"Gandhi - Lovers and Haters" - UNSW Annual Gandhi Oration presented by Thomas Keneally AO (Excerpt)
COMPLETE LECTURE VIDEO AVAILABLE HERE: http://youtu.be/rzo0ya64KRE Booker prize-winning author Tom Keneally challenges Australia's policy on asylum seekers in his delivery of the 2014 Gandhi Oration at UNSW. Keneally delivered the Oration to a capacity audience at UNSW's Leighton Hall to mark India's Martyr's Day, the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's assassination in 1948. The public talk was preceded by a remembrance ceremony at the Gandhi bust on the UNSW Library Lawn.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

4.4 Summary

This section described how computers can be used in geographical applications (and in doing so it discussed maps and showed how modern maps are composed of layers of different data).

It discussed the GPS to demonstrate how computers can communicate in order to solve a problem, such as navigation.

It also showed how the geographical data that supports both map-making and the GPS navigation system can be presented in different forms such as a map, a list of directions, a moving grap
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

1.2 Napoleon and the Spanish imbroglio

Napoleon later admitted that his intervention in Spain in 1807 was among his worst mistakes. He referred to it as ‘the Spanish wasps’ nest’ or ‘the Spanish ulcer’, which divided and exhausted his military strength. While Napoleon probably intended to annex the Iberian peninsula to his French empire in any event, his immediate involvement arose from his decision in November 1806 to impose the Continental Blockade or European boycott of British goods, in the hope of defeating Britain
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

QuickTimes 8 Tables Quiz
A quick, musical quiz for the times table to 8. Try to say the answers on the beat, to yourself or out loud with a friend, until you get 100%. Good Luck! (02:31)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

History of the American Civil War, 1861 - 1865 Map
This is a five-minute history of the American Civil War 1861 - 1865 with maps. There are no moving images--it's more of a slideshow.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Miniature goats for Lunar New Year
Taiwanese artist Chen Forng-shean celebrates the Year of the Goat by delicately carving miniatures of the animal onto pencil tips. Rough cut (no reporter narration). 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 interna
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

4.1 Introduction

Annual costs to employers from accidental injury and occupational illness are on the order of 5–10 per cent of the gross profits of UK industry. The total social cost, including the cost of benefits and National Health hospitalisation and treatment, make this a truly staggering drain on the nation's coffers!

Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Age of Anger : A history of the present [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pankaj Mishra | Mass shootings and suicide bombs; Donald Trump, Narendra Modi and Rodrigo Duterte; the rise of nationalism, racism, sexism and homophobia; the rise of a new anti-Semitism in parts of Europe; climate change; the refugee crisis; ISIS. Pankaj Mishra identifies the unifying root cause of all of these things that we deem unintelligible and random, to reveal the unsettling ways history is repeating itself, and who and what is to blame. Modernity, secularism, development, an
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

2.5 Summary of Section 2

  1. A newly synthesised polypeptide can undergo a number of modifications and adjustments before it has the structure and activity of a mature functional protein. Some proteins require non-protein components, termed cofactors, for their function.

  2. A newly synthesised polypeptide undergoes rapid initial folding. Fine-tuning of the conformation is much slower and is often facilitated by specialised proteins called chaperones.

  3. Covalent
    Author(s): The Open University

    License information
    Related content

    Copyright © 2016 The Open University

Block perimeter applet
This applet is designed to help students understand the meaning of perimeter for regular and irregular shapes. Square boxes can be dragged to the applet's screen to form a shape. The area is determined by the number of boxes in the shape. The perimeter is found by counting the number of unattached sides. Students can check their answer by clicking the Show Perimeter button. Directions explaining how to link the boxes are included. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
Author(s): Nicholas Exner

License information
Related content

Copyright 1994-2004 MSTE. All rights reserved.

Keep on learning

Study another free course

There are more than 800 courses on OpenLearn for you to c
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

"Rubber Tit: A Joint Performance by Performance Artist Tari Ito and Jazz Saxophonist MASA"
japan protest poster Part of the Japan at Chicago Lecture Series: Celebrating Protest (http://ceas.uchicago.edu/celebratingprotest); sponsored by the Japan Committee of the Center for East Asian Studies, the Human Rights Program, the Center for International Studies, and the Center for Gender Studies.Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

5.5 Multiple-cause diagrams

Multiple-cause diagrams are another way of using interconnectedness to structure a complex situation. In this case, the interconnectedness is that of causation. Multiple-cause diagrams represent both sufficient and contributory cause, without making a distinction between them. Drawing multiple-cause diagrams allows for the identification of systems of causation. Such a system can be pictured as an interconnected group of events or effects; the effect is of a system that behaves
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2013 The Open University

Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Author(s): Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez,Juan Muñoz López,Janet P

License information
Related content

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/

1.5 Summary of Section 1

The auditory system is able to process sounds in such a way that, although several may be present simultaneously, it is possible to focus upon the message of interest. However, in experiments on auditory attention, there have been contradictory results concerning the fate of the unattended material:

  • The auditory system processes mixed sounds in such a way that it is possible to focus upon a single wanted message.

  • Unattended material a
    Author(s): The Open University

    License information
    Related content

    Copyright © 2016 The Open University

17.265 Public Opinion and American Democracy (MIT)
This course will examine public opinion and assess its place in the American political system. The course will emphasize both how citizens' thinking about politics is shaped and the role of public opinion in political campaigns, elections, and government.
Author(s): Berinsky, Adam

License information
Related content

Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative C

Klok : Onthoudblad
kloklezen.png

Dit onthoudblad kan een hulpmiddel zijn bij het kloklezen. De klok is onderverdeeld in vier vakken: voor het uur, over het uur, voor het halfuur en over het halfuur.


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Rice in Vietnamese Cuisine
For recipes, visit www.ciaprochef.com/WCA Rice, in many incarnations, is at the heart of every Vietnamese meal. The humble grain is the country's most important crop, and the major source of calories in the diet. Vietnam is the world's second-largest rice exporter, after Thailand, a huge achievement for such a small country. Vast rice paddies blanket the nation, from the terraced highlands of the north to the fertile river valleys of the Mekong Delta. In its myriad forms—steamed rice, rice
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Police and protesters clash in Nepal
Police and protesters clash in the Nepal capital on the first day of a three-day strike organised by the opposition. Rough cut (no reporter narration). 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 international news. F
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Public Bailout of Bank’s Recklessness
In response to the ongoing sub-prime crisis, the recently published Crosby Report recommends that the Government uses public money to swap bank’s seriously damaged mortgage-backed securities for pristine government bonds. Matthew Watson from the Department of Politics and International Studies at Warwick University talks about these recommendations, and how the global ‘credit crunch’ is affecting Labour’s popularity with the electorate.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content