Light in August
This video was made by a student for a video class.  The first four pages of William Faulkners novel, Light in August, are read along with photos to go along with the story. 

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Babbage: Memorable moments in technology and science this year
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State of the World Economy: A View from an Emerging Market [Audio]
Speaker(s): Felipe Larraín Bascuñán | Since March 2010, Felipe Larraín Bascuñán is the minister of Finance of the Government of President Sebastián Piñera. He has a PhD (1985) and Master of Arts (1983) in Economics from Harvard University, and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Universidad Católica de Chile (1981). He has been a professor of Economics at Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago, where he previously served as Associate and Assistant Professor. From 1997 to 2002 he was
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should:

  • understand the historical growth of the idea of human rights;

  • be aware of the international context of human rights;

  • be aware of the position of human rights in the UK prior to 1998;

  • understand the importance of the Human Rights Act 1998;

  • have practised analysing and evaluating concepts and ideas;

  • have started to see links between the core concepts of rules, rights and
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Sustaining Inclusive Growth in Africa [Audio]
Speaker(s): Trevor Manuel, Professor Francesco Caselli | This public lecture is part of Growth Week 2013 which takes place at LSE from 23-25 September organised by the International Growth Centre. There will be two further public lectures featuring Professor Paul Collier and Professor Abhijit Banerjee. More information about these can be found at Growth Week 2013. Trevor Manuel, current minister in the Presidency and head of the South African National Planning Commission will be speaking on the
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Juger de la nature publique ou privée d'un échange (Vidéo)

MOOC "Internet, les autres et moi" : cours en ligne délivré du 27 janvier 2014 au 31 mars 2014 sur la plateforme FUN-MOOC.

Semaine 7 : Rester maître de sa sphère privée sur Internet
Cours 4 : Juger de la nature publique ou privée d'un échange

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4 References and further reading

There are a wide range of perspectives on science–society relations. In part, this is reflected in the different readings listed below. They have been chosen to address issues that we feel are relevant to current debates about science–society relations.

Durodié, B. (2002, April 12). ‘Why I think a dialogue with the public will undermine science’, The Times Higher Education Supplement, p. 16.

Gibbons, M. (1999). Science’s new social contract with society, Natur
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BBSLG Conference 2009
Organised by British Business Schools Librarians Group, to be held at Irish Management Institute Dublin Ireland from 2009-07-01 to 2009-07-03
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Urban Informatics: The Internet, locative media and mobile technology for urbanites
Marcus Foth overviews various urban informatics projects, exploring the communicative ecology of urban residents, community engagement using public history and digital storytelling, and social navigation for mobile urban information systems. Cities are exciting. Cities are buzzing. They are alive with movement. A rapid flow of exchange is facilitated by a meshwork of infrastructure connections: road systems, building complexes, information and communication technology and people networks. In thi
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4.1 Introduction

Let us turn now to the problem of consciousness. What exactly is the issue here that so divides philosophers and is the focus of such vigorous debate? In broad terms, it is the question of the place of consciousness in the world – the question of how it arises and how it is related to processes in the brain. It is hard to deny that consciousness is closely dependent on the brain. Changes in the brain can affect consciousness (think of the effects of anaesthetics and psychedelic drugs), and
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The Inner Level: how more equal societies reduce stress, restore sanity and improve wellbeing [Audio
Speaker(s): Professor Kate Pickett | The speakers will focus on the psychological effects of inequality, on how larger income differences increase feelings of dominance and subordination, and the consequences for mental illness. Kate Pickett @ProfKEPickett and Richard Wilkinson @ProfRGWilkinson are Professor and emeritus Professor of Social Epidemiology at the University of York where she is University Champion of Equality and Social Justice. Beverley Skeggs @bevskeggs is a feminist sociologist
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"One of the greatest week's in a scientist's life." Kurt Wüthrich, 2002 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
2002 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Kurt Wüthrich describes his experience during Nobel Week.
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Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
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The Gospel Sensibility: Evangelicals, Modernity & Sacred Song in American Experience
Kluge Fellow Douglas Harrison examines the history, performance culture and role of southern gospel music within evangelical Christian experiences. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6534
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De justes inégalités - John RAWLS (par Astrid von Busekist) [réédité 2015] (audio)

John Rawls est un auteur américain qui a réveillé la philosophie politique, qui a pris au sérieux les critiques de ses contempteurs, et qui s'est impliqué dans la vie politique américaine. C'est un auteur classique, qui doit beaucoup à la pensée de Kant.
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Multiplying 2-digit decimals by 2-digit decimals
In this video learn how to multiply decimals that are more than one digit.  Step by step demonstration of how to multiply 2 digit by 2 digit decimals.

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Abstracts of Inquisitiones Post Mortem for the City of London: Part 1
Abstracts of inquisitions for 1 Henry VII (1485) to 3 Elizabeth I (1561). First published by the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society, and jointly with the British Record Society, as volume 15 of the series of the Index Library.
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2.1.1 Card mounted photographs 1860–c.1914

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Image 3 Photographer/Painter: Anon.

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