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The City of London and its Tax Haven Empire
The City of London is an offshore island inside the British nation state, floating partly free from the democratic rules and restraints that bind the rest of us and fed by a network of tax havens around the world. Nicholas Shaxson and Maurice Glasman look at how this secretive network emerged and came to underpin the City's fearsome political and economic powers today. Maurice Glasman, recently appointed Labour Peer and Reader in Political Theory at London Metropolitan University. He is the auth
Tomkins - Audley End from the South West J980055 AUDLEY END HOUSE, Essex. "Audley End from the South West" by William Tomkins (1730-1792).
AUDLEY END HOUSE, Essex. "Audley End from the South West" by William Tomkins (1730-1792).
Duke Eye Center Living History: Dr. Gordon K. Klintworth
Gordon K. Klintworth, MD, PhD, the Joseph A.C. Wadsworth Research Professor of Ophthalmology sits down with R. Rand Allingham, MD, the Richard and Kit Barkhouser Professor of Ophthalmology and discusses how he began working in ophthalmology and how he ended up at Duke after starting his medical career in South Africa. He describes the department when he arrived in the early 1960s and how research has received a larger emphasis at the Duke Eye Center over the past few decades.
Storm on the Horizon
The Civil War has its roots in the American Revolution. Explore the causes and conflicts in "Storm on the Horizon," a special two-day Colonial Williamsburg event February 18th and 19th, 2011.
Penn State professor Joan Redwing discusses harnessing solar energy on a very small scale
Joan Redwing, professor of electrical engineering and materials science at Penn State, researches ways to harness the sun's power by conducting it through wires made of silicon.
The Election Fellows program is a partnership among the University of Rochester, Monroe Community College, Roberts Wesleyan College, and the Monroe County Board of Elections. Through the program, 150 undergraduates (50 from each school) had the opportunity to participate directly in the electoral process by working as college poll inspectors, assisting voters as they casted their ballots in the November 2nd general election. Housed in the Rochester Center for Community Leadership at the Universi
The Ideas That Shaped A Century: Technology, Business and Society
The Johns Hopkins University presents: "The Ideas That Shaped A Century: Technology, Business and Society." The inaugural IBM Centennial Lecture by: Samuel J. Palmisano, Johns Hopkins University Class of '73. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBM.
1855: Troy Female Seminary
This image depicts the Troy Female Seminary (later the Emma Willard School). The image shows a cluster of 5-story buildings with the gable end of one of them facing the street. A columned building is visible on the far right side of the picture. Several tall trees are in front of the buildings. There is a fence between the school grounds and the sidewalk. Ladies and gentlemen walk on the sidewalks in front of the school.,Troy Female Seminary, around 1855. Olivia Sage attended from 1846-1847, whi
1921: Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage, Portrait 9
This image is a painting of Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. Mrs. Sage is seated, apparently outdoors on an arm chair. She is wearing a dark dress and coat, with a white lace ruffle at the collar, a dark hat, and leather gloves. One hand rests on the arm of her chair and the other on a walking stick. The setting behind Mrs. Sage is probably Central Park, and skyscrapers are visible in the left distance.,This posthumous portrait of Olivia Sage was completed by well-known New York portraitist Cecilia
Globalising Capital Markets: new actors, new flows, new partnerships
The global capital markets are being transformed by the emergence of new actors, new flows and new partnerships - creating opportunities as well as challenges for business, government and civil society. In this lecture, Richard Gnodde will share the lessons of global businesses operating in this new environment, and reflect on the ways in which global capital markets can be a force for progress for business as well as society.
Oil, War and Geopolitics: the struggle over what remains
Professor Klare will look at how both old and new industrial powers are girding up for a global struggle over the world's remaining supplies of oil, natural gas and other vital sources of energy.
The Crisis of Global Capitalism: ten years on
The financial upheavals of the past two years have occurred against the background of a decade of crisis in global capitalism. The neo-liberal model has collapsed. What comes next, and what are the geopolitical implications? John Gray is emeritus professor at LSE and author of Gray's Anatomy: selected writings and False Dawn: delusions of global capitalism. This event is supported by the LSE Annual Fund.
Dagmenu van een bejaarde berekenen De leerlingen berekenen met behulp van hun voedingsmiddelentabel de vetten en koolhydraten in het dagmenu van een bejaarde en vormen dan een besluit. Dit is een toepassing op leerstof over overgewicht bij bejaarden.
De leerlingen berekenen met behulp van hun voedingsmiddelentabel de vetten en koolhydraten in het dagmenu van een bejaarde en vormen dan een besluit. Dit is een toepassing op leerstof over overgewicht bij bejaarden.
The Bigotry of the Literati Beginners' Chinese: Introducing yourself MSc in Strategic Marketing -- Student Experience Penn State's Erwin Mueller, the first person to see an atom
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This unit is a language unit that concentrates on Mandarin Chinese as a tool for communication, but also provides some insights into Chinese society and culture. It contains a brief introduction to the Chinese language, its scripts and sounds, and how words are formed. The language activities and audio extracts presented here are designed to give you a taste of Mandarin Chinese language. You will hear short conversations where people greet each other, introduce themselves, describe where they co
Donald Hopper and Barbara Schless share their experience studying for a full-time MSc programme at Cranfield, and their reasons for choosing the MSc in Strategic Marketing.
In August of 1955, Penn State Physics Professor Erwin Mueller became the first man to see an atom. A look back at a signature moment in Penn State research and Penn State history, wiith rare footage of Mueller and his work. Produced by Patrick Mansell for In Motion.
Beginners' Chinese: Introducing yourself
MSc in Strategic Marketing -- Student Experience
Penn State's Erwin Mueller, the first person to see an atom