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 Nordic theory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Nordic race was thought to be prevalent in northern Europe, especially, but not exclusively, among speakers of the Germanic languages, and was characterized by tall stature, wide shoulders, long head- and facial form, straight and fine blond, red, or light brown hair, and blue, grey or green eyes.
This theory held that speakers of the Indo-European languages ("Aryans") are an innately superior branch of humanity, responsible for most of its greatest achievements.
The term "Nordic" itself was initially proposed as a racial group by the French anthropologist Joseph Deniker.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nordic_race   (2617 words)

 Nordic Track Resources & Information - nordic track treadmill c1800
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In most nordic track sequoia cases, this is due to the political ambitions nordic aluminum track of the many Social Democrat governments that came to power during the interwar period in each of the Nordic countries.
www.bizhisto.com /Biz-Retail-Companies-N---O/Nordic-Track.html   (948 words)

 Aryan invasion theory - Wikipedia Light!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The "Aryan Invasion Theory," abbreviated AIT, is a complex polemical construct used in the context of discussions of South Asian prehistory of the period 3000BC to 1000BC.
This theory is most associated with the linguist Friedrich Max Müller, who argued that the Aryans had migrated to India at around 1500 BC, from an earlier homeland in Bactria or further north, in the Central Asian steppe.
The theory that the original Aryans were northern Europeans who had migrated into India was used by some British imperialists as an ideological justification for British control of India, on the grounds that the founders of Indian culture were of the same race as the Anglo-Saxon invaders who established the British Raj.
godseye.com /wiki/index.php?title=Aryan_invasion_theory   (3145 words)

 Nordic theory (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For a given body of theory to be considered part of established knowledge, it is usually necessary for the theory to characterize a critical experiment, that is, an experimental result which cannot be predicted by any established theory.
A theory is also different from a physical law in that the former is a model of reality whereas the latter is a statement of what has been observed.
Unfortunately, the usage of the term is muddled by cases such as string theory and "theories of everything," each probably better characterized at present as a bundle of competing hypotheses for a protoscience.
www.33beat.com.cob-web.org:8888 /Nordic_theory.html   (2368 words)

 Semiotics in the Nordic countries
The Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies (NASS) is an association, founded in 1987, which joins together the semiotic associations, and the individual researchers into semiotics, of all Nordic, or Scandinavian, countries.
NASS also was responsible for a Nordic Summer School of Semiotics with the theme “Culture and the Arts” which took place, concurrently with the Lund congress, in 1992, and another course for researchers entitled “The power of signs” will take place in conjunction with the congress in Trondheim.
A Nordic network of researchers in semiotics was created in 1993, which organised symposia in Lund in December 1993, and in Oslo in March 1994.
www.arthist.lu.se /kultsem/sonesson/nordic_sem.html   (1794 words)

 Nordic Culture > Nils Bohr, Danish physicist - Scandinavica.com
The Danish physicist developed the theory that electrons orbit around the nucleus of the atom, and also set the foundations of Quantum Mechanics.
After receiving his doctorate from Copenhagen University in 1911 he joined the famous physicist Ernest Rutherford (called the "father of nuclear physics"), and at the age of 27 he published his theory of the hydrogen atom, on which he introduced the idea of electrons traveling in orbits around the nucleus of the atom.
Based on Bohr's "Theory of Complementarity", in 1927 German physicist Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr formulated the "Copenhagen interpretation" of quantum mechanics, which is still considered today as the most widely-accepted specific interpretation of quantum mechanics.
www.scandinavica.com /culture/famous/bohr.htm   (931 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Nordic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Nordic Council NORDIC COUNCIL [Nordic Council] international consultative body, created in 1952 by Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
The chief early French proponent of the theory of Nordic supremacy, he was antidemocratic and anti-Semitic.
Bavarian Nordic and Pharmexa Join Forces to Develop New Breast Cancer Vaccine; Bavarian Nordic and Pharmexa Will Collaborate On Developing a New Breast Cancer Vaccine That Combines Bavarian Nordic's MVA-BN Vector Technology And Pharmexa's HER-2 DNA Autovac(TM) Vaccine.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Nordic   (557 words)

