Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law
The Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law is a centre of the New York University School of Law established to advance the study and practice of international business transactions and the way to solve related disputes either through litigation or arbitration. The site has profiles of faculty and staff and details of courses and events hosted by the Center. Publications of the Center cover the following topics: private international law, international commercial law, internat
United Nations Human Rights Council
Website of the UN Human Rights Council an inter-governmental organisation created by the UN General Assembly in 2006 as the successor body to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. The UNHRC is responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The site gives details of membership of the HRC, its rules of procedure, advisory committees and working groups and details of meetings and other events. There is information on the Universal Periodic
Priv-War is a collaborative project being undertaken by a consortium of seven European academic institutions including the University of Sheffield in the UK. The project is being coordinated and hosted by the European University Institute in Italy. The aim of Priv-War is to look at the use of private military companies and security companies in situations of armed conflict and will examine the regulatory framework at national, European and international levels, with a view to ensuring improved
Global Terrorism Database
The Global Terrorism Database is a free open access database on terrorism which is maintained by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), a center associated with the US government Department of Homeland Security. It provides information on terrorist attacks, bombings and incidents worldwide from 1970-2007 (with planned future annual updates). It is possible to search the database for incidents in specific geographical regions, by particular groups o
Women in the United States Congress 1917-2009
This site provides free access to the full text of a report published by Congressional Research Service as RL30261 in December 2009. The 107 page report contains detailed statistics on women in the US Congress. It includes lists of women office holders, data on offices held, length of service, party and ethnic group.
Gender and land rights database
The Gender and land rights database is maintained by the Food and Agriculture Organization. It offer free access to statistics and information on social, economic, political and cultural issues related to the gender inequalities and land rights worldwide. It is possible to view recent reports by country or topic. Topics covered include international conventions on land rights, national land laws, customary law, land ownership statistics. It is possible to construct some comparative graphs of dat
Boston University's Kevin Gallagher - Facilitating Foreign Investment for Strategic Resources: Evide
Part of the 2nd Joint Boston/Warwick Politics and International Studies Workshop on Aspects of the Post Financial Crisis.
The importance of the kidneys is most clearly demonstrated in the presence of pathophysiologic states. The kidneys play a central role in the maintenance of the internal milieu by balancing fluid, electrolytes, and hydrogen ions to provide optimal conditions for molecular, cellular, and body system function. They also serve as the major excretory organ for metabolic byproducts, drugs, and other organic substances. Finally, the kidneys are an important endocrine organ, producing vasoactive factor
LBR412 Fall 2010 Session 9
LBR412 Labor Law Session Nine 11/06/10 David Sackman
A Bird's-Eye View, studying forests from above
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Spartan Sagas: Joyce French Rogers
Alumna Joyce French Rogers loves everything about MSU's College of Nursing. The most memorable thing she did at MSU was travel to England to study about the history of nursing and English nurse Florence Nightingale. After graduation, she interned at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. She's retired but now does research involving caregivers and people with dementia. "They saw to it that we saw the whole original history of nursing. And MSU did that as much as they could-real, live experienc
Spartan Sagas: Edward Bailey, Passion Incorporated.
Alumnus Edward Bailey is all about living his passion of helping others realize their potential as both the manager of talent and outreach programs at Google and the president of the board of trustees for the Mountain View Whisman School District in California. Spartans Will. For more, go to http://spartansagas.msu.edu/saga/1010/
Sydney travels just outside the city to meet Matt Reilly, former President of the International Federation of American Homing Pigeon Fanciers, to learn more about how to train and raise homing pigeons.
Starting with Screencasts
A short presentation which introduces screencasting recording the actions and movements performed on a computer screen. Screencasts can be used to demonstrate how to use a particular piece of software website or to demonstrate a concept using the computer screen much like a classroom blackboard The recorded videos can then be shared on the web so that anyone can access your lesson The presentation offers tips for starting with screencasts some examples of excellent screencasts available on the w
Calculus I, Summer 2007
This course is an introduction to differential and integral calculus. It begins with a short review of basic concepts surrounding the notion of a function. Then it introduces the important concept of the limit of a function, and use it to study continuity and the tangent problem. The solution to the tangent problem leads to the study of derivatives and their applications. Then it considers the area problem and its solution, the definite integral. The course concludes with the calculus of element
Interactive Web Features
The educational need for the web mastering course that I teach is to help students understand the process involved with creating a professional website with forms created and added to collect data from site visitors. Students will be able to modify form field properties to make it easier to identify and analyze the collected information. The goal that will be addressed during this lesson is to provide the students the understanding of the components of form fields and the benefits that are recei
Umqomboti, utywala and lucky stars: stories of liquor in Langa between 1930 and 1980
Residents provide descriptions of shebeens and the interactions it brought about such as political debates and discussions about life They also speak of their experiences of the Pass office Sunday socials and the forced removals The image used above is Mom Mngadi with her kids by bbc world service and is available under a Creative Commons Atribution Non Commercial License
Television News Careers : How to Become an International News Reporter
Becoming an international news reporter, also known as a foreign correspondent, requires having a grasp on international relations, possibly knowing a foreign language and understanding the politics of a given country. Understand what it takes to work overseas as a news reporter with insider information from award-winning former TV news anchor, Glenn Selig, in this video on television jobs.
Introductory course on Sasang Constitutional Medicine
This lecture covers basic concepts of the Sasang constitutional medicine, inparticular,withmodernunderstandingofthebodyandhealth.Health maintenance and improvement strategy based on constitutional approach will be additional coverage of the course. Constitutional medicine, with the Sasang constitutional medicine being the representative one, is one of peculiar characteristics of the tradition of the genuine Korean medicine. Herbology will be addressed as a form of application of constitutional m