"Prescription for Survival: A Doctor's Journey to End Nuclear Madness"
lown book coverA talk by Bernard Lown, MD. Physician, author, and Nobel Prize-winning peace activist Bernard Lown discusses his new memoir, "Prescription for Survival: A Doctor's Journey to End Nuclear Madness". The inventor of the defibrillator, Dr. Lown was also a peace and anti-nuclear activist, participating in the founding of Physicians for Social Responsibility in 1960
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

How Ideas Take Flight - Jennifer Aaker (Stanford GSB)
Stanford Graduate School of Business professor Jennifer Aaker shares the power behind creating ideas that can build momentum. Through her research on the perception of happiness and meaning, Aaker describes how these concepts relate to a successful and powerful social media campaign. A well-planned effort catches audience attention and offers them an engaging story. Aaker, co-author of The Dragonfly Effect, also offers several personal and corporate examples of effective viral campaigns that gar
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying the arts and humanities. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

Sea Shepherd claims illegal fishing vessel rescue
Conservation group Sea Shepherd says its crew rescued fishermen from a sinking vessel it had been pursuing for suspected illegal fishing. Yiming Woo reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 topics including business, financial, national, and international ne
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

"The Mind of the Market"
wasserstrom book coverAuthor and psychologist Michael Shermer explains how evolution shaped the modern economy-and why people are so irrational about money. How did we make the leap from ancient hunter-gatherers to modern consumers and traders? Why do people get so emotional and irrational about bottom-line financial and business decisions? Is the capitalist marketplace a sort of Darwinian orga
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

#colorourcollections

The National Archives UK posted a photo:

#colorourcollections

Sketch of Stephenson's Rocket
Catalogue reference COP1/111 (515)


Author(s): nobody@flickr.com (The National Archives UK)

License information
Related content

https://www.flickr.com/commons/usage/

2007 COSAL: Prose Reading: Salma (audio)

Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

2007 COSAL: Keynote Address (audio)
history conference posterThe Norman Cutler Conference on South Asian Literature (COSAL) honors the life and work of the late Norman Cutler, former Professor of Tamil in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations. Keynote Address by A.R. Venkatachalapathy, History and Literary Historiography, Madras Institute of Development Studies. Co-sponsored by the U
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"Ecology, Human Rights, and Large Dam Projects in South Asia"
Kathleen Morrison is Professor, Department of Anthropology; Director, Center for International Studies, The University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, tw
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"Growth, Poverty and Economic Development" - Session 2 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin Am
nicolini posterA three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"Growth: Evidence and Sources" - Session 1 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin America"
nicolini posterA three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"Dying to Win: On the Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism"
wbh logoRobert 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.
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Ahmed Kathrada on his "Memoirs"
wbh logoAhmed Kathrada is a contemporary of Nelson Mandela's and was a co-accused in the Rivonia Trial which sentenced Mr. Mandela and the others to life imprisonment. "Memoirs" chronicles his life as a political activist. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"The Prospects for Transatlantic Relations at the Beginning of the President’s Second Term"
wbh logoA talk by Sir David Manning, British Ambassador to the United States. Cosponsored by the CIS Norman Wait Harris Fund, the Harris School Center for Policy Practice, the Nicholson Center for British Studies and the British Consulate General in Chicago. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"The Weakness of the State in Latin America"
escalante posterLecture by Fernando Escalante, Tinker Visting Professor in History, University of Chicago and Professor, El Colegio de Mexico; from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).



Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"NAFTA & Mexico: Ten Years Later"
CLAS logoLecture by Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, founder of Mexico's Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD); from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"Venezuela: A Proposed Social Charter of the Americas"
Toro and Pineda posterDiscussion with Fermín Toro, Venezuela's Ambassador to the United Nations, and Nelson Pineda, Venezuela's Ambassador to the Organization of American States; from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"Global Chicago, pt. 5"
wbh logoA talk by Richard C. Longworth, executive director of the CCFR's Global Chicago Center. In collaboration with The Global Chicago Center of The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"Global Chicago, pt. 4"
wbh logoA talk by Ron Grossman, Chicago Tribune urban correspondent. In collaboration with The Global Chicago Center of The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"Reform in the Arab World: A Journalist's Perspective"
wbh logoTalk by Steve Franklin, Chicago Tribune staff writer and former Middle East correspondent; moderated by Noha Aboulmagd Forster, U. of C. NELC dept. and School of the Art Institute. Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set