Conversations with Berkeley Faculty: Tim White (9/18/03)
Conversations with History Presents Faculty Research at the University of California, Berkeley A Conversation with Tim White Professor of Integrative Biology "On the Trail of Our Human Ancestors" This interview took place on September 18, 2003.
A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 10 - Westbury and Whitstone Hundreds
The history of the six parishes in Westbury hundred and the sixteen in Whitstone hundred. Both hundreds abut the River Severn.
Laser scanner could spell the end for airport liquids ban
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 21 - A scanner that can identify the chemical composition of liquids sealed within any non-metallic container is being trialled in European airports. The Insight100, made by UK company, Cobalt, could help end Europe's airport liquids ban, and has been shortlisted for July's prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering's MacRobert Award. Jim Drury reports. More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscri
"The Talibanization of South Asia: Can it Be Stopped?" (video)
A talk by Pervez Hoodbhoy, Department of Physics, Quaid-e-Azama University. Dr. Hoodbhoy received his bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering and mathematics, master's in solid state physics, and Ph.D in nuclear physics, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been a faculty member at the Department of Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad since 1973. He is cha
The Oxford interview - History tutors tell all
History tutors Mark Mulholland and Catherine Holmes explain the whys and wherefores of the Oxford interview, and give tips on how best to prepare. This podcast will be of particular interest to those who applied for history or another humanities subject.
TED407 Session 12 Fall 2011
TED307 Language Learning Session Twelve 11/19/11 Danny Brassell
Tim Kendall: 'Ivor Gurney: First War Poet'
Professor Tim Kendall considers what composer and poet Ivor Gurney understood by the phrase 'war poet' and how he saw his own work as belonging to (and eminent amidst) a tradition of writing about war. Tim Kendall examines the ways in which Gurney represents poetry, and the figure of the poet, in his own work; and assesses Gurney's hopes for the efficacy of such poetry - whether as acts of witness, of escapism, or of political intervention. Tim Kendall is Professor of English Literature at the
Alisa Miller: 'Selling Patriotism: Rupert Brooke in the First World War'
Alisa Miller takes a look at the 'Rupert Brooke cult', examining why this particular poet was so popular during the First World War, both with the general public and the soldier, at home and abroad. This podcast has eminated from Alisa's dissertation at the Faculty of History, Oxford University on the poet Rupert Brooke and popular literary culture in Britain during the First World War.
Computer-Animated Overview of the Digestive System
In this computer-animated video, the viewer will learn how the digestive system works in our body, start with the oral cavity. This video is suitable for upper sixth-graders and older.
Process and Effects of Unification
The history of the Wall — Developments up to 1989 — The international handling of German unification — The domestic politics of unification — Enduring divisions in Germany — Conclusion
Freinage à risques (Vidéo) Une voiture miniature dont on bloque un essieu permet de montrer les
effets de rotation des forces de frottement statique, dynamique et de
Une voiture miniature dont on bloque un essieu permet de montrer les effets de rotation des forces de frottement statique, dynamique et de roulement.
Colloquium Week 2: Myths about the Medieval World
There are some standard modern myths (e.g. "medieval people thought the earth was flat"; "they were considered old at the age of 30", etc.) which historians are always encountering in their audiences, and I will try to de-bunk some of these.
BMI for historians: measuring health and gender inequality in historical populations
Lecturer in Social History, All Souls College, University of Oxford, Deborah Oxley gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 6th May 2009
Nuclear Warfare (STV 20461) provides an overview of a broad range of topics regarding nuclear weapons. Although the emphasis is on nuclear weapons, we will consider other weapons of mass destruction, particularly in the context of the threat due to terrorism and rogue states. The goal is to be informed of the background history and technical issues so as to know how best to deal with them in the future.
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues
Nuclear weapons and nuclear power have greatly influenced history from 1945 to the present. This digital library provides an annotated bibliography of over 2,700 books, articles, films, CDs, and websites about a broad range of nuclear issues.
Episode 21: Interview with Inuit throat singers
This week we talk to Kendra Tagoona and Charlotte Qamaniq both throat singers from Ottawa, Canada. They let us in on how they got into throat singing, the history of it and what throat singing is. Visit the Our Land opening events page on our Website to see an example of throat singing.
Episode 26: Slavery, Emancipation in the Colorado Territory
This week we talk with Modupe Labode, Assistant Professor History and Museum Studies at IUPUI. She talks with us about slavery and the emancipation proclamation and its impacts in the Colorado Territory.
Episode 28: Conversation with 20-year member Judy O'Bannon
This week guest host Angela Hurley, the Eiteljorg's membership manager, talks with Indiana's former first lady, Judy O'Bannon. They talk about Mrs. O'Bannon's experiences through the history of the museum and what being a member has meant to her.
Artist-in-Residence John Well-Off-Man (Ojibwe/Cree)
John Well-Off-Man was born and raised in Havre, Montana, and on the Rocky Boy Reservation. After receiving his diploma in photography from Ohio Visual Art Institute, he studied printmaking at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. John worked as a photographer/film developer for Instructional Media Services at the University of Montana. During this time he also produced exhibits for the Missoula Historical Society and the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library of the University of Mon
Conversation with Rebecca Martin, director of The Calico Apron
On this episode we talk with the director of the Dec. 13 performance of The Calico Apron to be performed here at the museum. She goes through the history of the play and the events that led up to the writing of this piece. It is a fictional story based on the Cherokee grandmother's experience on the Trail of Tears.