quote:Bill Moyers speaks with the journalist after the release of "Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt," the book Hedges co-authored with fellow reporter and artist Joe Sacco. The 50-minute conversation is followed by a segment on Sacco, who talks about the thinking and experiences that moved him to become a "comics journalist."
quote:International observers point to a coming Asian century that will be dominated by the economic strength and political power of China and India. Some suggest the success of Indian unity and democracy, and recent surge in economic growth signal India's imminent emergence as a global superpower.
In an IDRC public lecture, renowned Indian historian and biographer Ramachandra Guha critically explored India's future on the world stage. Analyzing the deep fault-lines within Indian society, politics, economics, and culture, he suggested that talk of Indian superstardom is highly premature.
Er is een alternatieve serie op Youtube over de STANS. Uit deze serie de aflevering Aghanistan (die ontbrak in de vorige serie). Deze serie reisvideo's zijn overigens interessant om een visuele indruk te krijgen van deze landen.quote:
Charles Taylor Lecture (Oktober 2008)quote:World-renowned philosopher Charles Taylor explored the master narratives of modernity -- sound in some respects, but questionable in others -- that provide the matrix within which secularization theories have been advanced. This was the first of the 2008 Berkley Center lectures on the topic "Narratives of Secularity." The lectures surveyed the master narratives which have underpinned secularization, explored more adequate ones, and hazarded a picture of the present predicament of religion and spirituality in the West.