G. Baderoon on South Africa and Energy Sources

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Professor Gabeba Baderoon discussed recent debates in South Africa over energy sources.

To watch the three segments of her lecture (along with class discussion) on ITunes, please click HERE .

Stephan Rist's Lecture

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Professor Stephan Rist, in transit between Switzerland and Bolivia, talked to the class about the complexities of finding common ground, when two sets of people have very different metaphysical ideas.

To watch the three segments of his lecture (along with class discussion) on ITunes, please click HERE .

C. Becker on Sustainability in Semi-Arid Namibia Grasslands

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To listen to Prof. Christian Becker discuss strategies for maintaining the health of semi-arid grasslands in Namibia, and the following discussion, click on HERE and listen on ITunesU. 

Dr. Ruth Mendum on Seeds and Biodiversity

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To hear Dr. Ruth Mendum's lecture, and the following discussion, about the role of seeds in global agriculture, and the threat of diminished biodiversity, click HERE to listen in ITunesU.

Prof. I. Logan's Critique of 'Sustainability'

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Click HERE to view Professor Ikubolajeh Logan's talk about the limitations of current conceptions of development and sustainability, as they are implemented in sub-Saharan Africa, and the discussion.

(In order to view the content you must have the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer.) For help logging into iTunes U, please click HERE to watch this short video.

Discussion of Speakers

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Today, Monday February 22, 2010, our speaker will be Professor Ikubolajeh Logan. A video of his talk will be posted. Students will post their response papers here as 1-page comments in a week or so.

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