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The University of Washington's Center for West European Studies is a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence. Founded over 25 years ago in the 1990s, the center has developed a well-earned reputation for implementing innovative teaching, outreach, and research programs in the study of Europe, the EU and and EU-US relations. The center's activities are co-funded by the Erasmus+ program of the European Union.
 
Natthanan Kunnamas has been trained in European Studies for over 20 years and taught for over 14 years in over six modules related to the EU. She received BA in International Affairs and German Language with 1st Class Honours from Thammasat University, with highest GPAX (Summa Cum Laude) in 1996. She won Leeds-ASEM Chevening Scholarship to study MA European Politics (EU Public Policy) at University of Leeds, UK and further won Thai government’s funding for doctoral degree at the same place. ...
 
The Mackenzie-Stuart Lecture is an annual public lecture in honour of Lord Mackenzie-Stuart, the first British Judge to be President of the Court of Justice. The lecture is hosted at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, by the Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS). Among the eminent scholars of European legal studies invited to give the lecture are Professor Joseph Weiler, former Judge David Edwards of the European Court of Justice, and Advocate-General Francis Jacobs of the Europe ...
 
A podcast for people who use English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) in their work environment and want to improve their overall language skills. In each episode, hosts Skip Montreux, Dez Morgan, and Samantha Vega discuss Business news making headlines around the world. Through their discussions, Skip, Dez and Samantha introduce English vocabulary & phrases related to business, review grammar, and identify cultural differences found in International business situations. An excellen ...
 
Get the latest news from Asia and around the World with Howie Lim on Prime Time from 4pm to 7pm. Together with JP Ong, stay up to date with the latest movements in the Singapore, European and US markets. Learn of the latest trends in property investment and the challenges that Small Medium Enterprises face in a changing economy.
 
Let us introduce you to some of the fascinating people we work with to help you make sense of the world’s most complex challenges. In this podcast we share our research, explore alternatives to the status quo and give a platform to scholars and activists who are at the forefront of the fight against the current neoliberal order. We believe there are alternatives to this world and hope you do too.
 
In recent years, Europe has experienced a series of profound challenges: economic turbulence, terrorist attacks, a migration crisis, Russian aggression, Brexit, and a larger ongoing crisis of political confidence in European institutions and leaders. The Europe Program undertakes programmatic work that covers both U.S. and European responses to these crises. Other relevant programs include the Russia and Eurasia Program, the Turkey Project, the International Security Program, and others. Fin ...
 
Audio-reports and interviews done in collaboration with Audio Medica and its founding Editor Peter Goodwin. Audio Medica's Audio Journal of Oncology has been bringing lively listen-in shows to members of the cancer care team in various audio formats since 1992. Scientific Editors are George Canellos, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; J. Gordon McVie, MD, of the European Institute of Oncology and Chair of the Editorial Board of OT's UK Edition; Pat Price, MD, of Christie Hospital, also on ...
 
The Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network (ELEEP) is a joint project of the Ecologic Institute and the Atlantic Council. Launched in fall 2011, ELEEP is a dynamic, membership-only forum for the exchange of ideas, policy solutions, best-practices and professional development for early and mid-career North American and European leaders working on environmental and energy issues. ELEEP currently has over 100 members, split between North America and Europe. Members debate t ...
 
The audio feed of American Academy of Religion (AAR), the world's largest scholarly and professional association of academics, teachers, and research scholars dedicated to furthering knowledge of religions and religious institutions in all their forms and manifestations. Featuring interviews with award-winning scholars and sessions recorded during the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion.
 
The University of Chicago International and Area Studies Multimedia Outreach Source is intended as a resource for students, teachers, and the general public. It makes available recordings of conferences, lectures, and performances sponsored and organized by: the Center for International Studies; the Human Rights Program; the Center for East Asian Studies; the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies; the Center for Latin American Studies; the Center for Middle Eastern Studies; a ...
 
The University of Chicago International and Area Studies Multimedia Outreach Source is intended as a resource for students, teachers, and the general public. It makes available recordings of conferences, lectures, and performances sponsored and organized by: the Center for International Studies; the Human Rights Program; the Center for East Asian Studies; the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies; the Center for Latin American Studies; the Center for Middle Eastern Studies; a ...
 
In collaboration with Audio Journal of Oncology, OT now features audio-reports and interviews about new clinical research from major cancer meetings and key journals.The programs are created by the leading medical audioservice worldwide, Audio Medica, whose Audio Journal of Oncology has been bringing these lively listen-in shows to members of the cancer care team in various audio formats since 1992.Scientific Editors are: George Canellos, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; J. Gordon McVie, ...
 
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.
 
Major areas of focus include regional security, domestic politics, economic development, trade and transit, defense technology, and energy, among others. CSIS also analyzes the political and economic relationships between the states of the former Soviet Union and other critical geopolitical actors, including the United States, the European Union, and the states of Northeast Asia, South Asia, and the Greater Middle East. This work is anchored by the Russia and Eurasia Program and supplemented ...
 
