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Urban Political Podcast

Ross Beveridge, Markus Kip, Mais Jafari, Nitin Bathla, Julio Paulos, Nicolas Goez, Talja Blokland

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The **Urban Political** delves into contemporary urban issues with activists, scholars and policy-makers from around the world. Providing informed views, state-of-the-art knowledge, and unusual insights, the podcast aims to advance our understanding of urban environments and how we might make them more just and democratic. The **Urban Political** provides a new forum for reflection on bridging urban activism and scholarship, where regular features offer snapshots of pressing issues and new p ...
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Theoretical Physics Schools (ASC)

The Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics (ASC)

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Every year the Arnold Sommerfeld Center (ASC) for Theoretical Physics at the LMU in Munich organizes a school for PhD students. It covers topics which are of current interest in theoretical physics and range from more applied fields like condensed matter physics to rather mathematical fields like string theory. Announcements of upcoming schools can be found on the ASC schools webpage and a list of past schools can be found in the archive of the ASC schools.
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Postcolonial Podcast

Postcolonial Theory Project

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A one-time podcast discussing the topic of looted art from a postcolonial perspective presented by a student group from Freie Universität Berlin. This is an attempt to make sense and understand an ongoing debate: We are aware that we cannot cover the entire conversation, nor can we truly comprehend the experiences of those affected by stolen cultural property. This podcast is part of a postcolonial theories seminar and we are open to criticism and debate. You can email us at: stolenartpostco ...
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The law sets a framework for market transactions and competition. However, in recent years, the law itself has become a commodity in many regions of the world and in various fields: especially corporate, bankruptcy and contract law, not to mention the settlement of disputes. Individuals and companies search for the most attractive rules of law and states compete for the favour of demanders through their offers. Since legal competition has been the object of preliminary empirical explorations ...
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Lessons from the laboratory – SD

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

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Most students know more about media technologies than their teachers, but lack the ability to use them effectively, says educationalist Professor Frank Fischer. This underlines the need for training in media literacy. In ongoing studies at the Institute of Education and Educational Psychology at LMU Munich, he and his team are seeking the best ways to provide it.
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Este podcast va destinado a la formación continua de los antiguos alumnos del màster en Dirección y gestión de entidades deportivas de la Universitat de Barcelona. Comenzamos la quinta temporada que dedicamos a conversaciones. Con ellas y ellos aprendemos y reflexionamos sobre las actividades y copetencias que debemos desarrollar para realizar una gestión y una dirección eficiente, efectiva y ética.
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The podcast follows the course European Company, Financial Markets, and Insolvency Law (Summer Term 2013). It covers the fundamentals of European Company, Financial Markets, and Insolvency Law in an international and comparative perspective. The primary focus of the course is on the existing legal framework. However, policy issues will also figure prominently. The European legal framework will be compared frequently to other jurisdictions. Within Europe, the focus will be on the UK, France, ...
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Life in the Soil brings you the insights and voices of some of the world’s best soil scientists. Learn about soil biodiversity, why it matters, and how we can protect it. This podcast project is a collaboration between the Rillig Lab and podcaster Anja Krieger, funded through the BiodivERsA project Digging Deeper. Matthias Rillig’s lab at Freie Universität Berlin is part of the Institute of Biology and the Berlin-Brandenburg Institute of Advanced Biodiversity Research (BBIB). Our research fo ...
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This course focuses on an applied analysis of competition. Important concepts from industrial organization, game theory, product life-cycle analysis, and industry evolution are discussed. Additionally, important characteristics of network industries such as network effects and standard setting are considered. The concept of competition used in this course is interpreted broadly and also encompasses the analysis of strategic cooperation between firms.
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Research, Action & Art

Ethnographie vor der Haustür und in der Welt, Universität zu Köln

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Raus aus dem wissenschaftlichen Elfenbeinturm und rein ins Ohr - das ist das Ziel des Lehrforschungsprogramms „Ethnografie vor der Haustür und in der Welt“ 2015/2016 unter dem Titel „Research, Action and Art“. Forschungs-, Kunst- und Integrationsprojekte aus Köln und der Welt treffen auf ethnologische Forschungsmethoden. Die teilnehmenden Studierenden stellen ihre Forschungsprojekte in diesem Podcast vor. In den Forschungen geht es um unterschiedliche Themenkomplexe wie Multikulturalismus, M ...
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In this series of ten video lectures Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and King’s College London, discusses the contributions of women intellectuals, mystics, and philosophers in ancient Greece, ancient China, the Islamic world, and medieval Europe. From Diotima to Christine de Pizan, we learn about the ideas of female thinkers and also about the challenges they faced in putting forward these ideas.
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In search of dark matter

Prof. Dr. Andreas Burkert

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The visible matter in the Universe is like a water-lily in a dark lake, says Prof. Dr. Andreas Burkert. By observing its behavior, one can deduce the nature of the "dark matter". This is the mystery that Prof. Burkert, Chair of Computational Astrophysics at LMU's Astronomical Observatory, wants to solve.
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LMU on iTunes U - "What's Your Move?"

