Who says World Politics is boring? International Relations after Georgia and the Financial Crisis
Alexander Stubb, Finland's Foreign Minister and current chairman of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is a graduate of the LSE. He became Minister for Foreign Affairs in April this year. Before that he served for four years as a member of the European Parliament.
The role of banks in a globalised economy: balancing innovation and stability
Banks are called upon to play a primary role, in cooperation with policymakers and regulators, in the quest for better levels of financial stability for the system as a whole. The real economy's needs must be central to the bank's characteristic function. Alessandro Profumo has been the Chief Executive Officer of UniCredit Group since it was founded in 1997; as of December 2005 he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HVB and as of July 2006 he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bank Aust
In Conversation with Cherie Blair
Cherie Blair is a noted barrister and QC, specialising in human rights law. She is married to Tony Blair, the former Prime Minister. Cherie studied law at LSE and is a governor and honorary fellow of the School. In this event she will talk to Howard Davies, LSE Director about her autobiography published earlier this year entitled Speaking for Myself (May 2008, Little, Brown).
The Impact of the Global Economic Downturn on the World's Poorest Countries and The Launch of the In
The UK's Secretary of State for International Development, Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MP, will speak on the impact of the global economic downturn on the world's poorest countries. Professor Paul Collier, Oxford University, will be speaking about the latest academic thinking on promoting growth in the world's poorest countries. Professor Robin Burgess, LSE, will present on how the International Growth Centre will support economic growth in developing countries. Gobind Nankani, a Ghanaian native, w
Policy Responses to the Financial Crisis
Ben S. Bernanke was sworn in on February 1, 2006, as Chairman and a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Dr. Bernanke also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, the System's principal monetary policymaking body. He was appointed as a member of the Board to a full 14-year term, which expires January 31, 2020, and to a four-year term as Chairman, which expires January 31, 2010. Before his appointment as Chairman, Dr. Bernanke was Chairman of the Presid
Tackling Consumer Affairs - Ed Doolan, BBC
Ed Doolan presents BBC WM’s popular consumer affairs programme every weekday from 10am to 1pm and his Biographical series “The Other Side of ….....” which is heard Sundays at 12 noon and Fridays at 8pm. Ed was born in Sydney, Australia on July 20th, 1941. After a ten year career as a school teacher in Sydney, Edinburgh and London, he moved to Cologne, taking his first step into broadcasting with Radio Deutsche Welle, the German World Service, in 1970. From 1974 to 1982 Ed was a presenter
Québec History 1 - 1534 Jacques Cartier
Québec a Nation History (Part 1)<br><br>1534 Jacques Cartier the Explorer<br><br>Jacques Cartier was a French explorer who claimed what is now Québec for France. He was the ...
Producing the Chelsea Flower Show - Karen Arrand
The woman who was responsible for getting the Chelsea Flower Show onto the television for the BBC talks to Coventry Conversations organiser, John Mair. The Chelsea Flower Show is a vital part of the English summer for those fortunate enough to visit the show but to those who watch it on the small screen, it has to capture the spectacle of the event live for 10 hours each year. Karen Arrand was the BBC producer responsible for bringing the show into our living rooms in 2000 to 2003. Karen took
The Global Information Technology Reports: Lessons in Technology, Development and Competitiveness
Professor Soumitra Dutta discusses the Global Information Technology Reports: the world's most comprehensive and authoritative international assessment of the impact of ICTs on the development process and the competitiveness of nations. Over the last decade, the Global Information Technology Reports have created a useful benchmark in evaluating and understanding the inter-relationships between technology, innovation and competitiveness. Published each year in collaboration with the World Econom
Kerry plays classical guitar in China
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry strums a classical guitar during a visit Beijing. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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 international news
Lecture 19 - 11/29/2010
Time Changes Everything - Exploring Census Data from the Last Century
In this lesson, students will examine census data from 1915, 1967, and 2006, and then create an illustrated timeline that uses primary source pictures and text from each year of census data to depict change over time and to predict future trends.
Human Brain – Facts or Fiction – Sanjoy Sanyal
A lot has been said and written about the human brain. Some are anecdotal; some are based on scientific evidence. After all, the human brain does evoke awe, wonder, mystery and even fear. Are all of them true? Dr Sanjoy Sanyal, Professor and Course Director of Neuroscience addresses some of these issues commonly circulating on the Web and tries to arrive at some answers. Stay tuned to his BRAINVIEW Channel on YouTube and Subscribe so that together we can learn more about the Human Brain.Tags: Hu
Women's Rights Curriculum
Specially put together for 8 March International Women's Day, this package of history and activities can be used year-round to inspire and inform.
Global Health Medical Device Compendium The Global Health Medical Device Compendium is an inventory of medical devices designed for use and/or implemented within resource-limited settings. The compendium is sortable by health topic (e.g., Malaria and HIV/AIDS), classification (i.e.,
The Global Health Medical Device Compendium is an inventory of medical devices designed for use and/or implemented within resource-limited settings. The compendium is sortable by health topic (e.g., Malaria and HIV/AIDS), classification (i.e.,
Interactive Animation on the Macintosh II
The efficiency of images in communication between humans has so far been used almost exclusively by TV and other mass medias. The costs have been too great to encourage the use of images in the financially restricted everyday practice of architecture. With a range of application programs for the Apple Macintosh II the vision has come close to reality. It is now possible to create guided walks with the chance to choose different routes and views in a model of buildings and surroundings in 256 col
Everything Popular Is Wrong: Malinvestment and Consumers Alexa Clemmons, UC San Diego Academic Integrity - Plagiarism & Cheating Biblindex
Any government intervention in the economy, such as, loan programs, regulations, and subsidies, creates malinvestments, writes Dayne Girard. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
Meet researcher Alexa Clemmons, part of Socrates Fellow Sarah Burnett's fly genetics activity for Mr. Buse's AP Bio class at Southwest High School, San Diego, CA
This lesson received an honorable mention in the 2011 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.'The following pages will cover the basics of what plagiarism is and how to avoid it, how to use quotations,and how to paraphrase properly. In addition, some of the misconceptions about what constitutes cheating will be addressed. Throughout this module you will be quizzed over the materials so make sure to answer each question.I know that all of this can seem somewhat negative to many students. That is not the inte
BIBLindex is an online resource supported by the French Institute of Christian Sources. Ultimately, it aims to permit users to identify biblical quotations in all Jewish and Christian literature of Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages (from the beginning of the Common Era until 1400). It is already possible to search a database of around 400,000 biblical references in works from a wide range of authors, including Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Gregory Nazianzen, Gregory of Nyssa, and many others.
Alexa Clemmons, UC San Diego
Academic Integrity - Plagiarism & Cheating