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This podcast provides daily updated information on the spread and containment of the Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) including confirmed cases, mortality rates and significant news on its global spread and mitigation, with focus on events in the United States. Please write a nice review. Information sources: U.S. CDC, Johns Hopkins University, WHO And from these major news publications (with credit attribution): Associated Press Thomas-Reuters The Epoch Times Executive Producer James Watkins is a 3 ...
 
The Bologna Institute for Policy Research (BIPR) is the research division of the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Europe. Its purpose is to promote problem-centered, interdisciplinary research in international policy by drawing upon the global network of SAIS faculty, students and scholars. BIPR SeminarCasts are made available to the public with the goal of providing a pivotal forum for thought and debate in international public policy.
 
Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, interviews newsmakers each week from the US and Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region, with additional commentary from Al-Monitor’s ‘on-the-ground’ correspondents. Andrew has been writing about, and traveling in, the Middle East for over three decades, meeting and interviewing the region’s top political and civil society leaders. Since obtaining his PH.D from Johns Hopkins University, he has held app ...
 
Conversations with Key Opinion Leaders and our host Dr. Neil Bressler from the Wilmer Eye Institute in the field of ophthalmology. eOphthalmology Review is a monthly CME certified newsletter and podcast series created specifically for ophthalmologists and retina specialist. The program is presented by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
 
Pan-Optic is a podcast featuring conversations between a critical theorist and a management consultant, cohosts (and longtime friends) Juan Pablo Melo and Jason Margaritis respectively. They met during a monotonous work assignment at a Washington-based government contractor in 2013. Jason and Juan Pablo sought refuge in daily extended work breaks musing about the limits of knowledge, the organizations of power, the regrets of Thrasymachus, and so on. Later, Jason received his MA in Governmen ...
 
Conversations with key opinion leaders in the field of dermatology. eMedicalDermatology Review is a bi-monthly CE accredited email and quarterly accredited podcast created specifically for dermatology professionals. Each newsletter provides a review of important journal literature. The program is presented by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing, and the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. eMedicalDermatology Review is supported by ...
 
Conversations with key opinion leaders in the field of infectious disease management. eInfections Review is a bi-monthly CME accredited email and bi-monthly CME accredited podcast series created specifically for infectious disease management professionals. Each newsletter provides a review of important journal literature. The Program is presented by The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. eInfections Review is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca, Cubist Pharmaceutical ...
 
Informative and entertaining stories from the editors of the journal Medicine featuring article highlights, hot topics, and other things on their minds. The journal, published every other month and now in its 90th year, includes scholarly reviews and clinical descriptions of patients from the experience of leading clinicians from around the world in the areas of internal medicine, dermatology, neurology, pediatrics, and psychiatry. The editors, David Hellmann, John Bartlett, Howard Lederman, ...
 
Carol J. Scott, MD, MSEd, FACEP, is a practicing Board Certified Emergency Physician and health educator trained at Johns Hopkins University. She is a stress management strategist and expert on the connections between stress and health. She is an award-winning speaker and One-on-One StressRelief Coach. Her medical experience and background combined with her knowledge skills and passion in the subject of stress management enables her to formulate effective, practical stressrelief solutions fo ...
 
Thomas Louis Buvelot Esson (1878 - 1943) was an Australian poet, journalist and playwright. He was born in Edinburgh but moved to Melbourne, Australia when he was three. He attended the University of Melbourne and began working as a journalist and playwright soon after. His best known work is the political comedy, The Time is Not Yet Ripe, first performed in 1912. It has since come to be acknowledged as an Australian classic, and has often been revived. - Summary Adapted from Wikipedia by Al ...
 
Disabled Air Force Veteran, Tanya Barnett is a healthy relationship expert and lifestyle empowerment speaker. She is the Award-Winning and Best Selling Author of Being a Wife Just Got Real. Tanya was inducted into the Charles County NAACP Hall of Fame because of the work of her nonprofit, Forever Free Books. She has been featured on/ in OWNTv, Essence Magazine, Huffington Post, The Today Show, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, TEDx, Sirius XM, Johns Hopkins University, NAACP, Congressional Black ...
 
Do you want to learn how to become a successful and happy MD? Yes? Well then this show is for you. Each week we bring you an inspiring person or message to help you unlock your full potential. You’ll learn the career secrets of some of the most successful doctors in the world, how they got to where they are, how they learn, their attitudes, what they look for in a young physician and much, much more. We try to reveal the success strategies that no one ever teaches you in medical school. You’ ...
 
Scientific Sense ® is a daily podcast focused on Science and Economics. We talk with the world's leading academics about their research and emerging ideas in a variety of domains. The conversation is unstructured and unscripted. The host, Gill Eapen, has over 30 years of experience in various areas in Economics, Science, Technology, and Business. Decision Options ®, the firm he founded in 2001, is a leader in AI applications for decisionmaking. Mr. Eapen is the author of two textbooks and a ...
 
