British Institute of International & Comparative Law Annual Conference
Organised by British Institute of International & Comparative Law, to be held at British Institute of International and Comparative Law London United Kingdom from 2009-06-05 to 2009-06-05
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Tan Table
Calculate the height of a building, Tan Table
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The Giants of Philosophy - Arthur Schopenhauer - 07/18
'Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher known for his atheistic pessimism and philosophical clarity' (Arthur Schopenhauer, Wikipedia, 2009). He was influenced by Plato and Kant, and he, in turn, inlfuenced Einstein, Freud, and Jung among others. Suitable for high school students. Video consists of one still image and narration.
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AjaxNetPhoto image archive
The website "AjaxNetPhoto Image Archive" is a large collection of images concerning maritime history, whose gathering begun in 1970 as a service for publishers. The image archive belongs the the Ajax News and Feature Agency and is organised into: maritime archives; general archives; paintings and illustrations; and an exclusive showcase. It also has a section with recent postings. This collection is one of the most comprehensive historical archives of maritime related material with images dating
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Minerva : the international review of ancient art and archeology
'Minerva : the international review of ancient art and archaeology' is a major British journal established in 1990. The website has news and reviews from the current issue, and at June 2010 the magazine archives offer selected topical full-text features from 18 issues (July/Aug 2007 to May/June 2010), together with some reviews. There are also tables of contents. The website also has details of the editors, subscriptions, back issue sales, and contact information.
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Westward Migration: The War of 1812
American westward expansion ceased as the War of 1812 raged between the United States and England. The US invasion of Canada, the blockade by the British and the Battle of New Orleans are reviewed. Not much new here, but the maps help students understand the scale of the war.
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Stadt Zürich : kultur
The website for the Stadt Zürich (the City of Zurich) provides this online resource on the collections in the Museum Rietberg, the only art museum in Switzerland for non-European cultures. The collection is organised under the following countries: Africa, Ancient America, China, India, Japan, ancient orient, Islamic near east, Swiss masks, South East Asia, Oceania and Tibet. These collections are intended to raise interest and understanding of foreign cultures, views and religion, and are a gr
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Prisoner exchange eastern Ukraine
Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists swap 25 fighters from each side, amid a fragile ceasefire. Yiming Woo reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained
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Lecture 04 - 4/12/2007
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Brazil: inclusive sustainable development? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Marcelo Neri | Minister Neri will talk about the growth of social welfare in Brazil during the last twenty years, and its determinants. How have growth and distribution of incomes evolved in Brazil? What has been the role played by various public policies (such as income transfers, housing, technical education etc)? How have different groups (organized by gender, race, region etc) performed? Is Brazil becoming a middle class country? What about the middle income trap with respect to
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of the roles and responsibilities of the modern scientist

  • demonstrate an insight as a scientist into the social and ethical aspects of scientific research

  • understand the rationale and role of certain contemporary tools for science governance, especially public and stakeholder engagement/consultation

  • recognise opportunities to contribute to discussion and debat
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Shi'ite opposition boycotts Bahrain elections
Bahrainis cast their ballots in elections boycotted by the Shi'ite Muslim opposition over accusations that constituency changes would still favor the Sunni Muslim majority represented by the ruling family. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and
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News #232 - 3 Tactics For Boosting Your Japanese Listening Skills at JapanesePod101
When it comes to listening to and understanding Japanese, most beginners struggle. They hear the few words they know. And the rest just fly in one ear and out the other. Does this happen to you too? Ends Friday! Click here to get a quick 30% OFF Premium! In this Sunday News, you’re going to learn 3 [...]
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Pope Francis leads prayer to end isolation, stigma of autism
Pope Francis prays for all healthcare workers and patients, and calls to break down the isolation and stigma often associated with autism. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internat
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Introduction

In this unit, aimed at teachers of Physical Education, we begin by looking at some of the common misconceptions relating to fitness and activity levels together with accepted definitions of these concepts. We consider how active young people should actually be, and discuss how PE teachers can ensure they are making an effective contribution to this area of public health.


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Le Kamasutra et Majnoun & Leïla (audio)

Conférence du 7 mai 2014 sur "Le Kamasutra et Majnoun & Leïla" par Ysé Tardan-Masquelier, écrivain et historienne des religions, spécialiste de l’hindouisme, et Abdelwahab Meddeb, écrivain franco-tunisien, spécialiste des cultures arabes, dans le cadre du cycle "Décalages : les autres et nous" de l'Université populaire du quai Branly (UPQB).

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Torn from Darkness: A Symposium on the Art of Felix Lembersky
Yelena Lembersky, architect, independent curator, granddaughter of the artist, and co-curator of the exhibition; Joseph Troncale, Associate Professor of Russian, Department of Modern Literatures and Cultures, University of Richmond, and co-curator of the exhibition; Alison Hilton, Wright Family Professor of Art History, and Director, Art and Museum Studies M. A. Program, Georgetown University, Washington, DC; and Lourdes Figueroa, '13, art history and Russian studies double major, University of
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1.6.2 Education

Education is obviously one of the crucial dimensions in any attempt to develop a future European identity or at least more understanding and convergence among Europeans. If the school made the nation, it should also be a key factor in promoting Europeanness. Observers of the school scene in Europe acknowledge the existence of a growing sentiment of interest for European themes (institutions, politics, peoples, languages). Furthermore, the EU-based exchange programmes have recognised the impor
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Career Flow: Identifying Life/Career Patterns Using a Circle of Strength
A world authority on Career Development, Professor Norm Amundson, who was recently visiting from the University of British Columbia, spoke to thirty keen ANU Alumni and Friends on the topic of Career Flow, in particular how to identify life / career patterns by using a circle of strength. The seminar was held on Monday 12 April from 6pm - 7pm at University House, ANU. 
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Lost Opportunities and Possibilities in Australian Foreign Policy
Bruce Haigh argues that Australian foreign policy has been, and remains, inept in advancing Australia's national interest. Given the limited independence of Australia's Foreign Minister, and the trend of governments to be perpetually in election mode, Australian foreign policy is too often managed to maximum domestic political gain by the Prime Minister, with negative fallout reserved for Ministers. What has changed since the election of the Rudd Government? How does Australia manage the dual ri
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