Regulating crime and disorder hotspots: a biosocial perspective on policing
Regulating crime and disorder hotspots: a biosocial perspective on policing Professor Lawrence Sherman is an Adjunct Professor at the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet), ANU and Wolfson Professor of Criminology and Director of the Police Executive Programme and Jerry Lee Centre for Experimental Criminology, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK. In his seminar, Professor Sherman will present the design of a new hot spots patrol experiment to be launched by Greater Mancheste
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Honoring Human Dignity and the Common Good: A panel discussion on the Catholic approach to immigrati
Panelists explore the academic and theological foundations of the Catholic Church?s teaching on issues of migration.
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A Common Word: Panel Four: Where Do We Go from Here?
A summary and wrap-up discussion of the previous four panels, the moderators invite participants to reflect on the issues explored and the future of inter-faith dialogue between Muslims and Christians. How are traditional theological foundations for love of neighbor interpreted and applied in response to neighbors in today?s global community? In what ways has this understanding informed Muslim-Christian relations in the work of major international NGOs?
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Open-Sea Piracy in the Modern World: Perils and Prospects
A panel of experts convened by the Center for International and Regional Studies explores the historical, economic and political foundations of sea piracy and the ways to address the issue.
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Importance of mountainous ecosystems for biodiversity and cultural diversity in Austria


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Roberts (and Hanson) on Truth and Economics
EconTalk host Russ Roberts talks about the role of empirical evidence and bias in economics and why economists disagree. Roberts talks about how his interviews with various economists at EconTalk have forced him to reassess the role of empirical evidence in various debates in economics and economic policy. Roberts is joined by Robin Hanson of George Mason University for counterpoint and therapeutic advice for those uneasy about the scientific or non-scientific nature of economics.
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Klein on Truth, Bias, and Disagreement
Dan Klein, of George Mason University, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts on truth in economics, bias, and groupthink in academic life. Along the way they discuss the Food and Drug Administration (and the drug approval process), the culture of academic life and the roles of empirical evidence and prediction markets in adjudicating academic disagreement. The conversation closes with a discussion of Econ Journal Watch--the watchdog journal Klein founded and edits--and an invitation to listeners
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Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
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The Town Before the Town
An early plantation slumbers beneath Williamsburg's streets and foundations.Author(s): No creator set

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Reconstructing the Capitol
Bricks and mortar bear witness to a contest of aesthetics and evidence. Senior Architectural Historian Carl Lounsbury tells the story of the Capitol's reconstruction.Author(s): No creator set

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Tangible Remains
Objects drawn from a 1609 well put people back in the picture at James Fort. Senior Archaeological Curator Bly Straube interprets the evidence.Author(s): No creator set

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Episode 104: Evidence-based early childhood education: the Abecedarian approach

Early childhood educator Dr Joe Sparling discusses the Abecederian method, an evidence-based approach to improving learning environments for the very young. With host Jennifer Cook.

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4.2 An introduction to the Board of Trade photographs
The sudden collapse of Scotland's Tay Bridge in 1879 killed more than 70 rail passengers and shocked the population. An extensive inquiry was carried out, including numerous witnesses, experts and reports. Were the high winds that night to blame, or were poor design or mechanical failure at fault? This unit re-examines some of the original evidence from the Tay Bridge disaster.
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11. From the Ground Up: Suborbital Flight and Small Satellites (February 14, 2008)
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21 - Stalinism
One of the central questions in assessing Stalinism is whether or not the abuses of the latter were already present in the first years of the Russian Revolution. The archival evidence suggests that this is partly the case, and that even in its early stages Soviet Russia actively persecuted not just those who were believed to have profited unfairly, without laboring, but also non-Russian ethnic groups. Stalin, although not an ethnic Russian himself, was committed to the assimilation of national i
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TALAT Lecture 2102.04: A Compressed Air Tank for a Lorry, Special Studies: Rolling, Deep-Drawing and
This lecture offers an example of product development. It imparts knowledge about rolling aluminium; deep-drawing aluminium; welding aluminium (MIG and TIG) and?choice of alloy - rolling/deep-drawing/welding. It provides insight into how to develop a product using the general specifications and the interaction between form, material and processing chain; the importance of being thoroughly familiar with the different design materials, their processing possibilities and properties. The lecture is
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Getting Away With Murder: State Violence and Impunity in Phatthalung, 1972-1975
In February 1975, student activists exposed a series of brutal murders of citizens by Communist Suppression Operations Command and other state security forces that had taken place two-and-a-half years earlier in Phatthalung province in mid-southern Thailand. The thang daeng, or 'red drum,' killings gained their name from the method of killing employed. Accused of engaging in Communist activities, or tacit support for them, citizens were arrested, or simply taken, in large sweeps across districts
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Conceptual Foundations of International Politics - Columbia University
Under the guidance of Professor Lisa Anderson, Conceptual Foundations of International Politics is a graduate course at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs which examines many of the central concepts, theories, and analytical tools used in contemporary social science to understand and explain international affairs.
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