Politics Lectures

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    What is politics?


    This lecture comes from Introduction to Comparative Politics, which I teach almost every semester. In this particular lecture, I answer the question: What is politics?

    Introduction to Comparative Politics has no prerequisites. It's required for political science majors at Wabash College, but is ideal for any student seeking to satisfy the behavioral science distribution requirement or for anyone with an interest in politics.

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    Many thanks to the Wabash College Media Center, and especially Tu Nguyen for helping me edit the video and Ryan Cairns for filming it.

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    Mark Blyth Mackenzie Lecture 2015 – Austerity and the Politics of Money


    Mark Blyth provides a critical assessment of austerity policies across Europe and their effectiveness and impact.

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    1. Introduction: What is Political Philosophy?


    Introduction to Political Philosophy (PLSC 114)

    Professor Smith discusses the nature and scope of political philosophy. The oldest of the social sciences, the study of political philosophy must begin with the works of Plato and Aristotle, and examine in depth the fundamental concepts and categories of the study of politics. The questions which regimes are best? and what constitutes good citizenship? are posed and discussed in the context of Plato's Apology.

    00:00 - Chapter 1. What Is Political Philosophy?
    12:16 - Chapter 2. What Is a Regime?
    22:19 - Chapter 3. Who Is a Statesman? What Is a Statesman?
    27:22 - Chapter 4. What Is the Best Regime?

    Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website:

    This course was recorded in Fall 2006.

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    Politics and the First World War - Professor Sir Richard Evans


    The First World War put unprecedented strains on the economic, social and political systems of all the combatant nations. A year after the war ended, the Great European Empires had collapsed, and new, extremist ideologies, from fascism to communism, had emerged to disturb the postwar political world.
    This lecture explores the reasons for the radical political changes that made the First World War the seminal catastrophe of twentieth-century Europe.

    The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website:

    Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597. This tradition continues today with all of our five or so public lectures a week being made available for free download from our website. There are currently over 1,700 lectures free to access or download from the website.

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    Mocking Every Hollywood Political Lecture Ever


    Conservatives mock boring and predictable political video from elitist Hollywood liberals.

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    What is Political Theory - Part 1


    This Lecture talks about What is Political Theory

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    Political Science 30: Politics and Strategy, Lec 1, UCLA


    Political Science 30: Politics and Strategy

    January 8th, 2008

    Taught by UCLA's Professor Kathleen Bawn, this courses is an introduction to study of strategic interaction in political applications. Use of game theory and other formal modeling strategies to understand politics are also studied in order to gain a better understanding of politics at large.

    Winter 2008

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    How Political Correctness Limits the Free Exchange of Ideas on Campus


    I cover the language police, the rejection of intellectual diversity, identity politics, micro-aggressions, trigger warnings, safe spaces, cultural appropriation, among other topics.

    This is a recording of an invited lecture organized by the Institute for Liberal Studies and hosted at the University of Ottawa.

    Shot and edited by Colin Snelson (youtube.com/csptech)
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    1) Typos and other possible errors in the transcription of questions and comments in the Q&A portion of the clip do not originate from me!

    2) The original Q&A period contained a greater number of questions and audience statements but the clip's editor made the editorial decision of which to keep and which to delete.

    3) The original clip was of a much higher resolution but I had to transform it to ensure a quicker upload on YouTube.

    4) At two points in my lecture (toward the end), I refer to a formatting error with the numbering of items (on the particular slides). However, you'll note that the numbering on the slides in question is shown correctly in the clip. This is because I was reading off my Powerpoint slides during the lecture (which yielded formatting errors between my Mac and the computer in the lecture hall) however the slides shown in the clip stem from the pdf versions of the original slides (i.e., no formatting errors).

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    B A First Year Political Science Paper 1, Unit 1


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    7. The Mixed Regime and the Rule of Law: Aristotles Politics, I, III


    Introduction to Political Philosophy (PLSC 114)

    The lecture begins with an introduction of Aristotle's life and works which constitute thematic treatises on virtually every topic, from biology to ethics to politics. Emphasis is placed on the Politics, in which Aristotle expounds his view on the naturalness of the city and his claim that man is a political animal by nature.