WD, a storage industry pioneer and long-time leader, provides products and services for people and organizations that collect, manage and use digital information. The company designs and produces reliable, high-performance hard drives and solid state drives that keep users' data accessible and secure from loss. Its storage technologies serve a wide range of host applications including client and enterprise computing, embedded systems and consumer electronics, as well as its own storage syste ...
 
Learn Spanish with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at SpanishPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
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With thousands of migrants attempting the perilous maritime journey from North Africa to Europe each year, transnational migration is a defining feature of social life in the Mediterranean today. On the island of Sicily, where many migrants first arrive and ultimately remain, the contours of migrant reception and integration are frequently animated…
 
What does ethnography look like when presented as fiction? In this episode, we talk with Alexandros Plasatis, author of the new book Made by Sea and Wood, in Darkness (Spuyten Duyvil, 2021) a linked book of short stories based on the lives of Egyptian immigrant fishermen and other marginalized residents of a Greek town. Alexandros describes the fie…
 
Two large explosions rocked a military base and left dozens wounded in the Colombian city of Cucuta, the defense minister confirmed, calling the car bombing a “vile” “terrorist act.” The blasts hit a facility used by 30th Brigade of the National Army on Tuesday afternoon, injuring 36, Defense Minister Diego Molano told reporters, noting that three …
 
Straits Times’ Regional Correspondent, Leslie Lopez breaks down the latest of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's four-phase, post-pandemic exit plan for Malaysia, Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah's meeting with eight other Malaysian monarchs in a special Conference of Rulers conference, a closed-door ASEAN meeting in order to discuss Myanmar, and more. Se…
 
The G7 Summit came into an agreement regarding the Global Minimum Tax plan which aims to end corporate tax cutting by some multinational businesses. Patrick Cooke, Managing Editor for Middle East and Asia, Oxford Business Group, discusses more about the new minimum tax plan and how it will impact developing nations' Covid-19 recovery plans. See omn…
 
Recently,Charles Monat an international life insurance broker announced a number key management changes. Amongst them was the appointment of Nikki Koh as Singapore CEO. He’s tasked with overseeing operations in Singapore AND responsible for leading the group’s strategic revenue growth ambitions by creating new income streams through additional prod…
 
Recently,Charles Monat an international life insurance broker announced a number key management changes. Amongst them was the appointment of Nikki Koh as Singapore CEO. He’s tasked with overseeing operations in Singapore AND responsible for leading the group’s strategic revenue growth ambitions by creating new income streams through additional prod…
 
Many of us are familiar with the meat industry’s impact on the environment, but current levels of fishing are harming our oceans. To counter this, leading plant-based food company, OmniFoods have launched a range of plant-based seafood. Rhianne Lovell-Boland speaks to David Yeung, Founder & CEO of OmniFoods who shares more on why making more sustai…
 
Israeli forces have launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, the first offensive since a new coalition government took power, coming just weeks after an 11-day conflict with the Palestinian enclave. Blasts were heard at multiple locations in Gaza around 1:00am local time on Wednesday, Reuters and AFP reported, while a radio station operated by the Ha…
 
Slovakia’s Supreme Court has annulled the acquittal of a businessman accused of setting up the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova, who were shot dead in 2018, and has requested a new trial. In September, the Specialized Criminal Court had declared the accused, Marian Kocner, and his associate Alena Zsuzsova not guilty…
 
Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan take a close look at the agreement reached between the G7 on setting a global minimum tax rate for multinational corporations. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our website or Facebook page to …
 
Hungary’s parliament has approved a proposal by Viktor Orban’s Fidesz government to donate land owned by the state for a planned Chinese university in the Hungarian capital despite fierce opposition. On Tuesday, Fidesz lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to back a bill which sees Hungary donate four plots of land to a foundation which manages the develo…
 
Taiwan’s government has reported that 28 Chinese planes, including fighter jets and nuclear-capable bombers, entered its air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the largest ‘incursion’ to date. In a statement released on the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense website, the nation outlined the alleged violation of its ADIZ by the Chinese Communist…
 
Japan’s vaccine chief has revealed an ambitious target of giving one million vaccinations daily by the end of June, with just around 5% of Japan’s population vaccinated against Covid-19 so far. On Tuesday, Taro Kono expressed regret at not speeding up vaccination in Japan: “If I could go back all the way to the beginning, I would have probably scra…
 
A law prohibiting the sharing of content portraying homosexuality and transgenderism to those under the age of 18 has been passed by Hungary’s National Assembly. The vote passed on Tuesday by a vote of 157-1. The law was included in a larger bill cracking down on pedophilia by creating a register of child sex offenders, implementing stricter punish…
 
