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Audio podcasts of public lectures, seminars and events from the SOAS Department of Economics. The SOAS Department of Economics is a leading centre for economic research. We have a vibrant research culture driven by staff working on a plethora of issues, but we specialise in the study of developing and emerging economies and our work covers an unparalleled range of countries and regions.
 
The University of Bath podcasts are a series of public lectures available to download for free. Enhance your understanding of subjects ranging from how babies develop to the workings of the universe. Learn from academics and business and industry experts. The University of Bath is a leading UK insitution. We offer a distinctive blend of research-led teaching, an outstanding graduate employment record and personal development opportunties.
 
The Department of Physics public lecture series. An exciting series of lectures about the research at Oxford Physics take place throughout the academic year. Looking at topics diverse as the creation of the universe to the science of climate change. Features episodes previously published as: (1) 'Oxford Physics Alumni': "Informal interviews with physics alumni at events, lectures and other alumni related activities." (2) 'Physics and Philosophy: Arguments, Experiments and a Few Things in Bet ...
 
Big Ideas offers lectures on a variety of thought-provoking topics which range across politics, culture, economics, art history, science.... By nature of its lecture format, pacing and inquisitive approach, it is the antithesis of the prevailing sound-bite television norm. The simple, bold concept is a victory of substance over style.
 
Big Ideas offers lectures on a variety of thought-provoking topics which range across politics, culture, economics, art history, science.... By nature of its lecture format, pacing and inquisitive approach, it is the antithesis of the prevailing sound-bite television norm. The simple, bold concept is a victory of substance over style. Big Ideas airs Saturdays and Sundays at 5:00 PM EST on TVO - Canada's largest educational broadcaster.
 
The future of high impact public speaking & presenting tells you in a clear, compelling and inspirational way everything you need to know about high impact public speaking and presenting. Most presentations today (especially business presentations) are fare too long, repetitive, uninspiring and boring. We live in a world of noise where everyone is so busy being busy they don't have time for more unhelpful, long drawn out information. Mindful Presenter was created through a combination of fru ...
 
Since 1980, City Arts & Lectures has presented onstage conversations with outstanding figures in literature, politics, criticism, science, and the performing arts, offering the most diverse perspectives about ideas and values. City Arts & Lectures programs can be heard on more than 130 public radio stations across the country and wherever you get your podcasts. The broadcasts are co-produced with KQED 88.5 FM in San Francisco. Visit CITYARTS.NET for more info.
 
The Familiar Strange is a podcast about doing anthropology: that is, about listening, looking, trying out, and being with, in pursuit of uncommon knowledge about humans and culture. Find show notes, plus our blog about anthropology's role in the world, at https://www.thefamiliarstrange.com. Twitter: @tfsTweets. FB: facebook.com/thefamiliarstrange. Instagram: @thefamiliarstrange. Brought to you by your familiar strangers: Ian Pollock, Jodie-Lee Trembath, Julia Brown, Simon Theobald, Kylie Won ...
 
History Chats is a podcast series from Activehistory.ca. Each Saturday we will post a different talk from our collection of world class historians. These will include conference sessions, public lectures, and roundtable discussions. So get your weekend started on a high note with History Chats.
 
The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. The lecture series is hosted by the Centre for Public Law (CPL). The Cambridge Faculty of Law has a long tradition of outstanding scholarship in Constitutional and Administrative Law as can be seen from the contributions of E.C.S. Wade, Stanley de Smith and Sir William Wade. Today ...
 
The Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) was established in 1988 as an independent think-tank to study and generate public policy ideas in Singapore. IPS became an autonomous research centre of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore in 2008. Today, IPS continues to analyse public policy, build bridges between thought leaders, and communicate its findings to a wide audience. The Institute examines issues of critical national interest across a variety of ...
 
Enjoy these audio recordings of free public lectures at the Art Institute of Chicago by the world's foremost and emerging artists and scholars. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast and points to the original audio media at the Art Institute of Chicago's website. Access the original Art Institute lecture audio recordings at http://www.artic.edu/aic/multimedia/resource-type-multimedia/19. The Ancient Art Podcast is not affiliated with the Art Institute of Chicago. Visit th ...
 
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Contributor(s): Professor Tony Travers | In an increasingly divided society, Iain examines why we’ve all become so disrespectful and intolerant. Using experiences from his career in politics and the media, he says it doesn’t have to be this way, and suggests how we can all emerge from tribalism and division and become more respectful to each other …
 
Contributor(s): Dr Richard Haass, Professor Peter Trubowitz | Richard Haass (@RichardHaass) is a veteran diplomat, a prominent voice on American foreign policy, and an established leader of nonprofit institutions. He is in his eighteenth year as president of the Council on Foreign Relations, an independent, nonpartisan membership organisation, thin…
 
In this webinar, hosted by the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) and School of Management Centre for Governance, Regulation and Industrial Strategy, Professor Leslie Budd discusses the ESA European Exploration Envelope Programme (E3P), and the prospect of Space 4.0 transforming Europe’s regions and their economic governance.This webinar took plac…
 
This is part of a webinar series co-organised by the SOAS Department of Economics and the SOAS Open Economics Forum. The aim of the series is to provide a critical perspective to the recent economic developments related to the COVID-19 crisis.Speakers: Lyn Ossome, Makerere University & Crystal Simeoni,Crystal Simeoni, Nawi: Afrifem Macroeconomics C…
 
