The Politics of Resistance and the Arab Uprisings [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Charles Tripp | This talk will look at how resistance to regimes' appropriation of public space has been a central theme of the Arab uprisings. Charles Tripp is a professor of politics with reference to the Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies.
Climate Change and the New Industrial Revolution - How we can get there: building national and inter
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Stern | Five years on from the Stern Review there have been important changes in the world which are likely to have a profound impact on our response to the two defining challenges of the century; overcoming poverty and managing climate change. Lord Stern will discuss how we can bring economics and political economy to the analysis of our response to these challenges in the context of a special but difficult decade in the global economy. The analysis of climate change
4Talent Inspiration Day: Leeds, 22 Feb 2012
4Talent Opening presentation: Glynn Ryland, Industry Talent Manager, Channel Four Television Corporation. Part of Channel 4's innovative work related to the learning Kick Start programme, opening pathways to the media industry for the next generation. Event Produced by Carol Alevroyianni Associates for Channel 4 Television.
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U.S. Army Sergeant Jack Werner was born in Austria in 1920 to a middle class Jewish family. In 1939 he fled Austria to escape Nazi persecution and soon joined the U.S. Army so he could help fight Hitler. In this video clip, hear his heroic stories of fighting with the Americans in World War II. (2:41)
Inventories, Buffer Stocks, and Excess Capacity: Fractal Analysis of Antipersistence, Entrepreneuria
Session on the Economics of Financial Crises and Business Cycles. Recorded 9 March 2012 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [6:58]
Music Man: Hard -c- & Soft -c-
Bop along with the Music Man as he grooves and sings about letters and sounds. The goals for this segment are letter sounds hard -c- and soft -c-. (1min)
Judaism and Capitalism
The Lou Church Memorial Lecture. Recorded 9 March 2012 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. Includes an introduction by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. [47:23]
News #90 - Innovative Language Learning on iTunes
We must admit: iTunes rocks! After all, it’s where we got our start 6 years ago. For many of us that are on-the-go and tune in with our iPods, it has the best collection of content online! Want to learn Spanish, brush up on math, or hear the latest news? Just sync it up and [...]
Tom's Diner by Suzanne Vega : Oefeningen
Inhoud: de volledige tekst van het lied, een gap-filling exercise (oefening op de present continuous) en een matching exercise voor de nieuwe woordenschat. Je vindt ook achtergrondinfo over S. Vega. Op haar officiële website is er ook heel …
Shock Matrix: -st-
Watch Shock master the matrix as he manipulates sounds! The goal for this segment is consonant blend -st-. (1min)
SCVNGR | Thinking Big at URI Raffle Winners!
On April 12 and 13, the University of Rhode Island's department of communications and marketing gave a modern twist to a campus-wide scavenger hunt.
With over 100 students participating, there was plenty of big thinking happening on campus!
Rhody came by the Alumni Center to help with the raffle drawing. Congratulations to all of the winners and participants.
Think big. We do.
UW Timeline: The Daily 1908
Students of the newly founded University of Washington gathered to establish the school's first campus-wide publications in the early 1900s. The most prominent of these weekly publications was named the Daily Pacific Wave in 1908. Renamed the Daily in 1985, this UW publication has since been the showcase of Pulitzer-Prize winning authors, and has become one of the most awarded college newspapers in the nation.
TED Ed--The Real Origin of the Franchise
One of the most successful business models is the franchise, but it didn't originate with McDonald's. Sir Harold Evans describes the remarkable story of a beauty salon that allowed hundreds of women to own their own businesses. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections in the classroom. (5:49)
Race Walking seminar
A Leeds Metropolitan University taught physiology practical class utilising the Great Britain elite race walking group as a case study, within the MSc Sport and Exercise Science suite of courses. Tutors and students describe the mutual benefits and experiences gained from such classes.
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