Shailja Patel

     |    Wednesday November 4th, 2009

Shailja Patel: Poetry, Spoken Word, Resistance They are met with standing ovations across the globe: The spoken-word performances by Shailja Patel are a moving appeal to a new generation of Africans to challenge conventions and social structures, and to advocate democracy. In co-operation with AfricAvenir International e.V., the Haus der Kulturen der Welt presents an 

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Who Is Gretchen K. Berland?

     |    Thursday October 29th, 2009

About Gretchen K. Berland the director of ROLLING:   Assistant Professor of Medicine Section of General Internal Medicine Clinical & Teaching Activities Inpatient attending, St. Mary’s Hospital (Yale Primary Care Medicine Residency Program), Outpatient attending: St. Mary’s Family Health Center Scholarly Activities Understanding the patient’s perspective, particularly in the context outside of the clinical arena 

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What if Tesla…

     |    Tuesday October 27th, 2009

Nikola Tesla lived in an age of decisions. Around 1900, all ingredients of the modern times came into being. Would Tesla’s ideas had been successfully integrated in the to-do scheme of the times, our world would be quite different. Free communication, free sustainable energy production, emmisssion-free electric cars. How radical was Tesla actually? Imagine an 

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The 100 sq. meter DIETZNBACH project

     |    Monday October 26th, 2009

Could “100 square meters Dietzenbach” represent an alternative approach to the politically controversial way that Berlin’s old Tempelhof Airport was dealt with? This is what’s going on in Dietzenbach: Context In 1973, decided to turn Dietzenbach into a spillover suburb for Frankfurt, with plans to increase the number of inhabitants from 6,000 to 60,000. The population in Dietzenbach today is only 

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All About The Monks

     |    Thursday October 22nd, 2009

The New York Times about the Monks   The joyously hostile songs on the Monks’ 1966 album, “Black Monk Time” – newly reissued on the Light in the Attic label – would be essential, strange 1960s artifacts even without the band’s back story.