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This short course highlights case studies from New Kingdom Egypt (1550 - 1069 BCE). These case studies cover the enigmatic kings such as Hatshepsut, Thutmose III, Akhenaten and Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ramesses II, Merneptah, and Ramesses III. It will also delve...
This short course will highlight case studies focusing on art from ancient Egypt. The case studies cover the differences in art from a variety of periods of Egyptian history, ranging from the Early Dynastic period to the Ptolemaic period. These case studies include...
Agriculture is only 1.7% of the EU’s economy and 4.4% of its employment. However, agriculture absorbs 37% of the EU budget and enjoys the highest protection against imports. Trading partners consider that unfair; but in the EU, agriculture is also about food safety, animal welfare, environment, and cultural heritage.
Trade deficits, trade wars, protectionism are buzzwords back in the news. While globalization is called into question, tit-for-tat tariffs have chilled business confidence and investment. However countries like New Zealand and the EU still believe in the benefits of free trade, thus they are committed to defend the WTO and to extend their respective networks of agreements.
Paradoxes reveal vagueness at the edges of our concepts. That is why philosophers from the earliest times have loved to formulate, discuss, and try to resolve paradoxes arising across almost every field of philosophical enquiry. This course aims to approach philosophy and logical reasoning through an examination an introduction to some of the most famous and provocative paradoxes.