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Videos for Category Global Awareness & Action (263)

Esther Duflo sur "Ce soir ou jamais", 2ème partie

Esther Duflo sur "Ce soir ou jamais...

Added over 2 years ago | 00:08:54 | 2061 views

Esther Duflo sur "Ce soir ou jamais", 1ère partie

Esther Duflo sur "Ce soir ou jamais...

Added over 2 years ago | 00:15:14 | 2207 views

Civic Media Session: "Civic Maps"

Civic Media Session: "Civic Maps"

Civic Media Sessions

Added over 2 years ago | 01:40:00 | 4163 views

Laura Kurgan, Pablo Rey Maps, Geographic Information Systems, and spatial analysis are powerful tools that recently have become increasingly accessible to non-specialists. Dynamic maps with user created content are becoming part of da...

Ramesh Srinivasan: "Empowering Culture and Context"

Ramesh Srinivasan: "Empowering Cult...

Civic Lunches

Added over 2 years ago | 01:21:00 | 6761 views

Featuring guest Ramesh Srinivasan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. The power of culture and context dramatically shape technology's influence on networks and power worldwide. Having just spent a mon...

Civic Media Session: "Amplified Streets, from Print to Tweets: Social Movement Media Across Platforms"

Civic Media Session: "Amplified Str...

Civic Media Sessions

Added over 2 years ago | 01:27:00 | 5256 views

Jason Pramas, Steve Meacham, and Kyle de Beausset Social movements have always been productive spaces for the creation and circulation of media texts, tools, and frames for understanding the world. In the past, movement narratives wer...

MIT Assistive Technology: Universal Access

MIT Assistive Technology: Universal...

Josh Kastorf

Added over 2 years ago | 00:02:54 | 11901 views

MIT Assistive Technology Group is a team of students who were winners of this year’s IDEAS competition. This video was created as part of their submission to the MS Society’s Da Vinci Awards.

"The Deaths of Others," a new book by John Tirman

"The Deaths of Others," a new book ...

MIT Center for International Studies

Added over 2 years ago | 00:26:34 | 4801 views

An interview with John Tirman about his most recent book, "The Deaths of Others," published by Oxford University Press. John Tirman is principal research scientist and executive director at MIT Center for International Studies.

The Green Movement and Nonviolent Struggle for Democratic Iran

The Green Movement and Nonviolent S...

MIT Center for International Studies

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:28:00 | 4193 views

Dr. Ardeshir Amirarjmand, Representative of Mousavi, leader of the Green Movement Moderator: Dr. John Tirman, Executive Director of MIT's Center for International Studies Special Guest: Dr. Farzin Vahdat, Founding member of Nonviolent ...

Diet, Disease, and Dollars - Robert Lustig, M.D. - MIT Club of Northern California

Diet, Disease, and Dollars - Robert...

MIT Club of Northern California

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:25:00 | 25545 views

Two thirds of the US adult population and one third of the pediatric population is overweight or obese. The rates of diabetes, hypertension and heart disease parallel our societies increasing girth. These "adult" diseases are now commonl...

Promoting Inclusion

Promoting Inclusion

Legatum

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:12:00 | 8602 views

Aryeh Neier spoke to the MIT community about the worldwide work of the Open Society Foundations to secure education, health and justice for marginalized people. Aryeh Neier is president of the Open Society Foundations. Prior to joinin...

Ten Years of IDEAs

Ten Years of IDEAs

Josh Kastorf

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:04:05 | 21183 views

A tribute to the tenth anniversary of the MIT Public Service Center's IDEAS Competition, including special thanks from past winners to mentors Sally Susnowitz, Amy Smith, and Alison Hynd. Videography by Shannon O'Brien, editing by Josh ...

CIS Starr Forum: Egypt's Revolution

CIS Starr Forum: Egypt's Revolution

MIT Center for International Studies

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:29:00 | 14222 views

A conversation with the founders of the April 6 Youth Movement, Ahmed Maher and Waleed Rashed ABOUT THE SPEAKERS Ahmed Maher, co-founder of the April 6 Youth Movement, is a civil engineer and a prominent participant in the anti-Mubarak d...