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India Pakistan Relations Great Decisions Class Pt 1 2020

Great Decisions class instructor Dave Price presents Part 1 of 2 parts on relations between two nuclear armed neighbors. This presentation provides geographic, demographic and historical…

From  Ann Nikolai on March 31st, 2020 0 likes 97 plays 0  

Is the EU the Wrong Direction for Europe in the Modern Age?

Dr. Dean Fairbanks Department of Geography & Planning CSU Chico Dr. Dean Fairbanks explores the possibility of no longer having an established European Union. Although this may be a provocative…

From  Jeff Layne on May 9th, 2019 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Achieving Inevitability

Larry Kopald Co-Founder & President The Carbon Underground Larry Kopald shares how his company, The Carbon Underground, accelerates the adoption of regenerative agriculture to draw down carbon…

From  Jeff Layne on March 29th, 2019 1 likes 120 plays 0  

Chinese Porcelains of the 17th Century

Dr. Stephen Little Curator of Chinese and Korean Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Dr. Stephen Little explains that the Chinese were the first people to produce porcelain, and that they…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Longevity of the Ottoman ‘Imaret'

Rod Thomson Student, California State University, Chico In the Ottoman Empire, social welfare and humanitarian relief was provided by the institution known as Waaf. Rod Thomson examines this…

From  Jeff Layne on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 17 plays 0  

It is Never too Late to Seek Pride

Dr. Turhon Murad Professor Emeritus, Anthropology Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Turhon Murad was instrumental in beginning and growing the highly-respected Forensic Anthropology program at CSU,…

From  Jeff Layne on September 15th, 2016 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Narrative and Agency: Beyond the ‘Invention’ of the Middle East

Mehdi Beyad Student, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London “The Middle East,” as a region and as a concept, is a relatively modern invention, according to the…

From  Jeff Layne on August 11th, 2016 0 likes 98 plays 0