Elisabeth Pfeiffer and Adam Francisco

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Internship projects LMU eLab - Munich Summer Curriculum (MSC): Electronic Media. Students from all over the world and all universities are invited to participate in an exciting and demanding ten-week long Summer Curriculum: "Electronic Media" This program engages students in subject matters ranging from media technology, media management, European media law, media theory and communication sciences to web design. The program finishes with a four-week internship at a German media company.
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The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics went to the inventors of the blue LED, which provides the basis for today's energy-efficient and environmentally benign light sources. According to the citation, the blue LED "allows white light to be created in a new way". But without the discoveries subsequently made by Professor Wolfgang Schnick's group in the Chemistry Department at LMU Munich, consumers would not have taken to the new "white" light. For Schnick and his colleagues "reinvented" warm white l ...
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The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics went to the inventors of the blue LED, which provides the basis for today's energy-efficient and environmentally benign light sources. According to the citation, the blue LED "allows white light to be created in a new way". But without the discoveries subsequently made by Professor Wolfgang Schnick's group in the Chemistry Department at LMU Munich, consumers would not have taken to the new "white" light. For Schnick and his colleagues "reinvented" warm white l ...
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Global Theatre Histories – SD

Christopher Balme, Anirban Ghosh, Nic Leonhardt, meLê yamomo

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Shakespeare in Taiwan. Circus in India. Richard Wagner societies in Indonesia. Theatrical brokers as global players. Opera in South-East Asia: theatre can be considered a global artistic practice and a central part of transnational networks of artistic exchange. The historiographical investigation of the emergence of theatre as a global phenomenon since 1860 is the ambitious goal of the research project “Global Theatre Histories”, headed by Prof. Dr. Christopher Balm end funded by the German ...
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Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

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In the Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences GSN-LMU, groups of researchers working in different areas of neuroscience seek answers to one of the most fundamental questions in modern science: How does the brain work? The GSN-LMU is embedded into the Munich Center for Neurosciences – Brain & Mind, one of the broadest academic environments that Munich has to offer in the field of neurosciences. This neuroscientific context provides a combination of the most varied methodological approaches ...
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The philosophy of G.W.F. Hegel is a major focus of Robert Brandom's work. Brandom makes Hegel's thought accessible to analytic philosophy by developing a semantic interpretation of the "Phenomenology of Spirit". In his Munich lectures, Brandom is going to present new texts on the "Introduction" of Hegel's Phenomenology for the first time. Conference host: Society "Conceptions of Reason. Justification and Critique" (cooperation of Chair II for Philosophie, LMU Munich, Prof. Axel Hutter, and C ...
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The CAS lecture series „Cutting Edge“ addresses the various challenges that scholarship is facing today. Current political and economic changes, such as globalization, great discoveries like genome sequencing or the hypotheses of string theory are asking for scientific creativity. What can different disciplines offer to answer those challenges? What is the current state of research, what is cutting edge? | Die Vortragsreihe am Center for Advanced Studies fragt nach den aktuellsten Entwicklun ...
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Mathematical Philosophy - the application of logical and mathematical methods in philosophy - is about to experience a tremendous boom in various areas of philosophy. At the new Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, which is funded mostly by the German Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, philosophical research will be carried out mathematically, that is, by means of methods that are very close to those used by the scientists. The purpose of doing philosophy in this way is not to reduce p ...
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Ejidos y asentamientos autogestionados en Mexico In this inaugural Spanish-language episode of the Urban Political Podcast, Clara Salazar delves into the history and concept of the ejidos—collective forms of land ownership introduced by the Mexican Revolution in 1917. Following this, the state began redistributing land to impoverished farmers under…
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Lively Cities departs from conventions of urban studies to argue that cities are lived achievements forged by a multitude of entities—human and nonhuman—that make up the material politics of city making. Generating fresh conversations between posthumanism, postcolonialism, and political economy, Barua reveals how these actors shape, integrate, subs…
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Property, Planning and Institutional Power: A view from Switzerland This episode of the Urban Lives of Property Series expands discussions geographically and conceptually: Our guest in this episode, Jean-David Gerber, helps us think property from Switzerland and other places. Starting off with the observation that there is no single understanding o…
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With the research network Territorialisations of the Radical Right (Terra-R). Tune in for our new episode on the far-right and the city! In this discussion, members of the Terra-R (Territorialisations of the Radical Right) network examine the developments of the radical right in Germany beyond simplistic urban-rural and East-West attributions, and …
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The third in an ongoing series hosted by Mathilde Lind GustavussenThis is episode three of the Rent Strike Series, focusing on the Veritas Tenants Association’s ongoing multibuilding rent strike in San Francisco to demand a say in the terms of sale of their buildings. In November 2023, the Prado Group assumed ownership of 20 Veritas-owned buildings…
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Envía tu mensaje (clicando aquí) y te contestaré. Me alegra recibir opiniones y comentarios. En este episodio nos preguntamos qué hacer después de un máster. Una posibilidad pasa, como primera opción aunque después se quiera emprender, es superar un proceso de selección. Hablamos con Cristina Sobreroca , Psicóloga | Selección & Desarrollo | HR | He…
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A talk on Hope, Affection, and Welcoming the 'Other' To live in the age of precarity is a tolling, everyday struggle. It erodes one's strength to carry on, live another day, and keep the hope for a modicum of prosperity due to come in some vague future. And when things get unbearably harsh, when the hegemony of neoliberalism has individualised the …
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Envía tu mensaje (clicando aquí) y te contestaré. Me alegra recibir opiniones y comentarios. ¿Vale la pena haber estudiado un máster? Para crecer profesionalmente cursar un máster es una opción. ¿Vale la pena? ¿Merece la pena la inversión en dinero, en tiempo? En este podcast hemos invitado a cuatro antiguos alumnos: Victor Vilà (Director general d…
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Beata Siemieniako on the restitution of housing and tenants' struggles Unregulated restitution of property to prewar owners (or rather their legal successors) remains a major source of conflict over housing in Poland, most notably in Warsaw. This episode features Beata Siemieniako, a Warsaw lawyer and urban activist who has been supporting tenants …
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Envía tu mensaje (clicando aquí) y te contestaré. Me alegra recibir opiniones y comentarios. Iniciamos la quinta temporada del podcast de entidades deportivas, la quinta. En este episodio conversamos con alumnos que acaban de iniciar un master. El tema de la conversación es conocer los criterios por los que han elegido un programa de máster para co…
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