign.
Crimeans await referendum seen as prelude for sovereignty
March 5 - Residents in Crimea's Simferopol say the situation there remains calm ahead of a March 30 referendum that is seen as a prelude for leaving Ukraine. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and int
North America: Showing the Changing Seasons
SeaWiFS false color data showing seasonal change in the oceans and on land for North America. The data is seasonally averaged, and shows fall, winter, spring, summer, fall, winter, and spring.
How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone
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“Heralded as a “sorcerer of narrative” (Foreign Policy) with an instinct for “poetic and intoxicating language” (Freie Presse), twenty-nine-year-old Saša Stanišić bounded onto the international literary scene to great fanfare and acclaim. How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone—the tale
Beauty of Moldova
Moldova is a beautiful country located in Eastern Europe. This video show lovely photos of the natural features of the country. Historical information is also given. The Russian poet Alexandr Pushkin lived and wrote in Moldova from 1820-1823. ( 2:41)
Achieving Excellence 2011 award winners, - Hillier, Neal, Spoor
Mark Hillier, Martin Neal & Chris Spoor