The Naked City [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sharon Zukin | Renowned sociologist Sharon Zukin will discuss her latest book, The Naked City: the death and life of authentic urban places, which explores the gentrification of cities. Sharon Zukin is professor of sociology at Brooklyn College and City University Graduate Center.
Gender, Words and Power: meanings of inequality at a time of neo-liberalism [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Mary Evans | This lecture explores changing vocabularies of feminism and the possibilities of a new political language and new forms of politics. Mary Evans is LSE centennial professor attached to the Gender Institute from 2010 to 2013.
Literary Festival 2011 - Science Fiction and International Orders [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Paul McAuley, Ken McLeod | The study of popular culture has always been a feature of the social sciences as well as of the humanities – indeed, the social sciences have often been in advance of the humanities in this area, more willing to recognise the importance of genres that are frowned upon by the arts establishment. This event will bring together a number of writers of imaginative fiction and academics who have written in this field. Jon Courtney Grimwo
Literary Festival 2011 - Through the Soviet Looking-Glass [Audio]
Speaker(s): Francis Spufford | At first sight, the USSR of the 1950s and 1960s is a formidably remote and strange place for an early 21st-century western observer to try to inhabit: ideological, materially alien, suffused with obsolete expectations, and operating in its daily life and economic life according to rules that eerily reverse our own. But the reward for crossing this particular imaginative border, argues Francis Spufford, is the discovery, in the mirrorworld of the Soviet Union, of de
The Global Chaos of Love [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ulrich Beck, Professor Lynn Jamieson | In the global age there are increasing numbers of long-distance relationships, bi-national couples, marriage migrants, foreign domestic workers and fertility tourists. What are their common characteristics? Ulrich Beck is the British Journal of Sociology LSE Centennial Professor.
Good Life in Hard Times [Audio]
Speaker(s): Archbishop Vincent Nichols | Archbishop Nichols will be speaking about the importance of religious freedom, and arguing that promoting religious freedom increases our capacity to do good in the public square. He will also be drawing out some implications from Catholic social teaching for a richer understanding of human dignity and the role of the state and the market in serving human needs. Vincent Nichols is the 11th Archbishop of Westminster. He was elected president of the Catholi
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
Buying Low, Flying High: carbon offsets and partial compliance [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Kai Spiekermann | Many airlines allow their customers to 'offset' the emissions caused by flying. Is it permissible to fly purely for pleasure as long as we buy carbon offsets? Kai Spiekermann is lecturer in political philosophy at LSE's Department of Government.
The Memphis Infrastructure Project at the Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute.
The Memphis Infrastructure Project at the University of Memphis' Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute.
The lease and legislation regarding leases
After this chapter you will be able to understand a leaflet about legislation on lease contracts and be able to extract the necessary information.
AE CS5.5: 3D Focus and Stereoscopic Convergence
An oft-overlooked issue in stereoscopic production is how the point of convergence relates to the viewing plane. Chris Meyer demonstrates adding 3D depth of field blur to the equation to create more realistic, easier-to-view scenes.
Conférence d'Henri Chamoux
Conférence de Henri Chamoux
Conférence de Henri Chamoux
5.8 Vibrating air column: standing waves in a cylindrical tube open at both ends
How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we decide whether something – a piano, a vacuum cleaner – is actually a musical instrument? In this unit we investigate the way vibrations and sound waves are harnessed to create music.
Polar Orbiter: Fly Up to Primary Landing Site with Altitude Map
Mars true color Viking sphere rotating to Polar Lander site in MOLA false color. white-red = high altitude (~3000 meters); blue = low altitude (~0 meters)
ART 231-01, History of Western Art I, Fall 2007
This course is the first half of a year-long survey of Western Art and students are encouraged to continue with ART 232. Students are not expected to have completed any previous courses in Art History. The primary objectives for this course are as follows: • Provide students with a comprehensive overview of major images, artists, and movements in Western art from Prehistory through the Middle Ages • Integrate these images with the broader cultural history of the period • Develop visual and
I-CAMP Chairs and Local Organizers
I-CAMP Chairs and Local Organizers
CBS Show Time Spanish – Lesson 05
In episode 5 of Show Time Spanish we launch our very own Spanish soap opera, Verano Español, which tells the story of Spanish dad, Antonio, Scottish mum Iona, and bilingual daughter Laura and their adventures one summer in Spain. Each episode will provide you with listening practice, language study and information about the Spanish-spea
HyperBrain: Pathway Quiz 18 - Limbic System (The Entorhinal-Parahippocampal Circuit)
One of eighteen quizzes on neuroanatomy accompanying the HyperBrain tutorial.
How To Celebrate the History Of the 4th Of July
On July 4th, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence. Commemorate the birth of the United States by celebrating its history. (01:50)
Alexander Hamilton: Early Influences
A two minute overview of Hamilton's early life. It tells how remarkable he was and his willingness to acceptance of responsibility and risk taking. Well worth watching.