Germany’s domestic intelligence service has said protest movements opposing the government and its measures to restrict the spread of Covid-19 have given a boost to the country’s far-right extremists. Speaking on Tuesday, Angela Pley, a spokeswoman for the BfV domestic security agency, said it was carefully watching members of the ‘Querdenker’, or …
 
Physicists have said that they have proven, by analyzing gravitational waves from space, a theory developed by Stephen Hawking in the 1970s, which states that black holes cannot decrease in surface area over time. In a study published on Monday, scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Cornell University shared their findings…
 
A French court has passed judgement in a high-profile case against a subsidiary of Swedish furniture retailer IKEA, which was accused of illegally obtaining information on hundreds of employees. The company was fined €1 million ($1.21 million), half of what the prosecutors asked for. The chief executive who was in charge at the time the spying took…
 
In The Straits Times’ The Big Story, assistant video editor Olivia Quay spoke to Alvin Goh, executive director of the Singapore Human Resources Institute on how companies can help their staff to get vaccinated without compromising work operations. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By MONEY FM 89.3
 
The president of the European Commission has announced that the 27-nation bloc has now administered more than 300 million vaccine doses in the fight against Covid-19 and remains on track to inoculate 70% of adults by this summer. In a tweet on Tuesday morning, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced that the EU had hit another …
 
On Career 360, Howie Lim spoke to Chew Siew Mee, Country Manager for JobStreet Singapore about the findings from their Decoding Global Career Shifts study which focuses on the risks to different job categories, retraining workers and how receptive they are to it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman says the Philippines won’t cooperate with a planned International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into the thousands of deaths that took place during Duterte’s war on drugs. Speaking on Tuesday, the president’s spokesman, Harry Roque, dismissed the requirement for foreign intervention into the deaths during …
 
The Government's push for more EVs and crack-down on gas guzzlers hasn't gone without impact on our markets Z Energy has been trading lower since the announcement. And the Climate Change Commission's report has been causing big uncertainties for the market. Grant Swanepoel, director of equity research at Jarden, told Heather du Plessis-Allan the dr…
 
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed that the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England will be delayed by four weeks, until July 19, a decision he said will save thousands of lives as the government speeds up its vaccination drive. In a press briefing, Johnson voiced his confidence that the new date for the lifting o…
 
Vishnu Varathan, Head, Economics & Strategy, Mizuho Bank, discusses why private sector economists are confident enough to raise their growth forecasts for the year from 5.8% to 6.5% - above the official forecast range of 4% to 6%, and whether he agrees with critics who have labelled the G7, "a selfie summit". See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy…
 
Britain and Australia had agreed on a free trade deal that will be released later Tuesday, Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan said. The agreement is the first for Britain since it left the European Union. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison had reached agreement on the deal during negotiations in Lond…
 
There's now seven senior staff at Rotorua Lakes Council who can call themselves deputy chief executives. The Local Democracy Reporting Service reports one has a minimum 40-thousand-dollar pay rise, while another is undergoing a salary review. Council chief executive Geoff Williams says there's an organisational realignment underway, changing its ap…
 
Seven senior staff at Rotorua Lakes Council can now call themselves deputy chief executives, and one has had a minimum $40,000 pay rise. Another deputy chief executive is undergoing a salary review. The move has been described as "unbelievable" and “laughable” by a former Rotorua mayor, who says he believes there is little chance the change will en…
 
Kiwi kayaker George Snook is racing against time to raise $10,000 to compete in the 2021 Canoe Slalom Junior World Championships in Slovenia. The 17-year-old from Rotorua was recently voted 2021 World Grom of the Year by 500 of the world's best kayakers. The slalom junior worlds race runs from July 6-11, and Snook must leave in two weeks. The world…
 
Questions around why online tests are still being conducted at Alert Level 1. An Auckland University student claims groups are sharing answers on social media before tests. It's alleged students are also sitting tests together after meeting at a friend's house. Students Associations Union President Andrew Lessells told Heather du Plessis-Allan all …
 
New Zealand's top spy boss has warned of the real possibility the Christchurch Mosque attack could inspire similar events. The first hui on countering terrorism and violent extremism has begun in Christchurch. Security Intelligence Service director Rebecca Kitteridge says they continue to see March 15 discussed within extremist groups. "Accordingly…
 
The Prime Minister has slammed the ABC’s “baseless conspiracy theories” over claims he was influenced by old family friends linked to the QAnon cult to refer to “ritual sex abuse” or that he planned to holiday with the couple in Hawaii during the bushfires. The ABC’s Four Corners program examined the QAnon cult on Monday night and the involvement o…
 
The University of Auckland is taking the mickey. There are allegations that students sitting exams right now are cheating on a huge scale, because the university is allowing them to sit their exams from home on their computers. Which means they can and are either simply sharing answers with each other online during the exam, or they’re calling each…
 
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