17.418 Field Seminar in International Relations Theory (MIT)
Provides an overview of the field of international relations and introduces two widely used typologies in the field. It then reviews the liberal, neo-liberal, realist, and neo-realist schools; the sociological literature on international relations; the constructivist literature on identity and interest formation in international politics; the mainstream literature on conflict and cooperation; and theoretically informed debates about the post-cold war world and the future of international politic
Office 365: The power to think big and be small, to be big and act fast
Office 365 brings familiar applications, including Office desktop software and Office Web Apps, together with SharePoint, Exchange and Lync in the cloud for the first time. Any business will be able to transform the way they work with Office 365 and make it dramatically easier for people to connect to co-workers, partners, customers and the information that keeps their business moving forward, instead of spending valuable time on technology management and maintenance. More informati
The New Machiavelli: How to Wield Power in the Modern World
Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's chief of staff from 1994 to 2007, talks about his new book The New Machiavelli: How to Wield Power in the Modern World. Taking the lessons Machiavelli derived from his experience as an official in fifteenth-century Florence, Powell shows how these lessons can still apply today. Illustrating each of Machiavelli's maxims with a description of events that occurred during Tony Blair's time as Prime Minister, The New Machiavelli is designed to be The Prince for modern ti
Aris Candris: Role of Nuclear Power in an Energy-Constrained World
Carnegie Mellon University's top-ranked College of Engineering launched a new Leadership Speaker Series Oct. 11 by hosting Westinghouse Electric Company CEO Aris Candris (CIT'74, '79), who discussed the role of nuclear power in today's energy-constrained world.
Candris also talked about the factors that are causing the growing need for energy and a comparison of yesterday's and today's nuclear industry. He was joined in the discussion by a panel of Carnegie Mellon energy experts, moderated by
Power Shift: West to East
The world is tilting away from the West to the East, from the United States to China, from the Transatlantic to the Pacific. Or is it? LSE experts with very different answers to these questions will battle it out in an open forum. Professor Michael Cox is Co- Director of LSE IDEAS and Professor of International Relations at LSE. Professor Westad is a professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and an expert on Chinese international affairs.
Plant Research International
|Plant Research International at Wageningen, the Netherlands, specialises in research in areas such as plant genetics and reproduction, crop protection, crop ecology and agrosystems. Its website provides details of research activities and agri-business develo|
International union of food science and technology : IUFoST
|The International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) is a non-profit country-membership association of national food science and technology organizations. It seeks to facilitate international cooperation and information exchange between food scientist|
International Federation of Agricultural Journalists
|The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) operating in 29 countries, is a non-political association supporting the practice of agricultural journalism. The website provides information on the objectives and activities of the Federat|
International Weed Science Society
|Homepage of the International Weed Science Society (IWSS), which was formed in 1975 by individuals from Europe, North America, South America, and the Asian-Pacific area, to deal with global weed science issues. This site provides information about the Society|
Urban Engineering - Green Power
|Two pioneering projects demonstrate new ways of generating and using heat.
Howe Dell Primary School uses an amazing combination of green technologies to make their school eco-friendly.
Amongst other practices, the school collects rain water to flush toilets, and a wind turbine helps generates electricity.
Later, the use of boilers is explored through micro combined heat and power.
A new ground|
Bioversity International - Newsletter for Europe No. 40, July 2010
|Bioversity's Regional Office for Europe provides the Coordination Secretariats for the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources (ECPGR) and for the European Forest Genetic Resources Programme (EUFORGEN).
Bioversity publishes two issues of the Newsletter for Eu|
Author Jennifer Egan's new novel uses Power Point
Jennifer Egan is the author of The Invisible Circus, a novel which became a film starring Cameron Diaz. She is a recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship,a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction and a Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Fellowship at the New York Public Library. In her latest novel, A Visit From the Goon Squad she used Microsoft Power Point to write one of her chapters. I interview Jennifer from NY.
Presents major nutritional problems that influence the health, survival and developmental capacity of populations in developing societies.
Story of Stuff International
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, a
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