Tagged: "Global education"


Africa Past & Present “Transnational Islam”

Anthropologist Mara Leichtman (MSU) on religion, migration, and politics. Leichtman unveils her new book New Perspectives on Islam in Senegal (co-edited with Mamadou Diouf). She then discusses transnational Shi’a Islam in Dakar among Lebanese migrants and Senegalese converts, and in London at the Al-Khoei Foundation. Africa Past & Present is a radio series about history, culture, and politics in Africa and the diaspora hosted by is hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb.

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The Next Village (808 series) “Taweret Sculpture – MDG #5: Improve maternal health”

MDG #5: Taweret Sculpture – Improve maternal health.
Inspired by the BBC’s A History of the world in 100 objects, 808 is a new miniature series brought to you by The Next Village, which explores 8 objects and 8 objectives.
In each of these 8 short programmes, TNV chooses an object, artifact or artwork of Irish origin.
The object is explored with the aim of discovering and extracting its connections with one of the Millennium Development Goals. Produced by Maurice Macartney
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The Next Village (808 series) “Vishnu Group – MDG #7: Ensure environmental sustainability” “

MDG #7: Ensure environmental sustainability Vishnu group, Ulster Museum
Inspired by the BBC’s A History of the world in 100 objects, 808 is a new miniature series brought to you by The Next Village, which explores 8 objects and 8 objectives.
In each of these 8 short programmes, TNV chooses an object, artifact or artwork of Irish origin.
The object is explored with the aim of discovering and extracting its connections with one of the Millennium Development Goals. Produced by Maurice Macartney
www.thenextvillage.org

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The Next Village “Womens World”

Global education radio programme produced by Maurice Macartney.
Womens World : A century on from the first celebration of International Women’s Day, we examine some of the problems facing women in the world today and ask: has equality been achieved?
Just how much progress has been made?
where do we go from here?
Recorded on the Centenary of International Womens Day


The Next Village “Begin with the smoke”

Global education radio programme produced by Maurice Macartney. More about The Next Village at www.thenextvillage.org.
“A special programme to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Maurice Macartney and Marcin Krziewicki look at the responses of artists and composers to the traumas of Polish twentieth century history.’

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Africa Past and Present

Spirituality in Central African History

David Gordon (Bowdoin, History) on his recent book Invisible Agents: Spirits in a Central African History. Gordon explores how and why spirits and discourses about spirits inspired social movements and influenced historical change, from precolonial Bemba chieftaincies and 1930s Watchtower millenarianism to the postcolonial state’s humanism and Pentecostalism under Kaunda and Chiluba, respectively. Gordon closes by noting the effervescence of Zambian studies today.


The African Diaspora in Britain

Marika Sherwood (senior research fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London) on the history of the African diaspora in Britain. She discusses aspects of her 2007 book After Abolition: Britain and the Slave Trade Since 1807, the 1945 Pan Africanist Congress in Manchester, and Pan-African biographies. Sherwood concludes by noting the inadequate treatment of black history in the UK school curriculum.

Africa Past and Present

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The Next Village “The Dickensian Bargain”

Global education radio series produced by Maurice Macartney
The first Millennium Development Goal aims to cut poverty in half by 2015. Some progress has been made in that direction, particularly in China, where millions have worked their way out of poverty, apparently through trade.
In The Dickensian Bargain TNV’s Maurice Macartney talks to Dr Alfred Hickey M’Sichili of Comhlámh and Dr Diane Holt of the Trickle Out Project, examining questions of power, trade and enterprise, and asking if the markets be made to work for the poor.


The Next Village “‘School’s Out: the Struggle for Education'”

Global education radio series produced by Maurice Macartney.
MDG2 calls for free primary education for all by 2015; but at current rates, school will remain out of the question for many children by the target date. In this programme we talk to Ciara Gaynor of Oxfam and Paul O’Callaghan of Queen’s University Belfast, to find out why education is worth the struggle. www.thenextvillage.org

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The Next Village (808 Series)

Inspired by the BBC’s A History of the world in 100 objects, 808 is a miniature series brought to you by The Next Village, which explores 8 objects and 8 objectives.
In each of these 8 short programmes, TNV chooses an object, artifact or artwork of Irish origin. The object is explored with the aim of discovering and extracting its connections with one of the Millennium Development Goals.
www.thenextvillage.org