Brazilian serialities: imagining persons (24 May 2013)
In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Professor Joao de Pina-Cabral (University of Kent) discusses the creative use of personal names in Brazil.
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The post-crisis banking sector
The Global Head of Banking Research at Credit Suisse, Giles Keating discusses how the banking environment is different post-crisis, and what the implications are for investors.

Public Bailout of Bank's Recklessness
In response to the ongoing sub-prime crisis, the recently published Crosby Report recommends that the Government uses public money to swap bank's seriously damaged mortgage-backed securities for pristine government bonds. Matthew Watson from the Department of Politics and International Studies at Warwick University talks about these recommendations, and how the global credit crunch is affecting Labour's popularity with the electorate.
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British Parliament: Electoral Politics in the Age of Reform
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Hugh Pym guest lecture
The lecture forms part of Leeds Business School's free public guest lecture series and took place on Tuesday 1 April in the Rose Bowl. A renowned financial and business journalist and published author, Hugh has been the Chief Economics Correspondent for the BBC News since 2009. He has worked in TV and radio since 1983 for some of the UK's leading broadcasters including Channel 4, ITN and Sky. Paul Houghton, a Principal Lecturer in Leeds Metropolitan's Faculty of Business and Law, who has organi
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21A.110 Anthropological Theory (MIT)
This course introduces students to some of the major social theories and debates that inspire and inform anthropological analysis. Over the course of the semester, we will investigate a range of theoretical propositions concerning such topics as agency, structure, subjectivity, history, social change, power, culture, and the politics of representation. Ultimately, all theories can be read as statements about human beings and the worlds they create and inhabit. We will approach each theoretical p
Author(s): Silbey, Susan S.

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11.201 Gateway: Planning Action (MIT)
This course introduces incoming students in the Master in City Planning (MCP) program to the theory and history of planning in the public interest. It relies primarily on challenging real-world cases to highlight persistent dilemmas: the power and limits of planning, the multiple roles in which planners find themselves in communities around the globe, and the political, ethical, and practical dilemmas that planners face as they try to be effective. As such, the course provides an introduction to
Author(s): Briggs, Xavier de Souza

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The "O" Report

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Claire Kelly