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Videos for Category Global Awareness & Action (266)

Cutting aid to Africa won't help gay rights

Cutting aid to Africa won't help ga...

MIT Center for International Studies

Added over 2 years ago | 00:07:16 | 3202 views

Jackee Budesta Batanda "Audit's the Conventional Wisdom" of Washington's response to the anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda. The video was taped on 2/12/12. Read her blog at http://jackeebatanda.wordpress.com/Batanda is the 2011-2012 IWMF...

Esther Duflo on "Rethinking Poverty" January 6, 2012 Pt 2

Esther Duflo on "Rethinking Poverty...

Added over 2 years ago | 00:47:28 | 1850 views

Esther Duflo on "Rethinking Poverty" January 6, 2012 Pt 1

Esther Duflo on "Rethinking Poverty...

Added over 2 years ago | 00:28:46 | 2181 views

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

Esther Duflo sur "Ce soir ou jamais...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:08:54 | 2132 views

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

Esther Duflo sur "Ce soir ou jamais...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:15:14 | 2279 views

Civic Media Session: "Civic Maps"

Civic Media Session: "Civic Maps"

Civic Media Sessions

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:40:00 | 4411 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 3 years ago | 01:21:00 | 7097 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 3 years ago | 01:27:00 | 5498 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 3 years ago | 00:02:54 | 12493 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 3 years ago | 00:26:34 | 5103 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 over 3 years ago | 01:28:00 | 4516 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 over 3 years ago | 01:25:00 | 26642 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...