Sander Gilman: Cosmopolitanism and the Jews
The newest buzzword for globalization is cosmopolitanism. As with many such reuses of older concepts, cosmopolitanism has a complex history, specifically in the German-speaking lands. It is this history and its relationship to the history of German Jewry from the Enlightenment to the Holocaust that will be examined — in a global and perhaps even cosmopolitan manner. (This paper was given on 2 October 2013 at the German Historical Institute London.)
Cardiff Records: volume 4
Contains extensive extracts from the Corporation Books, the Town Book and Council minutes from 1708 to 1880. It also includes minutes of the Cardiff Street Commission and Board of Health, various miscellanea, and addenda to volume 1.
RCGP position statement on climate change and health
This position statement on climate change and health was published by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) in June 2010. The RCGP state that “the unsustainable use of resources poses a significant challenge to public health in the 21st Century and that human-induced climate change in particular threatens the long term health and well-being of populations in the UK and globally.”
Alumni Profile: HE Sheikh Mohamed Althani SEP50(2002), President, Qatar-Connect
HE Sheikh Mohamed Althani SEP50(2002) reflects on his career and time at the School.
Tribute to Ronald Reagan
Produced for a special dinner in Washington called the Ronald Reagan Award Gala included are actual news reels of speeches as well as funeral.
Could a cyber attack bring down the banking system?
A panel of cyber security experts explore the potential for cyber terrorists to take down the financial system.
Accelerated Culinary Arts Program (ACAP) Certificate at the CIA
You have your hospitality, food science, or nutrition degree in hand, and you're primed to excel in one area of your chosen profession. But do you have the culinary skills to tackle the food side of the equation? Get prepared—and build on your experience—with ACAP. No one gives you the level of chef training to excel in the world of professional kitchens like the CIA. Designed exclusively for graduates of bachelor's degree programs in hospitality and tourism management, food science, and nut
Practical guide to good practice, A : managing environmental and social issues in the accommodations
This guide to good practice in managing environmental and social issues in the accommodations sector was produced by the Tour Operators Initiative for Sustainable Tourism Development (TOI). It "provides an overview of ten key environmental and social issues that are critical to the long-term success of the accommodations sector", including examples of what hotels are doing around the world. Links to further information are provided throughout. The 28 page guide can be downloaded as a PDF file i
Legatum 2014 Conference - On the Ground Shamji
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Obama lays out go-it-alone approach in State of Union speech
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe President Obama outlined his strategy for getting around a divided Congress that reflects scaled-back legislative ambitions after a tough year. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. 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
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ISOM Advice David Fubini
ISOM Advice David Fubini
London and UK trends in Higher Education [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jo Attwool | LSE London's 2013 Lent term seminar series begins on the 14th of January. Speakers from within and beyond academia will focus on many of the implications of the current economic and political environment for London, covering relevant issues such as the road pricing, UK trends in higher education, census data and localism. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields.
Algebra: An Introduction to Exponents
In this very short clip, the instructor, Ed Burger, uses humor to introduce exponents. The instructor is in the corner of the screen while writing equations. (01:51) Clear and easy to understand.
Armstrong St. Patricks Day 2012
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One Minute Romanian - flyer
From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. You’ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whi
Part 1 - Chs 01-05 - The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Part 1 (Chapters 1-5). Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Elizabeth Klett.
Playlist for The Awakening by Kate Chopin: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL40B84B017A86F6DC
Golden Moments in Sports
Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Ron Barr has interviewed some of the most legendary sports figures in the history of athletic competition, including John Wooden, Dale Earnhardt, Mickey Mantle, R.A. Dickey, Willie Mays, Bill Russell, Bonnie Blair, Jim Brown and Joe Frazier. Barr brings his charismatic interview style to a unique roundtable discussion of his historic conversations and the Library's acquisition of the Sports Byline archive. Participants included Brian Billick, Adonal Foyle, Gene DeA
"CU Chatter" about the Orange Bowl in the SMLC
Clemson University Professor Joseph Mazer explains how the Social Media Listening Center (SMLC) in Clemson's Daniel Hall is tracking conversations around the globe about the Orange Bowl as the Clemson Tigers prepare to go up against Ohio State, January 3, 2014.
Occupational Health and Safety in a Research Setting
Dr Simon Ndirangu, Bioanalytical Laboratory at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)/Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kilifi, Kenya discusses the importance of implementing occupational health and safety standards in research settings. Effective occupational health and safety programmes reduce work related injuries and illnesses, improve morale and productivity and reduce workers' compensation costs. The success of these programmes relies on committed management, adequate risk assessm