MOOC | The Market Revolution and Democracy | The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1861 | 1.1.1

We start more or less in 1850. A couple of things to bear in mind, the categories to bear in mind, which we will talk about more in the next few weeks as we get into American history at this moment. Things that have happened in the 30-40 years before Continue Reading

MOOC | The Nationalist Historians | The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1861 | 1.3.2

>>Now, so what I want to do basically with that is to talk about how the schools of interpretation of the Civil War have evolved. And bear this in mind as we do our readings because the readings reflect more than one point of view about this as we go Continue Reading

Religion & Theology – religion matters

Bristol’s a really great university, partly because it’s not a campus university which means you’re really integrated into the city, which gives you a lot of chance to explore and do things around here The degree course in Religion and Theology is very broad and it’s also flexible we cover Continue Reading

Animal Rights vs. Anarchism, Marxism, Feminism, Postmodernism

the teaching is an interesting mode of doing animal rights activism and it is the most revolutionary thing that I do as a college professor I teach a lot of things at the University I teach Marxism anarchism feminism post-modernism all of the radical philosophies of the day but none Continue Reading

Geography Now! East Timor

Imagine Portugal is having a family reunion Brazilians dominating the conversation… Angola and Mozambique are off in the corner.. And Cape Verde is joking around with São Tomé and Principé Then some random Asian dude walks wearing a scarf, holding a guitar and chewing on a betel nut. Welcome to Continue Reading

Geography Now! CONGO (Republic)

Ah! The Republic of Congo! Also known as the DRC’s smaller, richer, yet kind of angsty twin brother who totally had a thing for Russia for like 30 years. (“Geography Now” opening jingle) It’s time to learn georgaphy….. NOW! Hey everyone, I’m your host, Barby. Today we reach the 2nd Continue Reading

Theory in Action: Realism

A realist walks into a bar and orders a half-empty glass of vodka. The term realism I think gets under people’s skin. It’s hard to compete with a paradigm or perspective that’s called realism. So then you become an idealist, right? The idealist would walk into the bar and order Continue Reading

Flag Friday! ETHIOPIA (Geography Now!)

Hey Geograpeeps, welcome to Flag Friday. Today’s episode is gonna be a heavy one, because we’re gonna discuss Ethiopia which has a lot of symbolism, and a lot of backstory behind it. First of all, small minor mistake I made in the episode. This is actually not the President of Continue Reading

Geography Now! Botswana

Bling bling! Welcome to Diamond Town, Africa! (“Geography Now” opening jingle) It’s time to learn geography…NOW! Hey everybody I’m your host Paul Barbado. If there was ever an African comeback kid, Botswana would definitely fit that title. But first, you know the drill. Let’s dissect the flag. (slot machine noises) Continue Reading

Geography Now! Guinea Bissau

Just be honest: You really don’t know anything about this place, do you? That’s okay. I’m here to pretend like I do, for you. (intro music) It’s time to learn geography NOW! Hey everyone, I’m your host, Barby. All right, last episode, you saw the bigger, French-ier twin, Guinea. Now Continue Reading