Up Close with Brent Hoberman, Serial Entrepreneur, Investor and Co-Founder of Lastminute.com
Brent Hoberman, discusses his entrepreneurial career and what "being successful" means to him. He offers some insight into the success of Lastminute.com and what he's learnt as the Non-Executive Director at the Guardian Media Group and TalkTalk.
Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding Internationalisation of the Curriculum at
From implicit to explicit: Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding IoC at Griffith Universlty, Australia. Professor Michelle Barker of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia and Dr Viv Caruana of CAPRI, Leeds Met University UK discuss recent work in embedding internationalisation of the curriculum across the full range of disciplines and programmes of study at Griffith. Professor Barker also shares insights from a recent ALTC-funded project focused on intercultural or cross-
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.)
It’s a two-tiered economic recovery, OECD Economic Outlook shows
The global economy is recovering but it’s going to take some hard work to keep it going, according to Pier Carlo Padoan, the OECD’s chief economist.
Tribute to Ronald Reagan
This was produced for a special dinner in Washington called the Ronald Reagan Award Gala and included are actual news reels of speeches as well as his funeral. (09:55)
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
Legatum 2014 Conference - On the Ground Shamji
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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.
What's the Point of Contemporary Art? [Audio]
Speaker(s): JJ Charlesworth, Mark Rappolt | Editor's note: We apologise that the start of this recording is missing. The art world seems to be going from strength to strength, even in the midst of recession and austerity. Collectors pay record prices at auctions, while commercial galleries set up global branches to meet new markets and museums pursue ambitious expansions plans to cater for a growing audience. But as the art world seems to get ever bigger, is the culture of art itself changing? W
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.
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
100 Years of Math at GRCC
John Dersch reviews the history of mathematics at Grand Rapids Community College.
"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.
Ukrainian skier pulls out of Sochi in protest of violence back home
Follow the Olympics in Sochi: http://smarturl.it/SochiOlympics Ukrainian skier Bogdana Matsotska says she cannot compete at he 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games while her compatriots are dying at home. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe 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
Malala meets with Syrian refugees in Jordan
More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 19 - Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was severely wounded in a Taliban attack in October 2012, visits Syrian refugees living in Amman. 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
Mapping and Its Discontents: Katharine Harmon, Rebecca Solnit, Dana Cuff
Katharine Harmon at 6:47 Rebecca Solnit at 29:08 Dana Cuff at 53:05 Maps are also a form of narrative and a form of art. In this video, Katharine Harmon, author of The Map as Art, discusses how narrative contents create maps, and set up the vocabulary of maps. ""Maps come when narrative is not enough, or the opposite, narrative comes when the map is not enough."" Rebecca Solnit, author of Unfathomable City and Infinite City, discusses the making of maps as a way of knowing places. ""I love maps
Why the Mainstream Fails to Understand Recessions
In a 2010 Bloomberg Television interview, Alan Greenspan said, “The general notion the Fed was propagator of the bubble by monetary policy does
not hold up to the evidence. ... Everybody missed it — academia, the Federal Reserve, all regulators.”
missed it? Not according to Axel Leijonhufvud. In 2008 he w
In a 2010 Bloomberg Television interview, Alan Greenspan said, “The general notion the Fed was propagator of the bubble by monetary policy does not hold up to the evidence. ... Everybody missed it — academia, the Federal Reserve, all regulators.”
Everybody missed it? Not according to Axel Leijonhufvud. In 2008 he w