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  Eastern German Studies Association
The Eastern German Studies Association was an association of scholars interested in that part of Germany once known as the German Democratic Republic.
This page will remain on the Internet for the forseeable future, but will not be regularly maintained.
Stanford University: Cultural History of the German Democratic Republic
www.calvin.edu /cas/egsg   (425 words)

 Encyclopedia: East Germany
Consequent waves of German settlements, which in subsequent centuries later included French Hugenots and Jews, gradually modified the originally Slavic composition of the land, except for the small community of Sorbs in Lusatia, and eventually most of what is now East Germany formed a large part of the historical Kingdom of Prussia.
Intended to be replacements for the Associations of Publicly Owned Enterprises--the largely administrative organizations that previously served as a link between the ministries and the individual enterprises--the Kombinate resulted from the merging of various industrial enterprises into large-scale entities in the late-1970s, based on interrelationships between their production activities.
Main article: Culture of the German Democratic Republic Though the government and the Stasi strictly controlled society, a culture of East Germany developed nonetheless.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/East-Germany   (10098 words)

 OneWorld.net - Afghan Groups Map Road to Lasting Peace   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Without DDR there will be no security and hence no environment for sustainable democracy in the country.
DDR is a pre-requisite for the holding of free and fair elections now scheduled for September.
For the DDR process to succeed it must defactionalise the Afghan Military Forces (AMF) by decommissioning by units.
www.oneworld.net /article/view/82788?PrintableVersion=enabled   (774 words)

 Cultural Association of the DDR - TheBestLinks.com - Kulturbund, East Germany, German language, Socialist Unity Party ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cultural Association of the DDR - TheBestLinks.com - Kulturbund, East Germany, German language, Socialist Unity Party of Germany,...
Kulturbund, Cultural Association of the DDR, East Germany, German language...
The Cultural Association of the DDR (German: Kulturbund) was an organisation in East Germany, which was a federation of thousands of local clubs.
www.thebestlinks.com /Kulturbund.html   (127 words)

 Cote d'Ivoire (01/05)
France's policy in West Africa was reflected mainly in its philosophy of "association," meaning that all Africans in Cote d'Ivoire were officially French "subjects" without rights to citizenship or representation in Africa or France.
Cote d'Ivoire's contemporary political history is closely associated with the career of Felix Houphouet-Boigny, President of the republic and leader of the Parti Democratique de la Cote d'Ivoire (PDCI) until his death on December 7, 1993.
The U.S. and Cote d'Ivoire maintain an active cultural exchange program, through which prominent Ivoirian Government officials, media representatives, educators, and scholars visit the U.S. to become better acquainted with the American people and to exchange ideas and views with their American colleagues.
www.state.gov /outofdate/bgn/c/47129.htm   (5653 words)

 Population Index - Volume 56 - Number 2
Changes in urban spatial distribution associated with rapid economic development in the Republic of Korea are analyzed.
We also find that foreign investment influences concentration in a similar way since foreign investors tend to locate in the main city at low levels of development but are willing to locate outside the center in more developed countries.
Political and cultural factors such as lack of democracy, government instability and religiously and [ethnically] homogeneous populations all contribute to high levels of urban concentration.
popindex.princeton.edu /browse/v56/n2/c.html   (2488 words)

 Sri Lanka - Country Page
The Association of War-Affected Women is working to end the civil war that has gripped Sri Lanka for the last 20 years.
The association educates soldiers, youth, and community leaders about international standards of conduct in war and promotes the economic and social development of women across conflict lines.
This report noted that noted that despite the relatively low per capita income in Sri Lanka, progress had been made in providing essential social services, including free and compulsory education for all children up to the age of 16, free health care, and food subsidies and supplements for targeted vulnerable groups.
www.womenwarpeace.org /sri_lanka/sri_lanka.htm   (4758 words)

 The Flat Hat
According to Jason McFadden, a sophomore member of the Japanese Cultural Association, that's what you're in for if you come to the JCA-sponsored "Super Saturday." The event, which will be held at Lodge 1 from 9 p.m.
The members of the JCA are going to transform Lodge 1 into a Japanese downtown and ask for volunteers from the audience to participate in the game shows they have created.
The second game show is called "DDR Shootout." For the non-videogame nerds out there, DDR stands for Dance Dance Revolution, a game that involves standing on a mat depicting four arrows.
flathat.wm.edu /story.php?issue=2005-02-25&type=3&aid=1   (775 words)

 Eugene Weekly : 03.04.04
According to the International Game Developers Association, at least 50 percent of all Americans older than 5 play computer and video games, and the industry is growing.
Although people can now download DDR software on their PCs and play at home, Fry says many people practice at home in order to show off their prowess in front of others at the arcade.
Walk into the TILT at Gateway and you'll be deafened by a cacophony of crashing cymbals, loud disco drums and high-pitched sound effects blaring from the dozens of blinking machines around you.
www.eugeneweekly.com /archive/03_04_04/coverstory.html   (2311 words)