Bershan Shaw is a Certified Life/ Relationship & Business coach, Self-Love Expert, Motivational speaker, and Two time stage 4 breast cancer survivor. She has a no-nonsense approach on helping men & women find love in their life as it relates to their health, relationship & career. The Love U Experience is a way to teach you to own who you are and realize that you are enough and with her tools & techniques you can rise to the top. She will help ignite your spirit so you can realize that when ...
 
The annual student-run Foreign Affairs Symposium at The Johns Hopkins University is returning to the Homewood campus this month, with several prominent speakers scheduled to appear during the spring semester under the theme, “From the Front Line to the Bottom Line.” All of the events are free and open to the public and take place at 8 p.m. in Shriver Hall Auditorium on their appointed dates. Each lecture is followed by a reception with the speaker and a book signing, if applicable. Retired G ...
 
listening sessions for the third ear ~ cut-up collage edits & free-format mixtape compilations eclectic selective assemblage ~ ranging from difficult to easy listeningvarious genres ~ various artists instrumentals . songs . spoken_word oddly modified - modly oddifiedmerging into medleys of metapsyphonicaCustomer Review: "Constantly Unfolding" "AgentA mixes together a wide assortment of music, clips of commercials and television audio into a smooth moving assemblage that both challenges and g ...
 
A joint project of Costs of Care and the ABIM Foundation, the Teaching Value in Health Care Learning Network is a dynamic community of medical residents, students, faculty and others who are committed to learning and teaching the principles of stewardship and high-value care. Our podcasts include conversations with leaders and innovators who are implementing successful tools and strategies in their organizations.
 
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Economic Rewards to Motivate Blood Donations, Rewarding Volunteers: A Field Experiment, and Societal support for monetary compensation for plasma and kidney donors. Prof. Mario Macis is a professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University. His research interests include how economic incentives interact with psychological factors and social norms to…
 
Today’s episode is audio from a webcast recorded on October 15 with Dr. Anthony Fauci and Bloomberg School dean Dr. Ellen MacKenzie as part of the inaugural Johns Hopkins Health Policy Forum. They discuss Fauci’s background with the HIV/AIDS epidemic and parallels to COVID-19, the state of the U.S. coronavirus response, and how implementing better …
 
As the 2020 presidential campaign begins to take shape, there is widespread distrust of the fairness and accuracy of American elections. In Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy (Yale UP, 2020), Richard L. Hasen uses riveting stories illustrating four factors increasing the mistrust. Voter suppression has e…
 
With Against Demagogues: What Aristophanes Can Teach Us about the Perils of Populism and the Fate of Democracy (University of California Press, 2020), Robert Bartlett provides a stirring argument for the relevance of comic playwright Aristophanes as a serious political and philosophical thinker. In his translations of two lesser-known plays, The Ac…
 
In Black Land: Imperial Ethiopianism and African America (Princeton University Press, 2019), Nadia Nurhussein explores late nineteenth and twentieth century African American cultural engagement with and literary depictions of imperial Ethiopia. Widely celebrated as one of two African nations to resist European colonization in the age of modern impe…
 
In 1618, on the eve of the Thirty Years’ War, the German alchemist and physician Michael Maier published Atalanta fugiens, an intriguing and complex musical alchemical emblem book designed to engage the ear, eye, and intellect. The book unfolds as a series of fifty emblems, each of which contains an accompanying "fugue" music scored for three voice…
 
At the end of the 20th century, the liberal international order appeared unassailable after its triumph over the authoritarian challenges of Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia. Twenty years later, however, the assumptions underlying the system appear discredited as international relations devolve into confrontation and conflict. In The New Twenty Years…
 
What are the possibilities and what are the inequalities of the digital world? In The Digital Lives of Black Women in Britain (Palgrave, 2020), Francesca Sobande, a lecturer in Digital Media Studies at Cardiff University explores the experiences of Black women as producers and as consumers of digital media. The book offers a rich combination of arc…
 
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, over three hundred young Jewish women from Orthodox, mostly Hasidic, homes in Western Galicia (now Poland) fled their communities and sought refuge in a Kraków convent, where many converted to Catholicism. Relying on a wealth of archival documents, including court testimonies, letters, diaries, …
 
In the decades since it was identified in 1981, HIV/AIDS has devastated African American communities. Members of those communities mobilized to fight the epidemic and its consequences from the beginning of the AIDS activist movement. They struggled not only to overcome the stigma and denial surrounding a "white gay disease" in Black America, but al…
 
