Nutritional Anthropology Lecture 3: Hunter-gatherer diet (5 Feb 2010)
In this third Nutritional Anthropology lecture, Professor Stanley Ulijaszek (ISCA, Oxford) discusses hunter-gatherer subsistence ecology and its relevance to the modern world.
Barack Obama and the World: Saviour or Lame Duck
November 4th 2008 marked one of the great political moments in American history when the first black man was elected to the White House. Immensely charismatic and politically astute, Barack Obama immediately raised US standing around the world. However he also confronted the most daunting set of challenges. Catapulted into office as America's answer to George W. Bush and the near collapse of the world financial system following the fall of Lehman Brothers, President Obama faced at least six big
The Defence of the Realm
For the first time, the British Security Service to mark the centenary of its foundation has opened its archives to an independent historian - Christopher Andrew. He will be at LSE to speak about his book, The Defence of the Realm. The book reveals the precise role of the Security Service in twentieth-century British history, from its foundation by Captain Kell of the British Army in October 1909, through two world wars, up to and including its present roles in counter-espionage and counter-terr
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Welcome to the life of an entrepreneur/small business owner. Over the next few weeks you will explore this new and exciting world of creation and innovation. You will learn how the new venture and small business differs from managing or working in an existing corporation. You will hear from and discuss with practicing entrepreneurs what it means to "be your own boss." We will lay the ground work here for you to pursue your own business. In this class I play the role of professor, small business
This lesson discusses population growth, both in the United States and in the world. Topics include factors that influence population growth, such as government policy, religion, education or economic levels, and energy use per capita.
A brief overview of using Cornell notetaking.
En el taller de proyecto, d?nde est? la arquitectura? [In the Design Studio, Where is the Architectu
This study is placed on the research line of Pedagogical practice and formation of the educator, which theme is related to learning in virtual worlds. The article presents and discusses some aspects of the process of approaching subjects (teachers) to a Virtual World, at a first moment, in a level of exploration, experimentation, interaction as a user, and, at a second moment as a creator, an author of a Virtual World, AWSINOS. The present study takes part of a exploratory/experimental research
A hive of social activity: where French entrepreneurs benefit from collective intelligence
Behind the doors at no. 84 rue de Jemmapes along St Martin’s Canal in Paris, social entrepreneurs are busy working on their own and with one another to find ‘innovative solutions’ aimed at bringing about change in society.
“We wanted to create a collective workspace where social entrepreneurs could meet and exchange best practices and ideas,” says Charlotte Hochman, co-founder and co-ordinator of La Ruche, or ‘The Beehive’ in English. “It is open to anyone proposing an i
NASA CONNECT Hidden Treasures: Landscape Archaeology
In NASA CONNECT: Landscape Archaeology: Hidden Treasures, students will learn how researchers and scientists use data collected through remote sensing to study hidden features on the Earth's surface and to discover the environmental and archaeological effects left by ancient cultures. Students will see how archaeologists use the math concepts of coordinate geometry and powerful geographic information system (GIS) software to solve current world problems by investigating clues from the past. Grad
074 Special Exhibition: The Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel
Curator Christopher Lightfoot brings to life the colorful animals of air, land, and sea that populate a large floor mosaic from the ancient Roman Empire that was discovered accidentally in 1996 during road construction in Israel.
W. Somerset Maugham, of Human Bondage
W. Somerset Maugham, of Human Bondage - Lecture by Jeremy Treglown. Part of the Literature in the Modern World module.
American Modernist poetry - Graeme Macdonald
American Modernist Poetry - Graeme Macdonald lecture focusing on the work of William Carlos Williams. Part of Literature in the Modern World module.
Edward Thomas Collected Poems
Edward Thomas, Collected Poems - Lecture by Andy Webb. Part of the Literature in the Modern World module.
The Hawaiian Volcanoes
A look at the impact of these volcanoes on the people and land of Hawaii. Good images. A map of the islands would be of value as well as a handout of how volcanoes become active. Keep the video on as there are more parts (Running Time 2:15).
Tracing Indian students at Oxford before the Second World War
Dr Sumita Mukherjee (Oxford) - 'Tracing Indian Students at Oxford before the Second World War'
Women in Islamic Societies
This course serves as a broad survey of women's and gender issues within the contexts of multiple societies in the Islamic world. The first half of the semester will concentrate on the historical position of women in Islamic societies, defined by the normative values of Islam and by cultural traditions and norms that were sometimes at odds with religious prescriptions. We will discuss how the interpretations of these values in diverse circumstances and who gets to do the interpreting have had im
Introduction to Art of the Ancient World
Donna Kurtz and Sir John Boardman talk about Sir John's life, his career and experiences as a classical scholar and also the relationship works of art from different cultures around the ancient world have with one another
Over There: Martha Farnsworth and WWI
Martha Farnsworth was a prolific diary writer, recording her daily experiences from 1882 through 1922 with only minor gaps. Martha , with some assistance from her second husband Fred taught a Sunday School class of boys at the first Christian Church in Topeka. Martha taught the same boys year in and year out and these boys became their family. Martha recorded the impact of World War I on her life and on these young men, a number of whom served in WWI. This podcast will feature entries from
Lecture 26 - 11/22/2010
Archaeology: Athens, Empire and the Classical Greek World
Archaeology: Athens, Empire and the Classical Greek World