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    • Closing session of the National Storytelling Conference, Bhutan, June 2009 

      Unknown (World Oral Literature Project, 2009-06)
    • CMLisation of NWChem and development strategy for FoXification and dictionaries 

      Murray-Rust, Peter; de Jong, Bert (Murray-Rust group, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, 2012-01-12)
    • Cocky King: Country Entertainer of the Bromeswell Cherry Tree 

      Lanham, Neil (Neil Lanham, 2007-09)
      It has been said that the latterday 'more-literate' mind seeks little more than information, whereas those people of an older and 'more-oral' culture were brought up on understandings (Walter Ong). Likewise, the modem mind ...
    • Cocky King: Star of the Bromeswell Cherrytree Plays for You as Yesteryear 

      Lanham, Neil (Neil Lanham, 2009-05)
      In the 194O's and 50's, public houses such as The Cherrytree at Bromeswell in the heart of unspoilt rural Suffolk would have their own musicianer playing for the people what he felt the people wanted. There was not the now ...
    • The commerial sophistication of the Ottoman Empire and its limits 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-06)
      In the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Alan Macfarlane explains the sophisticated marketing system in the Ottoman Empire and reflects on the factors which made it difficult to take this towards a modern industrial civilization.
    • A communion service in a Benedictine Abbey 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-06)
      The service of Holy Communion in a Benedictine Abbey, where the monks take the bread and wine in the beams of sunlight coming through the church windows as the bells ring.
    • 'A Community of Critics', Huxley Lecture 2004 

      Strathern, Marilyn (2004-12-20)
      Huxley Lecture on 'A Community of Critics' by Marilyn Strathern
    • The complex logistics of eighteenth and nineteenth century warfare 

      Dugan, David (2004-08-18)
      Inside an old castle, Simon Schaffer, in three sequences, compares the military technologies of the east and the west. The immense logistical problems of warfare led in opposite directions. The growth of huge mechanical ...
    • The contradictory character of human beings; predation and co-operation 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-05)
      Against the backdrop of an Australian forest, Alan Macfarlane describes the two contradictory drives which motivate humans, namely their predatory hunting instinct and their co-operative and social nature.
    • The contrast of industrial and industrious developmments 

      Dugan, David (2004-08-18)
      In answer to David Dugan, Joel Mokyr reflects on the contrast between labour and machine intensive technologies, which crops are easy to mechanize, and which difficult and often lead to the use of slavery (e.g. cotton).
    • Conversation between Sir Gabriel Horn and Sir Patrick Bateson 

      Horn, Gabriel; Bateson, Patrick (2007)
      A conversation between Sir Gabriel Horn and Sir Patrick Bateson concerning their joint work in the fields of zoology and biology at Cambridge.
    • Cosmopolitanism - Conversation with Stuart Hall 

      Hall, Stuart (2006-09-27)
      Conversation between Stuart Hall and Pnina Werbner on the theme of Cosmopolitanism (to be shown at the Association of Social Anthropologists Silver Jubilee conference in 2006), in March 2006
    • Cosmopolitanism - Conversation with Stuart Halll 

      Hall, Stuart (2006-09-27)
      A Conversation between Pnina Werbner on the theme of Cosmopolitanism
    • The craft of the scientific glass maker demonstrated 

      Dugan, David; Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-23)
      Jim Frost, for many years a scientific glass instrument maker at University College, London, demonstrates the making of small scientific instruments using a burner. He makes a lens and discusses the history of glass with ...
    • Creating and Maintaining a Bespoke Database -- Lessons Learnt 

      Russell, Paul (The Incremental project (Cambridge University Library), 2011-03-02)
      Paul Russell (Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, Cambridge) works with complicated early Irish glossaries with connections that are often fuzzy and phonetic rather than precise. When he went to create a database ...
    • CSSA Spring Festival Gala 2004 

      CSSA, UK; CSSA, Cambridge; Yan, Xiaoxiao (2004-02-05)
      This film depicts a new-year celebration typical of Chinese people who study and work abroad.
    • Dabia (Yunnan) 

      China Central Television (CCTV) (2005-04-06)
      Dabiya is a musical instrument used by Nu people in Yunnan. Nu is a minority which still keeps a primitive way of life. As they have no writing of their own, Nu people have handed down their history and legends by intoning. ...
    • Dakeshidan Hajiadi Tangxaalasanni 

      Ha, Mingzong (World Oral Literature Project, 2009-08-24)
      Researchers Ha Mingzong (Sangji Zhaxi) and Ha Mingzhu (Taimei) interviewed Mongghul Ha Clan elders about clan history and digitally documented (video taped; audio-recorded) the interviews.
    • Datong Mongghul 

      Limusishiden; Jugui (World Oral Literature Project, 2001-01)
      This collection contains 12 videos showing various aspects of Mongghul culture in northeast Qinghai Province. The videos depict various folk practices, including song, folktales, and village rituals.
    • Datong Mongghul Performance 

      Limusishiden; Jugui (World Oral Literature Project, 2001-01)
      This collection contains 12 videos showing various aspects of Mongghul culture in northeast Qinghai Province. The videos depict various folk practices, including song, folktales, and village rituals.