"The U.N. Security Council and the Making of the Modern World" (video)
A talk by professor and author David Bosco. From the Berlin Airlift to the Iraq War, the UN Security Council has stood at the heart of global politics. Part public theater, part smoke-filled backroom, the Council has enjoyed notable successes and suffered ignominious failures, but it has always provided a space for the five great powers to sit down toget
"International Reactions to the Coup in Honduras" (video)
Rodolfo Pastor is Minister of Culture, Arts and Sports of Honduras, and, since the coup of June 28 that overthrew the government of President Manuel Zelaya, he has also been Visiting Professor of History at Harvard University. Pastor discusses the current political situation of Honduras, the Honduran political system, as well as the upcoming electi
"Teach-in on the Haiti Emergency" (video)
Greg Beckett, Anthropology PhD and Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences, and Ann Clark, Principal at Nicholas Clark Architects, Ltd, contextualize US-Haitian relations and Port-au-Prince itself, and discuss the nature of Haitian political and social life before the earthquake.
“Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy” (video)
A talk by Columbia University professor Joseph Stiglitz. The current global financial crisis carries a "made in America" label. In "Freefall", Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz explains how America exported bad economics, bad policies, and bad behavior to the rest of the world, only to cobble together a haphazard and ineffective response when
Basics of Entrepreneurship: Dealing with Venture Capitalists
A critical step in the creation of a new venture is raising the capital to bring the new business to life. What sources of capital can an entrepreneur tap and what factors must she or he keep in mind while going through the process? According to Stephen Sammut, a senior fellow and lecturer at Wharton, so-called angel investors represent one possible option. Another source is venture capitalists (VCs), who may fund start-ups or invest at a later stage in a company's growth. In this podcast for th
106: MBC: Building a media powerhouse in an emerging market
Can Western broadcasters learn anything from the one of the Middle East's most successful satellite channels? According to a recently-released case study by Annet Aris, Adjunct Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, the answer is yes.
The anatomy cookbook : a dissection guide with recipes
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place of the dissection room. Each recipe provides an insight into one or more organs, and all you need to do is go to the supermarket and be prepared to think a
Death Row and the Criminal Justice System
9th Annual National Latina/o Law Student Association Conference: Death Row and the Criminal Justice System
Review Session 05 - 11/29/2010
Review Session 05
Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor Barbara Klinger from Indiana University discusses her research on the phenomenon of fan recreations. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Barbara Klinger, Indiana University Professor Barbara Klinger's research and teaching focus on U.S. cinema, film exhibition and reception, fan studies, cinema and new med
Politics in 60 seconds. Passive revolution
Dr Adam Morton defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on passive revolution as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Adam Morton, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Adam Morton is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) in the School of Politic
smARThistory.org is a free multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional and static art history textbook.
Not from your pal, Wil Wheaton
I urge you, for your own safety, to NOT watch Wil Wheaton on The Big Bang Theory on CBS Thursday night.
President William McKinley
A four minute summary of William McKinley's accomplishments and life history. A very good video to show human side of a president.
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XX11, Issue 3
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, Robinsons Back from Europe, The lAC Fall Public Lecture Series 1995: "The Nag Hammadi Discovery: Fifty Years Later," "From Jewish Apocalypticism to Gnosis," "From Son of Man to Christ of God: The Jewish and Greek Influences on the Doctrine of Christology," and "The 'House of David' at Tell Dan", New Finds at Ekron, Visitors From Helsinki, News and Notes
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XXIX, Summer 2001
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, New Staff, Occasional Papers, Brownlee Lecture, Late Latin Letters Project, Models of Piety Project, 2001 Fall Lecture Series, 1 Kings 22 and Iliad 1-2
Bridging the cellular divide
Since 2003, one sector in Pakistan has seen more than eight billion dollars in investment, an increase in its customer base to 52 per cent of the population from just five per cent, has contributed to some five per cent of the country’s GDP, and been responsible for the creation of up to a million jobs.
Pakistan’s telecommunications sector has, in the span of just five years, seen mobile phone subscriptions increase to 86 million from one million. In a population of 165 mi
The Empathic Civilization
At this event Jeremy Rifkin will talk about his latest book The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis. His book is a sweeping new interpretation of the history of civilization, that looks at the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development-and is likely to determine our fate as a species.
Swiss banking secrecy remains intact despite US authorities winning tax battle with UBS
Switzerland’s banking industry is firmly against “indiscriminate and unwarranted trawling” through bank accounts to uncover tax frauds, says Urs Roth, CEO of the Swiss Bankers Association.