English and American Literature – BA (Hons) – University of Kent

English and American Literature – BA (Hons) – University of Kent

If you were going to come to Kent to study English literature or English and American literature, I would say that you need to enjoy reading and read widely both things that you like and things you might not be too sure on and read outside your subject area. But along with all of that […]

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Understanding the Global Community – Realism/Neorealism

Understanding the Global Community – Realism/Neorealism

>>>>Dean Grillot: We’ll begin our examination of international relations theory with one of the most dominant approaches in the field, and that is realist theory. Realists believe that states are primary actors. So think about all those actors we’ve already talked about in this class: individual actors, international organizations. To realists, these actors are not […]

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Professor Peter Harrison, Southern Cross University on new coral colonies Great Barrier Reef

Professor Peter Harrison, Southern Cross University on new coral colonies Great Barrier Reef

[Music] We’re here at Heron Island on the southern Great Barrier Reef and what we plan to do over the next week is to collect lots of coral spawn during the annual mass spawning period and grow millions of larvae and raise these so that we can put them onto the reef and let them […]

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Understanding the Global Community – Liberalism/Neoliberalism

Understanding the Global Community – Liberalism/Neoliberalism

>>>>Dean Grillot: So moving on to other forms of international relations theory, let’s look at liberalism and neoliberalism. Liberalism is actually one of the earliest forms of international relations theories. It was created shortly after the First World War, what was then called the Great War, to prevent another one. Scholars, thinkers, and decision-makers got […]

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Short Fiction in Indian Literature – Course Introduction

Short Fiction in Indian Literature – Course Introduction

Welcome to this exciting new course called short fiction in Indian literature. This course covers a set of interesting and important fiction from the 19th century to the contemporary period, in terms of content this course will revisit some of the great Indian short stories as well as bring to the center of attention works […]

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C++ Tutorial – 22 – Struct and Union

C++ Tutorial – 22 – Struct and Union

A struct in C++ is equivalent to a class, except that members of a struct default to public access instead of private access as in classes. By convention, a struct are used instead of a class when we want to represent a simple data structure that mainly contains public fields. To declare objects of a […]

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Understanding the Global Community – Defining Culture and Identity

Understanding the Global Community – Defining Culture and Identity

>>>>Dean Grillot: As we begin to talk about the subject of culture and identity, it’s important to first start with defining those concepts. It’s a bit difficult to really understand exactly what we mean by culture and identity, but there is one organization — a very reputable organization, UNESCO — that provides us this definition […]

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Learn about cultural differences in 6 minutes

Learn about cultural differences in 6 minutes

Neil: Welcome to 6 Minute English. In this programme we bring you an expressive topic and six items of vocabulary. I’m Neil. Tim: And I’m Tim. So, we had an argument just before we started the show. Neil: We did, Tim. But no hard feelings? Tim: None. No hard feelings is something you say to […]

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The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

Hi I’m John Green, and this is Crash Course U.S. History! No, Stan. That’s not gonna work, actually. I mean, we’re talking about the 16th century today, when this was neither united nor states. By the way, this globe reflects the fact that I believe that Alaskan statehood is illegitimate! In fact, we’re going to […]

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Wait For It…The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17

Wait For It…The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17

Hi I’m John Green; this is Crash Course World History and today we’re gonna discuss… wait for it… THE MONGOLS. So you probably have a picture of the Mongols in your head. Yes, that’s the picture: brutal, bloodthirsty, swarthy, humorously mustachioed warriors riding the plains, wearing fur, eating meat directly off the bone, saying, “Bar […]

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