    00:00 - Chapter 1. Aristotle: Plato's Adopted Son
    12:45 - Chapter 2. Man Is, by Nature, the Political Animal
    30:15 - Chapter 3. The Naturalness of Slavery

    Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website:

    This course was recorded in Fall 2006.

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    An Introduction to International Relations: Steven Pickering


    In this video Steven Pickering, of the Department of Government explains the meaning and signifigance of information in International relations and questions how the nature of information has changed. He begins his Introduction to International Relations lecture by looking at the Cuban Missile Crisis.

    Our Introduction to International Relations (GV103) module provides an understanding of international politics and how to apply theoretical concepts to signifigant historical events.

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    Introduction to Political Science


    What is political science? Why study political science? What are the major subdisciplines within the broad discipline of political science? What are some career options available to those that major or minor in political science? Why should political science interest you? How does it impact your life? How is political science relevant today? In this video clip (recorded on 11/23/13), Professor Sukkary answers the questions above and briefly introduces the discipline of political science.

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    Michael Nacht Distinguished Lecture on Politics and Public Policy


    Michael Nacht Distinguished Lecture on Politics and Public Policy: Peter D. Hart - The Mood of America and the 2010 Elections

    Peter D. Hart is one of the leading analysts of public opinion in the United States. Since 1971, he has been chairman of Peter D. Hart Research Associates.

    As an established leader in survey research, Mr. Hart, along with Bill McInturff of Public Opinion Strategies, has been the pollster for NBC News and The Wall Street Journal since 1989. In the political realm, Mr. Hart has represented 40 U.S. senators and 30 governors, ranging from Hubert Humphrey and Lloyd Bentsen, to Jay Rockefeller and Bob Graham. Additional focuses on public policy and cultural statistics have included work for such clients as the Smithsonian Institution, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Kennedy Center. In the international realm, Hart Research has undertaken studies in South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

    Mr. Hart appears frequently on the major television programs that discuss public policy issues, including Meet the Press, The Today Show, and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. For the past 26 years, he has been a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. He has taught public opinion and public policy at Duke University, the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, and currently at UC Berkeley. Mr. Hart holds a Bachelor's degree from Colby College.

    The National Journal named Mr. Hart to its select list of 150 national leaders who shape federal government policy, characterizing him as probably the foremost Washington pollster for the Democratic Party and its centrist candidates, who plays a key role in identifying and shaping national trends and political messages. In 2002, Mr. Hart was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to Campaign Consulting by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC).

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    The 2012 CLARK KERR LECTURES - The Dynamics Ramify: Academic Politics, Conflict and Inequality


    Lecture 2: The Dynamics Ramify: Academic Politics, Conflict and Inequality

    The second lecture extends the first. Among the consequences of a history of accretions is a structured inflexibility--a limited ability to respond to demographic changes, economic fluctuations, and competitors for resources. Even more profound consequences are found in the managerial implications for college and university management and politics. Accretion generates more complex and unmanageable organizations and multiplies the numbers and types of internal and external constituencies. These have transformed leadership and politics in academic life, including the tradition of shared faculty governance. The lecturer also analyses the cumulative impact of accretions on the prestige hierarchies both among research and collegiate institutions and among academic disciplines. The crisis of the humanities is given special attention.
    The lecture series was established in 2001 under the auspices of the Center for Studies in Higher Education on the Berkeley campus. Initial funding for the lectures was provided by the University of California's Office of the President, and subsequently major complementary funding has been received from the Carnegie Corporation. The Center for Studies in Higher Education has established an agreement with the University of California Press for publication of the second and future lectures.

    The 2012 Clark Kerr lecturer will be Neil Smelser, one of the most distinguished and accomplished leaders of American Higher Education and recognized as a profound observer of higher education. He joined the UC Berkeley faculty in 1958 and has authored eighteen books, including Theory of Collective Behavior. He is a University Professor Emeritus of Sociology for the University of California. His distinguished career has been entirely at the Berkeley campus except for a period in which he was Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford. His research has focused on what he calls the macroscopic social structural level of social life, including economic sociology, social change, social movements, and the sociology of education. He is also a trained psychoanalyst. His most recent book, published by the University of California Press in 2010, is Reflections on the University of California: From the Free Speech Movement to the Global University. Smelser is a former president of the American Sociological Association, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and a member of the American Philosophical Society.

