Following the trail of Islamism and the Veil across time and borders [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Leila Ahmed | Professor Ahmed asks why the wearing of veils or headscarves has become a growing phenomenon in America – and across the world. Having almost vanished from many Muslim majority cities, why in the 1970s did veiling (or covering) suddenly begin to grow more common and rapidly spread first across Muslim majority societies and then later in the West? Following this trail Professor Ahmed explores the forces which brought about this "rebirth" of veiling, and how
Can single individuals still shape history? The Case of Osama bin Laden [Audio]
Speaker(s): Michael Scheuer | Osama bin Laden was one of America's most formidable and implacable enemies. And yet no one has written a serious assessment of his influence over world events in the last decade. Michael Scheuer; a former head of CIA's Osama bin Laden Unit provides an objective and authoritative portrait of bin Laden. Michael Scheuer was the chief of the CIA's bin Laden unit from 1996 to 1999 and remained a counterterrorism analyst until 2004. He is the author of many books, includ
Health Care Reform in the US [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Peter Orszag | Spiralling health care costs are currently threatening the future of the US economy. Peter Orszag offers insight on possible approaches to reduce health care costs over time without impairing the quality of medical care or outcomes. LSE alumnus Peter Orszag (MSc, PhD Economics, 1992, 1997) is vice chairman of Global Banking at CitiGroup. He recently served as director of the Office of Management and Budget under president Barack Obama.
Africa's Disease Burden [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Ama de-Graft Aikins, Dr Olugbenga Ogedegbe, Dr Francis Dodoo | LSE Health and the LSE Africa Initiative in collaboration with The British Academy invites you to an event on Africa’s disease burden. Chronic non-communicable diseases have become major causes of adult disability and death in Sub-Saharan Africa. Chronic disease deaths in men and women as a whole are higher in sub-Saharan African than in virtually all other regions of the world and co-exist with a high burden of infe
The Outsider Inside: Palestinian Citizens of Israel, their Context and Contest [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Tilde Rosmer | This lecture examines the role of Palestinians citizens of Israel in Israeli politics and their place in a conflict in which they are often caught between the state of their citizenship and the nationality of their people. In addition to looking at tensions between these non-Jewish citizens and the Jewish state and Jewish Israelis, the lecture will examine tensions within this group of Palestinians. Dr Tilde Rosmer is a Researcher at the Department of Culture Studie
Writing exercise: A tidy neighbourhood
After this chapter you will be able to explain to a friend in a short note what happens in your area.
The Lamar Corridor Project at the Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute.
The Lamar Corridor Project at the University of Memphis' Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute.
Dr. M. Boyd Gillespie Physician Profile
Meet Dr. M. Boyd Gillespie, Associate Professor at MUSC. His specialities include head and neck cancer, thyroid and parthyroid tumors, voice and swallowing disorders, snoring and sleep apena.
President Obama: It Gets Better: Bullying
As part of the It Gets Better Project, President Obama shares his message of hope and support for LGBT youth who are struggling with being bullied. These is a speech by the president imploring Ameicans to not tolerate bullying in any manner.
Differentiated Instruction- Scaffolding Model
Meet Michelle Rainey. A 10-year veteran who is NCATE Board Certified, she teaches 9th through 12th-grade English at Lawndale High School and also serves as one of the school's instructional coaches helping with aspects of curriculum professional development. Here Michelle speaks about the importance of differentiated instruction. (02:40)
Video of Robin's next with eggs hatching
This four minute video shows the birth and hatching of feeding and maturing of Robins from hatching until they leave the nest. There is no narration. It appears one does no survive so students may need to understand the survival of the fittest aspects.
1.2.5 Thinking through diagrams One of the features that characterises complex situations is the interconnectedness of the components within them. Understanding such situations can defeat our descriptive abilities. Words alone either confuse still further or misrepresent the situation altogether. For this reason, diagrams are a characteristic feature of systems approaches to understanding complex situations. Diagrams allow the relationships between parts of the situation to be seen at the same time as the parts themselves.
One of the features that characterises complex situations is the interconnectedness of the components within them. Understanding such situations can defeat our descriptive abilities. Words alone either confuse still further or misrepresent the situation altogether. For this reason, diagrams are a characteristic feature of systems approaches to understanding complex situations. Diagrams allow the relationships between parts of the situation to be seen at the same time as the parts themselves.
2011 Archaeological Field School Underway -- Charleston, South Carolina
The College of Charleston's Archaeological Field School, done in conjunction with The Charleston Museum, is again in session with students excavating at three sites in Charleston County. During the intensive seven-week course, students learn the skills and techniques that will prepare them for work after graduation as archaeological technicians in the contract archaeology field and/or graduate school in archaeology, historic preservation, or other related fields. This season, 16 students have s
White House Counterterrorism Adviser John Brennan: "Ensuring al-Qa'ida's Demise"
John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, presented President Obama's Counterterrorism Strategy in a speech entitled "Ensuring al-Qa'ida's Demise" at SAIS on Wednesday, June 29.
Một số khái niệm cơ bản về dẫn nhiệt
Quá trình dẫn nhiệt liên quan tới sự phân bố nhiệt độ, do vậy cần thiết tìm hiểu một số khái niệm sau:
The week ahead: June 30th 2011
Thailand holds a general election, Moroccans go to the polls and Hugo Chavez's health attracts mounting speculation
30.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.*** Mit einem parteiübergreifenden Beschluss im Bundestag wollen Regierung und Opposition an diesem Donnerstag den Ausstieg aus der Atomkraft bis 2022 besiegeln. Nach der Reaktorkatastrophe im japanischen Fukushima vom März hatte sich Kanzlerin Angela Merkel zu einer Kehrtwende in der Atompolitik entschieden. De
Write Now! Career Writing Prompts: Physical Therapist (Justin Snyder do what you love, love what you
This Career Clip features Justin Snyder, Physical Therapist. Justin works for an inpatient facility helping people with neurological problems, spinal cord injuries and knee or hip replacements. He suggests that if you have an interest in any health professions you should try to visit a hospital or therapy unit and observe. Many programs require this as a part of your preadmittance. His career advice, do what you love and love what you do.
Focus on Fabrics: Putting Materials to Good Use
The goal is for students to understand the basics of engineering associated with the use, selection, and properties of fabrics. A wide variety of natural and synthetic fibers are used in our clothing, home furnishings and in our travel and sports equipment. The specific material chosen for each application depends on how closely the properties of the material match the design needs. This unit focuses on the different characteristics of fabrics and shows students how natural and synthetic fabrics
Mac an Cheannaí (II)
Sample answers on a famous poem. Useful for the Higher Level optional course. Sample poetry answers on a famous Irish Poem. May be used as a chosen poem at HL.