Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2007: HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan
HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan gave the 2007 Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture on the subject of human rights and refugees. This podcast was recorded at the Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture which was on Wednesday 21 November 2007 at the University of Oxford's Museum of Natural History. In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Refugee Studies Centre, HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan gave the lecture and spoke on the subject of human rights and refugees.
Statelessness and citizenship: camps and the creation of political space
Public Seminar Series, Hilary term 2013. Seminar by Dr Victoria Redclift (London School of Economics) recorded on 20 February 2013 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. What does it mean to be a citizen? In depth field research with a stateless population in Bangladesh reveals that the limits of political community are not set in stone. The Urdu speaking population in Bangladesh exemplify some of the key problems facing uprooted populations. Set in a site o
Elton John commemorates World AIDS Day
Dec. 01 - Sir Elton John lights the Sydney Opera House to commemorate World AIDS Day. John Russell reports.
[PURDUE MLSS] Graphical Models for the Internet by Alexander Smola (Part 8/8)
Lecture notes: http://learning.stat.purdue.edu/mlss/_media/mlss/smola.pdf Graphical Models for the Internet Information extraction from webpages, social networks, news and user interactions crucially relies on inferring the hidden parameters of interaction between entities. For instance, in factorization models for movie recommendation we are interested in the underlying hidden properties of users and movies respectively such as to suggest new movies. Likewise, when extracting topics from webp
EU could face downgrade "soon" if summit fails: S&P
Dec. 6 - John Chambers, Standard & Poor's Head of Sovereign Ratings, tells Reuters the ratings agency could act quickly if an upcoming EU summit doesn't alleviate concerns about the states' sovereign debt.
ISS Update - Dec. 5, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 5, 2011.
U.S. Day Ahead: Next stop for Geithner, France
Dec. 6 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner travels to Paris to meet with French President Nicolas Sarkozy amid tense talks over the region's debt woes.
Seoul 1988: The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, from Seoul, Korea. This video gives important facts about the Seoul Games, the mascot of the games, Seoul became the second Asian city (after Tokyo) to host the Olympic Games, American Florence Griffith Joyner won three gold and one silver medal in track and field, Ben Johnson of Canada wins the 100 meter, but is later disqualified after a positive test of stanozolol, thus giving the gold to Carl Lewis
The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, from Seoul, Korea. This video gives important facts about the Seoul Games, the mascot of the games, Seoul became the second Asian city (after Tokyo) to host the Olympic Games, American Florence Griffith Joyner won three gold and one silver medal in track and field, Ben Johnson of Canada wins the 100 meter, but is later disqualified after a positive test of stanozolol, thus giving the gold to Carl Lewis
History of Science: Microscopy by Buonanni (1691)
History of Science: Microscopy by Buonanni (1691)
O Christmas Tree
El Gran Salto (The Big Leap): Season 2 Trailer
This is the trailer for the second season of El Gran Salto (The Big Leap), a telenovela that premiered June 21, 2010, at the launch of Proyecto Salta, a project that seeks to train 100,000 women entrepreneur in Peru. http://www.thunderbird.edu/about_thunderbird/thunderbird_good
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The Last Sherlock Holmes Story" Literary discussion animation
Heres a short virtual movie of the great Sir Arthur Conan Doyle virtualy reading a letter he wrote to his mother from South Norwood Southeast London. The attached information is more valuable than the video as it tells about the author's desire to write more about history and less about Holmes.
Sean Faircloth Discusses Children Harmed by "Faith-healing" with Liz Heywood
This video contains graphic descriptions of physical harm. Over 35 states have laws giving some greater leeway to "faith-healing" parents to engage in medical neglect of children. For every child that dies in a so-called "faith-healing" home, many children suffer horrible pain but survive. Liz Heywood describes the agonizing pain she suffered as well as psychic trauma resulting from so-called "faith-healing" to author Sean Faircloth, author of Attack of the Theocrats and Dir. of Strategy and Po
On Love [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr David Bell, Professor Simon May | Is genuine love unconditional, or enduring, or disinterested? Simon May says 'no' and offers an alternative theory. David Bell responds with a psychoanalytic perspective. David Bell is president of The British Psychoanalytic Society and a consultant psychiatrist in the Adult Department at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Simon May is visiting professor of philosophy at King's College London's Department of Philosophy.
Oceans, Climate Change and Christianity: The Earth's Story and God's Story
Prof Meric Srokosz : Seminar
PYSC 329-01, Developmental Psychology: Infancy and Childhood, Fall 2005
Knowledge Objectives: You will be expected to become familiar with current theoretical issues and with research data concerning the development of infants and children. These will be applied to practical problems of child welfare. We will critically examine the potential for scientific theory and research to contribute to our efforts to create social and physical environments that facilitate human development. Each week students will identify factual knowledge and theoretical/conceptual understa
PYSC 326-01, Learning and Memory, Fall 2005
This course will begin with an examination of behavioral theories of learning. Then, after a brief discussion of attention and perception, we will consider the role of mental representation in learning focusing on the formation and retrieval of memories. Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week. Goals Gaining factual knowledge (terminology, classifications, methods, trends). Learning to apply course material to improve thinking, problem-solving, and decisions. Learning to ana
Core Literature for Kindergarten Readiness
Lecture- Core Literature for Kindergarten Readiness. Part of the series: How to Get Your Child Ready for Kindergarten. Get your child ready for kindergarten; learn tips on what stories are most important to read to your child to better prepare him or her for kindergarten in this free how to video clip. (2:15)
Aung San Suu Kyi and the revolution of the spirit [Audio]
Speaker(s): Peter Popham | Twenty-three years after an uprising involving millions, and 21 years after elections which Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy won by a landslide, Burma remains in the grip of the military regime, now ruling through pseudo-democratic proxies. Has the 'Oxford housewife's' so-called 'revolution of the spirit' been a complete wash-out? What lessons does Burma's bleak recent history hold for the rest of the world? This event celebrates the publication of Poph