Organ Donation Models: Eijkholt and Fleck - Episode 8

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What kinds of organ donation models exist around the world, and how effective are those models? This episode on organ donation models features Assistant Professor Dr. Marleen Eijkholt and Professor Dr. Len Fleck from the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences in the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

Natural Gas, Europe, and Russia

Dear H-Energy Subscribers,

Given the recent developments between Russia, Europe, and the Ukraine, with respect to natural gas, and the U.S. government concern regarding Nordstream 2, you may find these articles from the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies interesting. The highlighted links are to either pdf files or, in one case, a podcast start site.

CFP 'Monarchy and Modernity, 1500-1945', University of Cambridge, 8-9 January 2019

Europe’s past is overwhelmingly monarchical, yet the monarchies that remained in place at the end of the Second World War hardly resembled those that governed Europe at the end of the Middle Ages. Modernity transformed monarchy from a matter of fact into one of opinion, and enabled moving from a world where everything was sacred to one where all was profane. If words, then, remained the same – along with many of the families, their properties and places of residence – their meaning changed profoundly overtime and across countries.

Podcast: The Watery ally: military inundations in Dutch history

For centuries, the Dutch have fought against their arch-enemy: water. But, during the Dutch War of Independence in the 16th and 17th centuries, the Dutch found an ally in their arch enemy. They used water as a weapon against the Spanish by planning and carrying out a number military inundations, intentionally flooding enormous swaths of land to stop or even defeat the enemy.

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