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The Evolution of Economic Science: Macroeconomics, Growth, and Development

The Evolution of Economic Science: ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:41:00 | 17234 views

01/27/2011 10:45 AM KresgeDaron Acemoglu, James Killian Professor of Economics, MIT; Peter Diamond, PhD '63, MIT Institute Professor; Esther Duflo, PhD '99, Abdul Latif Jameel Prof of Poverty Allev & Develop Department of Economics; ...

How Can Engineers Contribute to the Fight Against Malaria?

How Can Engineers Contribute to the...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:13:00 | 9568 views

05/11/2010 6:00 PM MuseumSubra Suresh, ScD '81, Dean, MIT School of Engineering; ; Monica Diez"Silva, Post"doctoral fellow, DMSE; David Quinn, Graduate student, Mechanical EngineeringDescription: Malaria has afflicted mankind from tim...

Darfur/Darfur: The Crisis

Darfur/Darfur: The Crisis

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:10:00 | 8481 views

10/15/2009 7:00 PM 32"123Robert Rotberg, Director, Program on Intrastate Conflict and Conflict Resolution, Belfer Center, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government; Susannah Sirkin, Deputy Director, Physicians for Human Rights; Marcus Ble...

Entrepreneurship, Government, and Development in Africa

Entrepreneurship, Government, and D...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:15:00 | 7882 views

09/21/2009 4:00 PM 34"101President John Kufuor, President of Ghana 2001"2009Description: After centuries of insufferable oppression by colonial powers, bloody independence struggles, and corrupt home"grown regimes, "Africa today is quick...

Imperative of Science and Technology in Accelerating African and Rwandan Development

Imperative of Science and Technolog...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:11:00 | 3347 views

09/18/2008 3:30 PM KresgeH.E. Paul Kagame, President, Republic of RwandaDescription: The news these days from Africa isn't all bad. In fact, in some places, it's downright hopeful, as Rwandan President Paul Kagame attests. "Our contin...

Human Rights and Politics in Israel"Palestine

Human Rights and Politics in Israel...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 02:27:00 | 4038 views

10/22/2007 6:30 PM 66"110Jeff Halper, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions; Anat Biletzki, Professor of Philosophy, Tel Aviv UniversityDescription: Human rights are central to the fraught politics between Israelis and Palestinian...

Global Health Equity

Global Health Equity

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:11:00 | 6427 views

11/15/2007 4:00 PM Kirsch 32"123Paul Farmer, Founder, Partners in HealthDescription: Don't foolishly advise Paul Farmer that his bold projects can't succeed. For the past 20 years, Farmer's been toppling orthodoxies concerning the deliv...

HIV Lymphocyte Dynamics and Implications for Therapy

HIV Lymphocyte Dynamics and Implica...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:07:00 | 2770 views

03/23/2006 David Ho, Founding Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center; ; Irene Diamond Professor at The Rockefeller UniversityDescription: Few researchers become legends in their own ti...

Leadership in an Age of Uncertainty

Leadership in an Age of Uncertainty

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:08:00 | 4811 views

10/07/2005 10:30 AM KresgeDeborah G. Ancona, Seley Distinguished Professor of Management; Faculty Director, MIT Leadership Center; James Parker, Former C.E.O. and Vice-Chairman of the Board, Southwest Airlines Company ; Barbara Stockin...

30th Anniversary of The Inter-University Committee on International Migration

30th Anniversary of The Inter-Unive...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:29:00 | 2869 views

10/05/2004 4:30 PM Wong AuditoriumMamphela Ramphele, Co-Chair, UN Global Commission on International Migration; Senior Advisor to the President of the World BankDescription: The world needs to come up with a coherent, comprehensive poli...

MIT Rambax Rehearsal

MIT Rambax Rehearsal

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Added over 5 years ago | 00:06:11 | 12377 views

A sneak peek into a typical rehearsal of Rambax, MIT's Senegalese Drumming Ensemble.

The Engineer's Burden?

The Engineer's Burden?

DV Lab

Added over 5 years ago | 00:05:59 | 17824 views

Video by: Melissa Edoh (2010) Lately, seeing flyers about technology-oriented development projects targeting Africa around MIT has had me reflecting on the history of "technology transfer" in Africa; mainly because the language of intern...

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