Power and Norms: What can the Nobel Peace Prize Accomplish? The Inside Story
Professor Geir Lundestad gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on war and armed conflict
Questions and Answers from The Neale Wheeler Watson Lecture 2010, given by Professor Bruno Latour: "May Nature Be Recomposed? A Few Questions of Cosmopolitics". Location: Nobel Museum, Svenska Akademiens Börssal, May 11 2010. The Neale Wheeler Watson Lecture is given every spring at the Nobel Museum by an international scholar of excellence.
Why mainstreaming corporate social responsibility still makes good business sense
With the recession in full swing and no reprieve in sight, one might expect interest in corporate social responsibility to wane, or perhaps even die a natural death.
Quidditch for Muggles at the College of Charleston
B.Y.O.B. -- Bring Your Own Broom! Join the CofC Quidditch team around Marion Square and on campus as they play the sport popularized in the Harry Potter book series by J.K. Rowling. CofC Quidditch on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=186708751528 International Quidditch Association: http://www.internationalquidditch.org
Food Webs in River Networks with Mary Power
Mary Power, Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley addressed biodiversity, ecology and global change with the Harvard University community and beyond.
Public Bailout of Banks Recklessness
In response to the ongoing sub-prime crisis, the recently published Crosby Report recommends that the Government uses public money to swap banks 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 Labours popularity with the electorate.
The Challenges of the Saddam Hussein Trial
Judge Raid Juhi al-Saedi, Former Chief investigative Judge; Iraqi High Tribunal; Visiting Jurist in Residence, Frederick K. Cox International Law Center LL.M. Candidate, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Hoover Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant Tour Part 2
This is a series of video clips taken when visiting the Hoover Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant back on December 28, 2008. Hoover Dam is located at Lake Mead at the Arizona and Nevada State line and just East of Las Vegas on US Highway 93. The highway goes over the dam, but a by pass bridge is being built across the Colorado River just down stream from the dam due to be completed in September of 2009.
Constitutionalism in Latin America: A North American Perspective
Professor Barker will make a presentation on "Constitutionalism in Latin America: a North American Perspective" Moderators: Dante Figueroa, Adjunct Professor, WCL and Georgetown Law Center, Senior Legal Information Analyst, Law Library of Congress.
Adelaida Sourdis: Independence in the Colombian Caribbean at ANU
Adelaida Sourdis gives this lecture at The Australian National University entitled 'Independence in the Colombian Caribbean: A History of Magic Realism' at The Australian National University. This talk discusses and describes what happened in the Colombian Caribbean within and in relation to its geographical, political and social context, and the destruction of Cartagena, considered the centre or power in the region. Two historical moments are studied, the independence process and the price pai
In the Land of Jim Crow: Using the Vote-Sharing Power
African American civil rights workers and elected officials recall the indignities and brutality of racial discrimination and their personal experiences in winning the right to share political power. Interwoven are images that enhance the drama of these heartbreaking and courageous narratives.
Grolink Building the Brain: Exhibit Interactive Prototypes STS-132 Flyaround Astronaut Shannon Walker Sponsors Video Contest for Greater Houston Area Students Midterm elections: healthcare STS-131 Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver Station Crew Welcomes STS-131 Interview with Scott and Mark Kelly (PART 3)
Grolink is a Swedish based company providing training and consultancy services in organic agriculture worldwide. Its website presents a number of reports, studies, and presentations on organic production, marketing, management and development. Many of these hav
The American Museum of Natural History announced Brain: The Inside Story, an amazing and stimulating exhibition that will give visitors a new perspective and insight into their own brains using imaginative art, vivid brain scan imaging, and thrilling interactive exhibits that will engage the whole family. Watch as Helene Alonso, the Museum's Director of Exhibit Interactives and Media, discusses the process of building Brain's interactive elements and discover how new technologies are employed i
Space shuttle Atlantis performs a flyaround of the International Space Station after undocking at 11:22 a.m. EDT on Sunday, May 23, 2010.
Post Video Response—NASA astronaut Shannon Walker is hosting a video competition for students in the greater Houston area. The competition will begin Thursday, April 1, and continue through Friday, May 14, 2010. Students participating in this unique competition must answer Walkers question, Why should the United States explore space? The answer must be recorded on video and posted to YouTube at the following link, www.youtube.com/reelnasa. Walker is asking students to be as creative as pos
Landmark changes in U.S. healthcare pushed through by Democrats are already in place, but a rise in Republican power could threaten some of the provisions.
Discovery performs the Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver before docking to the International Space Station during the STS-131 mission.
The Expedition 23 crew welcomes the STS-131 crew aboard the International Space Station.
Astronauts and brothers Scott and Mark Kelly are interviewed before their missions. Scott Kelly (left) will be Expedition 26 Commander and Mark will be the STS-134 Commander. The two brothers may meet in space when space shuttle Endeavour docks to the International Space Station in early 2011.
Building the Brain: Exhibit Interactive Prototypes
Astronaut Shannon Walker Sponsors Video Contest for Greater Houston Area Students
Midterm elections: healthcare
STS-131 Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver
Station Crew Welcomes STS-131
Interview with Scott and Mark Kelly (PART 3)