From subjects to citizens : society and the everyday state in North India and Pakistan, 1947-1964
This is the website for an AHRC-funded research project which is studying the interaction between state and citizen immediately before and in the two decades following India and Pakistan’s independence in 1947. To date, research has concentrated on the politics high levels of government, and little work has been done on the impact of independence and partition on everyday life. The project aims to focus on “citizen experiences” in the former British Indian provinces of Uttar Pr
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21L.015 Introduction to Media Studies (MIT)
Introduction to Media Studies is designed for students who have grown up in a rapidly changing global multimedia environment and want to become more literate and critical consumers and producers of culture. Through an interdisciplinary comparative and historical lens, the course defines "media" broadly as including oral, print, theatrical, photographic, broadcast, cinematic, and digital cultural forms and practices. The course looks at the nature of mediated communication, the function
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BFI Flare 2015: highlights from the Festival | BFI Flare
Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. BFI Deputy Head of Festivals Tricia Tuttle and programmers Brian Robinson, Emma Smart, Jay Bernard, Jason Barker and Michael Blyth remember some of the best moments from the 2015 BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival, before introducing Malcolm Ingram, director of Out to Win, the closing night film. BFI Flare showcases the best new queer cinema, celebrating the diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture from around the globe #BFIFlare
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Introduction to Sociology 2e with Concept Coach
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Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, […]

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2.2 Photographs as primary sources

As a primary source of historical evidence the still photograph remains largely unexamined and unexplored. Many academic historians remain wedded to the written word and are often mistrustful or dismissive of the still image. Photographs continue to be used merely to prettify or to provide necessary breathing space in dense texts. In fact, the task of finding ‘illustrations’ is often only considered after a book is written. What could indicate more clearly that the photograph has n
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Reconnaissance de parole par modèles de Markov cachés
A l'heure actuelle, il n'existe guère d'applications commerciales de méthode efficace de description du signal vocal sur laquelle on peut baser la reconnaissance. La technique qui s'est avérée la meilleure pour le moment est la recherche d'une similitude entre des chaines de vecteurs mémorisées représentant par exemple des mots et celle qu'on déduit du signal enregistré. Nous verrons au chapitre 3 une présentation succincte de la mise en ?uvre de cette technique. Notons que les modèle
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Dambisa Moyo on Innovating Away from Aid
In her best-selling book, Dead Aid, economist Dambisa Moyo, argues that aid to Africa breeds corruption and dependence and should be replaced with more innovative ways of financing, including capital markets and microfinance. Her lecture, Innovating Away from Aid, was delivered at the University of Waterloo.
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UW Provost Town Hall: February 24, 2015
Join UW Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce as she shares key priorities for the current academic year, addresses topics of interest to the campus community and answers questions from the audience. http://uwtv.org 02/24/2015
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LSE Night of Ideas | Session 2 | Citizens of Nowhere, Post-Truth Politics [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mukulika Banerjee, Jean-Claude Monod and Richard Bronk | Hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science as part of a worldwide series of events coordinated by the Institut français, the Night of Ideas will bring together leading researchers from France, the UK and Europe to discuss changing ideas of democracy, citizenship, and truth. What conceptual frameworks can we apply to understand “post-truth politics”? What light can an exercise in comparison shed on the q
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Welcome to Decision-Making and Problem Solving, one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio
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As the banking stress test results come in, the Journal takes a closer look at money's stranglehold on politics. Bill Moyers speaks with Senator Dick Durbin (D-Il) - who declared last week that banks "are still the most powerful lobby on Capitol Hill. And they frankly own the place" - on campaign finance reform, big lobbying, and making Washington work for the people rather than special interests. Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of THE THIRD CHAPTER: PASSIO
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The Life of Crispus Attucks and the Boston Massacre (Audio)
From many on-line sources; - in March of 1770 a fight began that set the stage for later confrontation.  Attaucks was held up as the first martyr of the American Revolution along with the others killed. In the early 19th century, as the abolitionist movement gained momentum in Boston, supporters lauded Attucks as a black American who played a heroic role in the history of the United States. Because Attucks had Wampanoag ancestors, his story also holds special significance for many Native Am
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Optimisation continue
Ce cours traite de l'optimisation continue, utilisée dans de très nombreux domaines des sciences de l'ingénieur. Les méthodes seront présentées tant sur le plan théorique qu'algorithmique : on abordera l'optimisation convexe, le cas des contraintes en égalité, des contraintes en inégalité, et la dualité. Une application en finance sera traitée (optimisation de portefeuille). Les outils de base de l'algèbre linéaire et de l'analyse numérique matricielle feront l'objet d'une intro
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Amazon’s patent on “1-Click” ordering, which recently expired, helped jump-start the e-commerce giant’s growth from a virtual bookstore to a massive online marketplace.
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Future Audience at Melbourne Knowledge Week 2017
Cultural organisations - galleries, museums, libraries and the media are designing new ways to engage with the public. Prominent change-makers Justine Hyde, Dan Hill, Seb Chan, Ewan McEoin and Priscilla Davies join Professor Martyn Hook in conversation. They discuss how contemporary design research methods are used to create new experiences and appeal to new audiences for their collections and media. About the panel: Justine Hyde is Director Library Services and Experience at the State Libra
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Binomial nomenclature : Microbiology Basics
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17.506 Ethnic Politics II (MIT)
This course is designed mainly for political science graduate students conducting or considering conducting research on identity politics. While 17.504 Ethnic Politics I is designed as a primarily theoretical course, Ethnic Politics II switches the focus to methods. It aims to familiarize the student with the current conventional approaches as well as major challenges to them. The course discusses definition and measurement issues as well as briefly addressing survey techniques and modeling.
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V&A CultureCast: July 2006 (enhanced with images)
The July 2006 edition of CultureCast features design historian David Crowley discussing the image of Che Guevara within the context of 1960s culture and politics. It also has an extract from a tapestry gallery talk given by Sue Lawty, V& A artist in residence and an article about the cast of the Portico de la Gloria in the Cast Courts.
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