Genetics, plasticity and personhood: the Brain in the 21st Century
Prof. Gareth Jones : Course
Reconciling Neuropsychology and Theology
Prof. Warren Brown : Course
The Evolution of Religion and the Religion of Evolution
Prof. Jeff Schloss : Course
A Life in Science
Prof. Sir Brian Heap : Course
Models for Relating Science and Faith
Revd Dr John Polkinghorne : Course
Concepts of Emergence in Science and Religion
Prof. Philip Clayton : Seminar
Consumption and Well-Being: Christian Values and Sustainability
Prof. Sir Brian Heap : Seminar
IDS June 2010 Podcast
1 June 2010
Each month we speak to two people working on development issues across the world, finding out a bit about their work and asking them 'What do you think is the big question that Development Studies needs to answer?'
In it's new programme the UK's coalition government declares that 'business is the driver of economic growth and innovation, and that we need to take urgent action to boost enterprise, support green growth and build a new and more res
Arsenal of War
A new armoury complex takes shape on the footings of Anderson's Forge. Archaeologist Meredith Poole talks about the site's rebuilt narrative.
Inkoopprijs, verkoopprijs, winst en verlies Voorstelling om leerlingen visueel de begrippen inkoopprijs, verkoopprijs, winst en verlies te leren invullen.
Voorstelling om leerlingen visueel de begrippen inkoopprijs, verkoopprijs, winst en verlies te leren invullen.
The Ukrainian Elections 2007: whatever happened to the Orange Revolution? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Gwendolyn Sasse, Dr Andrew Wilson | On 30 September pre-term parliamentary elections will be held in Ukraine. Can the country's stalemate be resolved by the ballot box? Gwendolyn Sasse is based at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. Andrew Wilson is based at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London.
Asia and Russia in the Age of Globalisation: the impact for Europe's future [Audio]
Speaker(s): Joschka Fischer | Joschka Fischer was Germany's foreign minister and vice-chancellor from 1998 to 2005.
Will the Rich Man's Crisis Crush the Emerging Economies? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Thomas Mirow | The crisis originated in the main western financial centres, but emerging markets will pay the price. How steep a price? And what is the responsibility of the rich countries now?
The role of the West in Rwanda's Genocide [Audio]
Speaker(s): Linda Melvern | Linda Melvern is an investigative journalist and author. A world expert on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, she was a consultant to the prosecution team at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in the military one case. She is an Honorary Professor of the Department of International Politics (University of Wales - Aberystwyth).
Controversies in the Economics of Climate Change [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Geoffrey Heal | The Stern Review stirred up the controversy surrounding the economics of climate change. This lecture will review these issues and give an assessment of the debate - where it is leading and what issues remain open.
How to be Humanitarian? UN Intervention in Post-Conflict Societies [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lise Grande | This lecture will examine the challenges of humanitarian intervention in post-conflict societies, focusing specifically on the experience of the UN in Southern Sudan. Lise Grande is deputy resident and humanitarian coordinator of the United Nations, Southern Sudan.
Speaking with the Speaker [Audio]
Speaker(s): John Bercow, Tony Travers | John Bercow was elected to the post of speaker in June 2009. It followed the resignation of the previous speaker in the wake of the controversy over MP's expenses. Speaker Bercow will discuss his views on parliamentary reform with Tony Travers. Tony Travers is director of LSE London.
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Where could Justice go wrong? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Omar Nashabe | The lecture places the crime - the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri - in its socio-political context, considers the process of the establishment of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in 2007, focuses on the structural properties of the tribunal, and closes by posing the central unanswered questions facing the same.
Financial Reform in China [Audio]
Speaker(s): Howard Davies | In the 6th of an annual series of lectures, Howard Davies reviews the development of the Chinese financial system over the last year. He has been a member of the International Advisory Board of the Chinese banking regulator since 2003 and has observed the dramatic changes in Chinese banks at first hand. The Chinese system has been remarkably insulated from the crisis. What does that mean for the future? Will China turn its back on free-market financial reform? Howard
Greece is Changing [Audio]
Speaker(s): George Papaconstantinou | The Greek sovereign debt crisis of 2010 has received world-wide attention and has elicited unprecedented action by the European Union and its member governments as well as by the IMF. Greece is now obliged to follow the terms of the 'Memorandum' agreed with the 'bail-out' loan it has received. Is Greek economic policy on track? What are its future prospects?