The World In 2017 Special: Invention
Part one of a three part series: Anne McElvoy and World In editor Daniel Franklin look ahead to 2017. Former head of Google China Kai Fu Lee and Didi President Jean Liu share their thoughts on what the future holds for Chinese tech, while Elizabeth Arden President JuE Wong makes her predictions for the year to come. Also: is a golden age of dealmaking in American business coming to an end? And what do the next 12 months mean for the climate?
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Outfoxing Crusaders - parody, satire and non-participation in the crusades
Ms Lambert, of Goldsmiths University, has worked as a history lecturer for 20 years. Her talk will look at the repeated failures to recover 'holy land' territories after 1147.
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IAS Visiting Fellow Professor Vivien Schmidt from Boston University speaks at the Warwick RIPE debat
The Department of Politics and International Studies hosted the third annual Warwick RIPE Debate in IPE in collaboration with the Review of International Political Economy. The main speaker at the 2010 debate was Professor Vivien Schmidt of Boston University. She spoke on the theme of 'The Fall, Rise, Fall and Rise of the State within Modern Capitalism - and how to explain it'. The debate was chaired by the Head of PaIS, Professor Ben Rosamond. Additional speakers were two other hugely influ
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Absolute Beginner S2 #3 - A Japanese Introduction
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You like meeting new people, so you’re excited to join a new club now that you’ve started to adjust to your life in Japan. But when the leader tells everyone to introduce themselves in Japanese by sharing three interesting facts, you’re stumped. What would this diverse group of Japanese people find [...]
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21A.260 Culture, Embodiment and the Senses (MIT)
Culture, Embodiment, and the Senses will provide an historical and cross-cultural analysis of the politics of sensory experience. The subject will address western philosophical debates about mind, brain, emotion, and the body and the historical value placed upon sight, reason, and rationality, versus smell, taste, and touch as acceptable modes of knowing and knowledge production. We will assess cultural traditions that challenge scientific interpretations of experience arising from western philo
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What chance for peace in Sri Lanka?
The recent resumption of violence in Sri Lanka between the Tamil Tigers and Government forces has set back hopes that a peaceful settlement could be established in this long running conflict. Miranda Alison of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies provides an insight into the history of the conflict and examines whether a resolution is likely in the near future. Length: 23 minutes
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The Politics of Climate Change: Problems and Solutions
Lord Anthony Giddens gives the opening keynote address to the Oxford Climate Forum, talking about the politics of climate change.
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17.914 International Politics in the New Century - via Simulation, Interactive Gaming, and 'Edutain
This workshop is designed to introduce students to different perspectives on politics and the state of the world through new visualization techniques and approaches to interactive political gaming (and selective 'edutainment'). Specifically, we shall explore applications of interactive tools (such as video and web-based games, blogs or simulations) to examine critical challenges in international politics of the 21C century focusing specifically on general insights and specific understa
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21H.802 Modern Latin America, 1808-Present: Revolution, Dictatorship, Democracy (MIT)
This class is a selective survey of Latin American history from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Issues studied include Latin America in the global economy, relations between Latin America and the U.S., dictatorships and democracies in the twentieth century, African and Indigenous cultures, feminism and gender, cultural politics, revolution in Mexico, Cuba, and Central America, and Latin American identity.
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Simon Johnson and Nikki Giovanni
Former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), MIT Sloan School of Management professor and senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Simon Johnson examines President Obama's plan for economic recovery. And, Bill Moyers sits down with renowned poet Nikki Giovanni, whose 27 books have spanned the themes of race, politics, sex and violence.
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A vehicle uniformly accelerates from rest to 3.0 x 10^1 km/hr in 9.25 seconds and 42 meters. Determine the average drag force acting on the vehicle. Want lecture notes? This is an AP Physics C Topic.

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0:14 The Drag Force equation
0:39 The density of air
1:33 The drag coefficient
1:59 The cross sectional area
3:11 Determining instantaneous speed
4:08 Instantaneous Drag Force

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This clip provides an introduction to Spanish Vocabulary. The English words are shown alongside the Spanish words.
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Colorful, fun lesson for children of all ages about fruits. Join the hungry Chameleon as he explores the wild, tasting different tropical fruits he comes across on his journey! Each fruit turns the chameleon a different color. Can you guess what color he'll turn next? (02:41)

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Ever wondered what this important England holiday is, and how it is celebrated? (03:03)
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La laïcité dans l'Union européenne. Jean Baubérot. Conférence donnée en mars 1995 dans le cadre de l'Institut d'Études Doctorales (IED) de l'Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail (France). Présentation par le sociologue Jean-Michel Berthelot, directeur de l'IED.


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Edward Burne-Jones's Inspiration for The Love Song: Victor Massé, "La chanson de Marie"
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Nelson Rockefeller's 1969 Audio Guide Introduction
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Renowned paleoanthropologist Bernard Wood explains how continuing research into fossil and other evidence of our evolutionary history produces insights but also reveals how much we have yet to learn. How good, for example, are we at telling our recent ancestors and close relatives from those of the apes? How can we know how many species precede
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New media and the election
New media is changing the face, pace, and language of the election-what does it mean? Bill Moyers get perspective on the impact of the Web-blogs, YouTube, and social networking-on the election with Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center. And with pastor and denominational leader Mike Huckabee, surging in the polls and Mitt Romney giving a widely anticipated speech on his Mormon faith, Moyers and Jamieson are joined by scholar Melissa Rogers for a discussion of r
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