The Theatre of Violence: Narratives of protagonists in the South African conflict
While many accounts have focused on the victims of state repression this unique volume documents the often contradictory and confusing stories of those who acknowledge having committed some dreadful deeds Individuals on various sides of the apartheid divide from state security structures to the ANC PAC and grassroots activists tell their own stories The central focus is to give an account of the actions of the perpetrators here depicted as competing protagonists in an arena of violence It examin
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
Coal Barges on the Ohio River
Warrick County is at the heart of Indiana’s coal industry. In 1818 the first Warrick County mine opened on Pigeon Creek and by 1898 there were 97 active mines. Coal was transferred to Ohio River coal barges and later railcars for transport.,Warrick County Journey
Mamphela Ramphele on Knowledge in the Blood by Jonathan Jansen
On Thursday 1 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions lecture will be Mamphela Ramphele who will discuss "To what extent has our transformation process embraced the intimate in public discourse." The suggested background reading is Jonathan Jansen's "Knowledge in the Blood." Mamphela Ramphele, former ViceChancellor of UCT and director of the World Bank, is an academic author and medical doctor. Her involvement in political activism and academ
Earth Science and Technology Week
Since October 1998, the American Geological Institute has organized this national and international event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth Sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth.
Korea: The Unfinished War
To fully grasp the ongoing tensions between the United States and North Korea, it is important to understand the war that ended fifty years ago this summer. John Biewen and Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks examine the often-overlooked war that helped define global politics and American life for the second half of the 20th century.
This lecture introduces an emerging topic in global health today; injury epidemiology. Injuries represent a significant burden today in both developed and developing economies. The underlying issue, though, is what can we do about it and how.
Building Nature: Topics in the Environmental History of Seattle and Spokane
This project shows how certain documents—business records, booster brochures, newspaper articles, city plans, engineering surveys and political campaign literature, to name a few—testify to the environmental history of urban places. The documents in this packet focus on trade, city boosters, urban design and planning.
Welcome Address by the President of Michigan State University for the 2010 International Symposium:
Record and report on sedimentation and clarification processes
This learning object contains resources and activities that focus on recording and reporting requirements for the sedimentation and clarification processes in a water treatment plant. The key areas are: record relevant information and report back. The task is to record and report on work completed in the sedimentation and clarification processes.
Kratts Creatures-Creatures of the Night-Part 1 of 3
In this video, the Kratt Brothers investigate creatures of the night. They start in Australia looking for a flying fox. They give good facts about brush tail possums, kangaroos, and bats. This is part one of three. (9:15)
Peep and the Big Wide World-Peep Feet Hug by Jez Alborough-Read Aloud Ford's Model T at 100 strategies for ELL students Mathematics, Common Sense, and Good Luck: My Life and Careers Ash Erupts from Brimstone Vent: NW Rota 2009 Expedition Big Ideas Fest Interviews 1909-09: E. Lilian Todd's Biplane 3D Slicer and the NA-MIC kit
In this brief video, Jez Alborough's book Hug is read aloud. This wonderfully drawn tail tells the story of a little monkey looking for one simple thing -- a hug. How can it be that a book with only one word-hug-repeated throughout, can be so good? This book shows a baby chimpanzee on the hunt for his mum and a cuddle. Our little friend wanders through
A look back at the Tin Lizzy (Model T) as it approaches its 100th year on the road. This video shows how they are started and the impact of the Model T on society.
Don’t expect to glean any market tips or trading secrets from James Simons, who steadfastly refuses to disclose the method behind his remarkable record in investing. Instead, listen to this mathematician, hedge fund manager and philanthropist sum up a remarkably varied and rich career, and offer some “guiding principles” disti
White billowing plume full of sulfur and ash erupts out of Brimstone vent. Credits: Bill Chadwick, OSU, 541-867-0179, email@example.com All video copyright by Advanced Imaging and Visualization Lab, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (AIVL/WHOI). Video from the expedition is also available in HD format from AIVL/WHOI, but prior arrangement and licensing of the imagery from AIVL/WHOI is required for its use. Information about the videos: There are 8 edited video clips in DV form
Fest 2011 in Half Moon Bay. This conference was help in December 2011 and hosted by the Institute of Knowledge Management in Education. There were participants form K-12, Higher Ed, educational non-profits, foundations and start-up companies. The keynote speaker was Dr. Sugata Mitra.
This image is a clipping of a photograph of E. Lilian Todd's biplane on the ground. There is a person seated at the controls, possibly Miss Todd.,Inventor and self-made woman E. (Emma) Lilian Todd found a patron in the elderly and restless Olivia Sage. Sage, who probably came to know Todd through Helen Gould, had faith in her abilities and gave her $7,000 to design and build the plane seen here. It was constructed by Witteman Brothers of Staten Island. The Mineola Flying Field was not far from
Speaker: Dr. Ron Kikinis, Harvard
Hug by Jez Alborough-Read Aloud
Ford's Model T at 100
strategies for ELL students
Mathematics, Common Sense, and Good Luck: My Life and Careers
Ash Erupts from Brimstone Vent: NW Rota 2009 Expedition
Big Ideas Fest Interviews
1909-09: E. Lilian Todd's Biplane
3D Slicer and the NA-MIC kit