    Professor Smelser's three lectures in the series will be given January 24th and 31st, and February 7th, 2012, on the Berkeley campus, with the third lecture also being given February 14th on the Riverside campus. His subject is Higher Education: The Play of Continuity and Crisis. In the lectures he will present a general view of social change, especially in universities, and interpret contemporary problems, controversies, and enigmas.

    The three lectures are scheduled for:

    * January 24, 4 pm, UC Berkeley Art Museum
    * January 31, 4 pm, UC Berkeley Art Museum
    * February 7, 4 pm, UC Berkeley Art Museum, repeated on February 14 at UC Riverside.

    The series honors Clark Kerr, who served as president of the university between 1958 and 1967. Lectures are given at one or more of the university's ten campuses. Kerr headed the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education and then the Carnegie Council on Policy Studies in Higher Education from 1967 until 1979. He came to UC Berkeley in 1945 as an associate professor of industrial relations and was chancellor at Berkeley from 1952 until 1958.

    Recipients of the honor are selected once every two years and are sponsored by Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE).

    For more information about any of CSHE's lectures and events, contact the Center for Studies in Higher Education at 510-642-5040 or email cshe@berkeley.edu.

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    Keswick Hall Lectures 2016 - Religion and British Politics | University of East Anglia


    Baroness Sayeeda Warsi (former Minister of State for Faith and Communities) and Aaqil Ahmed (BBC Head of Religion and Ethics) visited UEA to take part in a debate chaired by the Rt Hon Prof Charles Clarke. This event was the first in a new series of public talks exploring the current relationship between religion and British politics. The series is hosted by the Religious Literacy Network at UEA, a project designed to promote better understanding of the major faiths at a time when issues surrounding religious communities are often in the public consciousness. Find out more about our events at

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    University of Virginia professor Paul Cantor, curator of the Shakespeare and Politics website ( in the first of three lectures on Hamlet.

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    2015 Castle Lectures - Africa, A Half-Century of Dysfunctional Politics


    The 2015 Castle Lectures - Africa: The Last Frontier for Development – Lecture 2: A Half-Century of Dysfunctional Politics
    Africa has lagged the rest of the developing world in terms of economic development, health, the establishment of social order, and the consolidation of democracy. For development outcomes, compared to other regions of the world, Africa is the “last frontier”. This lecture series will first survey the dimensions of development failures, and then will identify the historical and political sources accounting for this lag. Finally, it will point to some hopeful trends.
    Speaker: David Laitin, James T. Watkins IV and Elise V. Watkins Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

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    GV311 Week 1: Introduction to British Government


    An introduction to the various themes that will be covered during this lecture series.

    Speakers: Professor Tony Travers and Professor Simon Hix.

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    IAS DEMO Class International Relations - By Ashish Sir


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    Fast Track Course for GS Prelims Polity Lecture 01


    18 April 2016
    Indian Constitution - Preamble 00:01 to 52:26
    State and Union territories - Article 01- Article 04 - 52:27 to 2:21:55
    Citizenship - Article 05 - Article 05 - Article 11- 2:21:26 till end

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    Noam Chomsky Lectures on Modern-Day American Imperialism: Middle East and Beyond


    Noam Chomsky, an emeritus professor of linguistics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a well-known political activist critical of U.S. foreign policy, traces modern-day American imperialism to its earliest roots, 25 years before the American Revolution, and he explains how the United States has lived up to its reputation as the most frightening and dangerous country in the world.

    Hosted by Boston University School of Law and the Boston University Anti-War Coalition on April 24, 2008.

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    Oxford London Lecture 2012: 21st Century -- The Last Century of Youth


    Professor Sarah Harper looks at the rapidly declining percentage of young people across the world as the population ageing moves across the globe.

    She asks what implications this will have for societies, their economies and political structures. Professor Harper will also consider the potential collision of the two great 21st century transitions -- the demographic and the environmental - will they be complimentary or in conflict?

