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"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
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"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.
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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.
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"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.
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"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).



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"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).
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"Venezuela: A Proposed Social Charter of the Americas"
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"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.
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"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.
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"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.
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Naci Koru: "The Future of Transatlantic Alliances"
A talk by Naci Koru, Consul General of Turkey. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program
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Wim Wenders on his vision for "Alice in the Cities"
Director Wim Wenders on how restoring "Alice in the Cities" allowed him to realize his original dream of releasing the film in 1:1.66 frame. See “Alice in the Cities” and other newly restored Wenders films at MoMA: http://bit.ly/1Fpg9Ss
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After studying this unit you should be able:

  • define social construction and social constructionism.


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We look at the decline in holiday spending in America and ask what surprises 2017 could bring. And Adrian Wooldridge takes on the ghosts of capitalism past, present and future
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"Sites of Conflict: Identity and Insurgency in Postcolonial Northeast India"
Suryasikha Pathak, Fulbright Fellow at SUNY-Oswego, discusses militant groups, movements and responses in Northeast India.
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The wobbly beam of the Vela pulsar
At the center of the Vela supernova remnant is a madly spinning neutron star. It spins *11 times per second*, which helps it whip up a magnetic field so fierce it can actually defy the gravity of the star, which is a billion times stronger than Earth's! All of this help it generate two beams of matter and energy that blast away from its poles. Recent observations of this beam show that it appears to be wobbly, making a corkscrew motion over a period of 120 days. This movie is made from 8 images
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