Panel #3 - Governance in Asia: Emerging Political Elites
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California-Berkeley Presentations: Political Stability and Reform in China Susan Shirk, University of California-San Diego Japan's New Asianism: Threat or Opportunity? Daniel Sneider, Stanford University Discussant: Peter Lorentzen, University of California-Berkeley
Panel #4 - Natural Resource Trends in Asia
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Moderator: Robert Hathaway, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Presentations: Energy Resources and China's Economic Growth David Roland-Holst, University of California-Berkeley Energy Cooperation in Northeast Asia Se Hyun Ahn, University of Seoul Closing remarks and acknowledgements: Robert Hathaway, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Today we salute you, Elon Alumni of Genius!
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This section encourages objectivity as students are offered information about the historical context for the works of art. The pre-visit activity, Analyzing Political Cartoons, asks students to find and interpret a political cartoon. This exercise continues to encourage students' exploration of symbols as tools for delivering messages, in this case politically and socially motivated ones. The on-site activity, Analyzing Art, asks students to look at a work of art subjectively through a facilitat
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The Importance of Actor Cleavages in Negotiating a European Constitution
Lecture by Madeleine Hosli, Professor of International Relations, Leiden University Netherlands Visiting Professor of Political Science.
Burma votes 2010 -- 1 -- Des Ball and Morten Pedersen
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The Displaced and Dispossessed of Darfur
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A talk by Saad Hariri
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Fred Halliday – an intellectual appreciation
This public event is an intellectual appreciation of Professor Fred Halliday who worked at the London School of Economics and Political Science for more than 20 years and who sadly passed away in April 2010. Michael Cox is professor of international relations at LSE. Howard Davies is director of LSE. Fawaz Gerges is professor of middle eastern politics and international relations at LSE. Christopher Hill is Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations, University of Cambridge. Margot
Lactation Consultant. How does one become an IBCLC? The website discusses the many pathways to becoming a International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. It gives many details on the requirements to becoming a consultant. The website gives several resources to locate more information.
Thousands protest Seoul G20 summit
Protesters take to the streets of Seoul, South Korea to rally against the G20 summit.
Authors@Google: Alexandra Schwartz
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L'économie expliquée : les avantages comparatifs en pratique
On entend très fréquemment que les pays émergents, avec leurs coûts salariaux faibles, sont des concurrents très sérieux pour des pays développés tels que la France. Pourtant, ces pays réservent aussi des opportunités à notre industrie. Dici Design, une toute jeune entreprise française, a ainsi fait le pari d'exporter du conseil en design vers deux pays émergents : lInde et la Corée du Sud. Que peut-on penser de ce type d'initiative ? Folie ou coup de génie ? Au-delà des enseig
Automatic Door Opener
The engineering design process involves many steps. Not only must an engineer be able to devise a solution to a problem, he or she must also be ready to test and evaluate that solution to reach the best result. To successfully complete the design process, an engineer must be able to identify design flaws and learn from his or her mistakes. In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, learn about the design process as cast members create automatic door openers that enable them to open their bedroom d
Pakistan blast kills at least 66
At least 66 people are killed and scores wounded following a mosque bombing in Pakistan.
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The U.S. and the World’s Recession
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Astronaut Lt. Colonel Michael Fincke Attends Reunion Via Space Link
Nothing could stop Mike Fincke (MIT ’89) from joining his 15th reunion – not even a 200-mile-high earth orbit. Fincke began a six-month stint as science officer and flight engineer on Expedition 9 to the International Space Station (ISS) in April 2004, and stole a few moments from his hectic schedule to greet fellow alumni. In addit