    In association with the Guardian

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    Thomas Hobbes and the State of Nature


    Devin Stauffer, Associate Professor of Government, University of Texas, talks about English philosopher and author of Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes (March 4, 2015).

    Professor Stauffer specializes in classical and early modern political philosophy. Most of his research has focused on classical thought, but his current work also examines the origins of liberalism, the theoretical foundations of modernity, and the divide between ancient and modern political thought. He is the author of Plato's Introduction to the Question of Justice (SUNY, 2001), coauthor and cotranslator of Empire and the Ends of Politics: Plato's Menexenus and Pericles' Funeral Oration (Focus Philosophical Library, 1999), and author of The Unity of Plato's Gorgias: Rhetoric, Justice, and the Philosophic Life (Cambridge, 2006).

    The Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts has been made possible by a generous gift from Mr. Emory Williams (Emory College '32 and Trustee Emeritus, Emory University).

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    Giorgio Agamben. Language, Media and Politics. 2011


    Giorgio Agamben, contemporary philosopher, discusses the misconception of modern media, government, power, commandment, oath, grace, language, the night of the soul, and Saint John of the Cross. This is the sixth lecture of his 2011 summer seminar. Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School EGS Media and Communication Studies department program Saas-Fee Switzerland.

    Giorgio Agamben is perhaps Italy's most famous contemporary philosopher; as a leading figure in both philosophy and radical political thought, he has been intimately connected, along with Antonio Negri and Paolo Virno to Italy's post-1968 leftist politics. During his tenure as professor at the Universita di Venizia, he has written widely on philosophy, politics, theology as well as radical critical theory—indeed, there is little in the world of critical theory that he has not at some point touched upon. Working in the wake of such thinkers as Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida, as well as Martin Heidegger (with whom he studied with as a post-doctoral student) Agamben has become one the most influential thinkers of his generation, concerned primarily with the proper ethical and political task of thought.

    With over sixteen titles translated into English so far, Agamben's work covers fields as diverse as Biblical studies, cinema, classical and medieval literature, linguistics, juridic philosophy, as well as commentary on world politics, theories of language, friendship, art, aesthetics, poetics and more. Agamben, continuing the work of both Foucault and Derrida through incisive studies of history and philosophy, as well as philology, seeks to confront and unwind the aporias and gaps which bind us in our mundane existence. Agamben's key question, to which which he draws attention in his introduction to the English language translation of Infancy and History, is what it means for language to exist. Through Infancy and History, Language and Death, and most recently, The Open, Agamben critically reconsiders what it takes for metaphysical presuppositions to exist, and indeed claims that the defining essence of mankind is that of having a language. In Infancy, Agamben is seeking to define the moment of experience which precedes the acquisition of language, not in a temporal or behavioral sense, but rather as a moment which continues to reside in any appropriation of language.

    Giorgio Agamben's translated books include The Coming Community (U Minnesota, 1993); Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life (Stanford, 1998); The Open: Man and Animal (Stanford, 2002); State of Exception (U Chicago, 2003).

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    Political Thought of Hobbes


    This Lecture talks about Political Thought of Hobbes

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    History and Politics at Oxford University


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    Live! Tillerson & Iran, Meryl Streep Lectures Donald, Owned!, News & Politics!


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    The Politics of International Law: Martti Koskenniemi


    The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law (LCIL), University of Cambridge hosts a regular Friday lunchtime lecture series on key areas of International Law. Previous subjects have included UN peacekeeping operations, the advisory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice, the crime of agression, whaling, children and military tribunals, and theories and practices for proving individual responsibility criminal responsibility for genocide and crimes against humanity.

    This lecture, entitled 'The Politics of International Law', was delivered at the Lauterpacht Centre on Thursday 26th January 2012 by Professor Martti Koskenniemi, Professor of International Law and Director of the Erik Castrén Institute, University of Helsinki. For more information about the series, please see the LCIL website at lcil.cam.ac.uk

    Professor Koskenniemi is introduced by Professor James Crawford of the University of Cambridge and Lauterpacht Centre for International Law.