 Grønstad on Grand Theory
Metz's and Gerard Genette's and Raymond Bellour's renditions of Benveniste's enunciation theory).
Even if we grant that evolutionary grand theory is one concerned more with identifying the convergent aspects of film fiction rather than with tracing its divergent forms, the biological framework still implies such a level of generality that one may risk losing sight of the film altogether.
The theory's failure to differentiate between the stylistic, formal, and narrative techniques which the individual text materializes thus represents a serious obstacle to the accretion of our knowledge of the specificity of the filmic medium.
www.film-philosophy.com /vol6-2002/n23gronstad   (5260 words)

 Nordic :: Skiing
Nordic means "northerly" or "northern" and usually refers to a region of Northern Europe called the Nordic countries.
The Norwegian Sea, the Greenland Sea and the Icelandic Sea are sometimes collectively referred to as the Nordic Seas.
The New Cross Country Experience - Presented by the Ontario Nordic Ski Committee is a volunteer-based organization committed to the development and promotion of nordic skiing in the southern Ontario region.
sports.gourt.com /Winter-Sports/Skiing/Nordic.html   (990 words)

 Nordisk InnovationsCenter - Good Practices in Nordic Innovation Policy
Innovation is seen as the end result of complex interaction within an innovation system consisting of a large number of participants, including company customers and suppliers, all kinds of RandD and knowledge institutions, financial institutions, public policy measures, the institutional and regulatory framework and various forms of knowledge-based infrastructures.
Based on the mapping of Nordic innovation policy measures directly or indirectly targeting SMEs, the study aims at revealing significant patters as regards what type of instruments that have been considered successful, and why this is so.
To gain more insight into the similarities and differences between the policy development in the Nordic countries, based on existing research on the national innovation systems of these countries, on the policy intrument survey and on relevant policy documents.
www.nordicinnovation.net /article.cfm?id=3-834-147   (538 words)

 Nordic LHC Physics Workshop (March 2000) - Bulletin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We are organizing a joint theory/experimental Nordic workshop on LHC physics.
LHC experiments form the main particle physics commitment in the Nordic countries, and particle physicists should take care of being prepared to fully exploit the physics potential of LHC.
For particle theorists, on the other hand, it is important to have the theories tested in experiments.
www.hep.lu.se /nordic-lhc/Lund_mar00.html   (237 words)

 Nordic Magic Healing: runes, charms, incantations, and galdr
Dumézil says covertly that even De Vries is " tinted " by Mogk’s theory, despite the fact that De Vries criticizes some of his excesses.
This theory claims that the myths that are only found in Snorri are not reliable because Snorri did not simply report them, he created his own mythology.
Note also that, in the Kalevala, not a human, but the " dragon of the waters " is born from a Goddess’s spit warmed up by the sun, which confirms at least a Nordic belief in the generative power of divine spit].
www.nordic-life.org /nmh/loki.htm   (2020 words)

 A. James Gregor on National Socialism and Race   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Nordic blood, when transfused into the sick will promote rapid improvement (24) while a transfusion of blood from the lower races (particularly Jewish blood) with dispatch the patient.
While it was true that a "true" Nordic (Nordic genotype) could not be distinguished from a "pseudo" Nordic (Nordic only in physical type) it seemed reasonable (at least to Guenther) to presume that where one found a higher incidence of Nordic morphological traits one would find a higher incidence of Nordic psychic traits.
Actually the elements of a far more profound theory are to be discerned in the few surviving books that mark the last dynamic phase of development of a concept of race free of the encumbrances of a hysterical Nordicism.
dienekes.angeltowns.net /texts/natsoc   (4815 words)

