Panel #1 - U.S.-Asia Relations in the 21st Century
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Moderator: T. J. Pempel, University of California-Berkeley Presentations: Challenges in Asia's Regional Security Environment - Christopher Twomey, Naval Postgraduate School The Instability of China-U.S. Relations - Yan Xuetong, Tsinghua University Discussant: John Brandon, The Asia Foundation This conference is jointly sponsored by the Institute of East Asian Studies, National Bureau of Asian Research, The Asia Foundation and W
Association des Écrivains Bretons (AEB)
This association is for anyone who is Breton, writes in Breton or lives in Brittany and supports Breton literature. Founded in 1978 by Yann Brekilien the Breton author, it encourages the study and further production of literature in Breton or literature about Brittany but in French. The website has a list of authors who belong to the association, with brief details about their literary genres. Various projects are underway with the aim of publicising the association further. AEB gives constr
Rutherford journal : the New Zealand journal for the history and philosophy of science and technolog
The Rutherford Journal is an online journal that publishes invited articles, and critical notices, from leading international scholars in the history and philosophy of science and technology. It is edited by Professor Jack Copeland of the Philosophy Department of the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. The journal has been published annually since December 2005, and the full texts of the articles of this and subsequent volumes are freely available as HTML files. The articles include original
Medical history 1957-2009
This Web page gives free access to the full-text of the British journal 'Medical History', offering issues from 1957 until 2009. Each issue has a linked table-of-contents, with articles available as a summary, as "page-view", or as a PDF file. Obituaries, book notes, essay-reviews, and book reviews are also regularly available in each issue. Example article titles include: 'Medical aspects of tobacco smoking and the anti-tobacco movement in Britain in the nineteenth century'; 'Design for a med
Society for literature, science, and the arts
The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) is a scholarly society broadly interested in science and representation. The SLSA hosts an annual conference in the U.S.A. and a European conference every other year. Membership is wide-ranging, covering... "sciences, engineering, technology, computer science, medicine, the social sciences, the humanities, the arts, and independent scholars and artists". At June 2009 the SLSA website contains the proceedings for the SLSA 2008 conference, i
Italian academies, 1530-1700: a themed collection database
This website provides access to a bibliography of the British Librarys exceptional collection of material from the Italian Learned Academies of the late Renaissance and early modern periods. During the period covered, the Academies had a vital role in the intellectual culture of Italy and beyond, yet the only comprehensive work available to scholars (Michele Maylenders Storia delle Accademie d'Italia) is over 50 years old and in needs to be in many cases corrected, and updated in the l
American association of teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
Founded in 1917, the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese promotes the study and teaching of these languages on the secondary and tertiary levels. Its extensive site provides information about the organisation (membership, officers), lists job postings, provides information about its annual conference, awards and scholarships. The site offers particularly important information about the organisation's publications ('Hispania;' 'Enlace;' the Association's newsletter; 'Portu
Cátedra Padre António Vieira de Estudos portugueses
This is the site of the Fr. António Vieira Chair of the Pontifica Universidade Católica of Rio de Janeiro, which was established in 1984 with a truly interdisciplinary and comparative purpose. It hosts a range of comparative reserach projects in the humanities: canons and margins in Portuguese and Brazilian literature; continuity and discontinuity in Brazilian and Portuguese literature; aspects of Portuguese in its different stages; the role of intellectuals in modern and postmodern society; l
Michel Faber : Interview
This interview with the Dutch novelist and short story writer Michel Faber (1960- ) is published by January Magazine, an online arts journal edited by Linda L. Richards. The lengthy interview, conducted by Richards in November 2002, is preceded by a short biography and a review, by David Abrams, of Faber's remarkable novel, set in Victorian England, 'The Crimson Petal and the White' (Edinburgh: Canongate Books Ltd, 2002). It is concerned mostly about the writing of that novel which, apparently,
Understanding Animal Research
Understanding Animal Research is a member organisation, founded in 2008 by bringing together two UK organisations, Research Defence Society and the Coalition for Medical Progress.‘Understanding Animal Research’ aims to “achieve understanding and acceptance of the need for humane animal research in the UK, by maintaining and building informed public support and a favourable policy climate for animal research.” This site provides information on the member organisations,
WHO model formulary for children
Published in June 2010 by the World Health Organization (WHO) the WHO Model Formulary for Children provides guidance on how to use more than 240 essential medicines for treating illness and disease in children from 0 to 12 years of age. This 528 page document has 29 sections covering topics such as anaesthetics and analgesia, antiallergics, cardiovascular medicines, anti-infective medicines, diuretics, diagnostic agents, hormones, endocrine medicines, contraceptives, blood products, plasma s
Hot Docs Doc Library: celebrating Canadas rich documentary filmmaking heritage
This site is supported by the Department of Canadian Heritage. It provides free access to a large growing collection of documentary films from Canadian film makers. These include materials from NFB. Materials can be searched or browsed by topic. There are also playlists for films by young film makers and a section designed for school and college use. A wide range of topics relating to social, political, economic and world events are covered. They include an emphasis on the history, culture and s
Ethnographic video online
Ethnographic video online is a commercial subscription product of Alexander Press. It offers access to 100s of online ethnographic films and associated study materials. These cover a wide range of cultures worldwide.They include Documentaries from key filmmakers such as John Marshall, Timothy Asch, Robert Gardner, David MacDougall, John Bishop, David Plath from the 1920s to the present day There are also associated interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes and study guides. In
Tweety Hall is a project of the LGA Group (Local Government Association) it seeks to provide a directory of UK local government councillors who use the micro blogging service Twitter. It is possible to look by name of representative, area or political party. Each entry has statistics on posts, updates and followers and links to the latest postings.
Celebrating the black presence in Westminster 1500-2000: Westminster City Council
This site is maintained by the City of Westminster Archives Centre. It provides information, listing s and access to some online exhibits about the history of Londons black population. This includes coverage of immigration, the slave trade and abolition and advice on sources for Black and Asian history in central London. Users to the site may access some digital images of photographs, manuscripts, prints and other documents. Copyright information is displayed on the website.
Medicare and medicaid: US GAO Government Accountability Office
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent agency, which works for Congress monitoring the efficiency of the American Federal government spending. This site provides free access to a collection of recent full text reports relating to health care services, health economics, health care spending and Medicare.
Listen: Vanderbilt center seeks to inform policy debate
Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions has a strong community outreach component that seeks to help citizens understand contemporary public policy issues and debates. Political scientists John Geer and David Lewis are among the four co-directors of the center that is housed within the Department of Political Science.
Joshua Cribbs' Jersey Retired
On October 30th, Kent State University proudly retired the #9 jersey that Josh Cribbs wore during his record-breaking days as a quarterback for the Golden Flashes.
PDC '10: Student Apps for Windows Phone 7 This year at the PDC we took advantage of the large amount of students creating apps for the new Windows Phone 7. In this clip I sat down with 5 students from across the globe to learn about how they spent their time at the PDC and what apps that had each created. Good stuff!
This year at the PDC we took advantage of the large amount of students creating apps for the new Windows Phone 7. In this clip I sat down with 5 students from across the globe to learn about how they spent their time at the PDC and what apps that had each created. Good stuff!