Luis Valdez: The Power of Zero
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Learn Japanese with Japanesepod101.com! Do you find yourself only understanding the key parts of Japanese conversations? Would you like to understand what’s happening around you in daily life in Japan? Then this Japanese Listening Comprehension for Intermediate Learners series is for you! In each lesson of this five-part series, you’ll see an image, hear a [...]
Culture Class: Holidays in Japan #11 - Showa Day
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Economic Update: Capitalism's Personal Costs
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Wie heeft mijn paswoord? : Luistertoets a.d.h.v. fragment Volt Een toets die is opgemaakt a.d.h.v. het programma Volt, waarin Kobe Ilsen test hoe gemakkelijk je een paswoord kunt hacken. Het gaat vooral over sociale media. De toets kan natuurlijk ook als een luisteroefening gebruikt worden. Op de website van …
Een toets die is opgemaakt a.d.h.v. het programma Volt, waarin Kobe Ilsen test hoe gemakkelijk je een paswoord kunt hacken. Het gaat vooral over sociale media.
De toets kan natuurlijk ook als een luisteroefening gebruikt worden.
Op de website van …
The Legal Structure of Ottoman Judicial System before Tanzimat (Vidéo) La justice dans la société ottomane, Institutions, acteurs et pratiques (16ème- 20ème siècles) 6-7 janvier 2012, Institut Français d’études Anatoliennes - Istanbul Session: Quand différents corps de droit (chéria, kanun et coutume) et systèmes juridiques se croisent (9h30-12h45) Ahmet Akgündüz (Professeur, University of Amsterdam, Pays Bas): “The Legal Structure of Ottoman Judicial System ...
La justice dans la société ottomane, Institutions, acteurs et pratiques (16ème- 20ème siècles)
6-7 janvier 2012, Institut Français d’études Anatoliennes - Istanbul
Session: Quand différents corps de droit (chéria, kanun et coutume) et systèmes juridiques se croisent (9h30-12h45)
Ahmet Akgündüz (Professeur, University of Amsterdam, Pays Bas): “The Legal Structure of Ottoman Judicial System ...
Youth blows self up at Kabul play condemning suicide bombers
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Four-finned robot swims like a cuttlefish
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Henri Matisse: Drawing with Scissors
**Now extended thru Feb 10** Don't miss Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at MoMA—the largest and most extensive presentation of the artist's cut-outs ever assembled. A limited number of timed tickets are available. Members get in free and skip the line. To reserve a timed-ticket, visit: http://www.showclix.com/event/3856313 To join MoMA or renew your membership, visit: http://www.moma.org/support/membership/categories
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Oral History of Tim Koogle
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Celebrating Africa’s continual dynamism and long tradition of artistic creativity, Double Take: African Innovations opens the doors to our storied African collection with a new, experimental installation that invites surprising and unexpected ways of looking at African art. It suggests universal themes that link seemingly dissimilar works, often across vast distances of time and space, while also presenting them within their own specific context of history and place. In the main Double Take g
Triple Consciousness: "Beyond Binaries and Boxes"
In this three-part series, guest scholars, educators, artists, writers, activists, and cultural workers engage in public dialogues exploring themes of black female identity in mainstream culture. The third panel, “Beyond Binaries and Boxes: Deconstructing and Re-envisioning Black Feminism(s),” asks you to reframe and reenvision black feminism(s) to include creativity, abundance, and collective liberation in the twenty-first century. Participants include Tanya Fields, activist for food justi
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Hip Hop Legend Afrika Bambaataa in conversation | BFI
Hip Hop Legend Afrika Bambaataa in conversation | BFI Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. Hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa joins DJ, musician and filmmaker Don Letts to discuss the origins, history and key artists of Afrofuturism. Watch more on the BFI Player: http://player.bfi.org.uk/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BFI Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BritishFilmInstitute Follow us on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+britishfilminstitute/
Wolf Hall Q&A with Hilary Mantel and Claire Foy | BFI
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