Picturing Poverty: London past and present
From Charles Booth's 19th century maps and early photographs of East End tenements, to rich-poor divides in Hackney, this discussion will consider old and new ways of seeing poverty - understanding the underlying political processes that serve to reproduce and reduce it. Sue Donnelly is head of Archives at LSE. Mishka Henner is a photographic artist. Gillian Rose is professor of cultural geography at the Open University. Mike Seaborne is senior curator of photographs at the Museum of London.
Religion and the Market: are they in conflict?
The global revival of religion has been predominantly fuelled by the creation of a religious free market defined by entrepreneurship, choice and personal revelation. So can religion and the market sit together and what can economics teach us about religion? John Gray is emeritus professor of European thought at LSE and author of Gray's Anatomy. John Micklethwait is editor of The Economist and co-author of God is Back.
A Year after the Collapse of Lehmans: where does global capitalism go now?
The financial upheavals of the past two years have occurred against the background of a decade of crisis in global capitalism. The neo-liberal model has collapsed. What comes next, and what are the geopolitical implications? John Gray is emeritus professor at LSE and author of Gray's Anatomy: selected writings and False Dawn: delusions of global capitalism. This event is supported by the LSE Annual Fund.
What Next? Surviving the 21st Century
The list of challenges facing the world is proliferating rapidly from climate change to nuclear proliferation and nobody seems to have much of a grip on what is going on. In this public dialogue hosted by Global Policy, a new innovative and interdisciplinary journal, Chris Patten and Professor David Held will discuss what we know in each of these areas and how progress can be made.
The Future of Christianity
Diarmaid MacCulloch examines the history of Christianity, showing what an unexpected product modern Western Christianity is from an Eastern religion whose centre might easily have been Baghdad rather than Rome. Diarmaid MacCulloch is professor of the history of the church at Oxford. His BBC TV series A History with Christianity will appear this autumn.
Are Europeans Heading Toward the Same Economy?
Can Europe's variety of economic systems be explained by differences in culture and values? And can such differences survive the homogenising impact of globalisation? Yann Algan is professor of economics at Sciences Po, Paris.
031 - 043 Der Kleine Lateiner
Here is a link to the text at Europeana http://tinyurl.com/4b47ugg Der Kleine Lateiner is a re-write of the Orbis Sensualium Pictus (Comenius) by one Johan Lederer. It was published in 1790. For those of you who know German, it has a running vocabulary after each chapter. This edition also has much more modern pictures than the old editions of the Orbis Pictus, so it is perhaps a better text to learn the names of animals
The Crusades: Crescent and the Cross
This is the second and final Part of the documentary on the Crusades. It is a nine minute video that goes into detail about the battle between the Muslim and Christians for Jerusalem. This is a very usable video for teachers. Students might benefit from having a timeline of the events.
The Significance of Reconstruction after the Civil War in American history
Reconstruction after the Civil War is the least-known era in the American past. Professor Foner explains why an understanding of reconstruction is essential to knowledge of the course of American history, and American society today.
Good Presentations: Characteristics
Good Presentations: Characteristics. Part of the series: Physical Delivery for Good Presentations. For good presentations, presenters are natural, passionate and easy to relate to. Learn characteristics of good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (01:57)
Finance Programmes podcast 21H.101 American History to 1865 (MIT) 21H.235 Metropolis: History of New York City (MIT) 15.450 Analytics of Finance (MIT) Ciencia del color
Sabine Vinck, Associate Dean of Finance Programmes, talks about the extensive portfolio of finance programmes offered at London Business School.
This course provides a basic history of American social, economic, and political development from the colonial period through the Civil War. It examines the colonial heritages of Spanish and British America; the American Revolution and its impact; the establishment and growth of the new nation; and the Civil War, its background, character, and impact. Readings include writings of the period by J. Winthrop, T. Paine, T. Jefferson, J. Madison, W. H. Garrison, G. Fitzhugh, H. B. Stowe, and A. Linco
Hitherto it had gone by the original Indian name Manna-hatta, or as some still have it, 'The Manhattoes'; but this was now decried as savage and heathenish... At length, when the council was almost in despair, a burgher, remarkable for the size and squareness of his head, proposed that they should call it New-Amsterdam. The proposition took every body by surprise; it was so striking, so apposite, so ingenious. The name was adopted by acclamation, and New-Amsterdam the metropolis was thenceforth
This course covers the key quantitative methods of finance: financial econometrics and statistical inference for financial applications; dynamic optimization; Monte Carlo simulation; stochastic (Itô) calculus. These techniques, along with their computer implementation, are covered in depth. Application areas include portfolio management, risk management, derivatives, and proprietary trading.
La ciencia del color es una materia interdisciplinar, que se nutre de fundamentos físico-químicos y psicológicos de la interacción luz-materia-ojo, para aplicarlo en teorías y técnicas que sirven para diseñar, fabricar y medir objetos coloreados. La asignatura sirve para fomentar y capacitar al estudiante en la implementación de los conocimientos asimilados previamente en la definición y resolución de problemas reales relacionados con el control del color en numerosos sectores industri
21H.101 American History to 1865 (MIT)
21H.235 Metropolis: History of New York City (MIT)
15.450 Analytics of Finance (MIT)
Ciencia del color