Latest additions to the Moving Image Gateway

The BUFVC Moving Image Gateway includes over 1,250 websites relating to video, multimedia and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas. To suggest new entries or amendments, please contact us by email or telephone or visit the Gateway at http://bufvc.ac.uk/gateway/

British Journal of Sports Medicine Podcasts
Began podcasting in 2009 and its archives are freely available to download or stream. The podcasts cover practical advice, current research in sports science and medicine, and feature interviews with expert practitioners as well as providing educational material aimed at students and teachers. Recent issues cover Sudden Cardiac Death and the use of Social Marketing to promote physical exercise.

Charlie Rose
Charlie Rose is an American journalist and talk show host. This website archives Rose’s one to one interviews and round table discussion with writers, novelists, scientists, politicians, business leaders, athletes and actors. In the extract below David Foster Wallace talks to Rose about the future of fiction in the information age.

The collection – which is huge – can be searched by subject as well as participant. Also featured are the interviews featured in Rose’s series Middle East Journal and The Brain Series.

LSE Review of Books Podcast
Presented in a half-hour magazine format, this series, which started in May 2012, features authors and academics discussing their latest books, generally in the political and economic arena, but venturing into linguistics, film studies, psycho geography, anthropology and even Scandinavian crime novels. Podcast 4 – London 2012 Olympics: What happens when global meets local? – sees Architectural Advisor to the 2012 Olympic Games and LSE Cities Professor Ricky Burdett talking about the primacy of legacy and the importance of leaving something that becomes ‘a real piece of city’, followed by writer – and Hackney resident – Iain Sinclair’s take on the Olympics, in which he takes issue with the accelerated rate of change, arguing that the history of the place, and the needs of local people have been pushed aside by the demands of the ‘grand project’. In Podcast 5, Melanie Williams, Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at the University of East Anglia, explains how film and gender studies make natural companions.

MyRoe Spanish Corner

Created by the Modern Languages Department at the University of Roehampton, this useful resource consists of a series of over seventy videos – each accompanied by a transcript – filmed by university staff and students, featuring dialogues, discussions and presentations on everyday conversational topics by native Spanish speakers.

Society for Applied Anthropology
The podcasts of this US based professional organisation reflect its mission to ‘to promote the integration of anthropological perspectives and methods in solving human problems’ and are free to download. The range of material is diverse and its coverage global, with particular attention given to globalisation, sustainable development, health and immigration.

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