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  1. More or Less: Behind the Stats Streaming

    Link
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nrss1
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Business Studies, Current Affairs, Economics
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Weekly podcast presented by Tim Harford and created by the team responsible for Radio 4’s ‘More or Less’ economics programme. Each episode takes a topical look at statistics and numbers. The episodes are available indefinitely on the BBC iPlayer and are free to download.

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  2. Institute of Latin American Studies: Videos and Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    http://ilas.sas.ac.uk/events/videos-and-podcasts
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    American Studies, Economics, Ethnology, History, Literature, Politics and Government, Religious Studies, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Series of podcasts from the Institute of Latin American Studies at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Featuring speakers from Latin and South American universities as well as European institutions, the podcasts cover a wide range of subjects including decolonisation, Latin American fiction in UK libraries, mining in the Andes, the legacy of Hugo Chavez, religious practices in the Caribbean, to name but a few.

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  3. Film Interviews with Leading Thinkers Streaming

    Link
    http://www.sms.cam.ac.uk/collection/1092396
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Archaeology, Economics, Ethnology, General Science, Literature
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Freely available archive of over 200 interviews with leading scientists, anthropologists, historians, economists, ethno-musicologists, international travellers and others. Most of the interview were conducted and filmed by Professor Alan Macfarlane and subjects include literary critic George Steiner, historian Eric Hobsbawm, artist Anthony Gormley, anthropologist, Mary Douglas. The interviews include transcripts. The site is hosted by the University of Cambridge.

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  4. African Arguments Streaming

    Link
    http://africanarguments.org/category/podcast/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Current Affairs, Economics, Politics and Government, Social Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    A bi-weekly podcast which explores African politics, economics and culture. The podcasts feature contributions from a variety of guests and deal with individual African countries as well as matters relevant to the entire continent. Sponsored by the Royal African Society

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  5. Kanopy Streaming

    Link
    https://www.kanopystreaming.com/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Agriculture, American Studies, Archaeology, Art, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Dance, Design, Economics, Education, Engineering, Film Studies, General Science, Geography, German Studies, History, Information Studies, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Music, Photography, Physics, Politics and Government, Social Studies, Technology, Women’s Studies
    Type of resource
    AV services, Streaming/Download, Video Sources

    On-demand streaming platform for educational institutions featuring over 26,000 films from leading producers including PBS, BBC, the Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Media Education Foundation, but also many other smaller, niche producers. The site offers both a platform from which to stream films as well as providing a video hosting service. A full range of academic subjects is covered and many of the films, programmes and clips are not otherwise available on DVD. The site also features detailed analytics so that librarians can more easily assess how the site is being used by students. Subscription is based on paying only for the films which students and institutions actually watch.

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  6. University of Oxford Podcasts: European Union Streaming

    Link
    https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/keywords/european-union
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Current Affairs, Economics, Law, Politics and Government, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Audio podcasts on the European Union from the University of Oxford given by the faculty and visiting academics from Britain and Europe. Recent topics have included why Britain should stay in the EU, economic governance in Europe, Syrian displacement, the acceptance of refugees with physical disabilities, forced migration, and far-right extremism. The information on content accompanying the listings is comprehensive and searchable by keywords.

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  7. Planet Money: the Economy Explained Streaming

    Link
    ww.npr.org/podcasts/510289/planet-money
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Business Studies, Economics
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Planet Money is an American podcast and blog produced by National Public Radio (NPR), in association with Chicago Public Media, producers of the programme THIS AMERICAN LIFE. Issued twice weekly recent editions have covered the Chinese economy, the cost of health care, the Greek monetary crisis and the economics of drought.

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  8. University of London, School of Advanced Study Videos and Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    http://www.sas.ac.uk/support-research/events/videos-and-podcasts?
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Economics, History, Law, Literature, Media Studies, Music, Politics and Government, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Selected public lectures, seminars, workshops and conferences hosted by the School and its institutes are recorded and accessible for viewing and downloading from the web pages and from iTunes U and YouTube. The videos and podcasts are arranged in broad categories: Culture, language and literature; Digital; Economics; History; Law; Music; Philosophy; Politics, development and human rights; Research training; Sociology and anthropology. Within the broad categories the titles are listed chronologically; going into individual entries gives a full summary of content.

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  9. MIT OpenCourseWare Streaming

    Link
    https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/audio-video-courses/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Biology, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, General Science, Medicine, Sports Science, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Courses, Streaming/Download

    MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of almost all Massachusetts Institute of Technology course content. The majority of courses contain video or audio lectures. Several courses are translated into other languages. Among the many courses covered are: Neuroscience and Behaviour, Engineering Dynamics, Energy Decisions, Markets and Policies and Computational and Systems Biology.

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  10. The Documentary Network Streaming

    Link
    http://documentary.net/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Art, Economics, Education, General Science, History, Media Studies, Music, Nature, Politics and Government, Sports Science, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Discussion Lists, Streaming/Download

    A site offering free streamed documentaries; new titles are added daily. Films can be selected by broad categories (e.g. Economy, Media, Nature), by country of production and by duration - short (up to 10 mins), mid (11-30 mins) and long (30 mins or over). Filmmakers are invited to send the site their films for potential distribution. An online magazine/gives industry news, new gadgets, reviews, and notice of forthcoming films. Free tutorials and guides on documentary filmmaking are available from the site.

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