Minos : journal archive
Minos is a journal focusing on Aegean philology (largely Linear B) and this website publishes its archive with the free and full text PDF editions of many early issues (vol. 1-14; 18; and 25). It is possible to contact the editors ("acerca de"); search by keyword or author ("buscar"); and the browsable archives ("archivos"). Some readers may find useful the possibility to register to the journal and be notified when new issues are published. Minos is an essential resource for students and resear
Creativity, culture & education literature reviews
This Web page gives free access to a series of free literature reviews written for the Newcastle-based charity Creativity, Culture and Education, the national organisation which manages the Government-funded Creative Partnerships initiative for arts in state schools. At March 2010 there are eight reviews by noted academics, each available as a free PDF file. These include, among others: Justin O'Connor's history of the formation and definition of the creative sector; Kate Oakley's overview of th
Two released Guantanamo prisoners raise a cheer in Montevideo
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Two of six long-term Guantanamo detainees released to Uruguay on December 8, have been seen in Montevideo, where they are now being resettled as free men. Syrian, Omar Mahmoud Faraj and Adel bin Muhammas el Ouerghi from Tunisia appeared at their balcony where they toasted a Reuters photographer snapping their picture. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe R
Learn about the Roman Republic
A 1:42 clip that quickly reviews the people, events, and land importance of this time period. It would be a quick review or introduction.
Krannert Gives Update from Dean Hummels
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Guide to the Records of the Civic Club of Allegheny County, 1896-1967
The mission of The Civic Club of Allegheny County has been "to promote by education and organized non-partisan effort a higher public spirit and better social order." This collection contains Civic Club by-laws and constitution; minutes of annual, board of directors, and committee meetings; records documenting The Civic Clubs's legislative campaigns and social services; and voter directories for general and primary elections between 1930 and 1973.
11.948 The Politics of Reconstructing Iraq (MIT)
This course is being offered in conjunction with the colloquium The Politics of Reconstructing Iraq, which is sponsored by MIT’s Center for International Studies and Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Fundamentally, the course focuses on contemporary post-conflict countries (or in-conflict countries) and the role of planning and reconstruction in building nations, mitigating conflicts, reshaping the social, spatial, geopolitical, and political life, and determining the country&rsquo
Assignment # 1: BHP 3 Profile of a place: BHP 3
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Video Production: Project: Introduction
A project is the best way to learn! Work with this crew to see what they did, and it will help you to create your own video without making some of the usual mistakes and maybe even help you add a few special features. Run time 07:08
15.348 Doctoral Seminar in Research Methods II (MIT)
A large proportion of contemporary research on organizations, strategy and management relies on quantitative research methods. This course is designed to provide an introduction to some of the most commonly used quantitative techniques, including logit/probit models, count models, event history models, and pooled cross-section techniques.
17.914 International Politics in the New Century - via Simulation, Interactive Gaming, and 'Edutain
This workshop is designed to introduce students to different perspectives on politics and the state of the world through new visualization techniques and approaches to interactive political gaming (and selective 'edutainment'). Specifically, we shall explore applications of interactive tools (such as video and web-based games, blogs or simulations) to examine critical challenges in international politics of the 21C century focusing specifically on general insights and specific understa
2.6 Senses and communication …
Some of the most unusual and versatile of all the mammals are the groups that live, feed and reproduce underwater. In this unit we will see how these formerly land-based mammals adapted to a return to the water, discussing such challenges as breathing, movement and communication. This is the seventh unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
Frankie Quimby of Sapelo Island
This video segment from Egg: The Arts Show presents a glimpse of the last island-based Gullah/Geechee community located on Sapelo Island. The original Gullah/Geechee were slaves. When slavery was abolished, the lands on the island were abandoned to the slaves. Frankie Quimby of the Georgia Sea Island Singers speaks of her pride for the island community and the importance of preserving the Gullah/Geechee culture. She also tells how the songs of the slaves also served as escape songs. For more abo
The Origins of Cultural History 2; Geisteswissenschaft and the Natural Sciences: Vico versus Descart
Isaiah Berlin gives the second of his lectures on the origins of cultural history.
The Hunt for Subversives - Red Scare
This video is accompanied by text. "The Korean War and advances in nuclear weaponry by Soviet scientists promoted the rapid spread of anti-Communist sentiment throughout America. Public fears that Communist spies were infiltrating the U.S. government and undermining foreign policy led to the introduction of strict security measures. However, many Americans believed that their traditional freedoms—primarily free speech and the right of political dissent—would erode in the climate of the Cold
A brief history of the future
Professor John Naughton of The Open University reveals some of the key players in the history of the internet, and explores some of the surprises it has sprung.
US & Europe debt fears hammer stocks
Nov. 21 - Fears about out-of-control government debt on both sides of the Atlantic have swept across financial markets, knocking stocks sharply lower and pushing up prices of bonds deemed to be safe havens. Ruairidh Villar reports.
Another ABC Song
This is a different take on an alphabet song. (02:50)
Monumentos conmemorativos de Madrid
'Monumenta Madrid' is an interactive map of the city of Madrid which acts as a database of all the commemorative monuments in the capital of Spain. The site has been developed by the City Council of Madrid, and it provides in-depth information about each of the monuments, including; fountains; commemorative plaques; arches; and statues. The high-definition interactive map offers the possibility of searching for monuments at different scales (however, at the time of cataloguing, changing scales p