Heather Lende was one of the thousands of women inspired to take a more active role in politics during the past few years. Though her entire campaign for assembly member in Haines, Alaska, cost less than $1,000, she won! But tiny, breathtakingly beautiful Haines—a place accessible from the nearest city, Juneau, only by boat or plane—isn’t the sleep…
 
Steven Cook, the Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses why the US needs to stay in the Middle East, but with a bit more realism; how to contain Iran; his personal observations and assessment of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan; and why the US needs a new embassy in Iraq.…
 
The demographics, formation, migration, and behavior of black holes, what's at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy, and the Nobel prizes for Physics 2020. Prof. Jenny Greene is a Professor of Astrophysics at Princeton University. Her broad research interests include measurements of black hole masses, the connection between supermassive black holes an…
 
Early on, Israel surfaced as a pandemic success story when strict lockdowns kept case counts low. The country returned to something close to normal, reopening businesses and schools and resuming gatherings and activities. But the optimism was short-lived, and Israel had to go into a second lockdown when COVID-19 started spreading uncontrolled acros…
 
Like a storm waiting to break over a plain, Shakira Croce pulls at tensions and heartstrings in a debut collection filled with longing, wit, and intelligence. Through masterful imagery, Croce floats between the rural and urban with ease, pulling back the veil to see what lies beneath. These poems do not shy away from looking at life in all its beau…
 
The Protestant Reformation looms large in our cultural imagination. In the standard telling, it’s the moment the world went modern. Casting off the shackles and superstitions of medieval Catholicism, reformers translated the Bible into the vernacular and democratized religion. In this story, it’s no wonder that Protestantism should give birth to li…
 
Ye Shitao was a Taiwanese public intellectual who rose to prominence in the second half of the twentieth century. His encyclopedic A History of Taiwan Literature was published in 1987, the same year that the island’s decades-long period of martial law came to an end. The book provides a thorough overview of the major themes and representative works…
 
In The Habsburgs: To Rule the World (Basic Books, 2020), Martyn Rady, Masaryk Professor of Central European History at University College London, tells the epic story of a dynasty and the world it built -- and then lost -- over nearly a millennium. From modest origins in what is to-day southern Germany and Switzerland, the Habsburgs gained control …
 
What if outer space is not outside the human environment but, rather, defines it? This is the unusual starting point of Valerie Olson’s Into the Extreme: U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics Beyond Earth (U Minnesota Press, 2018), revealing how outer space contributes to making what counts as the scope and scale of today’s natural and social env…
 
Exporting Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in South Africa and Beyond (U Massachusetts Press, 2020) by Dr. Chinua Thelwell is a rich, well-researched, and sobering investigation of blackface minstrelsy as the “visual bedrock of a transcolonial cultural imaginary.” In tracing minstrel globalization across the Anglo-colonial and British imperial worlds…
 
The Things of Life: Materiality in Late Soviet Russia (Cornell UP, 2020) is a social and cultural history of material objects and spaces during the late socialist era. It traces the biographies of Soviet things, examining how the material world of the late Soviet period influenced Soviet people's gender roles, habitual choices, social trajectories,…
 
Few mainstream filmmakers have as pronounced a disregard for the supposed rules of filmmaking as Martin Scorsese. His inventiveness displays a reaction against the “right” way to make a movie, frequently eschewing traditional cinematic language in favor of something flashy, unexpected and contrary to the way “proper” films are done. Yet despite thi…
 
The tail end of the twentieth century was a good time for constitutional lawyers. Leapfrogging around the globe, they offered advice on how to amend, write or rewrite one state constitution after the next following the collapse of the Soviet Union and with it, the communist bloc. Largely overlooked in the flurry of constitution drafting in this per…
 
In Theory of the Gimmick: Aesthetic Judgment and Capitalist Form (Harvard University Press, 2020), Sianne Ngai continues her theoretical work of demystifying the vernacular aesthetic categories encountered in late capitalist daily life. In this witty and penetrating book-length treatment of the affective experience of the “gimmick,” Ngai draws upon…
 
In my old age, I try to argue more quietly, though I still believe that sharp disagreement is a sign of political seriousness. What engaged citizens think and say matters; we should aim to get it right and to defeat those who get it wrong. I understand the very limited impact of what I write, but I continue to believe that the stakes are high. – Mi…
 
What is Badiou’s theory of emancipation? For whom is this emancipation possible? Does emancipation entail an indifference to difference? In Universal Emancipation: Race Beyond Badiou (University of Minnesota Press, 2020) (Minnesota University Press, 2020), Elisabeth Paquette pursues these questions through a sustained conversation with decolonial t…
 
Fluency and perceptions of decision making, Numerosity and allocation behavior, and the impact of number roundedness on framing Dr. Gaurav Jain is an assistant professor of marketing at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research examines how individuals make judgments, estimates, and decisions in the absence of complete information. --- Sen…
 
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