 The Sigurdur Nordal Institute, Upcoming Events
The Nordic advisory committee on teaching of Nordic studies abroad, to which the institute is affiliated, holds its spring session in Helsinki on 7 April.
The role of the committee is to promote tuition of Nordic languages abroad and support cultural promotions and promulgation of information, which are carried out by Nordic guest lecturers and their colleagues at university institutions in Nordic languages and literature, both in the Nordic countries and elsewhere.
The advisory committee on teaching of Nordic studies abroad holds a conference for lecturers in Nordic languages working in German-speaking countries in Berlin on 25-27 May. The conference will discuss the Nordic languages, theory of language teaching, literature, cultural geography and history.
www.hi.is /pub/Nordals/ens/events.html   (950 words)

 Nazism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hitler's theories were not only attractive to Germans: people in positions of wealth and power in other nations are said to have seen them as beneficial.
These theories were used to justify a totalitarian political agenda of racialism, which grew to include the racist persecution of Jews while suppressing dissent.
Like other fascist regimes, the Nazi regime emphasized anti-communism, opposition to corporate interests not aligned with the state, uniting all workers to work for the common good, and the leader principle (Führerprinzip), a key element of fascist ideology in which the ruler is deemed to embody the political movement and the nation.
www.higiena-system.com /wiki/link-Nazism   (5067 words)

 Green CheeseEtymologyOfOkay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Everyone else's theory is that millions of people were saying "okay", including whites, before the newspaper article was written.
The story that the word came from fls and got backronymed makes much more sense than the fable that the word was an incorrectly spelled acronym which then got widely adopted in a time when people almost never adopted acronyms into their language.
The OED's theory of the case is that the word was invented in that one article and spread from there.
www.greencheese.us /EtymologyOfOkay   (1753 words)

 ECTS 2006-2007 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Students are expected to learn scientific theory and method, the history, tradition and characteristics of the discipline, and additionally develop an independent critical attitude to scientific material and presentation.
A minimum of 30 of the 80 credits must be from language courses and 30 from literature courses; the master¿s degree may not be based on a pure literature or pure language specialisation.
Students choose freely from Nordic languages or Nordic literature, or they may combine languages and literature; however, they are recommended to use the taught courses as a starting point.
www.hia.no.cob-web.org:8888 /ects/06/index.php?studieprogramkode=MASTNOR   (620 words)

 Review: Beyond Role and Play
And if you ask my opinion, theories from the fields of theatre or literature doesn't work as well as does forms of cultural analysis drawn from the fields of sociology and anthropology.
On the other hand, sitting around comparing theories, making new ones on the basis of old ones, as a pure intellectual exersise - to me this is comparable with sitting in your room in your parents house making a new combat system for Rolemaster.
Sure, you can make systems like that (theory or combat systems), but they matter little to the world at large, they don't create much enjoyment in actual play, and sadly enough they're often forced on the Common Crowd by the fanatics who've put them together.
www.darkshire.net /jhkim/rpg/theory/solmukohta/brap_review1.html   (1182 words)

 OutlookSoft - News & Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Based on this theory as well as demonstrated initial interest from Nordic customers, OutlookSoft today announced that it has opened Nordic offices to provide local sales, distribution, consulting, and training services.
OutlookSoft Nordic is staffed by a team of seasoned industry experts with extensive knowledge of enterprise analytic applications, familiarity with the business culture in the Nordic countries, and demonstrated results in supporting international clients.
"Nordic customers understand the value of having a single, unified source of corporate intelligence to ensure consistency, transparency, and accountability in the strategic management of their business, and we believe they will be quick to adopt BPM as an effective addition to traditional BI solutions," said Anders Wincrantz, managing director, OutlookSoft Nordic.
www.outlooksoft.com /news_events/press_releases/2002/pr_nordic_02.htm   (576 words)

 Linguist List - Book Information
Whereas most of the traditional presentations of Nordic language history are confined to individual languages and often concentrate on purely linguistic data, the present work covers the history of all Nordic languages in its totality, embedded in a broad culture-historical context.
The Nordic languages are described both individually and in their mutual dependence as well as in relation to the neighboring non-Nordic languages.
Hans-Peter Naumann is Professor of Nordic Philology at the University of Zürich, Switzerland.
linguistlist.org /pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=14038   (460 words)

