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!
Ethics and Climate Change
Andrew Light, director of the Center for Global Ethics at George Mason University and associate professor of philosophy and environmental policy; senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.
Iran and the Nuclear Dynamic
Edwin Black, investigative author
"Interactions Between the Press and Foreign Policy"
A talk by Ray Suarez, Senior Correspondent, "The NewsHour" (PBS). From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
"American Foreign Policy and Amnesia: The Case of Iraq"
A talk by Samantha Power, Harvard University, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of ‘A Problem from Hell’: America and the Age of Genocide. Co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
Latin American Business Conference: "Managing Growth: Uncertainty in Latin America"
Panel discussion with Edmundo Vallejo, General Electric Latin America; Christopher Baudoin, Aon Risk Services Latin America; and Luis Ramirez Rojas, Nusoft; from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
Latin American Business Conference: "Argentina: Development, Outlook, Opportunities"
Lecture by Ricardo Lopez Murphy, former Finance and Defense Minister of Argentina; from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
"A Brief History of Neoliberalism"
A talk by David Harvey, Distinguished Professor, CUNY Graduate Center PhD Program in Anthropology. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
"Dying to Win: On the Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism"
Robert Pape is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago. Presented in collaboration with the 2nd Annual Joint Threat Anticipation Center Workshop. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
"'Virgin Soil' Epidemics and Demographic Collapse in the Americas"
Lecture by Kris Jones, Associate Director and Senior Lecturer in CLAS, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for East Euro
"Youth in Low-Income Communities in Rio de Janeiro: Education and Job Prospects"
A talk by Malcolm Bush, President of the Woodstock Institute. From the International Child Welfare Conference, co-sponsored by The Center for International Studies' Norman Wait Harris Fund, School of Social Service Administration, SSA International Social W
"Reflections on Argentina" - Session 3 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin America"
A three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
"The Next Great Clash"
A talk by Michael Levin. In The Next Great Clash, Michael Levin presents evidence of a global political order on the verge of a historic power shift from West to East. A reemerging China is the only nation with the latent capacity to challenge American hegemony, and Levin demonstrates that such challenges to the status quo usually lead to war. From the World Beyo
"Challenges for the New Administration in Iraq and Afghanistan"
A talk by Juan Cole. Juan Cole will discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy in Iraq and Afghanistan beyond the November presidential elections. Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively about Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and South Asia. He studies and writes about contemporary Isl
"Mexican Oil and Gas Policies"
A presentation by Adrián Lajous, Former Pemex CEO. Adrián Lajous is Chairman of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, President of Petrométrica, SC and non-Executive Director of Schlumberger, Ternium, Trinity Industries and Grupo Petroquímico Beta. He is senior energy advisor to McKinsey & Company. In 2003-04 he was a Senior Fellow at the Kennedy School of Governme
"The U.N. Security Council and the Making of the Modern World"
A talk by professor and author David Bosco. From the Berlin Airlift to the Iraq War, the UN Security Council has stood at the heart of global politics. Part public theater, part smoke-filled backroom, the Council has enjoyed notable successes and suffered ignominious failures, but it has always provided a space for the five great powers to sit down toget