The shift from apartheid to a constitutional democracy in South Africa brought with it a plethora of questions concerni
NCPACS: Professor John Mueller – The Terrorism Delusion
The National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies presents a public seminar discussing the 'decade of delusion' since the terrorist attacks of September 11 2001, in particular what Professor Mueller regards as the disproportionate response of the international community to the real threat presented by al-Qaeda. 29 January 2013.
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.
Politics in 60 seconds. Disaster politics
Dr Vanessa Pupavac defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focusses on disaster politics as a political concept.
Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes.
Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education
Dr Vanessa Pupavac, School of Politics and International Relations
Dr Vanessa Pupavac is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Nottingham. She has previously worked for the U
21H.575J Women in South Asia from 1800 to Present (MIT)
This course is designed to introduce and help students understand the changes and continuities in the lives of women in South Asia from a historical perspective. Using gender as a lens of examining the past, we will examine how politics of race, class, caste and religion affected and continue to impact women in South Asian countries, primarily in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. We will reflect upon current debates within South Asian women's history in order to examine some of the issu
Lesson 08 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 8 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to count from one to ten. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
17.960 Foundations of Political Science (MIT)
This subject, required of all first-year PhD students in political science, introduces fundamental ideas, theories, and methods in contemporary political science through the study of a small number of major books and articles that are intrinsically good and have been influential in the field. The first semester focuses principally on issues of political theory and international relations, while the second focuses principally on American and comparative politics. Readings in the fall semeste
National papyrological funds : DVCTVS
The National papyrological funds website is an online repository of papyrological collections held in Spain. Among the digitised collections are: the Abadia de Montserrat Collection; the Palau-Ribes Collection; and the Fundación Pastor Collection. There are currently thousands of papyri digitised, but the team expects to produce a catalogue of all Spanish papyri. The texts range from small fragments to whole parchments. They are written in different languages (Egyptian demotic, hieratic and hie
Business as usual for Siemens in Russia
March 26 - Russian President Vladimir Putin praises the head of the German engineering group, Siemens, for continuing to invest in Russia. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer, "An Evening With" | Musicians at Google
A performance of spoken word, songs, stories, chats with the audience, and more than a few surprises with author Neil Gaiman (Coraline; The Graveyard Book) and musician/cult figure Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls; Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra).
Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer released a 3-disc set, titled An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer on November 19th.
Previously unreleased to the general public, and culled from hours of live recordings, one CD features Gaiman and Palm
China - Economic Miracle or Economic Timebomb?
The growth of China in recent years has been described as an economic miracle with Western companies and governments rushing to build partnerships with the new power in the East.
The opening up of the Chinese market and the expansion of industry, technology and production within the country has, however, had a profound effect on the people of China, its political leaders and the rest of the world. This impact can be seen in the growing inequalities within China, the loss of jobs in the west and
The "O" Report
This case study is one of ten case studies being conducted as part of a larger research project on Diversity and Equity
Space telescope witnesses a "galaxy bloodbath"
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It's a dramatic story that took place 200 million light years from Earth. The Hubble Space Telescope recently released an image of a galaxy being ripped apart in space that was captured on camera in 2009.
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, finan
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