The transition to democracy in South Africa brought real improvements in the opportu
On Responsibility and Justice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Emily McTernan | Questions of responsibility play a central role within contemporary political debate. This lecture will revise the currently impoverished conception of responsibility within theories of justice. Emily McTernan is a fellow in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at LSE.
STS.005 Disease and Society in America (MIT)
This course examines the growing importance of medicine in culture, economics and politics. It uses an historical approach to examine the changing patterns of disease, the causes of morbidity and mortality, the evolution of medical theory and practice, the development of hospitals and the medical profession, the rise of the biomedical research industry, and the ethics of health care in America.
Panel Discussion: Systemic Risk
Moderated:Deborah J. Lucas, MIT Sloan Distinguished Professor of Finance
Mark Kritzman, President & CEO, Windham Capital Management, LLC
Eric Rosenfeld, SB '75, PhD '79, Senior Lecturer in Finance; Former Founding Partner, The Quantitative Alternatives, LLC
Roger Stein, Chief Analytics Officer, State Street Global Exchange
Paul Willen, Senior Economist & Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
UA Celebrates the Year of the Horse with Festival
To ring in the Chinese new year and celebrate the year of the horse, the Confucius Center at the University of Arizona co-hosted a festival at Centennial Hall. Performances at the Chinese New Year Festival included traditional and contemporary dance, martial arts displays, children's choirs and music by the Purple Bamboo Ensemble, the performing group of the UA Asian Music Club.
12/1/08: The Big Necessity
Some topics - no matter how common they are to all of us - just leave people a little uncomfortable. But one of these - practiced behind closed doors and talked about in euphemisms - is central to clean water and health throughout the world. Monday
AICGS At Issue Interview Series: Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman and Thomas Matussek
In this latest installment of the AICGS At Issue Interview Series, AICGS President Jack Janes sat down with Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman, Harry and Helen Gray Senior Fellow
and Director of the Society, Culture & Politics Program at AICGS, and Thomas Matussek, Germany's Ambassador in London, to the United Nations in New York and, most recently, to India, to discuss the policy of reconciliation in Europe since WWII. Specifically, they address Germany's policy of reconciliation toward France, Israel, P
The Water Cycle
This video is about the 3 phases of Water Cycle: evaporation, condensation and precipitation. (3:18)
Session 4: Digital Craft
Presentations by Sheila Kennedy and Cat Mazza
Recorded on April 2, 2011 at the Mission Bay Conference Center, UCSF
Living Fossils: Surviving through Time (Peter Ward)
Peter Ward, paleontologist and professor of Geological Sciences at the University of Washington, delves into one of the great mysteries of evolution, what Charles Darwin called "living fossils." Ward discusses these unevolved animals with Upon Reflection host Marcia Alvar. There is no simple explanation for their survival. Ward shares new theories concerning mass extinctions of species and the aftermath of meteoric impact.
The Bible: A Brief History
A brief history of the bible. This video contains scriptural references and how the bible came to be in existence and how it's history is important to clearly understanding it.
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