We live in a rapidly changing world. If everything has changed as such an exponential rate then the question is, what has changed in public speaking and presenting. Have presenters kept up with the pace of change? Are business presentations better, the same or worse that a decade ago.By Maurice DeCastro
 
A vast number of presenters use visual aids such as PowerPoint. Truth 4 shares our belief that there is nothing wrong with PowerPoint; it can be used beautifully or miserably. The challenge in public speaking and presenting is to breathe life into our words which visual can help with if used effectively while presenting.…
 
Truth 7 shares our belief that every presentation should be highly tailored and made personal and relevant to each audience. A presenter with the mindset that every public speaking opportunity is the same is doomed. When it comes to presenting and public speaking one size definitely doesn't fit all.By Maurice DeCastro
 
Polling place at City Hall in downtown Anchorage. (Alaska Public Media photo) On November 3, Alaskans will vote on Ballot Measure 2. The measure would enact ranked choice voting, open primaries and increased campaign finance transparency. This week on Addressing Alaskans we hear a local debate about the measure. We’ll also balance out an argument a…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Richard Haass, Professor Peter Trubowitz | Richard Haass (@RichardHaass) is a veteran diplomat, a prominent voice on American foreign policy, and an established leader of nonprofit institutions. He is in his eighteenth year as president of the Council on Foreign Relations, an independent, nonpartisan membership organisation, thin…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Tony Travers | In an increasingly divided society, Iain examines why we’ve all become so disrespectful and intolerant. Using experiences from his career in politics and the media, he says it doesn’t have to be this way, and suggests how we can all emerge from tribalism and division and become more respectful to each other …
 
Contributor(s): Dr Richard Haass, Professor Peter Trubowitz | Richard Haass (@RichardHaass) is a veteran diplomat, a prominent voice on American foreign policy, and an established leader of nonprofit institutions. He is in his eighteenth year as president of the Council on Foreign Relations, an independent, nonpartisan membership organisation, thin…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Tony Travers | In an increasingly divided society, Iain examines why we’ve all become so disrespectful and intolerant. Using experiences from his career in politics and the media, he says it doesn’t have to be this way, and suggests how we can all emerge from tribalism and division and become more respectful to each other …
 
Digital signage can play a key role in both university communications as well as important emergency and COVID-19 messaging. Steve "Chewie" Stavar, Digital Signage Specialist, at West Virginia University, joins the show to discuss his 2-person department role in managing 200+ endpoints across three campuses. We also discuss how his background in li…
 
Contributor(s): June Lowery-Kingston, Dr Marco Hubert, Professor Halla Bjørk Holmarsdottir, Professor Uwe Hasebrink, Professor Leen d’Haenens | The lives of children in Europe are becoming digital by default. Information and communication technologies are valued for the opportunities they afford to young generations for participation, skill develop…
 
Contributor(s): June Lowery-Kingston, Dr Marco Hubert, Professor Halla Bjørk Holmarsdottir, Professor Uwe Hasebrink, Professor Leen d’Haenens | The lives of children in Europe are becoming digital by default. Information and communication technologies are valued for the opportunities they afford to young generations for participation, skill develop…
 
Contributor(s): June Lowery-Kingston, Dr Marco Hubert, Professor Halla Bjørk Holmarsdottir, Professor Uwe Hasebrink, Professor Leen d’Haenens | The lives of children in Europe are becoming digital by default. Information and communication technologies are valued for the opportunities they afford to young generations for participation, skill develop…
 
For the panel this week we welcome Luke Corbin from Myanmar Musings and Familiar Strange alumnus Jodie Lee Trembath! Simon starts us off [1:31] by discussing his recent culture shock in moving to Germany from Australia. Simon thought that experiences with fieldwork and working with other cultures would have prepared him better for a rapid transitio…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Stefanie Stantcheva | Stefanie Stantcheva will discuss her recent paper, which explores how far citizens are willing trade off civil liberties during COVID-19, and whether worries about the long term erosion of civil liberties induce citizens to hold on to their rights and freedom even during times of crises.Stefanie Stant…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Stefanie Stantcheva | Stefanie Stantcheva will discuss her recent paper, which explores how far citizens are willing trade off civil liberties during COVID-19, and whether worries about the long term erosion of civil liberties induce citizens to hold on to their rights and freedom even during times of crises.Stefanie Stant…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Stefanie Stantcheva | Stefanie Stantcheva will discuss her recent paper, which explores how far citizens are willing trade off civil liberties during COVID-19, and whether worries about the long term erosion of civil liberties induce citizens to hold on to their rights and freedom even during times of crises.Stefanie Stant…
 
Contributor(s): Tim Harford | Join us for this online public event with Tim Harford on the day his new book, How to Make the World Add Up: Ten Rules for Thinking Differently About Numbers, is published.When was the last time you read a grand statement, accompanied by a large number, and wondered whether it could really be true? Statistics are vital…
 
Contributor(s): Tim Harford | Join us for this online public event with Tim Harford on the day his new book, How to Make the World Add Up: Ten Rules for Thinking Differently About Numbers, is published.When was the last time you read a grand statement, accompanied by a large number, and wondered whether it could really be true? Statistics are vital…
 
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