Civic Health Report - Academic Spotlight
Last fall Missouri State University and the National Conference on Citizenship released the first Missouri civic health index. The report is the first of its kind and is designed to help the state document the health of Missourii's civic sector. The report followed the release of the National Report's Civic Life in America: Key Findings on the Civic Health of the Nation. Three faculty members from the sociology program were selected to be the primary investigators and authors of the Missouri r
Office Hours with Abdeslam Maghraoui on the Middle East Uprisings
Abdeslam Maghraoui is an associate professor of the practice in the Department of Political Science at Duke University and the author of "Liberalism without Democracy: Nationhood and Citizenship in Egypt, 1922-1939." He answered questions about the recent uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and elsewhere during a live "Office Hours" webcast interview February 18, 2011. He was joined, via Skype, by Duke alumnus Andrew Simon who witnessed the Cairo protests in Tahrir Square.
Queens presents "The Dos and Don's of Debriefing"
Shot in the Patient Simulation Lab at the Presbyterian School of Nursing at the Blair College of Health.
Terrorism: How to Respond
Drawing on a wide range of case studies, Richard English argues that we have as yet failed to understand terrorism properly, and that this is at the root of our disastrous failure to respond effectively to terrorism in the post 9-11 crisis.Richard English is professor of politics, director of research and chair of the Irish Studies International Research Initiative at Queens University Belfast. His latest book is entitled Terrorism: how to respond.
Beyond Terror and Martyrdom: the future of the Middle East
9/11 set off a major conflict between the United States and Al Qaeda. How and why did the Bush administration define the issue of terrorism in terms of a 'war on terror' and with what consequences for the stability of a region containing 60% of the world's oil reserves and several of America's more important global allies?
The Politics of Media and Cultural Policy
Media and cultural policies are shaped by the few with access to political power. What role can academics play in current policy debates? Philip Schlesinger is director of the Centre for Cultural Policy Research at the University of Glasgow.
Congo: DRC History
Haiti: 3 Years, 6 Months
Congo: Rape as Strategy
Botswana: One Woman's Story
Lesotho: One Baby at a Time I
Lesotho: The Pilots
Lesotho: The Pilots
Lesotho: One Baby at a Time
Congo: Just Here Suffering
Finding, Landing, and Thriving in a Job that You Love
Psychology Lecture Series 2011 Presented by Dr. Steve Wagner
Kieran Egan - Learning in Depth
Simon Fraser University education professor Kieran Egan's book, The Future of Education: Re-imagining Our Schools from the Ground Up (University Press, 2008) won a 2011 Outstanding Book Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). In this video, he discusses his upcoming book, Learning in Depth, which suggests a simple innovation that can transform schooling.
Climate Change - Global Context
A lecture by Univ. Prof. Dr. Helga Kolb Kromp, Department of Meteorology, at the seminar "Humus - the Missed Opportunity for Global Climate?