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
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.
2.3.7 New types of team In addition to the traditional types of teams or groups outlined above, recent years have seen the growth of interest in two other important types of team: ‘self-managed teams’ and ‘self-organising teams’. During the 1990s many organisations in the UK became interested in notions of empowerment and, often as a consequence, set up self-managed or empowered teams. An Industrial Society Survey (1995) commented: Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video Politics in 60 seconds. Disaster politics Hong Kong woman found guilty of abusing her Indonesian maid. Tokyo 1964: The Games of the XVIII Olympiad “The Heuristic Potential of the Dream Register of Tipu Sultan of Mysore (r.1782-99)” Lecture 05 - 10/7/2010 21st Century Councillor social media site
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Dr Vanessa Pupavac defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focusses on disaster politics as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Vanessa Pupavac, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Vanessa Pupavac is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Nottingham. She has previously worked for the U
A Hong Kong court finds a woman guilty of abusing her Indonesian maid in a landmark case for domestic workers. Katie Sargent reports Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, R
The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, from Tokyo, Japan. These were the first Games held in Asia. Video shows pictures of the Olympic flame and gives a little information about the games. There is no speaking in this video, the Olympic Theme plays in the background. (1:38)
A talk by Kate Brittlebank, Senior Lecturer, School of History and Classics, University of Tasmania. From the South Asia Seminar.
The 21st Century Councillor social media site. is a project of a number of UK organisations including The IDeAs Leadership Academy and Standards for England. It seeks to encourage local government personnel (councillors and public servants) to use social media in political communication. The site includes guides to using social media, case studies and links to key supporting resources. Social media includes blogs, Twitter and Web 2.0 applications.
In addition to the traditional types of teams or groups outlined above, recent years have seen the growth of interest in two other important types of team: ‘self-managed teams’ and ‘self-organising teams’.
During the 1990s many organisations in the UK became interested in notions of empowerment and, often as a consequence, set up self-managed or empowered teams. An Industrial Society Survey (1995) commented:
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Politics in 60 seconds. Disaster politics
Hong Kong woman found guilty of abusing her Indonesian maid.
Tokyo 1964: The Games of the XVIII Olympiad
“The Heuristic Potential of the Dream Register of Tipu Sultan of Mysore (r.1782-99)”
Lecture 05 - 10/7/2010
21st Century Councillor social media site