From the Last Supper to advertising: Giovanni Morale at TEDxMilano

From the Last Supper to advertising: Giovanni Morale at TEDxMilano

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Robert Deliman Let’s begin, we’ll start with the Last Supper, not too far from here. The refectory of Santa Maria delle Grazie, obviously, we won’t go into The Da Vinci Code nor the actual Last Supper but rather the imagery, that is, what the image is. I’ll illustrate the point by […]

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Shereen El Feki: Pop culture in the Arab world

Shereen El Feki: Pop culture in the Arab world

Hello, everyone. Because this is my first time at TED, I’ve decided to bring along an old friend to help break the ice a bit. Yes. That’s right. This is Barbie. She’s 50 years old. And she’s looking as young as ever. (Laughter) But I’d also like to introduce you to what may be an […]

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Why I love a country that once betrayed me | George Takei

Why I love a country that once betrayed me | George Takei

I’m a veteran of the starship Enterprise. I soared through the galaxy driving a huge starship with a crew made up of people from all over this world, many different races, many different cultures, many different heritages, all working together, and our mission was to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and […]

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Wade Davis: The worldwide web of belief and ritual

Wade Davis: The worldwide web of belief and ritual

You know, culture was born of the imagination, and the imagination — the imagination as we know it — came into being when our species descended from our progenitor, Homo erectus, and, infused with consciousness, began a journey that would carry it to every corner of the habitable world. For a time, we shared the […]

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Gada Award: Siham Taha Almujamar at TEDxKhartoum 2012

Gada Award: Siham Taha Almujamar at TEDxKhartoum 2012

Translated by: Nuha Mohamed I am Siham Taha Al Mujamar I am here as Mother of Ghada President of Ghada Cultural Association As you can see Ghada was just a normal child Naughty Just like any other child Anything she finds at home, She turned it into a toy When she sees herself as a […]

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TEDxRotterdam – Frances Gouda – How the colonial past influences the way we see the world today

TEDxRotterdam – Frances Gouda – How the colonial past influences the way we see the world today

Translator: Katarina Ericson Reviewer: Denise RQ Good morning. In the great dark beyond. I know there are lots of people there, but they’re hard to see. Anyway, what I want to think about today, in a different manner, is how the colonial past, the past in general, but also in particular the colonial past, influences […]

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TEDxBoston – Franny Choi – POP!goesKOREA!

TEDxBoston – Franny Choi – POP!goesKOREA!

Translator: Blanca Esteban Reviewer: Denise RQ The following piece incorporates songs from actual Korean drinking games. (Laughter) The Korean word for “bottoms up” is (singing) “Bada-bada-ba, bada-bada-ba, bada-bada-ba-ba.” One shot straight in the neck with a dose of lollipop slapstick and yogurt soju. Strawberry-cheeked gourmet Popsicle ladies who stay out all night drinking midori sours […]

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What are the universal human rights? – Benedetta Berti

What are the universal human rights? – Benedetta Berti

The idea of human rights is that each one of us, no matter who we are or where we are born, is entitled to the same basic rights and freedoms. Human rights are not privileges, and they cannot be granted or revoked. They are inalienable and universal. That may sound straighforward enough, but it gets […]

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The power of culture in a global society – discover your cultural heritage | Nahomi Aso | TEDxTohoku

The power of culture in a global society – discover your cultural heritage | Nahomi Aso | TEDxTohoku

(Music) (Music and singing) (Music ends) Hello, everyone. My name is Nahomi Aso. I perform and teach traditional Japanese dance, under the stage name Wakayagi Baikyo. I live in Shiroishi, to the south of Sendai. The children you saw earlier are my students from Shiroishi. They come to my Japanese dance class offered for free […]

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TEDxPalermo – Sabino Civilleri – Homage to Emma Dante

TEDxPalermo – Sabino Civilleri – Homage to Emma Dante

My name is Sabino Civilleri, I’m a young actor of the Sud Costa Occidentale Company of Palermo directed by Emma Dante This text results from my work following up a show carried out with Emma Dante, whose title is mPalermu, represented all over the world Its a tribute to my master, Emma Dante I’m happy […]

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