Part 1 – Early Civilizations: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Ancient Greece/Rome

Part 1 – Early Civilizations: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Ancient Greece/Rome

History begins with writing. It is through this most ingenious of technologies that we are able to connect with the thoughts, feelings, and beliefs of ancient peoples in a remarkably direct way. The very beginnings of writing are hard to reconstruct, but it appears that writing first developed in Sumer around 3100 B.C.E. Sumer was […]

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A Spiritual Journey

A Spiritual Journey

(gentle music) – So many young people from all over the world are doing the Camino de Santiago. So as a part of my project I walked 300 miles across Spain, engaging in ethnographic research methods. I was interviewing people from many different countries and backgrounds and language abilities from across the world and talking […]

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Muljibhai Tadvi, Tribal Leader, Narmada Bachao Andolan, Kevadia Colony, Gujarat

Muljibhai Tadvi, Tribal Leader, Narmada Bachao Andolan, Kevadia Colony, Gujarat

Muljibhai Karabhai Tadvi, Kevadia Colony, Gujarat. Senior Leader, NBA. Interview: 2007 Kevadia is our native place since many generations from the time of our forefathers. My full name is Muljibhai Karabhai. I am running seventy four today. About the progress of the project, they were initially measuring/surveying these lands. In 1961-62, they said: ‘Jawaharlal (Nehru, […]

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A More or Less Perfect Union: Madison, Jefferson & Books

A More or Less Perfect Union: Madison, Jefferson & Books

Here we are in Philadelphia, in the summer of 1787. The states are disunited. The economy is in depression. And other nations walk all over us. And no one has a solution. Except this man. Five-foot four, 36, and hyper prepared: James Madison. He’d already helped write the constitution of Virginia when he was all […]

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The Witcher: Bruxa and the Beast

While travelling along a highway, near the town of Murivel in Redania, the Witcher Geralt of Rivia and his trusted horse Roach, spotted birds circling in the forest nearby. Hoping it might lead to profit, they investigated, finding the dead bodies of a merchant from the armorer’s guild and a young girl with a blue […]

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Shakespeare in Shackles: The Transformative Power of Literature: Laura Bates at TEDxUCLA

Shakespeare in Shackles: The Transformative Power of Literature: Laura Bates at TEDxUCLA

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven On the day that I received my PhD from the University of Chicago, I heard a lecture from a world-renowned Shakespeare scholar in which he asserted that the play Macbeth represented the ipso facto valorization of transgression. (Laughter) And I thought, “Really?” (Laughter) “Really? The ipso facto […]

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MY SPIRITUAL BALI TRIP | Sacred Monkey Forest | Water Cleansing Ritual | Uluwatu Beach | Ubud 2020

MY SPIRITUAL BALI TRIP | Sacred Monkey Forest | Water Cleansing Ritual | Uluwatu Beach | Ubud 2020

Hey guys, what’s up? Welcome back to my channel. It’s your girl, Anh. I just got back from Bali a few weeks ago and had the best time in my life. Bali has always been on the top of my bucket list of places to travel. My soul feels content after being there. I’m still […]

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In Conversation with Prof. Robert Frost: The Polish Lithuanian Union

In Conversation with Prof. Robert Frost: The Polish Lithuanian Union

What were the reasons behind and/or causes of the formation of the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth? They’re very interesting. I’m interested in political union as a phenomenon in history that is often neglected. The standard mode of writing political history is about the rise of the nation state and yet if you go back to the […]

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CHINSURAH the Dutchman Colony/ Bengali Documentary Film/ Riddhiman Biswas

CHINSURAH the Dutchman Colony/ Bengali Documentary Film/ Riddhiman Biswas

Cigarette smoking is injurious to health Tobacco is the cause of cancer. Acknowledgement Lipika Biswas, Sudhendu Pathak Sushanta Roy Chowdhuri(Treasurer of Sandeshwar tample) Sayan Mukherjee(‘Amader Baari’), Sarit Chatterjee Banarjee Cabin, Authority of Chinsurah Dutch cemetery Authority of Sandeshwar tample, Resident of Chinsurah Acknowledgement ‘Hooghly zilar Itihas o Bangasamaj’ by Sudhir Kumar Mitra Disclaimer This documentary […]

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