Anthropologist Dr Ariel Heryanto speaks to Up Close host Jacky Angus about how Indonesian pop culture both influences and is influenced by complex social and political forces.
Laws of Power 42: Observe the Rights of Others
Thunderbird Professor Karen Walch, Ph.D., continues her 48-week series on the Laws of Power for 21st Century Global Negotiators. Learn more at http://knowledgenetwork.thunderbird.edu/worldcafe.
Social media in politics
Many Americans turn to Facebook and Twitter to keep up with their friends and the latest in pop culture. But how and to what degree is social media being used by political campaigns during this year's election season? University of Minnesota assistant professor Heather LaMarre is currently working on a grant-funded project to study social media's role in campaign 2010, says that social media is a primary vehicle for campaigns to fundraise and communicate with the base. "Campaigns don't try to us
Professor Joseph Stiglitz: Road to Ruin? Financial Instability and the Global Economy
ANU Crawford School of Economics and Government presents the inaugural Crawford School Oration by Professor Joseph Stiglitz. This video was recorded at The Australian National University on 3 August 2010.
Professor Joseph Stiglitz is the University Professor at Columbia University in New York and Chair of Columbia University's Committee on Global Thought. He is also the co-founder and Executive Director of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia.
He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in e
UK General election 2010: Political science resources
This excellent site is maintained by Richard Kimber, a former member of staff at Keele University. It provides links to websites relating to the UK 2010 general election. These include newspaper/ media sites, opinion polls, political party and candidate sites and full-text manifestos. There are links to Richard Kimber's main websites where directories of materials relating to earlier elections may be found.
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