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Outside of Germany: a GIS map of Timor Leste

This is a GIS map of East Timor a.k.a Timor Leste. It includes five different map layers: history, culture, economy, politics, and physical geography. Just click on the image below and download the file from Google drive.

Thoughts from Lima (#2): Prof. John Sweeney reports on the COP20 UN Climate Conference

Just in! An update from John Sweeney.

Tuesday of the second week is when the big guns come to town. The ground having been prepared for them by their officials, the Presidents, Prime Ministers and Ministers arrive to strut their stuff. 766 more words

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Thoughts from Lima (#1): Prof. John Sweeney reports on the COP20 UN Climate Conference

Our own John Sweeney is in Lima at the COP20 Climate Conference. He sends us this report.

Climatically, Lima is to some extent the southern hemisphere counterpart of San Francisco, though considerably nearer the Equator. 966 more words

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HIV/AIDS and Sexuality: International and Local Perspectives

Monday 1 December 2014, World AIDS day

Rocque Lab, Rhetoric Building, South Campus, Maynooth University, 1-4 pm

Organised by Professor Gerry Kearns (Geography), Dr Paul Ryan (Sociology) and Dr Thomas Strong (Anthropology) 1,161 more words

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Race and DCision '14

Race plays a role in elections. DC Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser won predominately black precincts by a wide margin, which includes a 15, 364 vote difference over her next competitor east of the river. 27 more words

East Of The River

Suffice it to say that if recent strains of queer theory and recent forms of lgbtq politics (latent and manifest) share common ground, it’s usually a dismissal of rurality as such, a dismissal not only commonplace but, let’s bet the farm on it, chronic.

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