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    Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University


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    Judith Butler, “Legal Violence: An Ethical and Political Critique”


    Tanner Lectures on Human Values - Interpreting Non-Violence
    “Legal Violence: An Ethical and Political Critique”

    Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and the Program of Critical Theory at the University of California Berkeley. She served as founding director of the Critical Theory Program at Berkeley and is currently co-chair of an emerging International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs. Her published works include Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990); Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of “Sex” (1993); Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative (1997); Precarious Life: Powers of Violence and Mourning (2004); Undoing Gender (2004); Who Sings the Nation-State? Language, Politics, Belonging (with Gayatri Spivak, 2008); Frames of War: When Is Life Grievable? (2009); Is Critique Secular? (with Talal Asad, Wendy Brown, and Saba Mahmood, 2009); Sois Mon Corps (with Catherine Malabou, 2011); Parting Ways: Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism (2012); Dispossession: The Performative in the Political (with Athena Athanasiou, 2013); and most recently, Senses of the Subject (2015) and Notes toward a Performative Theory of Assembly (2015). Future projects include study of messianic gestures in Kafka and Benjamin, philosophical fictions in Freud’s work, and gender in translation.

    Butler has received the Andrew Mellon Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in the Humanities, the Adorno Prize from the City of Frankfurt in honor of her contributions to feminist and moral philosophy, and the Brudner Prize from Yale University for lifetime achievement in gay and lesbian studies. In 2014, she was awarded the diploma of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters from the French Cultural Ministry and in 2015 she was elected a corresponding fellow of the British Academy and appointed to the International Board of the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt.

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    Charles Taylor Lecture: Master Narratives of Modernity


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    October 21, 2008 | 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.

    Charles Taylor is one of the world's leading scholars working at the intersection of religion, secularity, and modernity. A philosopher open to other humanities and social science disciplines, he has authored many path-breaking books, including The Sources of the Self (1992), Multiculturalism: Examining the Politics of Recognition (1994) and, most recently, A Secular Age (2007). Taylor was for many years Professor for Political Sciences and Philosophy at the McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where he now serves as professor emeritus. He was awarded the Templeton Prize in 2007.

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    Harvards Undergraduate Council Debate | Institute of Politics


    Harvard's Undergraduate Council Debate with C.C. Gong ('15) -- Sietse Goffard ('15); Chika-Dike Nwokike ('15) -- Una Kim ('15); Sam B. Clark ('15) -- Gus Mayopoulos ('15)
    Moderated by Trey Grayson, Director of the Institute of Politics

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    IB Taster Day lectures - European Studies & European Politics


    Get a taste of a King's lecture from our IB Taster event series. Learn more about studying European Studies & European Politics at kcl.ac.uk

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    12. The Sovereign State: Hobbes Leviathan


    Introduction to Political Philosophy (PLSC 114)

    This is an introduction to the political views of Thomas Hobbes, which are often deemed paradoxical. On the one hand, Hobbes is a stern defender of political absolutism. The Hobbesian doctrine of sovereignty dictates complete monopoly of power within a given territory and over all institutions of civilian or ecclesiastical authority. On the other hand, Hobbes insists on the fundamental equality of human beings. He maintains that the state is a contract between individuals, that the sovereign owes his authority to the will of those he governs and is obliged to protect the interests of the governed by assuring civil peace and security. These ideas have been interpreted by some as indicative of liberal opposition to absolutism.

    00:00 - Chapter 1. Introduction: Thomas Hobbes
    07:28 - Chapter 2. Who Was Hobbes?
    14:12 - Chapter 3. Comparing Hobbes to Machiavelli and Aristotle
    25:26 - Chapter 4. Hobbes on Art, Science and Politics
    33:55 - Chapter 5. Hobbes' Great Question: What Makes Legitimate Authority Possible?
    40:32 - Chapter 6. What Makes Hobbes' Story a Plausible Account of The State of Nature?

    Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website:

    This course was recorded in Fall 2006.

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    Nobel Lecture by Harold Pinter


    What every American need to see three times a year!

    This is a brilliant speech by Harold Pinter!

