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  • 1:39:39 The Right to Bear Arms: DC vs Heller Revisited

    The Right to Bear Arms: DC vs Heller Revisited

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    http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Political_Theory_Project/The lead attorneys from the DC v Heller decision discuss the case. Sponsored by the Political Theory Project at Brown University.Featuring Joseph Blocher and Alan Gura.District of Columbia v. Helle

  • 43:12 Global Economic Crisis Brings the Next Wave of Change in Post-Communist Europe

    Global Economic Crisis Brings the Next Wave of Change in Post-Communist Europe

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    Courtesy of the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University: http://www.watsoninstitute.org/"Global Economic Crisis Brings the Next Wave of Change in Post-Communist Europe," with Alfred Gusenbauer, former chancellor of Austria, and visi

  • 1:19:57 Global Financial Crisis, National Responses, and the EU

    Global Financial Crisis, National Responses, and the EU

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    http://www.watsoninstitute.org/Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies presents: The European Union in a Moment of Crisis (October 28-29). It is a two-day exploration of the EU at this pivotal moment in its history analyzing its inst

  • 1:32:22 What is the EU's Future?

    What is the EU's Future?

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    http://www.watsoninstitute.org/Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies presents: The European Union in a Moment of Crisis (October 28-29). It is a two-day exploration of the EU at this pivotal moment in its history analyzing its inst

  • 1:30:49 EU Enlargement and European Identity from Ankara to Lisbon

    EU Enlargement and European Identity from Ankara to Lisbon

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    http://www.watsoninstitute.org/Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies presents: The European Union in a Moment of Crisis (October 28-29). It is a two-day exploration of the EU at this pivotal moment in its history analyzing its inst

  • 50:10 A European Perspective on Healthcare and a Comparison with US Reforms

    A European Perspective on Healthcare and a Comparison with US Reforms

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    Sponsored by the Watson Institute for International Studieshttp://www.watsoninstitute.org/"A European Perspective on Healthcare and a Comparison with US Reforms," with Romano Prodi, former prime minister of Italy and past president of the European Commiss

  • 1:20:03 Is there a New Role for Europe in Today's World? with Romano Prodi

    Is there a New Role for Europe in Today's World? with Romano Prodi

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    Courtesy of the Watson Institute for International Studies.http://www.watsoninstitute.orgSpeaking as the 81st lecturer in the Stephen A. Ogden Jr. Memorial Lecture series, Romano Prodi stresses the need for Europe to forge a unified foreign policy and ass

  • 50:03 Dirty Rotten Secrets of Health Care Reform with James Morone

    Dirty Rotten Secrets of Health Care Reform with James Morone

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    Courtesy of the Brown Alumni Association ( http://alumni.brown.edu )James Morone, Professor of Political Science at Brown University, spoke on "Dirty Rotten Secrets of Health Reform" to the Pembroke Club of Providence on April 7, 2009.

  • 49:47 Hellfire Nation: Saints and Sinners in American Politics

    Hellfire Nation: Saints and Sinners in American Politics

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    Courtesy of the Brown Alumni Association ( http://alumni.brown.edu )Professor Morone's remarks to the Rocky Mountain Brown Club on May 31, 2008. Professor James Morone shows how religious and moral fervor ignites our fiercest social conflicts -- and how i

  • 55:56 Children At Play: An American History

    Children At Play: An American History

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    Courtesy of the Brown Alumni Association ( http://alumni.brown.edu )Professor Howard Chudacoffs remarks to the Brown Club of Oregon on March 27, 2008. Chudacoff traces the history of how children have played and raises questions about how much freedom chi

  • 1:27:20 The Quantum Mechanics of Global Warming with Dr. Brad Marston

    The Quantum Mechanics of Global Warming with Dr. Brad Marston

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    Courtesy of the Brown Alumni Association ( http://alumni.brown.edu )Dr. Brad Marston discusses the quantum mechanics of global warming with the Brown Club of Central New Jersey on March 7, 2009.

