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New Topics in Armenian History & Culture (afternoon)
 
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22nd Vardanants Day Armenian lecture series, titled "New Topics in Armenian History and Culture" explored the linguistic, artistic, social and musical history of Armenia. (Afternoon session) For transcript and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=83
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Labour Party Annual Conference 2018: Monday Afternoon
 
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Watch Labour's Annual Conference LIVE from Liverpool! Catch all the action right here, including debates and speeches. If you want to join in the conversation, head over to Twitter and tweet with #Lab18
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What is Transhumanism? | Transhumanism Definition | Transhumanism Explained
 
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Transhumanism is an international intellectual movement that aims to transform the human condition by developing and making widely available sophisticated technologies to greatly enhance human intellect and physiology. Transhumanist thinkers study the potential benefits and dangers of emerging technologies that could overcome fundamental human limitations as well as ethical limitations of using such technologies. The most common transhumanist thesis is that human beings may eventually be able to transform themselves into different beings with abilities so greatly expanded from the natural condition as to merit the label of posthuman beings. ………………………………………………………………………………….. Sources: Text: Text of this video has been taken from Wikipedia, which is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License Background Music: Evgeny Teilor, https://www.jamendo.com/track/1176656/oceans The Lounge: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/jazz Images: www.pixabay.com www.openclipart.com …………………………………………………………………………………..
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The American Research University: The Decades Ahead
 
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John Sexton, immediate past president of New York University and current Kluge Chair in American Law in Governance, offers his perspective on the future of American higher education. The university has been one of American society's most durable institutions for more than a century -- and the modern research university its most sophisticated presentation. Yet globalization, technology and market forces are likely to reshape the form and function of the research university in the coming decades. What are the relevant forces and what are their likely effects? For transcript and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=7494
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Milton Friedman
 
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Milton Friedman (July 31, 1912 – November 16, 2006) was an American economist, statistician, and writer who taught at the University of Chicago for more than three decades. He was a recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, and is known for his research on consumption analysis, monetary history and theory, and the complexity of stabilization policy. As a leader of the Chicago school of economics, he profoundly influenced the research agenda of the economics profession. A survey of economists ranked Friedman as the second most popular economist of the twentieth century after John Maynard Keynes, and The Economist described him as "the most influential economist of the second half of the 20th century ... possibly of all of it." Friedman's challenges to what he later called "naive Keynesian" (as opposed to New Keynesian) theory began with his 1950s reinterpretation of the consumption function, and he became the main advocate opposing activist Keynesian government policies. In the late 1960s, he described his own approach (along with all of mainstream economics) as using "Keynesian language and apparatus" yet rejecting its "initial" conclusions. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Brazilian Democracy and the Aftermath of Impeachment
 
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In May 2016, the Executive Committee of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) approved a resolution considering the impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff as "undemocratic." It also sent a five-member commission, headed by Harvard Professor Sidney Chalhoub and including Brown Professor Keisha-Khan Perry to Brazil in July/August to investigate the situation and prepare a report. Professors Chalhoub and Perry will present their analysis of the situation in Brazil based on the Commission's findings.
JOHN CLEESE - WikiVidi Documentary
 
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John Marwood Cleese is an English actor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer, and comedian. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s, he co-founded Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films: And Now for Something Completely Different, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and The Meaning of Life. In the mid-1970s, Cleese and his first wife, Connie Booth, co-wrote and starred in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers, with Cleese receiving the 1980 BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance. Later, he co-starred with Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis, and former Python colleague Michael Palin in A Fish Called Wanda and Fierce Creatures, both of which he also wrote. He also starred in Clockwise and has appeared in many other films, including two James Bond films as R and Q, two Harry Potter films, and the last three Shrek... Find on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/search?ie=UTF8&tag=wikividi09-20&keywords=John+Cleese ____________________________________ Shortcuts to chapters: 00:01:41: Early life 00:04:55: Pre-Python 00:09:48: Monty Python 00:10:54: Partnership with Graham Chapman 00:14:35: Post-Python activities 00:15:36: Fawlty Towers 00:18:17: 1980s and 1990s 00:22:47: 2000s and 2010s 00:32:33: Admiration for black humour 00:33:30: Politics ____________________________________ Copyright WikiVidi. Licensed under Creative Commons. Wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Cleese
Jim Crow laws
 
