IASFM 11 Conference: Plenary 5
Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Journal of Refugee Studies and Review of the Conference. This podcast was recorded at the bi-annual conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM). The fifth plenary event began with a commemoration of the Journal of Refugee Studies' 20th Anniversary by Barbara Harrell-Bond and Richard Black, followed by a review of the conference by IASFM 11 Rapporteur John Nassari.
IASFM 12 Conference: Boundaries of Policy
This podcast was recorded at the third plenary event of the 12th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) conference. This podcast was recorded at the third plenary event of the 12th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) conference, which was held on Wednesday 1st July 2009 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Chaired by Martin Jones, including Alice Bloch and Marjoleine Zieck.
Protecting People in Conflict and Crisis: Plenary 1
This podcast was recorded at the first semi-plenary session of the Protecting People in Conflict and Crisis conference. This podcast was recorded at the first semi-plenary session of the Protecting People in Conflict and Crisis conference, which was held by the Refugee Studies Centre (in collaboration with the Humanitarian Policy Group) on Tuesday 22th September 2009 at Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford. Presented by Zachary Lomo, Former Director of the Refugee Law Project, Makere
Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2009 (iTunes Enhanced version): Beyond Blankets: in search of political
This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture which was on Wednesday 18th November 2009 at the Museum of Natural History, University of Oxford. This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture which was on Wednesday 18th November 2009 at the Museum of Natural History, University of Oxford. The Harrell-Bond Lecture is held annually in honour of Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond, founding former director of the Centre and of the ac
Symposium: One Hundred Years of All-India Muslim League - "Shibli and Early Years of Muslim League"
A talk by I.A. Zilli, Aligarh Muslim University. Sponsored by the Committee on Southern Asian Studies, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, and the American Institute of Pakistan Studies.Author(s):
Iraq's refugees - beyond tolerance: Session 1
This podcast was recorded at the Regional Presentation of the Forced Migration Policy Briefing on 'Iraq's refugees - beyond tolerance', which was held on 13th April 2010 in Amman, Jordan. This podcast was recorded at the Regional Presentation of the Forced Migration Policy Briefing on 'Iraq's refugees - beyond tolerance', which was held by the Refugee Studies Centre and the Regional Human Security Centre (RHSC) on 13th April 2010 in Amman, Jordan. Chaired by Dr Nasir Al-Samaraie, Adviser to the
Open Education Week 2014
The TU Delft believes that offering open and online education is the future. We already offer a wide range of courses, MOOCs and even partially online master programmes. The very fact that with our MOOCs we reach more than 100.000 students makes us expect much more possibilities in this field. Therefore, starting March 10th, we […]
Paul Sherlock; Oxfam's response to the Haitian Earthquake
Paul Sherlock gives his presentation for the event; 'The International Community's Response to Haiti'.
Match the Time - from a Standard Clock - to a Digitial Clock Display
In this brief video clip - watch Mr. Mouse, earn a piece of cheese, by helping to match the correct time on a standard clock face - with the correct time on a digital clock display. (song)
11.363 Civil Society and the Environment (MIT)
This graduate seminar examines civic engagement in international, national and local environmental governance. We will consider theories pertaining to civil society development, social movement mobilization, and the relations that nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have with governments and corporations. During the course of the semester, particular attention will be given to the legitimacy and accountability of NGOs. Case studies of NGO and community responses to specific environmental issues
Heads for steel: Harvard's fabrication lab
In the Instructional Physics/SEAS Instrument Lab, a professionally outfitted machine shop tucked in the basement of Lyman Laboratory, students can learn to use a host of equipment — from lathes to laser cutters to 3-D printers. Though the shop is often called on to create one-of-a-kind items for faculty, its function is largely educational, said manager Stan Cotreau. The techniques students develop are applied to their thesis projects and available the rest of their professional lives.
Islamic Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Religion, History, and Culture
This new course offers a panoramic survey of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and North Africa from their origins to the present day. It will deal with the history and expansion of Islam, both as a world religion and civilization, from its birth in the Arabian peninsula in the seventh century to its subsequent spread to other parts of western Asia and North Africa. Issues of religious practices, political governance and movements, gender, social relations and cultural norms will be ex
Doctor's gender a factor in the diagnosis of coronary heart disease
Dr Ann Adams, principal research fellow at the Health Sciences Research Institute, talks about her work which shows that women family doctors are not picking up on an important risk factor in the diagnosis of heart disease.
School Effectiveness and Equity: Making Connections
This report is a literature review and summary of two decades of international research into school effectiveness. The review introduces notions of school effectiveness, and presents the types of research usually found under the guise of school effectiveness research (SER). It then goes on to draw out major themes and trends in the literature reviewed.
Safety on the Web
This is a video on being safe on the internet presented by characters that will catch the students attention. Phineas and Ferb make a catchy tune and offer great tips to children.
Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
Re-thinking 'Untamed Thoughts' Fifty Years On
In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar (25 January 2013), Dr Laura Rival discusses 'Claude Lévi-Strauss and the science of the concrete'.
Steps in conducting a systematic review
This RLO outlines the five fundamental steps to conducting a systematic review of health care research so as identify, select and critically appraise relevant research.
This children's video teaches kids the alphabet using objects that
begin with each letter then goes over the whole alphabet quickly showing just the letter. Lesson page:
February at Valpo
Description not set