SIPRI Yearbook 2010 Seminar on Nuclear Weapons in Europe [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lord Browne, Dr Bates Gill, Professor Mary Kaldor, Baroness Shirley Williams | London launch of the 2010 Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Yearbook on Nuclear Weapons in Europe, which this year considers world military expenditure increases despite the financial crisis. Lord Browne of Ladyton is convenor of the Top Level Group. He served as parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office 2001-03; Secretary of State for: Defence 2006-08, Scotland
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Environmental Diplomacy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr René Castro | René Castro is the Minister for Foreign Affairs for Costa Rica. He obtained his Masters and PhD from Harvard University. His research focused on the design and development of an environmentally sustainable economy and management of natural resources. He had previously obtained a BSc in civil engineering from Universidad de Costa Rica. Dr Castro has also been Minister of Energy and the Environment, Vice Minister of the Interior, Director of the National Transport In
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The Grand Strategy of Detente [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Niall Ferguson | 'Nixon goes to China' shattered the façade of Communist unity and dug the United States out of the hole it found itself in at the end of the 1960s. Critics have seen Nixon and Kissinger's policy as morally compromised, but was it actually the key to America's victory in the Cold War? Niall Ferguson is Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs at LSE IDEAS for 2010-11.
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Latvia Turns the Corner [Audio]
Speaker(s): Valdis Dombrovskis | After years of unsustainable growth and profligate spending, in 2009 Latvia experienced the deepest economic crisis in the European Union, with a GDP fall of 18%. Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis came to power facing the daunting task of averting bankruptcy. Severe austerity measures, combined with an international loan package, have yielded results – in 2010 Latvia's recession ended and economic growth is expected to resume in 2011. In this lecture, the Prime
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Big Society and Social Policy in Britain: a panel discussion [Audio]
Speaker(s): Frances Crook, Professor David Lewis, Rory Stewart MP, Karl Wilding | In 2010 prime minister David Cameron introduced the idea of the Big Society. It is yet unclear what this actually means, let alone what impact it will have on social policy in Britain or overseas. This panel will examine these questions and discuss their views on the Big Society. Frances Crook is the appointed director of the Howard League for Penal Reform. She was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours
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Representing Atrocity: distant suffering and the politics of pity [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lilie Chouliaraki, Professor Stjepan Mestrovic, Dr Irene Bruna Seu | Humanitarian campaigns create a 'politics of pity' that transforms the way we think about our moral responsibility for distant suffering. What is the impact on the relationship between knowing and acting? Lilie Chouliaraki is professor of media and communications at LSE. Stjepan Mestrovic is professor of sociology at Texas A&M University. Irene Bruna Seu is senior lecturer in the Department of Psychosocial
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Israeli Society and the Occupation [Audio]
Speaker(s): Gideon Levy | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor audio quality of the podcast. Gideon Levy is a Haaretz columnist and a member of the newspaper's editorial board. In his lecture he will explore how Israeli society deals with the occupation and with the international criticism of this. He will also examine the role of the Israeli media in supporting the occupation. Gideon Levy joined Haaretz in 1982, and spent four years as the newspaper's deputy editor. He is the author of the
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Otis Art History 10 - Early Christian Byzantine
From the Caves to Romanticism, take a journey through centuries of art and learn about the role of art in culture and the place of the artist in society. This series of five-minute podcasts from Otis College of Art and Design features sumptuous images and informative texts. Presented by Dr. Jeanne Willette, faculty at Otis College of Art and Design.
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Des trains et des maisons. Conférence de Tanguy Viel (video)

Dans certains films d'Hitchcock, on se déplace sans cesse. Dans d'autres, on voudrait bien sortir de la maison. Dans tous les cas, le casse-tête semble le même : comment vivre hors-les-murs ? La réponse d'Hitchcock serait un peu celle de la psychanalyse : habitez-donc une fiction.

Tanguy Viel est romancier. Il a publié, entre autres, Cinéma, L'Absolue perfection du crime, Insoupçonnable, Paris-Brest, tous parus aux éditions de Minuit. Il a aussi
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Fourth of July in Afghanistan
July 4 - Marines celebrate the 4th of July in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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CAV 2011 – Standardisation de l’hystérectomie robot-assistée.

Titre : CAV 2011 – Standardisation de l’hystérectomie robot-assistée.
Intervenants : Eric LAMBAUDIE (Marseille).
Résumé : Durée opératoire, complications, transfusion, durée de l’hospitalisation tel est le challenge de la robotique. Rappel de la littérature, courbe d’apprentissage, coût : quel bénéfice pour le patient ?
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la r
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Chavez vows to beat cancer
July 4 - In a surprise move, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns home and addresses thousands of his supporters pledging to win his battle against cancer. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports.
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Current Research III
Three “young Turks” of computation science, in the words of moderator John Guttag, discuss recent, and quite varied, research.

The traditional approach to characterizing neurological diseases in large populations assumes “there is an average brain that represents us all,” says
Polina Golland, and th

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CAV 2011 – Formation des infirmières.

Titre : CAV 2011 – Formation des infirmières
Intervenants : Valerie CERUTTI et Nathalie MARCHESI (Nancy).
Résumé : 3 grands types de formation :
IRCAD (Institut de Recherche Contre les Cancers de l’Appareil Digestif)
EEC (Ecole Européenne de Chirurgie) : Attestation individuelle
* maîtrise des différents sujets abordés
* équipe fonctionnelle et prête à opérer
30% des équipes opèrent le premier patient dans la semaine suivant l
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Network security
Encryption of files and firewalls are just some of the security measures that can be used in security. This unit, which assumes you have a substantial knowledge of computing, helps to explain the intricacies of the continually changing area of network security by studying the main issues involved in achieving a reasonable degree of resilience against attacks.
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William and Kate's dragon boat debut
July 4 - Prince William and Kate go head-to-head in a dragon boat race across Dalvay Lake in eastern Canada. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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A homecoming for Chavez
July 4 - Delighted Chavez supporters celebrate his surprise return after surgery in Cuba despite speculation his cancer may still require lengthy treatment. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Venezuela's Chavez makes triumphant palace appearance
July 4 - Chavez told supporters he had to submit to "strict" medical treatment but would win the battle to regain his health. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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62 hot dogs swallowed in 10 minutes
July 4 - Joey Chestnut, a 220-pound 27-year-old engineering student, was declared world champion for the fifth year running at the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest at New York's Coney Island after stuffing 62 hot dogs down his throat in 10 minutes. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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