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  1. Bertha Foundation Film Funds Streaming

    Link
    http://berthafoundation.org/storytellers/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Current Affairs, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Law, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Funding, Producers/Broadcasters, Streaming/Download

    Bertha Foundation is devoted to promoting social justice by supporting collaborations between activists, storytellers and lawyers. It offers four film funds: the Bertha Film Fund, which gives grants for the creation of social impact documentary content; the IDFA Bertha Fund, which supports documentary filmmakers and festivals in developing countries; the Bertha Doc Society Journalism Fund, which is dedicated to supporting long feature documentaries of a journalistic nature, and The Guardian Berth Documentary Partnership which is currently commissioning a series of 12 short documentary films from independent filmmakers. The site also offers trailers of all the Bertha completed films via their Film Directory section.

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  2. Earth Rights International Videos Streaming

    Link
    https://earthrights.org/stories/videos/
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Law, Nature, Politics and Government, Social Studies
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download, Video Sources

    EarthRights International (ERI) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organisation founded to promote and protect human rights and the environment in communities across Southeast Asia, Latin America and the US. ERI specialises in fact-finding, legal actions against perpetrators of earth rights abuses, training grassroots and community leaders, and advocacy campaigns. The website includes a Video section with short educational films and case studies.

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  3. The Agora Institute Streaming

    Link
    http://agora.jhu.edu/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Law, Media Studies, Medicine, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Funding, Streaming/Download

    The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is an international philanthropic organisation which funds projects in the areas of arts and culture, education, health and sports, and social welfare. Among these projects is The Agora Institute, at Johns Hopkins University, a multidisciplinary centre that aims to serve as a forum for bringing together experts from the fields of political science, sociology, history, neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, and ethics to examine the dynamics of civic discourse and design and test means for improving open dialogue, civic engagement, and democratic governance. The series Dialogues are monthly events/discussion about specific issues and can be watched via the SNFcasts. Themes covered so far include Stereotypes, Eros, Journalism in a time of Crisis and Crisis in Journalism, and Enhancing the Health Sector in Greece.

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  4. Health and Safety Executive (HES) Streaming

    Link
    http://www.hse.gov.uk/index.htm
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Law
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    HSE is an independent regulator for work-related health, safety and illness and provides advice and guidance on health and safety legislation. Their website makes available a wide range of free and paid resources. The HSE videos page offers a selection on topics and industries including Agriculture, Business, Construction, Woodworking, Manual handling tasks, Breathing CO2, Mesothelioma, and Getting dermatitis. Audio resources include a Demonstration of Noise Induced Hearing Loss, Talking Leaflets on gas safety, homeworking and occupational health and a compilation of podcasts dating back to 2008 on topics including workplace transport, emerging energy technologies, asbestos, noise and vibration at work, construction inspections and gas safety.

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  5. Legal Studies Streaming

    Link
    https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/legal-studies-at-the-school-of-advanced-study/id426112258?mt=2
    Subject
    Law
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    This is a collection of lectures about the study of law by the School of Advanced Study at the University of London. There are 16 lectures, including Does Privacy Matter? By Timothy Pitt-Payne QC, Constitutionalism as a Democrat’s Dream: The Grenada Experience by Professor Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC, The Situation in Belarus: Is There Any Hope for Democracy? By Gay Pahaniajla, a well-known Belarusian lawyer and former judge, Transitional Justice in Colombia and the Victims and Land Restitution Law by Edwin Rubio Medina from the Colombian Association of Barristers, and Teaching Research Skills to Law Students. The lectures can be both watched or listened to via iTunes.

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  6. TED-Law Streaming

    Link
    https://www.ted.com/topics/law
    Subject
    Law
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    A collection of video podcasts which cover a wide range of legal topics, from how to protect workers’ rights in globalised industries to how to reform the justice system. There are 50 videos and they last between 5 and 20 minutes; the earliest episode dates back to 2007.

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  7. The Supreme Court Streaming

    Link
    https://www.supremecourt.uk/news/catch-up-on-court-action-supreme-court-launches-video-on-demand-service.html
    Subject
    Law
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    The Supreme Court is the final court of appeal in the UK for civil cases, and for criminal cases from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The court’s website offers both a live streaming and a video-on demand archive service to watch the hearings of current and decided cases. Footage of the proceedings remains available for approximately one year after the court hearing of the case. This is a unique educational tool for law students and anyone interested in the workings of the highest court in the country.

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  8. Oxford University Press: Audio Resources Streaming

    Link
    https://soundcloud.com/oupacademic
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    History, Law, Literature, Music
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    A selection of audio resources from the Oxford University Press. Music, literature, history and the law are well represented. Editors of the Oxford World’s Classic Series offer useful insights - ‘audio guides’ - into the works of their authors. The selections include Jane Austen’s teenage writings, ‘The Portrait of a Lady’ by Henry James, Tolstoy’s ‘Anna Karenina’, Henry Mayhew’s ‘London Labour and the London Poor’ and many others.

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  9. Oyez Streaming

    Link
    https://www.oyez.org/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    American Studies, Law
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Databases, Information Sources, Streaming/Download

    This unofficial multimedia online archive features over 10,000 hours of oral arguments (in audio format) from the US Supreme Court, dating back to 1955. The project was started in 1997 by Jerry Goldman, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. The site’s current incarnation features text, images, video and audio, all designed to clarify and explain the often convoluted and difficult to follow sessions of the court and is an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in the American legal system.

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  10. 'Brexit Means...' Podcast Streaming

    Link
    https://www.theguardian.com/politics/series/brexit-means
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Business Studies, Economics, Law, Media Studies, Politics and Government, Social Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    In-depth weekly podcasts produced by The Guardian newspaper covering all aspect of Brexit, with contributions from Britons and Europeans as well as Leavers and Remainers. Led by Guardian journalist Jon Henley, the podcast features politicians, economists, lawyers, businessmen and women, campaigners and members of the public, with the aim of shedding some light on the Brexit process and what it might mean for the future of the United Kingdom.

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