Hong Kong, China - Study Abroad
English and Chinese are the languages of instruction at Chinese University of Hong Kong. You may choose from many courses that are taught in English or take courses taught in Chinese if you meet the language requirement. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
London, England - Study Abroad
The current era presents the most energetic and challenging of times for North American study abroad programs, given intensifying concerns with such urgent international issues as globalization, transnational migration, ethnic and religious encounters and collisions, planetary environmental concerns, world health, and the turbulent state of global finance. Students study in what is arguably the world's most cosmopolitan city, a located suited for engaging with such crucial international prioriti
Oxford, England - Study Abroad
Located 60 miles northwest of London, Oxford is a medieval town with the oldest university in the English speaking world - Oxford. Instruction at Oxford dates to the 11th century. It's 30 colleges are self-governing units, each of which offers a full university curriculum. The oldest of these was established in 1249. New College, where Notre Dame students live and study, opened in 1379. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Perth, Australia - Study Abroad
Students will study in Perth, Australia at the University of Western Australia (UWA), a member of Australia's prestigious "Group of Eight" leading research-intensive universities. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Rome, Italy - Study Abroad
As a student at John Cabot University, you will find yourself in one of the most stimulating environments available to any undergraduate anywhere in the world. The picturesque Trastevere neighborhood becomes the campus when school is in session. Students congregate in local cafes and trattorias. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Montage is a full-text ejournal on topics in the history of art and architecture. It is published online by the University of Iowa Art History Society, offering scholarly articles, book reviews and exhibition reviews, all written by graduate students from across the U.S.A. At November 2009 the journal has published two issues, ranging broadly across art history, film, architecture, and even archaeology. Example article titles include: 'Pika-Don and Motion Pictures: The Atomic in Film'; 'All Sa
Climate change : carbon literacy briefing
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) website has provided a free online copy of the first edition of the RIBA carbon literacy briefing document, together with the carbon literacy executive summary. These documents have been published by the RIBA to encourage architects to engage with the issue of climate change by building low carbon new buildings, or to consider low carbon refurbishment of existing buildings. The eight-page summary and 16-page briefing documents (available as PDF f
British slave trade legacies
The website "British Slave Trade Legacies" (BSTL) is a web archiving project. The sites archived in BSTL attempt to index what was online from June 2007 to June 2008 detailing anniversary programmes created to educate the public. The Abolition of the Slave Trade Act passed in 1807 made it illegal for Britain to kidnap, capture, and transport African people from their homeland. In 2007 numerous organizations and community groups commemorated the bicentenary. Over 200 URLs are now collected in thi
Faces of power and piety : medieval portraiture
Part of the J. Paul Getty Museum website, this online resource was produced to complement their exhibition, which ran from 12 August to 26 October 2008, entitled 'Faces of Power and Piety: Medieval Portraiture', and which featured portraits from illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages (circa 500-1500). Medieval portraiture does not present us with a precise likeness of the subject, but instead depicts clothing, heraldry or other objects relating to them. As the website states "the goal of med
Iconography of contagion
The physical exhibition features more than 20 health posters from the 1920s to the 1990s. Covering infectious diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, AIDS, gonorrhea, and syphilis, the posters come from North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. This accompanying web site includes a very informative and well produced fully illustrated catalogue as a downloadable PDF. It has been organised by the National Academy of Sciences.
Centre of the Cell
An exhibition sponsored by a host of donors including Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and Queen Mary, University of London. The exhibition is housed within a pod where visitors via timed guided tours can engage with a range of interactive features to help them understand the workings of cells and the role they play in medical research. It is intended for anyone but particularly geared towards school students in key stages 2, 3, and 4. Prior registration on the website is re
Due Process of Law Foundation
The Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF) is a private, non-profit organisation which aims to promote the reform and modernization of Latin Americas national justice systems to ensure that the rule of law and respect for human rights are the hallmarks of justice systems throughout the Americas. DPLFs activities include research and training focusing on international justice, judicial accountability and transparency and equal access to justice. Details of activities and publications relati
TouchStone Assessment Management System - Launch Event
To celebrate the launch of TouchStone as the centrally supported e-assessment tool at the University of Nottingham, a launch event took place on Wednesday 3rd November. This video is of Simon Wilkinson, lead developer, giving an overview of TouchStone and exploring new developments and features suitable for wider University adoption (such as LaTeX support, invigilator support, foreign language support and randomised questions). Introduction is by Andy Beggan, Head of Learning Technology at the U
Pt 3-The Future of Media in Children’s Education: A Focus on Tweens
Pt 3 of a national conference hosted by Children Now and The Future of Children.
Using wikis for collaborative writing
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"Advocacy and Medical Care for Victims of Torture and INS Detainees in the U.S."
A talk by Dr. Allen S. Keller, Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture. From the Human Rights Distinguished Lecturer Series. Sponsored by the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Students for Global Public Health.Author(s):
"Black Death in the Middle East and Europe"
Lecture by Stuart Borsch, Assistant Professor in History Department at Assumption College. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for East Europea
Honoree: Dr. Harold Richman
Remarks by and honoring Dr.Harold Richman, Hermon Dunlap Smith Professor of Social Welfare Policy Emeritus in the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration and College and founding Director and current Research Fellow at the Chapin H
"The Atomic Bazaar: The Rise of the Nuclear Poor"
Lecture by journalist William Langewiesche. In his book The Atomic Bazaar, Langewiesche investigates the burgeoning global threat of nuclear weapons production. As more unstable and undeveloped nations find ways of acquiring the ultimate arms, the stakes of state-sponsored nuclear activity have soared to frightening heigh