Kosovo: cradle of civilisation or albatross?
Sir Ivor Roberts, former ambassador to Yugoslavia, Italy and Ireland introduces the history of Kosovo before reflecting on the best answer to the Kosovo question.
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PODCAST: Women & the Future of the Middle East

Special Feature: Leading women's human rights activist, I.M.O.W. Global Council chair, and founder of the Women's Learning Partnership Mahnaz Afkhami spoke with I.M.O.W. Executive Director Clare Winterton about her experience as an Iranian exile, women in Islam, the challenges facing women in the Middle East, and how technology is helping movement-building in the region. I.M.O.W. proudly presented this event on June 2, 2010 in San Francisco as part of our Extraordinary Voices
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War, With a Twist
This ballot box is a survivor of the Kansas county seat wars, and a tornado.
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Seat of Government
This early 21st century chair was used by Topeka's first African American mayor, James McClinton.
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Seat of Government
This early 21st century chair was used by Topeka's first African American mayor, James McClinton.
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Dancing With the Stars
Margaret Usher dazzled other dancers at Abraham Lincoln's 1865 inaugural ball with this militaristic yet feminine ball gown.
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Black Umbrella
It may look like an ordinary umbrella, but this faded parasol had a brush with fame when it sheltered Abraham Lincoln during an historic post-inaugural tour.
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The Most Famous Poster in the World
There are many symbols for the United States. Perhaps the strongest national personification is the character known around the world as Uncle Sam. This military recruiting poster has been widely reproduced and caricatured since World War I.
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Light
Graphic designer Tara Winterhalt on the characteristics and use of light in the Museum building, including the new galleries.
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Crystalizing Our Future
Departmental Assistant Stephanie Gibson on the history of the ROM and its relationship to the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal.
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The Dawn of the Crystal Age
Slide show set to music showing construction of the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal.
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On the Architectural Opening of the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, June 2, 2007
Director & CEO, William Thorsell speaks about the new Michael Lee-Chin Crystal - its enhancement of the Museum's public role, the development process, its "naked" opening, and highlights of the new building itself.
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Michael Lee-Chin Crystal Opening Highlights
Weekend highlights of the opening celebrations for the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, June 1 to June 3, 2007.
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Talk About the North - Antony Clavane
Hubris, Schmubris: the plot against Leeds United Antony Clavane Sunday Mirror
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Germaine Greer Winifred Mercier Lecture
Feminist icon Professor Germaine Greer delivered this year's Winifred Mercier public lecture to a packed Gandhi Hall. 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 broadcaster, journalist,
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Development as an Alien Culture: the purposes of governance in South Africa
Dr Jonny Steinberg gives the 2010 Africa Studies Centre Annual lecture held on 11th June 2010, Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College, Oxford University
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Housing affordability: Making ends meet in the ACT - Tanya Plibersek May 2010
The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Federal Minister for Housing, discusses housing affordability at The Australian National University on 25 May 2010. The national crisis in affordable accommodation has hit low income earners hard in Canberra. Even where new public service graduates, students, young families and the unemployed have been able to find accommodation they often can't afford the rents on offer. Demand for public housing and student accommodation far outstrips supply. What is being done by
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Thailand in Crisis - 1- Andrew Walker (แปลเป็นภาษาไทย)
Andrew Walker and Nicholas Farrelly analyse the latest news from Thailand including the red shirt protests and Thaksin Shinawatra being charged with terrorism, as well as the inequality in Thai society, in the first Thailand in Crisis vodcast from The Australian National University. Over the next six weeks, the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific will bring you Thailand in Crisis -- a series of six vod and podcasts released each Friday and beginning on 28 May. The vodcast will be available for
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Thailand in Crisis - 3 - Charlesworth & Haberkorn (แปลเป็นภาษาไทย)
Dr Tyrell Haberkorn and Professor Hilary Charlesworth are the guests in the third Thailand in Crisis vodcast - discussing issues of human rights and international law in the Thai context. Host Nicholas Farrelly is also joined by regular Dr Andrew Walker to talk about rural poverty in Thailand's north. Thailand in Crisis is a series of six vod and podcasts from The Australian National University's College of Asia and the Pacific. The series aims to bring together the University's expertise to sh
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Thailand in Crisis - 3 - Charlesworth & Haberkorn (แปลเป็นภาษาไทย)
Dr Tyrell Haberkorn and Professor Hilary Charlesworth are the guests in the third Thailand in Crisis vodcast - discussing issues of human rights and international law in the Thai context. Host Nicholas Farrelly is also joined by regular Dr Andrew Walker to talk about rural poverty in Thailand's north. Thailand in Crisis is a series of six vod and podcasts from The Australian National University's College of Asia and the Pacific. The series aims to bring together the University's expertise to sh
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