Honour Killing Across Culture and Time: Response to film screening Quest for Honor
Professor Margaret Jolly gives this response to the film screening of 'Quest for Honor' at The Australian National University's 'Honor Killing Across Culture and Time' conference. The conference was held in December 2011. This conference explores honour killing across periods, places, political contexts, legal regimes and religions. The papers presented during the first day of the conference have demonstrated a breadth of approaches to this issue, including the ethical and political difficultie
The Digestive System Structure and Function
This lecture covers the main functions of the digestive system and the various structures that the digestive system comprises of.
Philosophically speaking about freedom [Audio]
Speaker(s): Quentin Skinner | Among contemporary political theorists, the idea of individual liberty is generally defined in negative terms as absence of interference. This lecture argues that, if the concept is instead approached genealogically, this orthodoxy begins to appear in need of qualification and perhaps abandonment. The genealogy traced in the lecture is shown to carry three specific implications, which are discussed in turn. The first is that the concept of interference is of much gr
IPL: Professor Andrew Geddis
Professor Andrew Geddis, Faculty of Law, presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic “Of Flags and Protest: Dissent, Offence and the Limits of Free Speech”.13 September 2011.
UMMC Physician Profile: Ngozi Akabudike, M.D.
This short video introduces viewers to Ngozi Akabudike, M.D., an assistant professor of orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Akabudike special interests are hand and upper extremity surgery. Watch this video to learn more about her practice at UMMC. Related Links: University of Maryland Orthopaedics http://www.umm.edu/orthopaedic/index.htm Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Program http://www.umm.edu/orthopaedic/hand_upper_extrem.htm Hand Pain and Problems ht
Sustainable Transportation: Accessibility, Mobility, and Derived Demand
In this module, the following topics are covered: 1) the unsustainability of the automobile-based system of transportation 2) transportation as a derived demand and 3) how accessibility and […]
Cognition and Behavior
This collection of some of my articles describes how people think, that the mind can be made up of many complex and interacting ideas and thoughts, that these ideas influence behavior, and that […]
New Age Lullaby
The Exchange: Diving into Murky Waters
Antony Currie talks to "Dark Pools" author Scott Patterson about the rise of HFT systems that appear to be stealing a march on regular investors and whether regulators can keep up with Wall Street's tech revolution.
Diego Velázquez - Las Lanzas, La Rendición de Breda
Descripción escrita por Arte Historia.
Obra realizada para el Salón de Reinos del madrileño Palacio del Buen Retiro, actualmente destruido; se fecharía antes del mes de abril de 1635 y representa un episodio de la Guerra de Flandes ocurrido el 5 de junio de 1625. (2:17)
Diego Velázquez - La Fragua de Vulcano
Descripción escrita por Arte Historia.
Pintado por Velázquez hacia 1630 en su primer viaje a Italia, fue posteriormente comprado por Felipe IV en 1634. El tema elegido está inspirado en las Metamorfosis de Ovidio: Apolo se acerca a la fragua de Vulcano para contarle la infidelidad de su esposa, Venus, con Marte. (2:19)
Diego Velázquez - San Antonio Abad y San Pablo Ermitaño
Descripción por Arte Historia.
Esta es una de las pocas obras religiosas que realizó Velázquez a lo
largo de su carrera. Su destino sería una de las numerosas ermitas que había en el Jardín del Buen Retiro, probablemente la de San Pablo, por lo que se suele fechar hacia 1633.Cuenta la historia de la visita de San Antonio Abad a San Pablo, el primer ermitaño. (2:17)
Science Bulletins: Immune "Army" Can Fight HIV
Some people who contract the HIV virus stay healthy for decades. Scientists working towards HIV vaccines seek out these rare patients, who are called elite controllers. A recent study by researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, reveals one of the mechanisms behind their uncommon ability to ward off AIDS.
Inleiding in de kernfysica Deze bijdrage geeft een overzicht van de ontstaansgeschiedenis van de wetenschappelijke inzichten in de kernfysica. De volgende items komen aan bod:
Deze bijdrage geeft een overzicht van de ontstaansgeschiedenis van de wetenschappelijke inzichten in de kernfysica. De volgende items komen aan bod:
Gezonde voeding : Memory Eenvoudige memory i.v.m. gezonde voeding. Leerlingen moeten een woord combineren met de juiste afbeelding.
Eenvoudige memory i.v.m. gezonde voeding. Leerlingen moeten een woord combineren met de juiste afbeelding.
EAHA Day 1 Session 1: Introduction To Disasters Lecture
Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
A Cultural and Material History of the Book from Pre-Gutenberg to Post-Google
This course addresses a number of fundamental questions in European cultural history centered on the book as both material as well as cultural and social object. Touching on a variety of different physical formats, the course explores questions of authorship, production, manufacture, distribution, and reading of books, as well as their restriction and periodic prohibition. The course makes use of the University's large special collections holdings and students carry out extended individual proje
Complex Systems 200 - Model Thinking
Models help us to better organize information - to make sense of that fire hose or hairball of data (choose your metaphor) available on the Internet. Models improve our abilities to make accurate forecasts. They help us make better decisions and adopt more effective strategies. They even can improve our ability to design institutions and procedures.In this class, students will be presented with a starter kit of models: starting with models of tipping points. Then moving on to cover models explai
Digital Government 1: Information Technology and Democratic Politics
SI 532 / SI 732 - Course is the first in a two-part sequence exploring contemporary practices, challenges, and opportunities at the intersection of information technology and democratic governance. Whereas the second course focuses on challenges and innovations in democratic administration, this first course focuses on theories and practices of democratic politics and the shifting role of information technologies in supporting, transforming, and understanding these. The first half of the course
Sound Wave Experiment
In this fun and simple experiment, children will learn how sound travels from one end to the other. The words are on the screen as the narrator says them. Simple animation and easy-to understand narrative. (03:37)