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Mar 26: Human Evolution: Past And Future: Hominin Species And Speciation
Notes on MOOC Lectures
...why are species bounded from each other - we would expect to find - gradual changes in the fossil record - gradual gradations among living organisms, i.e. a continuous range of species of animals - explanation - as gradual changes occurred, they became more and more adapted to smaller habitats - those gradations gave rise to large populations and smaller populations - ... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:11:20 +0200

Mar 23: Sexing The Canvas: Art And Gender: Boucher'S Madame De Pompadour: Controlling The Gaze
Notes on MOOC Lectures
...1754: Pastel of Madame de Pompadour - François Boucher - the official mistress of Louis XV - came from the bourgeoisie rather than the nobility - ennobled by the king upon becoming his official mistress - known for her beauty and - a clever woman - had the king appoint her brother and uncle to positions of importance regarding arts in the society - directors of king's ... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:43:11 +0100

Mar 23: Superpowers Of The Ancient World: The Near East: 1800-1500 Bce: Kamose And Ahmose Expelling The Hyksos
Notes on MOOC Lectures
...Second Intermediate Period (Dynasties 15-17) - 1800-1500 BCE - the most important center in Egypt was the Delta city of Avaris - ruled by the Hyksos King Apophis - Hyksos means "foreign ruler" in Egyptian - Egypt seemed to be ruled then by a Palestinian immigrant elite - the south of Egypt - capital is Thebes - economically poorer - ruler: Seqenenre - Apophis vs. ... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:09:56 +0100

Mar 22: History Of Rock, 1970-Present: Late 80s Indie Rock Underground
Notes on MOOC Lectures
...among the commercial enterprises in the late 1980s - the was developing an alternative, off-the-radar music community - brought music to people in other ways - hard core punk did this as well- college radio and college rock - in the 1970s, AM radio dominated the music scene - FM radio had - classical music - university correspondence courses - Jazz - religious prog... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 02:43:11 +0100

Mar 18: À La DÉcouverte Du ThÉâtre Classique Français: L'Architecture Des Salles De Théâtre
Notes on MOOC Lectures
...il y a deux types de théâtres depuis l'Antiquité - 1. les théâtres en plein air - l'amphithéâtres sur le modèle des grands théâtres grecs ou odéons sur le modèle des théâtres latins - les théâtres circulaires - qui détermine la construction des premières théâtres italiens - 2. en France, le modèle était différent pour deux raisons - 1. c'est une forme rectangulaire - la... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 19:00:58 +0100

Mar 17: Masterpieces Of World Literature: Goethe And Eckermann
Notes on MOOC Lectures
...Castle of Weimar - center of Goethe's social and work life - the duke had brought Goethe to Weimar as a budding writer - Goethe began to assume more and more public functions - theater - founded an amateur theatrical troupe and turned it into a professional theater company - Minister of Finance - sent on diplomatic missions- Goethe's garden house - here 39-year-old ... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 02:34:40 +0100

Mar 14: Introduction Aux Éthiques Philosophiques: Le Mal Radical Et La Voie étroite De L'éthique
Notes on MOOC Lectures
...pourquoi il y a une propension chez les êtres humains à mal agir - il y a du mal parmi les êtres humains - partout ils sont dans les chaînes - nous mentons aux autres - nous nous mentons volontiers à nous-mêmes - on pense qu'on a été contraint de le commettre sans pouvoir rien faire d'autre- d'où vient le mal - de notre finitude - de la puissance immaîtrisable des forces ex... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:05:44 +0100

Mar 07: Christianity: From Persecuted Faith To Global Religion (200-1650): The Great Church (180-313)
Notes on MOOC Lectures
...The Great Church (180-313) - a body of Christians living mostly in cities but also in rural areas - North Africa - Asia Minor - Armenia - Mesopotamia - remained a minority in a hostile world - languages spoke - Latin - Greek - Syriac (dialect of Middle Aramaic) - Coptic (the latest stage of the Egyptian language, spoken in Egypt until the 17th century) - fo... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:39:01 +0100

Mar 04: Gestion Des Aires ProtÉgÉes En Afrique: Les Rôles Des Aires Protégées
Notes on MOOC Lectures
...les aires protégées en Afrique - reconnues aujourd'hui comme étant un outil fondamental pour parvenir à la conservation de la diversité biologique - il y a une progression en nombre et en surface au cours des dernières années - conservent - des espèces menacées - des écosystèmes spécifiques - des milieux rares - dans un état sinon naturel, en tout cas le moins modifié... Sat, 04 Mar 2017 18:14:39 +0100

Mar 02: A History Of The World Since 1300: The Suez Canal And The Malayan Tiger
Notes on MOOC Lectures
...Malay - how the transformation of agrarian hinterlands upsets and changes the lives and livelihoods of a sedentary peasantry - tigers had been the subject of important ritual hunts - tigers have been for centuries a sacred animal for the Malayan - an icon of noble savagery - the gods would often take on great feline features - hunting was a ritual event - for men to... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 20:07:11 +0100

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