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  • 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

  • 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

  • 44:20 Brown University SUMS 2006 - Prof. Jeffrey Brock, Brown University

    Brown University SUMS 2006 - Prof. Jeffrey Brock, Brown University

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    Angle defects, total curvature, and the polyhedral Gauss-Bonnet theorem----------------The celebrated Gauss-Bonnet theorem relating the curvature of a surface to its topology represents a fundamental tool in differential geometry. In this talk I will disc

  • 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

  • 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

  • 1:24:57 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

  • 1:32:22 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

  • 1:30:26 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

  • 39:15 Brown University SUMS 2012 - Prof. Alethea Barbaro, UCLA

    Brown University SUMS 2012 - Prof. Alethea Barbaro, UCLA

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    In Los Angeles, one of the most interesting and complex systems is formed by the dynamics of the Angelenos themselves. In this talk, I will focus on two of my projects stemming from our collaboration with the LAPD and local criminologists. First, I will d

  • 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

  • 1:20:03 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

  • 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

  • 1:32:04 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 1:27:07 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

  • 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

  • 1:30:49 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

  • 55:18 Brown University SUMS 2008 - Prof. Donald Saari, UC Irvine

    Brown University SUMS 2008 - Prof. Donald Saari, UC Irvine

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    Mathematics of Voting----------------While many people tend to take voting for granted, mathematicians should not. The reason is that it requires the muscle power of mathematics to appreciate and understand what is required to ensure that election outcome

  • 40:23 Brown University SUMS 2008 - Prof. Richard Kenyon, Brown University

    Brown University SUMS 2008 - Prof. Richard Kenyon, Brown University

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    Soap bubbles are round, and other consequences of the law of large numbers----------------How do large-scale shapes form out microscopic interactions? This is one of the fundamental questions of statistical mechanics. Armed with only few tools, one of whi

  • 29:37 Brown University SUMS 2006 - Prof. Maria Zuber, MIT

    Brown University SUMS 2006 - Prof. Maria Zuber, MIT

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    Measuring Seasonal Changes on Mars----------------Like Earth, Mars has an atmosphere and polar caps, but unlike Earth, the atmosphere of Mars is composed primarily of carbon dioxide. Also like Earth, Mars undergoes seasons. Over the course of a Mars year

  • 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

  • 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.

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