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CityScope Peru: Elizabeth's Story

CityScope Peru: Elizabeth's Story

The Community Innovators Lab

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:17 | 34704 views

Elizabeth is a 12-year-old girl from Tambo de Mora, Peru. in 2007, her town was destroyed by an earthquake. Hear her words, and see the pictures she has taken of her town in this short audio slideshow.

Paint it Black: Avoiding the Financial Beast of Burden in 2009 and Beyond

Paint it Black: Avoiding the Financ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:29:00 | 4306 views

02/25/2009 7:00 PM Wong AuditoriumJames Poterba, MIT Mitsui Professor of Economics; David Tabak, '90, Senior VP, National Economic Research Associates; Alan Cohen, '82, Senior Managing Director, York Capital ManagementDescription: "Pa...

Relaunching Growth in Europe

Relaunching Growth in Europe

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 00:58:24 | 3682 views

12/06/2010 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumJose Maria Aznar, Former Prime Minister, SpainDescription: Jose Maria Aznar finds it difficult to witness the calamitous decline of Spain, a nation he led to robust economic health as prime minister fro...

Discourses on Iraq and the Middle East

Discourses on Iraq and the Middle East

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 00:59:34 | 2399 views

05/04/2005 5:00 PM 1-190Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor, MITDescription: U.S. actions in Iraq get a thorough thrashing in this final chapter of the Reconstructing Iraq series. First, Yosef Jabareen sprints through editorial page cartoo...

The Arab Discourse and the International Role

The Arab Discourse and the Internat...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:22:00 | 2258 views

04/25/2005 5:00 PM 1-190Hafez Mirazi, Washington Bureau Chief, Host of "Al-Jazeera Weekly"; Al-Jazeera TelevisionDescription: Al-Jazeera, the Qatar-based Arab news network, isn't the Bush Administration's favorite media outlet. But Hafe...

Ask All You Like about 9/11, But Just Don't Ask Why?

Ask All You Like about 9/11, But Ju...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 02:44:00 | 2047 views

02/05/2003 7:00 PM 10-250Dr. Robert Fisk, Middle East Correspondent London IndependentDescription: In this talk, Robert Fisk takes on the American press for over reporting on the "what and where" of the events of September 11th, and its ...

Creatively Destroying New York: Fantasies, Premonitions, and Realities in the Provisional City

Creatively Destroying New York: Fan...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:32:00 | 1997 views

02/25/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Max Page This lecture places the attack on the World Trade Center in the context of New York's history as a place that is seemingly destined to be destroyed and rebuilt with stunning regularity. It explores t...

Defining the Boundaries: Homeland Security and Its Impact on Scientific Research

Defining the Boundaries: Homeland S...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:35:00 | 1925 views

09/23/2003 6:00 PM KresgeJerome I. Friedman, HM , Institute Professor; Professor of Physics; Phillip A. Sharp, Institute Professor, MITDescription: In August 2001, MIT launched a review of the university's commitment to unclassified re...

The End of Saddam and the Future of Iraq

The End of Saddam and the Future of...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:40:00 | 1924 views

01/08/2004 12:00PM Killian HallKanan Makiya, '71, MAR '74, The Sylvia K. Hassenfeld Professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Brandeis University; Founder, Iraq Memory FoundationDescription: Saddam Hussein left a very visible leg...

Just Back from Iraq: Observations of a Weapons Inspector

Just Back from Iraq: Observations o...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:02:00 | 1914 views

03/14/2003 12:30 PM E25-111Rocco Casagrande, Chief, Biological Analysis Lab; UN Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC)Description: Rocco Casagrande was the chief of the Biological Analysis Lab for the UN Monitoring...

Creatively Destroying New York: Fantasies, Premonitions, and Realities in the Provisional City

Creatively Destroying New York: Fan...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:32:00 | 1854 views

2/25/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Max Page This lecture places the attack on the World Trade Center in the context of New York's history as a place that is seemingly destined to be destroyed and rebuilt with stunning regularity. It explores th...

Iraq: What Now?

Iraq: What Now?

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:37:00 | 1844 views

12/05/2003 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumStephen W. van Evera, Professor of Political Science; Juan Cole, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern and East Asian History, University of Michigan; Ivo Daalder, PhD '90, Senior Fellow in Foreign Polic...

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