 Defining the Nordic Style
There is however a significant, growing minority in the Nordic community that thinks live action roleplaying and tabletop roleplaying are fundamentally two forms of the same activity, just utilizing different methods.
The Turku School in As Larp Grows Up in my opinion beautifully distills one substyle of the Nordic tradition, in which the gamemaster has a vision that he wants the participants to experience, and in which immersion is seen as the ultimate method for attaining this experience.
And, in all fairness, there is also an old guard in the Nordic tradition that's stuck in its ways, thinks that any rules are bad and is stuck on immersion as the holy grail without seeing potential in other forms of attaining the same experience or meaning from a game.
www.indie-rpgs.com /forum/index.php?t=14273&highlight=   (1241 words)

 The WWW Virtual Library: West European Studies; Denmark; bibliography.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
"Nordic bifurcation in post-wall Europe." In Local and regional governance in Europe: evidence from Nordic regions.
Nordic perspectives on European financial integration: proceedings of Nordic Seminar on European Financial Integration, Hanasaari, Helsinki, Finland, April 27-28, 1992.
Nielsson, Gunnar P. "The Nordic and the continental European dimensions in Scandinavian integration: Nordek as a case study." Cooperation and Conflict 1971 6(3/4): 173-181.
www.library.pitt.edu /subject_guides/westeuropean/wwwes/mspr-d-b.html   (6649 words)

 The Nordic Nexus — www.greenwood.com
The Nordic region balanced security through a combination of NATO ties, neutralism, and special treaties, and low-voltage diplomacy to keep both superpowers at length.
The book uses materials from U.S. and Norwegian archives, summarizes the findings of Nordic secondary literature on security, and utilizes concepts borrowed from international relations theory in order to describe Nordic regional security cooperation and to provide a useful model of peaceful security.
To test for applicability in the Third World, the Nordic model is then compared to the regional integration system in Southeast Asia--the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
www.greenwood.com /catalog/C4743.aspx?print=1   (206 words)

 Top 20 Encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Before the 19th century, the term Nordic or Northern was often used to mean Northern Europe, including European Russia, the Baltic countries (at that time Estonia, Livonia and Curonia) and Greenland.
During the Viking era, the Scandinavian countries all shared a common culture, language and religion; Old Norse and Norse mythology, although Finland, due to its different cultural, mythological and lingustic Finno-Ugric heritage is considered to be separate from the Scandinavian grouping.
In most cases, this is due to the political ambitions of the many Social Democrat governments that came to power during the interwar period in each of the Nordic countries.
encyc.connectonline.com.cob-web.org:8888 /index.php/Nordic_countries   (919 words)

 Madison Grant (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Nordic theory, however, further subdivided Caucasoids into three groups: Nordics (whom evolved in what is now Scandinavia and Britain), Alpines (Central and Eastern Europe), and Mediterreneans (Southern Europe and the Iberian Peninsula).
Nordics were, in his mind, responsible for all of the truly important achievements of civilization.
It's all scientific stuff; it's been proved." Grant's conservationism and his eugenics are not unrelated: both are hallmarks of the early 20th-century Progressive movement, and both assume the need for various types of stewardship over their charges.
madison-grant.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (902 words)

 [Polaris tour] Book tour experiences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
And I think the reference to larpers, ie the nordic theorists being left oustide the divide means that Ben thinks their play in general doesn't suck, even though they do lack the tools to negotiate creative agenda.
The Nordics could utilize the Forge theory to formalize their desired creative agenda, while the Forge could add the experientalist agenda to their repertoir, with ready to use tools for attaining good results in that play courtesy of the Nordic theorists.
The "High Nordic" LARP school (to distinguish it from "the general roleplaying population") is indeed very cool, very different from the Forge, and to me personally a little scary (see this thread for me whimpering in public).
www.indie-rpgs.com /forum/index.php?topic=17162.0   (5180 words)

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