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Adam Bandt opens the Making a Smaller World Smaller forum.
Adam Bandt, federal member for Melbourne, gives the opening address at the Making A Small World Smaller forum.
The forum was hosted by RMIT and the State Library of Victoria and aimed to build on a proposal for a new centre at the Library that will combine social enterprise, community development and social media to increase Victoria’s intellectual and social capital.
Madinat al-zahra?: Investigaci?n y representaci?n [Madinat al-Zahra?: Investigation and Representati
The virtual reconstruction of the archeological site of Madinat al-Zahra. in C?rdoba (Spain) has permitted a new approach to the study and comprehension of this palatine city as well as to the typologies of Islamic architecture in Al-Andalus during the 10th century. Starting from fieldwork and from a photogrammetric survey of the site, the digital model has become a highly qualified tool in the research process. Through virtual navigation, it allows to learn new aspects about spatial configurati
They Were Mayans Music Video
A musical history of the Mayan Civilization. In the Video it tells the history or the Mayan people some of the achievements and how the race was scatter through out the americas and how the race died out. Lyrics are included on the screen.Run time 05:45.
Flash Mobbing at the Rochester Fringe Festival
Rochester students, led by the University's Dance & Movement Program director Missy Pfohl Smith, plan and stage a flash mob frenzy as one of the hundreds of acts at the inaugural Rochester Fringe Festival. We can't wait to see what they come up with next year!
Wish You Were Here?
When E. P. Thompson first met the controversial Norwegian poet Nordhal Grieg, he was told of regret that Norway had remained neutral during the Great War. Thompson was also questioned eagerly about three young poets who had died in that … Continue reading
6.901 Inventions and Patents (MIT)
This course explores the history of private and public rights in scientific discoveries and applied engineering, leading to the development of worldwide patent systems. The classes of invention protectable under the patent laws of the U.S., including the procedures in protecting inventions in the Patent Office and the courts will be examined. A review of past cases involving inventions and patents in:
the chemical process industry and medical pharmaceutical, biological, and genetic-engineering
SP.246 Current Events and Social Issues (MIT)
The goal of this seminar is to have open discussions of controversial political and social issues and raise awareness of current world events in an informal setting. Discussions for the first part of each class will focus on current events from that week, while in the second part of class students will discuss a scheduled issue in greater detail. Scheduled issues include the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the regulation of marijuana, how our society should punish criminals, genocide in Rwanda and
MGMT 691: Legal and Ethical Issues
Explores the legal and ethical responsibilities of managers. Analyzes extent to which shareholders should be allowed to exercise their legitimate economic, legal, and ethical claims on corporate managers; extent of regulation of a particular industry, individual rights of the employee and various corporate interests, and corporate responsibility to consumers, society, and conservation of natural resources and the environment.
Adam Anderson | Harvard Horizons Symposium
April 2014: Harvard Horizons Symposium, featuring Adam Anderson, a PhD candidate in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, on "The Old Assyrian Social Network: an Analysis Based on the Texts from K¸ltepe (Kanesh), Turkey"
Harvard Horizons, an initiative at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to celebrate the ideas and innovations of PhD students at Harvard, selected 8 finalists as 2014 Horizon Scholars. Their talks were delivered at the Harvard Horizons Symposium in Sanders Theatre on
Israeli army phones Gaza civilians, warns of imminent attack
The Israeli army releases footage said to demonstrate telephone exchanges in which they warned Gaza civilians to exit their buildings ahead of an air strike. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews
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, financ
Yasnaya Polyana is the website of the Tolstoy Estate Museum, which preserves the country estate of Russian writer Leo Tolstoy as it was in the late nineteenth-early twentieth century. The most useful material can be found under Museum: an interactive map offers details about the estate and grounds with citations from Tolstoy and photographs; collections (fondy) provides a detailed overview of the house museum and other items of interest; academic work links to museum publications
Clash of the Financial Titans
Two of the three winners of this year's Nobel Prize in economics espouse theories that may appear to be polar opposites, but Wharton's Amir Yaron suggests they are, in fact, complementary.
Lecture 12: The Centenary Lubbock Lecture
Lord Browne of Madingley, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering "On being an engineer". As President of The Royal Academy of Engineering, Lord Browne's prime goal during his five years in office is 'to move engineering towards the centre of society'. In his opinion the words 'engineers design the future' have more resonance today than ever before. Drawing on global experience of the energy business, industry and political life Lord Browne reflected on what being an engineer means in the
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