    Harold Pinter's Nobel Lecture was pre-recorded, and shown on video on 7 December 2005, in Börssalen at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm.

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    CAREERS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE – Politics,BA,MA,Ph.D,Recruitment,Salary package,Govt Jobs


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    Political science is an integral subject of social science that is concerned with practice and principles of politics. It is also an analysis and interpretation of political systems. Since, it covers all aspects of political system of a country it therefore has its core branches as public theory, political theory, comparative politics, international relations, and more. Political science therefore covers a wide area of subjects and successfully studying it can provide individuals with knowledge of various fields and roles linked with the political system.
    Students who want to get connect to operations and systems of the government can opt for this course as their career field. Besides having sound knowledge and a degree from a reputed institution in this subject, it is essential for aspirers to possess leadership qualities within them. They should also possess stress management and decision making abilities in order to have a boosting career graph in this field. Once a political science degree is secured, a student can then look to future job avenues in public administration department, politics, marketing fields, NGOs, law, electoral and polling politics, teaching and campaign management. International social organizations such as WHO, UNICEF, and more, offers great career prospects for those who wish to become political scientists, or political researchers.
    Just like any other degree course, even the political science subject requires a graduation and a post-graduation degree to be obtained by aspiring students. One has to be 10 + 2 in order to get eligible to a graduation degree in this subject. If students aspire to become researchers, or professors in this field, then it is mandatory for them to secure M.Phil or PhD degree in the subject. One may also choose a specialization in the subject on higher front from subjects like international relations, political theory, comparative politics, public policy, global politics, and public administration.
    Almost every leading college and university offers a degree course in this subject. But there are some premier colleges that are known all around the globe for their qualitative educational system. Some such reputed colleges are Hans Raj College, New Delhi; Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi; Presidency College, Kolkata; Loyola College, Chennai; College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram; St. Xavier’s College in Kolkata and Mumbai. For getting admission to most such colleges it is essential for students to secure high percentage in their higher secondary education.
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    Jay Carney Lectures on Politics of Mercy in Post-Genocide Rwanda


    Jay Carney, assistant professor of theology and director of the African studies program at Creighton University, gave a lecture at Holy Cross titled, The Politics and Praxis of Mercy: Ambassadors of Reconciliation in Post-Genocide Rwanda.

    His talk, held April 14, 2016, was sponsored by the Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture and its initiative on Catholics & Cultures. Learn more at catholicsandcultures.org.

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    The General Election of 1979 - Professor Vernon Bogdanor


    A survey of the events and personalities in British politics before the 1979 General Election:

    The 1979 election inaugurated the premiership of Margaret Thatcher, the longest continuous premiership since that of Lord Liverpool (1812-27), and an 18 year period of Conservative government. It occurred after the 'winter of discontent', marked by public sector strikes which destroyed the Labour government's social contract. James Callaghan, defeated Labour Prime Minister, declared before the election that it marked a sea-change in British politics. Was he right?

    The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website:

    Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597. This tradition continues today with all of our five or so public lectures a week being made available for free download from our website. There are currently over 1,700 lectures free to access or download from the website.

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    George Lakoff: Moral Politics


    UC Berkeley professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics George Lakoff explores how successful political debates are framed by using language targeted to people's values instead of their support for specific government programs in this public lecture sponsored by the Helen Edison Series at UC San Diego. Series: Helen Edison Lecture Series [11/2005] [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 11194]

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    Justice: Whats The Right Thing To Do? Episode 01 THE MORAL SIDE OF MURDER


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    If you had to choose between (1) killing one person to save the lives of five others and (2) doing nothing even though you knew that five people would die right before your eyes if you did nothing—what would you do? What would be the right thing to do? Thats the hypothetical scenario Professor Michael Sandel uses to launch his course on moral reasoning. After the majority of students votes for killing the one person in order to save the lives of five others, Sandel presents three similar moral conundrums—each one artfully designed to make the decision more difficult. As students stand up to defend their conflicting choices, it becomes clear that the assumptions behind our moral reasoning are often contradictory, and the question of what is right and what is wrong is not always black and white.


