Constructing Proper Faith: In a Girls' High School in Jordan (with Fida Adely)
Scholar Fida Adely addresses the struggles surrounding moral authority through an ethnographic exploration of religious teaching and practice in a girl?s secondary school in Jordan.
Researching Religions and Development: A UK Project for Comparative Research on Religion, Politics a
This presentation will outline a five-year collaborative research project funded by the UK Department for International Development. Carole Rakodi will discuss the tensions between undertaking basic social science research and producing knowledge of immediate practical use. Rakodi will also discuss the relationships between religion, politics and governance.
A life in Intelligence: A Symposium on Richard Helms (Panel 2)
This symposium explores the life and legacy of former CIA Director Richard Helms and the tumultuoous historical role the CIA played during the apex of public mistrust of American foreign policy in Cuba and Vietnam. The second panel titled "Historical Perspectives? features a keynote address by General Michael Hayden of the USAF.
Lecture 8B: Literati Painters of Northern Song
The beginnings and early stages of the scholar-amateur movement in painting, known first as shidafu-hua and later as wenren-hua, are presented through works by or attributed to the early literati masters, notably Su Shi or Su Dongpo, Mi Fu, and Li Gonglin. An especially fine painting from the next generation, the Red Cliff handscroll by Qiap Zhongchang, is given a longer, detailed treatment.
5.4 Scepticism, Externalism and the Ethics of Belief
Part 5.4. Looks at the role the concept of knowledge plays in life, the different levels of knowledge we require in certain contexts and the return of scepticism over knowledge.
What makes La Bella Principessa a genuine Leonardo Da Vinci portrait?
Martin Kemp discusses 'La Bella Principessa', a profile portrait of a Milanese lady, a newly rediscovered work by Leonardo Da Vinci. In this podcast, Martin Kemp discusses some of the characteristics of the painting that make it a Leonardo
Verifying La Bella Principessa - The science behind the art
Martin Kemp discusses 'La Bella Principessa', a profile portrait of a Milanese lady, a newly rediscovered work by Leonardo Da Vinci. In this podcast, Martin Kemp discusses the science of verifying the painting as a genuine Leonardo painting
Otis Visiting Artist: Anna Sew Hoy
Fine Arts presents a lecture by Anna Sew Hoy, born in Auckland, New Zealand. She now lives and works in Los Angeles. She works with fabric and clay, most often making sculptures out of clay and wrapping them in fabric.
Otis Visiting Artist: Fallen Fruit
Fine Arts presents a lecture by the art collective Fallen Fruit, a collaboration of David Burns, Matias Viegener, and Austin Young. Their work investigates "urban space, neighborhood, located citizenship and community." From protests to proposals for new urban green spaces, they aim to reconfigure the relation between those who have resources and those who do not. They examine the nature in the city, and investigate new, shared forms of land use and property. Fallen Fruit is an art collabora
The Elements of Drama Trailer
Just the Facts: Understanding Literature: The Elements of Drama is a snippet stating definitions of genre, drama, plot, in a multiple-choice quiz format. Could be used for pre-teaching or review only
RES.6-003 Electromechanical Dynamics (MIT)
First published in 1968 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Electromechanical Dynamics discusses the interaction of electromagnetic fields with media in motion. The subject combines classical mechanics and electromagnetic theory and provides opportunities to develop physical intuition. The book uses examples that emphasize the connections between physical reality and analytical models. Types of electromechanical interactions covered include rotating machinery, plasma dynamics, the electromechanics of
Berkeley/Oakland AileyCamp at Cal Performances is a nationally acclaimed summer youth program located on the University of California Berkeley campus. The six week, tuition-free camp conceived by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and produced by Cal Performances teaches dance and life lessons to East Bay middle school students. Follow three Ailey campers from beginning impressions through the grand finale performance. http://calperformances.net
The cochlea as a Fourier analyzer.
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U.S. Rep. Mike Turner Spoke at SAIS on December 10
On Friday, December 10, SAIS hosted a conference on "Forging a Transatlantic Consensus on Russia: Recommendations for Action." Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) gave the luncheon keynote address on "Russia: Challenges and Opportunities."
C9 Lectures: Greg Meredith - Monadic Design Patterns for the Web - 2 of n Greg Meredith, a mathematician and computer scientist, has graciously agreed to do a C9 lecture series covering monadic design principles applied to web development. You've met Greg before in a Whiteboard jam session with Brian Beckman. The fundamental concept here is t
Greg Meredith, a mathematician and computer scientist, has graciously agreed to do a C9 lecture series covering monadic design principles applied to web development. You've met Greg before in a Whiteboard jam session with Brian Beckman.
The fundamental concept here is t
Tutor Molenet experience on Wirral Jobs Lorraine tells about her first experiences of using mobile technologies with her learners on the Wirral Jobs Programme
Lorraine tells about her first experiences of using mobile technologies with her learners on the Wirral Jobs Programme
nine times table This resource illustrates how you can use your fingers to do the nine times table. It was created by Graham Wroe of Sheffield City College (part of the Sheffield College).
This resource illustrates how you can use your fingers to do the nine times table. It was created by Graham Wroe of Sheffield City College (part of the Sheffield College).
eLearning in 90 Seconds - Glogster A 90 second introduction to making interactive online poster presentations using Glogster.
A 90 second introduction to making interactive online poster presentations using Glogster.
The Presidential Life of George Washington
The Presidential Life of George Washington - President George Washington was very shy at social events, but he took his job as a president very seriously. Learn more about how he became the father of the country and a big example for many. (04:12)
Freaky Liquid Metal
Ferrofluid (magnetic fluid) sculptures by two Japanese artists that move like something out of a science fiction movie. You have to watch the video! Set to music. No narration. Run time 04:19