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Science, Faith and Postmodernism
Prof. Roger Trigg : Course
The "End" of Love: Evolutionary Psychology, Altruism, and Human Purpose
Prof. Jeff Schloss : Course
Evolution and Fine-Tuning in Biology - Part 2
Prof. Simon Conway Morris : Course
Evolution and Fine-Tuning in Biology - Part 1
Prof. Simon Conway Morris : Course
A Life in Science
Prof. Sir Brian Heap : Course
Myths and Truths in Science and Religion: A Historical Perspective
Prof. Ronald Numbers : Lecture
Robot roomies collaborate to cook breakfast
June 30 - Robots might be genius at chess but can they work together to make a typical Bavarian breakfast? Scientists at Munich Technical University have created 'roommate' robots that can learn from experience and understand the consequences of their actions. Lily Grimes reports.
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Clif Smart named interim president of Missouri State
Clifton M. "Clif" Smart, III, general counsel at Missouri State University since December 2007, has been named interim president of the university. Smart will begin the day-to-day duties as president today (June 27). Smart was announced this morning in a news conference on campus. Smart replaces Missouri State's 10th President, Dr. James E. Cofer Sr., who announced today he will return to the faculty. For more information, please visit http://news.missouristate.edu/2011/06/27/interimpresident/
The Modern Commonwealth: challenges in the 21st century [Audio]
Speaker(s): Don McKinnon | On the eve of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kampala at end-November 2007, Secretary-General Don McKinnon will set the 53-nation family of nations in the context of the challenges facing a fast-changing, interdependent world - above all in entrenching a genuine culture of democracy and in bringing the benefits of economic and social development to the world's poor, with 800 million Commonwealth citizens living in official poverty.
The EU at 27 - taking on a global role [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jim Murphy MP | The Minister for Europe will consider how an enlarged EU can address global challenges and how the Reform Treaty will help the EU to perform more strongly both in Europe and internationally.
Six World Conflicts In Search Of Solutions [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Johan Galtung | Johan Galtung, widely regarded as the father of peace and conflict studies, is a prominent and successful conflict mediator and academic. He is the founder and Director of TRANSCEND - A Peace and Development Network for Conflict Transformation by Peaceful Means, with more than 300 members from over 80 countries around the world and Rector of TRANSCEND Peace University (TPU).
New Industrial Centres and the Rise of the Justice and Development Party to Power in Turkey [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sevket Pamuk | The lecture will discuss the rise of export oriented industrial centres across Turkey in recent decades, how they have contributed to the electoral successes of the Justice and Development Party and their ongoing impact on Turkey's economic and political liberalisation.
The Impact of the Global Economic Downturn on the World's Poorest Countries and The Launch of the In
Speaker(s): Douglas Alexander, Professor Robin Burgess; Professor Paul Collier; Gobind Nankani | The UK's Secretary of State for International Development, Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MP, will speak on the impact of the global economic downturn on the world's poorest countries. Professor Paul Collier, Oxford University, will be speaking about the latest academic thinking on promoting growth in the world's poorest countries. Professor Robin Burgess, LSE, will present on how the International Growth
LSE Literary Weekend - Ben Okri 'showcase' [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ben Okri | Poet in the City and LSE are honoured to be holding a special showcase event with the world famous poet and writer Ben Okri. Born in 1959 in Minna, northern Nigeria, he became world famous as a writer in 1991 when he won the Booker prize for his novel The Famished Road. Set in a Nigerian village, this was the first in a trilogy of successful novels about Azaro, a spirit child. In all he has published eight novels, and won countless awards and honours for his writing. His l
LSE Literary Weekend - Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire [Audio]
Speaker(s): Iain Sinclair, Jerry White; Patrick Wright | Editor's note: Unfortunately, owing to technical difficulties, the last few minutes of this event are missing from the audio podcast. Iain Sinclair is a writer, poet and film-maker and widely regarded as one of London's greatest chroniclers. Jerry White has been writing about London for thirty years. His London in the Twentieth Century: A City and Its People won the Wolfson History Prize 2001. Patrick Wright is a writer with an interest i
The Lebanese Elections and Middle Eastern Democracy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Hussain Abdul Hussain | From military intervention in Iraq, to supporting an uprising in Lebanon, forcing elections in the Palestinian Territories and imposing international isolation on Syria, the world has tried several scenarios to spread democracy in Middle Eastern countries. In light of the Lebanese elections on June 7, Hussain Abdul-Hussain will explore the status of democracy in the Middle East as well as look at broader impact of these elections on the regional balance of pow
Climb the Green Ladder: how sustainability can make you and your company more successful [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ed Gillespie; Jo Confino | What strategies can individuals within organisations use to make their organisation more successful and sustainable? Ed Gillespie is the co-founder and creative director of Futerra Sustainability Communications. Futerra arose from the frustration of its co-founders, in the late 1990's, with the unsophisticated communications around sustainable development, and the dull and worthy messaging of corporate social responsibility. Supported by a grant from the Na