On Shame [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Phil Hutchinson, Professor Vasudevi Reddy, Dr Jonathan Webber | Shame is often depicted as playing a socially negative role. But might it also play an important positive role in our moral psychology, and for a flourishing political community? Is shame a source of self-knowledge, and a spur to transformative action, as Sartre and Beauvoir suggest? How important are other people to one’s feeling of shame? And how should we think about the developmental origins of shame? Phil Hutch
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The Human in Politics [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Anne Phillips | Editor's note: Unfortunately the first few minutes of the lecture are missing from this recording. In this inaugural lecture, to celebrate her appointment as the Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science, Anne Phillips addresses the status of the human in politics. Is what Hannah Arendt called 'the abstract nakedness of being human' sufficient to establish principles of solidarity or equality? And can we talk of what, as humans, we have in common without
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German Europe: Are there Alternatives? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ulrich Beck, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Professor Mary Kaldor | The basic rules of European democracy are being subverted or turned into their opposite, bypassing parliaments, governments and EU institutions. Multilateralism is turning into unilateralism, equality into hegemony, sovereignty into the dependency and recognition into disrespect for the dignity of other nations. Even France, which long dominated European integration, must submit to Berlin’s strictures now that it mu
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The Gaza Kitchen: Documenting a Culinary Heritage and a Food System under Stress [Audio]
Speaker(s): Laila El-Haddad, Maggie Schmitt | In the summer of 2010, writer Laila El-Haddad and food documentarian Maggie Schmitt were able to fulfil a long-held plan to travel the length of the Gaza Strip, documenting all aspects of the Gaza District's notably distinctive cuisine, the lives of many experienced Gaza cooks, and the challenges facing the Strip's food system today. The result is The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey, a richly illustrated volume whose 130 fully kitchen-te
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The Thistle and the Drone [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ambassador Akbar Ahmed | The United States declared war on terrorism in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. More than ten years later, the results are decidedly mixed. In The Thistle and the Drone, world-renowned author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed, reveals a tremendously important yet largely unrecognized adverse effect of these campaigns: they actually have exacerbated the already-broken relationship between central governments and the tribal societies on their periphery. In the th
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Feminism in the Media [Audio]
Speaker(s): Natalie Hanman, Lola Okolosie, Tracey Reynolds | The panellists will interrogate current representations of feminism in the media and share interventionist strategies that are already going on or that might be taken up in the future. Natalie Hanman is the editor of Comment is Free at theguardian.com. Lola Okolosie is a writer, teacher and prominent member of Black Feminists. Tracey Reynolds is a reader in social and policy research at London South Bank University.
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In Conversation with the Hon Mr Justice Peter Jackson [Audio]
Speaker(s): The Hon Mr Justice Peter Jackson | One of the most senior High Court judges assigned to the Family Division, Peter Jackson will answer your questions sent via Twitter to @LSELaw using #LSEJackson. Peter Jackson is a High Court Judge.
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Khirbat al-Mudayna al-Aliya: (Overview)
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Author(s): Bruce Routledge,Benjamin Porter,Khirbat al-Mudayna

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Shabana Mitra describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop
Shabana Mitra describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop.
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Ancient and Historical Monuments in the County of Gloucester - Iron Age and Romano-British Monuments
The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of the Iron Age and Romano-British monuments in the Cotswold area of Gloucestershire. There is a section on discredited hill-forts and camps and appendices on place-names and ring-ditches.
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Scientists as Abstainers
Matei Candea (University of Durham) presents 'An ethnography of inter-species trust without belief'. An Anthropology Departmental Seminar (26 October 2012) with a theme of science and technology studies.
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The post-crisis banking sector
The Global Head of Banking Research at Credit Suisse, Giles Keating discusses how the banking environment is different post-crisis, and what the implications are for investors.

Construction Timeline of the Kent State Hotel & Conference Center
The Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent opened to the public June 14, with a launch event scheduled for October. The hotel is part of the million-dollar redevelopment of downtown Kent, and is a partnership between the Kent State University Foundation and the Pizzuti Companies of Columbus, Ohio.
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Jeff Duncan Named Head Baseball Coach at Kent State
Jeff Duncan, former associate head coach at Purdue University, was named the new head baseball coach at Kent State on June 25, as announced by Kent State Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen.
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Smartphone Use May Reduce Your Physical Activity and Fitness
Today's smartphones allow for increased opportunities for activities traditionally defined as sedentary behaviors, such as surfing the internet, emailing and playing video games. However, researchers Jacob Barkley and Andrew Lepp, faculty members in the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State University, linked high cell phone use to poor fitness in college students.
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Golden Flashes Football Preview
Kent State University head football coach Paul Haynes talks about preparing his team for the upcoming season! For more information on tickets, visit www.kentstatesports.com or call our ticket office at (330) 672- 2244. Music by Broke for Free (High School Snaps), from the album Slam Funk.
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A Day in the Life of a Kent State Groundskeeper
Maintaining Kent State's beautiful 950 acre campus takes a lot of hard work. Jil Morgan and Matt Treen are two of many people among the Kent State Grounds crews who help make it happen. Music: "The last ones" by Jahzzar
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The Child Development Center's Outdoor Learning Lab
For the 150 children enrolled at the Kent State University Child Development Center, the opportunity to explore and learn more from and about the environment just got better. The center launched its new Outdoor Learning Laboratory on Sept. 19. Work on the lab began in March and was funded by the university and donations from parents.
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Metro Life Flight Helicopter Visits Kent State
Metro Life Flight, the first air medical program in the area, had one of its helicopters visit Kent State University on Oct. 22, landing on the University Esplanade. After a nearly yearlong planning process, Kent State's College of Nursing and the MetroHealth System have collaborated to now offer clinical experiences aboard Metro Life Flight to Kent State graduate nursing students in the acute care nurse practitioner concentration.
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The Kent State University Bands
The Kent State University Bands offer our students the opportunity to make music in nine performing ensembles to meet your skill and scheduling needs. Music majors and non-music majors have the opportunity to create and perform in athletic bands, jazz ensembles, and concert bands taught by outstanding and engaging faculty. Whether the goal is to become a performer, teacher, or to simply stay active and enjoy music, the Kent State Bands have a place for you! www.kent.edu/bands
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