    Sandel introduces the principles of utilitarian philosopher, Jeremy Bentham, with a famous nineteenth century legal case involving a shipwrecked crew of four. After nineteen days lost at sea, the captain decides to kill the weakest amongst them, the young cabin boy, so that the rest can feed on his blood and body to survive. The case sets up a classroom debate about the moral validity of utilitarianism—and its doctrine that the right thing to do is whatever produces the greatest good for the greatest number.

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    Harper Lecture with John J. Mearsheimer: Can China Rise Peacefully?


    There is good reason to think China's rise might be the most important development in world politics during the 21st century. America is now the dominant great power in the Asia-Pacific region, and it is often a jealous god. That raises the question: is a powerful China likely to clash with the United States? Moreover, can a rising China live peacefully with its neighbors, including Japan, India, and Vietnam? Mearsheimer will argue that, if China's economic growth continues, it will build much more powerful military forces than it now has and attempt to dominate Asia the way the United States dominates the Western Hemisphere. However, the US and China's neighbors will go to great lengths to contain China and prevent it from becoming a regional hegemon--leading to an intense security competition in the Asia-Pacific region, with the ever-present danger of war.

    John J. Mearsheimer is the R. Wendell Harrison distinguished service professor of political science and codirector of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1982. He graduated from West Point in 1970 and served five years as an officer in the US Air Force before receiving his PhD from Cornell in 1980. Winner of the 1985 Quantrell Award for distinguished teaching, Mearsheimer has written extensively about security issues and international politics, publishing numerous journal articles and five books, including the 2011 Why Leaders Lie: The Truth about Lying in International Politics, which has been translated into ten different languages.

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    Mindfulness - Prof Mark Williams Lecture


    Science Oxford Live March 2012. Professor Mark Williams from Oxford University delivers a lecture to the public about the science of mindfulness. Find Science Oxford here: scienceoxford.com twitter.com/scienceoxford

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    2. Socratic Citizenship: Platos Apology


    Introduction to Political Philosophy (PLSC 114)

    The lecture begins with an explanation of why Plato's Apology is the best introductory text to the study of political philosophy. The focus remains on the Apology as a symbol for the violation of free expression, with Socrates justifying his way of life as a philosopher and defending the utility of philosophy for political life.

    00:00 - Chapter 1. Introduction: Plato, Apology
    09:31 - Chapter 2. Political Context of the Dialogue
    19:19 - Chapter 3. Accusations Leveled Against Socrates
    27:51 - Chapter 4. Clouds: Debunking Socrates' New Model of Citizenship
    33:31 - Chapter 5. The Famous Socratic Turn; Socrates' Second Sailing

    Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website:

    This course was recorded in Fall 2006.

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    Mass Jewish Politics in the Modern Era


    This lecture briefly covers the rise of mass Jewish politics at the turn of the 20th century, looking at the rise of Jewish Socialism, Zionism, and other movements. Part of the Essential Lectures in Jewish History series available at jewishhistorylectures.org.

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    Aung San Suu Kyi on politics and education for Kapuscinski Development Lectures


    Aung San Suu Kyi, charismatic pro-democracy opposition leader in Myanmar and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, delivered a Kapuscinski Development Lecture on education and politics at Warsaw University on 12 September 2013.

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    Lectures on the Politics of God and the Politics of Man: 01 Introduction Part 1


    This is the first of a series of lectures on politics, religion and social order from a Christian perspective by Stephen Perks.

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    AUS Lectures | The Politics of Piety and the Loss of Spirituality


    Dr. Syed Nauman Naqvi, Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences gives a lecture on 'The Politics of Piety and the Loss of Spirituality' at American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates.

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    Intro to Intl Envl Politics


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    Michael Hardt on The Politics of Love and Evil


    Big Ideas presents Duke University Literary Theorist, Michael Hardt, discussing The Politics of Love and Evil

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    Electoral politics | class 9 cbse civics | social study


    Subscribe to my youtube channel for more best Physics lectures.You can visit physicskafe.com for more educational lectures.These lectures are brought to you by Jagjivan Singh Cheema,Vpo-pipaltha,Tehsil-Narwana,Distt-Jind Haryana,India-126116

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