Teresa de Castro's website
The website of the Spanish historian Dr. Teresa de Castro offers electronic versions of some of her scholarly work on the history of food. Users may choose between navigating the site in English or Spanish, while her work may be in Spanish, English, or Italian. De Castro has published books and articles on the history of food in Spain (including Al-Andalus and Sefarad) and Australia. She has made available electronic versions of some of her books online: "Food mentality in Spain at the Renaissan
ASEAN leaders attend welcome dinner ahead of summit
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 10 - Southeast Asian leaders attend welcome dinner for ASEAN Summit in Myanmar, a weekend of meetings overshadowed by the South China Sea dispute. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topi
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
London and UK trends in Higher Education [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jo Attwool | LSE London's 2013 Lent term seminar series begins on the 14th of January. Speakers from within and beyond academia will focus on many of the implications of the current economic and political environment for London, covering relevant issues such as the road pricing, UK trends in higher education, census data and localism. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields.
Lecture 31 - Commutative Banach Algebras, printed slides 19-29
Commutative Banach Algebras, printed slides 19-29. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=bd32d53b-3c12-ac19-176b-d9e112731951 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/64.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics at the University of Nottingham.
21M.351 Music Composition (MIT)
This course features directed composition of larger forms of original writing involving voices and/or instruments. It includes a weekly seminar in composition for the presentation and discussion of work in progress. Students are expected to produce at least one substantive work, performed in public, by the end of the term. Contemporary compositions and major works from 20th-century music literature are studied.
Solving Quadratic Equations by Graphing - Khan Academy
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, uses a graphing calculator to solve quadratic equations. Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor fits a lot of information on a dark screen. (10:510
Postcast 12: Experimental Manipulation
Review of experimental manipulation.
Media, McClellan and the War.
Bill Moyers on the Democratic Party and its new nominee. Plus, there's nothing new in Scott McClellan's book about the propaganda campaign or the role of the press in selling the war, so why is it such big news? Journalists Jonathan landay and John Walcott of McClatchy newspapers and Greg Mitchell of EDITOR AND PUBlISHER analyze the reaction of the administration and the media to McClellan's book. And, the Annenberg School's Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Dr. Ronald Walters, director of the African
Inequality in America.
While many Americans are working harder for less money and paying more for everyday items like gas and food, the rich are getting richer. Bill Moyers Journal analyzes the growing inequality gap on the ground in los Angeles where recently union workers marched to bring attention to how they are getting squeezed out of the shrinking middle class. Bill Moyers also interviews Steve Fraser, historian and author of Wall Street: America's Dream Palace, about the modern parallels and differences to th
Conservative movement woes
Conservatives Mickey Edwards and Ross Douthat discuss why they believe their movement has gone off track during the last eight years and what it means for the Republican Party. Douthat is senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly and co-author of Grand New Party, and Mickey Edwards is a former Republican Congressman and author of Reclaiming Conservatism. Also on the program, Bill Moyers introduces "Deepening the American Dream," a Web-only project at www.pbs.org/moyers that features essays and vide
Future Space Cities@Universe (Digi-City Vision)
A template for the future city has been carved into the heavens. Ever since the beginning of humankind, we have looked to the sky for the opportunity to make a new start in our imperfect world. Between the stars and the darkness we have imagined utopias beyond the reach of our travel technologies, colonizing space with our fantasies. Now we are in the first stages of an electronic revolution, but in the future 50 years later we will be in a mega-digital era which we have to predict, work and sea
UT Dance Marathon 2012
Media coverage from WUPW and WTOL For more information visit http://utole.do/dance
An overview of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The computer has changed everything that we do. It is the single most important invention since the second half of the 20th century. (6:51)
IBL Exercise on Early Modern Revolutions
IBL Exercise on Early Modern Revolutions
How internet and games affect the teenage mind: mini-lecture (UCL)
Lionel Bailly (UCL Psychoanalysis Unit) examines the effect new media (the internet, social networking and video games) has on the adolescent mind. According to Bailly, the virtual personas many teens create for themselves act as a warped mirror of their actual selves. Further information: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/psychoanalysis/unit-staff/lionel.htm
PubHub: foundation research
PubHub is maintained by the US based independent Foundation Center. It seeks to highlight, link to and raise awareness of recent reports published by American foundations. They cover all areas of philanthropy from education, to disaster relief and social welfare. It is possible to sign up to receive RSS research alerts when new items are added.
Report from Davos: Risk Management Survivors Offer Cautionary Tales
Wharton management professor Michael Useem joined heads of state, politicians, CEOs, celebrities and others at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where, he says, the mood seemed to be one of muted optimism. But, as he points out, there was also a recognition of how much still needs to be done to prevent the kinds of catastrophes -- both natural and created -- that changed the lives of so many individuals over the past two years. Useem, director of Wharton's Center for Leader
44 Presidents by Rhythm, Rhyme, Results
This educational rap features presidents from Washington to Obama. May be a suitable way to memorize or remember all forty-four of them. Lyrics by Ben Johnson.