 Asian Heritage Month   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Culture is what we do, how we do what we do, and what we believe.
CultureFest is an effort to showcase the immense cultural talent from the NYU community such as Japanese traditional dance, Chinese calligraphy, and Korean drumming.
A play that merges past elements of Asian culture with present icons of American culture, this is an unconventional, comedic fairy tale about a spoiled emperor sent by two fairies to learn a valuable lesson with the help of three friends in present-day NYC.
www.nyu.edu /clubs/asian.heritage/2005calendar.html   (1286 words)

 DAW Publications
Focusing on developing countries, the 76-page report gives a detailed overview of employment and displacement effects of economic trends associated with globalization from a gender point of view.
Also needed are multicultural policies that recognize differences, champion diversity and promote cultural freedoms, so that all people can choose to speak their language, practice their religion, and participate in shaping their culture—so that all people can choose to be who they are.
The World's Women 2000: Trends and Statistics is a unique compilation of the latest data documenting progress for women worldwide in six areas: health, human rights and political decision-making, and families.
www.un.org /womenwatch/daw/public   (1337 words)

 Population Index - Volume 62 - Number 3
What have been made to date are analyses indicating that the rate of population growth at certain [periods] tends to be too low or too high...thus leading to the policy to increase or reduce the rate of population growth.
An attempt is made to determine whether pronatalist population policies in the former East Germany were successful in achieving their goal of ensuring population replacement.
It focuses on two aspects: perception of Japanese society towards the increasing presence of foreign workers in Japan and associated problems; and measures taken by the government to overcome labour crunch.
popindex.princeton.edu /browse/v62/n3/m.html   (4477 words)

 Professional Notes
The Ethics 2000 Conference was a series of events hosted throughout April to increase awareness of ethical issues relevant to business, engineering, nursing, the media and the environment.
She also is an STP representative to the American Library Association and STP Joint Task Force on Information Literacy Standards.
She is scheduled to give and interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator portion of the program at a Missouri Bar continuing legal education course on July 21.
www.slu.edu /publications/gc/v6-10/prof_notes.shtml   (2236 words)

Gordana Dana Grozdanic is an nineth-year doctoral student whose primary research interests include the dynamics and relations between the emergence of the literary market, print culture and production, reception and function of literature in the 18th century; Germany and the European Union; German writers and Europe; drama and theater; literature and visuality.
Violet Lutz Violet Lutz is a ninth-year doctoral student writing a dissertation on Martin Buber's re-tellings of Hasidic tales in the context of Cultural Zionism and the "Jewish Renaissance" in Germany in the early 20th century.
In April 2004, Mara presented at the annual Popular Culture Association conference with a paper entitled “The Masquerade of Medieval Masculinity: The German Heavy Metal Band In Extremo.” In addition to contemporary German popular culture and music, her other academic interests include gender studies, DDR literature, and issues of identity in modernity.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /german/people/grad_students.htm   (1979 words)

 The Omicron Point:
The lack of a monolithic culture dominated by an ideology that precluded questioning was required to achieve omicron.
The progressive unification of terrestrial culture means the only way to accomplish this is to colonize thousands of new worlds.
Throughout the advanced industrial nations of the world, high levels of democracy and prosperity have been achieved, but there is a pervasive sense that insoluble social, political, economic and cultural problems have brought progress to a standstill.
home1.gte.net /wsbainbridge/dl/omicron.htm   (4937 words)

 Professional Notes
Moore is the president-elect of the National Weather Association and will assume his role of president on Jan. 1.
The panel was organized by the leadership of the Society for Phenomenology and existential Philosophy for the annual meeting in Denver.
She co-presented a session on "Genetics: From the Lab to the Courtrooms" for the national meeting of the National Association of Women Judges in St. Louis.
www.slu.edu /publications/gc/v5-5/prof_notes.shtml   (2730 words)

A radical examination of the prophetic function of music in Western, Eastern and African cultures with its impact on society and its use in education.
The stories are all about members of the Welsh royal family and their households, but as embodiments of the ancient gods and goddesses of the land.
There are four main branches: ‘Pwyll Prince of Dyfed', ‘Branwen The Daughter of Llyr', ‘Manawyddan The Son of Llyr' and ‘Math The Son of Mathonwy' and other associated tales (depending on the version) including ‘The Lady of the Fountain', ‘Geraint and Enid', and the tale of Taliesin.
www.progbibliography.de   (15131 words)

 DDR - OneLook Dictionary Search
DDR : Butterfly Glossary (networking terminology) [home, info]
DDR : Dictionary of Computing and Digital Media [home, info]
Phrases that include DDR: ddr sdram, cultural association of the ddr, ddr 2, ddr dram, ddr ii, more...
www.onelook.com /cgi-bin/cgiwrap/bware/dofindf.cgi?word=DDR   (188 words)

 Jewish Culture Center - Jewish Cultural Association Berlin
They sought out a cultural, rather than a specifically religious, form of meeting in order to bring together a wider group of Jews and people of Jewish origin.
When the Berlin Wall fell, some of them started the Jewish Cultural Association which is an independent group with a concept similar to Jewish cultural centers in the US where everybody is welcome from orthodox to secular Jewish.
The Jewish Culture Center is now the established home of programs and special meetings dedicated to furthering Jewish identity, community, and history through cultural events, classes, music, religious education and celebrations, lectures and political discussions.
www.juden-in-berlin.de /jkv   (506 words)

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