In 2013, from December 6-8 at Yale University, a group of smart, passionate, well-informed people gathered together to discuss what will likely become one of the discursive focal points of the next century in bioethics and scientific thought: granting legal personhood to non-human animals. 1,896 more words
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The seminar 21st Century Fiction from Latin America, which took place on Wednesday 12th February 2014 at Senate House, was organized by ACLAIIR (Advisory Council on Latin American and Iberian Resources), the Institute of Modern Languages Research, the Institute of Latin American Studies, and the Instituto Cervantes in London. 1,195 more words
Wired Differently Conference featured presenter Julia Cook writes stories that give students a ”mirror image” of their own issues and behaviors — and provide opportunities for building personal problem-solving skills. 448 more words
The European Policy Centre (EPC) and Transparency International (TI) organised an event “Is corruption holding Europe back? Lessons from the first EU anti-corruption report” to mark the publication of the report produced by the European Commission outlining the most significant corruption issues in Europe and explaining the situation in each of the EU’s 28 member states. 882 more words
As the banking industry continues to regain its health, efficiency and productivity are key elements in positioning a bank to grow. Still, the reality remains there is an overcapacity in the US banking industry and the consolidation trend that brought the number of bank charters from over 14,000 to under 7,000 over the last 25 years will continue. 336 more words
An update on what the OERRHub team has been up to in February.
We kicked off the month with two away days where we discussed the work ahead of us: we are now at a crucial stage of the project so it was important to sit together and set definite plans to deliver the goods; on the table were the analysis strategy, dissemination proposal, the School of Open course on how to be an open education researcher, the… 470 more words