Presentation of Kyrgyz Book
Along with a Kyrgyz delegation, Muratbek Imanaliev presented his latest book on Kyrgyzstan to Librarian of Congress James H. Billington. Speaker Biography: Muratbek Imanaliev is a professor at American University in Central Asia (AUCA). He was the Kyrgyz Foreign Minister in 1991-1992 and 1997-2002 and served as Kyrgyz Ambassador in China in 1993-1996. Imanaliev is the head of the public commission for foreign policy under Foreign Affairs Ministry of the republic and one of the leading foreign
Anti-Shell activists protest in Durban
Nov. 30 - Canadian environmental activists demand Royal Dutch Shell puts people first during a protest in Durban, as United Nations climate talks enter their third day. Nick Rowlands reports.
Gypsy Airs: Anna JiEun Lee
In this performance video segment from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, Anna JiEun Lee plays a virtuosic piece for violin by Pablo de Sarasate called Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), accompanied by pianist Christopher O'Riley. Listen for elements that are quick and dance-like, and others that are slow and mournful, as well as harmonies reminiscent of folk music. The music of the gypsies of Eastern Europe was the inspiration for the piece. (04:41)
A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 2
A part-volume detailing the history of Hampshire religious houses, including the early history of Winchester cathedral.
German Studies professor Erica Carter speaks about her new book on early filmmaker Béla Bal
Professor Erica Carter from the University of Warwicks Department of German Studies talks about the release of her new book Béla Balázs: Early Film Theory, the first English translation of the Hungarian's work, and the accompanying exhibition
Scotch Malt Whisky Distilleries
A list of known malt whisky distilleries in Scotland, plus a few other whisky producing places.
Research Strategies 2011 - Lecture 7
Invasions That Never Were (1938 and 2010): What Can They Tell Us About Communication and Communication Research? - Dr Jonathan Smith Research in the School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning ( http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=0bliob8d0qbtz )
Translational Research for an Innovative Tomorrow
The USC School of Pharmacy is a premier research institution, ranking second in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding among all pharmacy schools in the United States in 2010. Working in partnership with industry, academia and government, the school offers a supportive, interdisciplinary research environment encompassing state-of-the-art facilities and multiple core laboratories that support collaboration among teams of experts in areas including biotechnology, chemical biology, neuroscienc
Internet Safety (lesson for very young children)
This narrated video (or slideshow) discusses internet safety tips for children. (04:47)
2012 DSA Recipient - Palmer E. "Satch" Krantz '72
The Distinguished Service Award is the highest honor the Alumni Association can bestow upon an alumnus or alumnas. The DSA is based on three main criteria -- 1) dedication and service to Clemson University; 2) personal and professional accomplishments; and 3) devotion to church or faith, community, and public service.
Chilli, Chocolate, and Chips: Foods that Originate from the New World
Dr. Rebecca Earle from the Department of Comparative American Studies talks about the importance of diet in creating the Indian and Spanish identities in the early modern era, and how the foods that the Spanish once avoided in the New World are now ingrained in many cultures.
Cover your textbook like a sir. Protect your investment and avoid fines!
Textbook covering in its simplest and most exact terms that will avoid fines or protect your investment in a textbook.
(2:28) Justin Higgins
24.111 Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics (MIT)
Quantum mechanics--even in the ordinary, non-relativistic, "particle" formulation that will be the primary focus of this course--has been a staggeringly successful physical theory, surely one of the crowning achievements of 20th century science. It's also rather bizarre--bizarre enough to lead very intelligent and otherwise sensible people to make such claims as that the universe is perpetually splitting into many copies of itself, that conscious minds have the power to make physical systems "ju
Harry Truman and the Atomic Bomb [Excerpted from "Harry S. Truman: Advancing the Revolution," in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom, John Denson, ed.] The most spectacular episode of
[Excerpted from "Harry S. Truman: Advancing the Revolution," in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom, John Denson, ed.]
The most spectacular episode of
Sandy Ridge Bluegrass Sessions in Meridian, Mississippi
Travel with Bennett-Watt to Meridian, Mississippi and discover the Sandy Ridge Bluegrass jam sessions that occur in the piney woods of Southeast Mississippi. Run time 04:50.
Against the odds? Pathways to peace in East Timor, Aceh and West Papua
States rarely disintegrate in the way that former Yugoslavia did in the 1990s. Many thought Indonesia would disintegrate in the wake of a large number of violent internal conflicts at the turn of the century. East Timor was an exception that did break away to achieve independence. Aceh followed the more historically common path of reintegration after a peace process that made substantial concessions to separatists. West Papua is another Indonesian exception in failing to achieve positive peace a
Clean Water Technologies: Research at MIT This presentation was made at the MIT Environmental Research Council forum on 15 December 2011. It summarizes a broad range of research at MIT on Clean Water Technology.
This presentation was made at the MIT Environmental Research Council forum on 15 December 2011. It summarizes a broad range of research at MIT on Clean Water Technology.
Derecho Financiero y Tributario
La asignatura Derecho Financiero y Tributario tiene por objeto el estudio de las normas que regulan y estructuran el ciclo financiero de ingresos y gastos públicos, en especial, las referidas a los aspectos sustantivos y procedimentales de los tributos como ingresos públicos, así como las relativas a la regulación de las distintas figuras tributarias existentes en nuestro ordenamiento.
Fun Science Projects for Children : Ingredients for Flubber
Make science fun. What are the ingredients and materials needed to make flubber? Learn in this science video from science expert: Karen Weisman. This video gives the step by step instructions for making flubber, and even has subtitles so that if you can't understand the presenter you can still see the measurements that she is talking about.