Off the edge of history: the world in the 21st century [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Giddens | The risks we face, and the opportunities we have, in the 21st century are in many respects quite different from those experienced in earlier periods of history. How should we analyse and respond to such a world? What is a rational balance of optimism and pessimism? How can we plan for a future that seems to elude our grasp and in some ways is imponderable? Anthony Giddens is former Director of the LSE and a member of the House of Lords.
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“Impossible Translation: Beyond the Legal Body in Two South Asian Family Courts”
Srimati Basu, Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies University of Kentucky on "Impossible Translation: Beyond the Legal Body in Two South Asian Family Courts"
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The Psychology of Violence: insurgents and counterinsurgents [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lord Alderdice, Dr Deirdre MacManus | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor audio quality of this recording. How much do we know about the psychology of those engaged in the violence of insurgency and counterinsurgency? What are the predispositions and motivations for violence, and what are the psychological consequences of their experiences? From 1987 to 1998 John Alderdice was the leader of Northern Ireland’s cross-community Alliance Party. He has previously served as the cons
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Savifadok: digital repository of South Asian Studies
Savifadok is a digital repository maintained by the Savifa - the Virtual Library South Asia. It a joint project of the University Library of Heidelberg and the South Asia Institute (SAI) at the University of Heidelberg. It aims to provide free access to information, and where copyright allows full text access to documents covering all aspects of South Asian studies. These include books, articles, reports, theses, dissertations and multimedia. All topics from the humanities and social sciences ar
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Back-bench rebels
Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate. Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005, some back
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Beth Greer: "Missing Shade of Green, Creating a Super Natural Home" | Talks at Google
"Beth Greer, aka Super Natural Mom®, is an award winning journalist, corporate wellness consultant, healthy home expert and impassioned champion of toxin-free living. She's also a Huffington Post columnist, radio talk show host, and trusted consumer advocate, who is leading a movement of awareness and responsibility about healthy home, school and work environments. Her bestselling book, Super Natural Home: Improve Your Health, Home and Planet...One Room at a Time (Rodale), a Books for a Better
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国際戦略と標準化
Activities of research and industry related to environment and energy are required to expand their targets to global market. The class gives overview of current status and subjects of global strategy in the field of feature applications such as communication, railroad, automobile and appliance and financial activity, and also gives case studies of decision process of international standards which grips key to succeed embodiment of global business strategy. Students experience roll-playing to le
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Declaration of Independence - Remember this.
Reading of the Declaration of Independence we need to put this into practice. The beginning is the reading of letters from those who were present or involved. This is followed by the reading of the declaration by NFL football players past and present and others. (This video was filmed in the early 2000's)

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How Individual Rights Transformed World Politics
Have individual rights transformed world politics? Prof. Reus-Smit challenges the circumscribed nature of this debate, arguing the relationship between individual rights and world politics has a longer history and is more fundamental than it suggests. Have individual rights transformed world politics? Debate on this question has focused to date on the efficacy, or lack thereof, of the international human rights regime. Prof. Reus-Smit challenges the circumscribed nature of this debate, arguing t
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“'I Am Who I Am': On Being Nostalgic in Sanskrit”
South Asia mapA talk by David Shulman, Renee Lang Professor of Humanistic Studies, Department of Comparative Religion, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From the South Asia Seminar.
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Andrew Jackson and the Constitution
Gerard Magliocca discusses constitutional law through a comparison on Jacksonian politics and contemporary politics. Both Jackson and Bush have been demonized for their allegedly unconstitutional practices.
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Faith and Social Justice
Bill Moyers talks to Cornel West, Serene Jones, and Gary Dorrien for a fresh take on what our core ethics and values as a society say about America's politics, policy, and the challenges of balancing capitalism and democracy. And, why are America's food banks suffering shortages? Find out what you can do to help.
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States and their Territories: To the Center of the Earth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor A. John Simmons | Modern states claim a wide variety of rights of control over particular geographical territories. These claims, however, are regularly disputed, often leading to violence. This fact makes practically pressing the questions, to be explored in these lectures, of how and to what extent such territorial claims by states can be justified. A. John Simmons (Ph.D., Cornell) is Commonwealth Professor of Philosophy, and professor of Law; editor, Philosophy and Publi
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From subjects to citizens : society and the everyday state in North India and Pakistan, 1947-1964
This is the website for an AHRC-funded research project which is studying the interaction between state and citizen immediately before and in the two decades following India and Pakistan’s independence in 1947. To date, research has concentrated on the politics high levels of government, and little work has been done on the impact of independence and partition on everyday life. The project aims to focus on “citizen experiences” in the former British Indian provinces of Uttar Pr
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Journées EMOIS Paris 2014 : Tarification à l’activité modulée sur la qualité (Vidéo)

Titre : Journées EMOIS Paris 2014 : Tarification à l’activité modulée sur la qualité

Intervenants (s) : Félix FAUCON (Adjoint au directeur général de l’offre de soins, représentant
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Conférence invitée - La Coupole
Modérateurs : C QUANTIN, E TOUSSAINT

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Skemman
Skemman is a major open access research repository based in Iceland. It combines the results from the University of Iceland and other major university and institutional repositories in Iceland offering information (and where copyright allows) access to the full text of research outputs from staff and researchers. These include monographs, journal articles, theses and research reports. All topics from the humanities, sciences and social sciences are covered with a particular emphasis upon Iceland
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11.601 Introduction to Environmental Policy and Planning (MIT)
This course is the first subject in the Environmental Policy and Planning sequence. It reviews philosophical debates including growth vs. deep ecology, "command-and-control" vs. market-oriented approaches to regulation, and the importance of expertise vs. indigenous knowledge. Its emphasis is placed on environmental planning techniques and strategies. Related topics include the management of sustainability, the politics of ecosystem management, environmental governance and the changing role of c
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La filière fibres et éco-matériaux dans le Grand Est : acteurs et enjeux

Les premières ”Rencontres lorraines de la propriété intellectuelle” tenues à Metz en mai 2008 avaient été consacrées à la propriété intellectuelle face au défi de la mondialisation.

L’édition 2009 de ces Rencontres, organisée le 6 octobre 2009 à Nancy, s’est concentrée sur la filière « fibres et éco-matériaux », laquelle, que ce soit à travers le bois, le textile, le papier, les composites ou encore les marchés utili
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Protection du design en droit comparé : la protection juridique de la mode

Les premières ”Rencontres lorraines de la propriété intellectuelle” tenues à Metz en mai 2008 avaient été consacrées à la propriété intellectuelle face au défi de la mondialisation.

L’édition 2009 de ces Rencontres, organisée le 6 octobre 2009 à Nancy, s’est concentrée sur la filière « fibres et éco-matériaux », laquelle, que ce soit à travers le bois, le textile, le papier, les composites ou encore les marchés utili
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