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The Jim Crow laws were racial segregation laws enacted between 1876 and 1965 in the United States at the state and local level. They mandated de jure racial segregation in all public facilities in Southern states of the former Confederacy, with, starting in 1890, a "separate but equal" status for African Americans. The separation in practice led to conditions for African Americans that tended to be inferior to those provided for white Americans, systematizing a number of economic, educational and social disadvantages. De jure segregation mainly applied to the Southern United States. While Northern segregation was generally de facto, there were patterns of segregation in housing enforced by covenants, bank lending practices, and job discrimination, including discriminatory union practices for decades. Some examples of Jim Crow laws are the segregation of public schools, public places, and public transportation, and the segregation of restrooms, restaurants, and drinking fountains for whites and blacks. The U.S. military was also segregated, as were federal workplaces, initiated in 1913 under President Woodrow Wilson, the first Southern president since 1856. His administration practiced overt racial discrimination in hiring, requiring candidates to submit photos. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Os estudos Queer entre os saberes insurgentes com Larissa Pelúcio e Richard Miskolci
 
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Palestra com Larissa Pelúcio e Richard Miskolci durante o I Seminário Queer realizado em 2015, no Sesc Vila Mariana. Foram dois dias de debates sobre Cultura e Política; Educação, Saúde e Aprendizados; Gênero e Sexualidade e Contra-Hegemonias. O eixo de discussão final tem como objetivo situar os estudos queer entre as vertentes críticas de pensamento que, após a década de 1960, se insurgiram contra a hegemonia disciplinar, assim como os diferentes feminismos e os estudos pós-coloniais e decoloniais. O objetivo é trazer elementos para compreender o pensamento queer como um saber insurgente e contra-hegemônico a desenvolver ferramentas conceituais e políticas para a transformação social na esfera do desejo, do gênero e da sexualidade. A Teoria Queer surge da confluência de vertentes radicais do feminismo e dos estudos gays e lésbicos, e propõe uma crítica à hegemonia heterossexual, interpretada como uma imposição cultural que permeia o discurso e a prática em diversos âmbitos da realidade social, cultural e política. Essa temática foi apresentada por pesquisadores brasileiros e internacionais de destaque na discussão da Teoria Queer, com especial destaque para a filósofa Judith Butler, uma das principais referências sobre o tema no mundo. De interesse para educadores, estudantes, pesquisadores interessados nas temáticas da sexualidade, do gênero e dos saberes insurgentes, as discussões do I Seminário Queer, realizado pelo Sesc em parceria com a Revista Cult, pretendem aguçar o olhar para as formas menos visíveis de normalização corporal e subjetiva vigentes na sociedade contemporânea. Com Judith Butler, Marie-Helène Bourcier, Richard Miskolci, Carla Rodrigues, Karla Bessa, Leandro Colling, Guacira Lopes Louro, Jorge Leite Junior, Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira, Berenice Bento, Marcia Tiburi e Larissa Pelúcio. Larissa Pelúcio É professora de Antropologia na UNESP (Bauru/Marília). Doutorou-se em Ciências Sociais pela UFSCar com uma pesquisa sobre a forma como travestis paulistas eram interpeladas pelo modelo preventivo de aids, depois, em pós-doutorado na UNICAMP, investigou a inserção delas no mercado transnacional do sexo e, mais recentemente, tem voltado sua produção para o queer decolonial e os usos contemporâneos das mídias digitais. Richard Miskolci É professor associado da UFSCar e pesquisador do CNPq. Doutor em Sociologia pela USP, com estágios sênior da Universidade de Michigan e da Califórnia, co-organizou o primeiro dossiê de estudos queer publicado no Brasil, além de ter publicado diversos artigos e livros nessa vertente de investigação. Coordena o Quereres – Núcleo de Pesquisa em Diferenças, Gênero e Sexualidade. Anna Paula Vencato (mediadora) É professora titular da Universidade Paulista (UNIP) e pesquisadora associada do Quereres - Núcleo de Pesquisa em Diferenças, Gênero e Sexualidade da UFSCAR. É doutora em Antropologia pela UFRJ. • 01:35 Início da fala de Richard Miskolci • 27:25 Início da fala de Larissa Pelúcio
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Claremont McKenna College Convocation 2015
 
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Welcome - President Hiram E. Chodosh Keynote Speaker - Professor Peter Uvin, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty "Civil Wars and Deanship: Parallels and Insights" Final Reflections - William W. Su '16, President, Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College
Conservative Party (UK)
 
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The Conservative Party, colloquially referred to as the Tory Party or the Tories, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom that states that it espouses the philosophies of conservatism and British unionism. As of 2013 it is the largest single party in the House of Commons with 305 MPs, governing in coalition with the Liberal Democrats, with David Cameron, the leader of the Conservative Party, as Prime Minister. It is the largest party in local government with 8,296 councillors. The Conservative Party was founded in 1834, and was one of two dominant parties in the 19th century, along with the Liberal Party. It changed its name to the Conservative and Unionist Party in 1912 after merging with the Liberal Unionist Party, although that name is rarely used and it is generally referred to as simply the Conservative Party. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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laurence olivier  Wikipedia
 
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City of Rancho Mirage City Council April 16, 2015
 
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City of Rancho Mirage City Council Meeting of April 16, 2015