Why Civilisations Can't Climb Hills: a political history of statelessness in Southeast Asia
Professor Scott argues that the hill peoples of mainland Southeast Asia are fugitive, runaway populations, practising 'escape agriculture', 'escape social structure' and 'escape culture'. Jim Scott is Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology at Yale University.
What are Molecules?
Molecules are made up of two or more atoms, such as hydrogen and oxygen to make water, or sodium and chloride to make salt. Discover how molecules are formed with important facts from a science teacher
Convocation Corner: What will they do next?
On their convocation day, SFU students talk about their experience at SFU, what they're planning to do next and how SFU prepared them.
Muhammad Yunus: Talking Management
Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus talks about his latest thinking on social and environmental sustainability.
Coaches Corner Mid-Season Update
Coach Damaine Powell Talks about the Men's Basketball journey through the second half of the 2010-2011 season.
State Department's Anne-Marie Slaughter Spoke at SAIS on January 27
Anne-Marie Slaughter, director of Policy Planning for the U.S. Department of State, spoke about "Leading Through Civilian Power: The First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review" on Thursday, January 27.
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Mark Spelman, Global Head of Strategy, Accenture, on Davos 2011 - 3
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Best of web video: This month's top picks
Our monthly roundup of the best science videos on the web. For more great science videos, visit our blog: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/
Helicopter spins like a maple seed
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn20045-spinning-seeds-inspire-singlebladed-helicopters.html See a new helicopter design that copies a maple seed
11.020 Poverty, Public Policy and Controversy (MIT)
This course covers topics and questions such as: What is poverty? How is it defined and measured in the United States and other countries? What are the different program designs that countries use to relieve poverty? To answer these questions, the course examines the main public policy frames that guide theory, research, policy, and practice. How do the definition and policies to deal with poverty change over time? What are the economic, political, and social forces that contribute to the persis
20 Years of Multi-Partyism in Kenya (African Studies Seminar)
A roundtable discussion examining the current state of Kenyan politics, twenty years after it changed to a multi-party state. The change to multi-partyism in Kenya in the early 1990s brought with it the hope of significant developments for the East African country. This roundtable discussion examines, through presentations by scholars, a former Kenyan official, a journalist, and Great Britain's former ambassador to Kenya, what changes multi-partyism has had on Kenya. The panel includes (in or
UW Gymnastics Rewind - 01/15/2011
Highlights from the UW Women's Gymnastic Meet on 01/15/2011.
Should Congress Raise the Debt Ceiling?
Northeastern Men's Hockey Postgame • vs. Massachusetts • Jan. 28, 2011
Northeastern head hockey coach Greg Cronin addresses the media after defeating Massachusetts, 3-0, on Jan. 28, 2011, at Matthews Arena in Boston.
Egypt wakes up to devastation
Egyptians wake up to see widespread wreckage, ransacked shops and burned-out buildings, the day after violent clashes between protesters and police.
The Ignorance of New York Magazine [Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Ignorance of 'New York Magazine.'"] On Boxing Day, December 26, New York magazine ran an article — "The Trouble with
[Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Ignorance of 'New York Magazine.'"]
On Boxing Day, December 26, New York magazine ran an article — "The Trouble with
Logaritmische schalen : Kennismaking In deze les maken de leerlingen kennis met het gebruik van logaritmische schalen. Aan de hand van de les leren leerlingen voornamelijk welke functies op geschikt logaritmisch papier rechten worden.
In deze les maken de leerlingen kennis met het gebruik van logaritmische schalen. Aan de hand van de les leren leerlingen voornamelijk welke functies op geschikt logaritmisch papier rechten worden.
Perceptive Mobile Robots Working Safely Alongside Humans
Although we are still far from the moment of singularity, or even Star Wars ‘droids, we can anticipate robot colleagues in the near future, believes Seth Teller. He is developing ‘situationally aware’ machines to help out humans in those “unstructured environments…where we live, work and recreate.”