  • 1:02:31 Digital JCB - Celebrating "Sources of Peru"

    Digital JCB - Celebrating "Sources of Peru"

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    Friday, June 8A panel discussion, chaired by Carlos Gálvez-Peña (José Amor y Vázquez Fellow, 2008-09), on the JCB's new "Sources of Peru" website and Internet Archive Peru Collection, and the scholarly use of the digital materi

  • 1:30:26 Salt Water in the Archive - Toward a New Oceanic Studies

    Salt Water in the Archive - Toward a New Oceanic Studies

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    Friday, June 8Literary and historical scholars, led by Steve Mentz (R. David Parsons Fellow, 2008-09) and Mac Test (Helen Watson Buckner Memorial, 2009-10), assess the current state of oceanic and maritime scholarship and discuss possible avenues for new

  • 59:43 The Digital JCB and Open Access: How Haiti Sparked Another Revolution (David Rumsey)

    The Digital JCB and Open Access: How Haiti Sparked Another Revolution (David Rumsey)

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    Saturday, June 8David Rumsey (Cartography Associates and member of the JCB Board of Governors) speaks on digital evolutions, his own and the JCB's, and participates in a conversation about the JCB's digital initiatives with Ted Widmer; followed by a panel

  • 1:24:57 Comparing, Contrasting, and Integrating the History of the Americas

    Comparing, Contrasting, and Integrating the History of the Americas

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    Friday, June 8A roundtable discussion, led by Wim Klooster (Alexander O. Vietor Memorial Fellow, 1995-96; InterAmericas/Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2006-07), bringing together examples of comparative New World history and attempts to integrate the histor

  • 1:27:07 Natural History in the Early Americas

    Natural History in the Early Americas

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    Friday, June 8A roundtable discussion, led by Ralph Bauer (Center for New World Comparative Studies Fellow, 1996-97; NEH/Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, 2010-11) and Marcy Norton (Barbara S. Mosbacher Fellow, 1997-98; Alice E. Adams Research Fellow, 2010-11), to

  • 1:32:04 There's a Map for That - A Cartographic Conversation

    There's a Map for That - A Cartographic Conversation

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    Friday, June 8A roundtable discussion, chaired by Jordana Dym (NEH Fellow, 2011-12), on how cartographic scholarship fits into broader scholarly and pedagogical agendas. Jordana Dym, John E. (Jack) Crowley, Susan Danforth, Matthew Edney, Carla Lois, Heidi

  • 47:17 The JCB in Hispanist-Latin Americanist Perspective (Rolena Adorno)

    The JCB in Hispanist-Latin Americanist Perspective (Rolena Adorno)

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    Friday, June 8Rolena Adorno, Reuben Post Halleck Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Yale University, and JCB Fellow in 1985-86, speaks about her experience at the John Carter Brown Library as a scholar of Colonial

  • 40:10 Material Genome Initiative Introduction

    Material Genome Initiative Introduction

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    This initiative is an opportunity to explore new approaches for industry, universities, and government to work together to accelerate innovation for advanced materials. The meeting is designed to align regional advanced materials expertise, stimulate netw

  • 1:06:28 Material Genome Initiative Panel Discussion: Program Agency Visions for the MGI

    Material Genome Initiative Panel Discussion: Program Agency Visions for the MGI

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    Discussion Leader: Cyrus Wadia, Assistant Director for Clean Energy and Materials R&D, White House Office of Science and Technology PolicyPanel: Julie Christodoulou, Director, Naval Materials Division, Office of Naval ResearchMartin L. Dunn, Program D

  • 1:06:43 Materials Genome Initiative Session 1: Data Management and Distribution

    Materials Genome Initiative Session 1: Data Management and Distribution

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    Industry: Laura Haas, Director, Institute for Massive Data Analytics and Modeling, IBMUniversity: Krishna Rajan, Director, Institute for Combinatorial Discovery, Iowa State UniversityDiscussion Leader: Jan S. Hesthaven, Professor, Applied Mathematics, Bro

  • 30:49 Material Genome Initiative Session 4: Materials Design for Biomedical Applications

    Material Genome Initiative Session 4: Materials Design for Biomedical Applications

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    Industry: Mark Breyen, Director of Core Technologies, MedtronicUniversity: Markus J. Buehler, Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyDiscussion Leader: Christian Franck, Assistant Professor, School of Engin

  • 32:27 Materials Genome Initiative Session 3: Materials Design for Aerospace Applications

    Materials Genome Initiative Session 3: Materials Design for Aerospace Applications

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    Industry: David U. Furrer, Senior Fellow Discipline Lead, Pratt & WhitneyUniversity: David L. McDowell, Regents Professor, Co-Director CCMD, Georgia Institute of TechnologyDiscussion Leader: Nitin P. Padture, Professor, School of Engineering, Brown Un

  • 1:17:16 Materials Genome Initiative Session 2: Materials for Energy Storage

    Materials Genome Initiative Session 2: Materials for Energy Storage

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    Industry: Antoni S. Gozdz, Principal Scientist, A123 SystemsUniversity: Gerbrand Ceder, R.P. Simmons Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyDiscussion Leader: Yue Qi, Research Scientist, General Motors

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