Panel #3 - Governance in Asia: Emerging Political Elites
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California-Berkeley Presentations: Political Stability and Reform in China Susan Shirk, University of California-San Diego Japan's New Asianism: Threat or Opportunity? Daniel Sneider, Stanford University Discussant: Peter Lorentzen, University of California-Berkeley
Today we salute you, Elon Alumni of Genius!
A new video featuring three Elon presidents, and one faculty rock star! Appearing in this video: President Leo M. Lambert President Fred Young President Earl Danieley Stephen Futrell, associate professor of music Connie Book, associate provost Jana Lynn Patterson, assistant vice president for student life Michael Williams, director of campus center operations Jim Donathan, associate director of academic advising Bob Anderson (narrator), associate professor of political science Students: Will A
This section encourages objectivity as students are offered information about the historical context for the works of art. The pre-visit activity, Analyzing Political Cartoons, asks students to find and interpret a political cartoon. This exercise continues to encourage students' exploration of symbols as tools for delivering messages, in this case politically and socially motivated ones. The on-site activity, Analyzing Art, asks students to look at a work of art subjectively through a facilitat
The Importance of Actor Cleavages in Negotiating a European Constitution
Lecture by Madeleine Hosli, Professor of International Relations, Leiden University Netherlands Visiting Professor of Political Science.
An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics: Motivations for Triple-M Modeling
Modern science is increasingly faced with problems of ever greater complexity, straddling across the traditional disciplinary boundaries between physics, chemistry, material science and biology. Computational science is responding to this challenge with a steadfast development of innovative modeling techniques, designed in such a way as to offer an optimal handling of the information transfer procedures connecting the different scales/levels involved in the quantitative description of the aforem
Burma votes 2010 -- 1 -- Des Ball and Morten Pedersen
Des Ball and Morten Pedersen are the guests in the first 'Burma votes 2010' vodcast. This video was recorded on 2 November 2010 and is hosted by Nicholas Farrelly. It is the first in a series about the 2010 elections in Burma. 'Burma votes 2010' brings together experts to discuss and analyse the poll and the political landscape ahead of and after the election day. If you have questions or comments for the team you can leave them here or join in the conversation at asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newm
A talk by Saad Hariri
Editor's note: Unfortunately the first few minutes of the introduction are missing from the podcast. Saad Hariri is President of the Council of Ministers of the Lebanese Republic, a position he has held since November 2009. He is the leader of the Future Movement, which currently holds the majority in Lebanon's parliament. He entered the political domain in 2005 following the assassination of his father, former Prime Minister Rafic Hariri. Prior to politics, he held several high level roles in b
Fred Halliday – an intellectual appreciation
This public event is an intellectual appreciation of Professor Fred Halliday who worked at the London School of Economics and Political Science for more than 20 years and who sadly passed away in April 2010. Michael Cox is professor of international relations at LSE. Howard Davies is director of LSE. Fawaz Gerges is professor of middle eastern politics and international relations at LSE. Christopher Hill is Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations, University of Cambridge. Margot
Thousands protest Seoul G20 summit
Protesters take to the streets of Seoul, South Korea to rally against the G20 summit.
Authors@Google: Alexandra Schwartz
Alexandra Schwartz is a member of the curatorial department of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and has written or edited multiple books on art, including two on Ed Ruscha. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She has worked closely with Ruscha on several projects over the past several years. Ed Ruscha is one of Los Angeles's best known artists. He was born in Nebraska and raised in Oklahoma but belongs to Los Angeles in a way that few other artists do. Since the 1960s, Rus
Prime Time in Transition
Fear not, fans of character-based TV fiction: reality shows will not obliterate tales featuring “transactions between human beings – the Jane Austen end of things,” as John Romano puts it. This veteran of some of TV’s finest cop dramas (including Hill Street Blues and Monk) sees wrenching changes in
Ann Stoler: Retracing the Imperial Modern
Professor Ann Stoler (Anthropology, New School, NY), 'Retracing the Imperial Modern: The Carceral Archipelago of Empire'. Lecture delivered at CRASSH conference, 'The Political Life of Documents: Archives, Memory and Contested Knowledge' (15-16 January, 2010).
A Few Things Learned from Craigslist
In his unassuming way, Craig Newmark believes his eponymous website might just help nudge people toward greater civic engagement. While Craigslist.org “is a simple platform where people help each other out,” focusing on everyday needs like getting a job or an apartment, it is also a profoundly collaborative venture, with p
Estudios de dialectología Norteafricana y Andalusí (EDNA)
The academic journal for 'North African and Andalusian Dialectological Studies' (EDNA) is a publication from the Spanish 'Institute of Islamic and Near Eastern Studies'. The journal is devoted to the study of the Arabic language in the Western regions of Maghreb and Alandalús, thus combining studies on contemporary and historical issues of Arabic dialects in these regions. Available on the site is the full-text content for all issues published between 1996 and 2004. Although Spanish is the main
La trobe journal
The 'La Trobe Journal' is a scholarly journal published by the State Library of Victoria Foundation, in Australia, since 1968. It contains articles written by scholars who use the resources and collections of the State Library. Over 80 issues are freely available online in full-text form, dating from 1968 until 2006. Some issues are themed. Example article titles from the most recent issues include: 'Australian Children's Literature: an Overview'; 'The ABC of Horn-Books'; 'Helmut Newton's Austr
The website for Banipal, a literary magazine for contemporary Arab literature in English translation, gives access to selected content from current and back issues. The magazine's three issues a year present established and new authors and poets from around the Arab world through translations of poems, short stories or excerpts from novels. The site publishes selections of poetry and fiction from each issue as well as the table of contents, contributor profiles, book reviews and events listings.
This is the homepage of Dichtung Digital (Digital Fiction), an online newsletter in German devoted to "contributions on digital aesthetics." The site contains annotated links to and commentary on a broad range of electronic literature; hyperfiction; Latin American cyberculture and cyberliterature; canonized hypertexts; trans-medial narrative theory; and digital poetry that references prehistoric texts and symbols. The site publishes reviews on digital literature and art; interviews with author
staatsvertrag.at : eine akustische Webausstellung zur Nachkriegsgeschichte in Österreich
Staatsvertrag.at: eine akustische Webausstellung zur Nachkriegsgeschichte in Österreich (State treaty: an acoustic Web exhibition on post-war history in Austria) is an online exhibition of historical sound samples presented by Österreichische Mediathek, the audio-visual archive of the Technical Museum of Vienna. The site offers samples that convey the mood of the period 1945 to 1955 in Austria, not only in terms of the international treaty that saw Austria's rebuilding under Allied occupation
Ernst Barlach Gesellschaft Hamburg
This is the homepage of Ernst Barlach Association concerning the life and works of the German expressionist artist, Ernst Barlach (1870-1938), who was persecuted during the early Nazi period for creating so-called 'degenerate art.' Barlach's work was banned by the Nazi party because his works carried an anti-war theme in the period leading up to the Second World War. His pacifist stance stemmed from his experiences in the First World War. In the section, 'Vita,' the site provides a summary of
Eighteenth-century collections online (ECCO)
Eighteenth-Century Collections Online is a subscription resource accessible to those at subscribing institutions via individual URLs. It is one of the most significant large-scale digitisations of primary material yet undertaken, providing access to the scanned images of 'every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in Great Britain during the eighteenth century' as well as a number of texts published in the Americas. The texts have been scanned to a high quality and can