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Amalia Freud

Amalia Nathansohn Freud was the third wife of Jacob Freud and mother of Sigmund Freud. She was born Amalia Nathansohn in Brody, Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria and grew up in Odessa, Kherson Governorate where her mother was from. Amalia Freud died in Vienna, First Austrian Republic at the age of 95 from tuberculosis. Amalia was 20 years of age. Amalia went on to give birth to seven more children, born in the following order: Julius Anna Regine Debora Marie Esther Adolfine Pauline Regine Alexander Gotthold Efraim Amalia was considered by her grandchildren to be an intelligent, strong-willed, quick-tempered but egotistical personality. Ernest Jones saw her as lively and humorous, with a strong attachment to her eldest son whom she called "mein goldener Sigi". Just as Amalia idolised her eldest son, so there is evidence that the latter in turn idealised his mother, whose domineering hold over his life he never analysed. Late in life he would term the mother-son relationship "the most perfect, the most free from ambivalence of all human relationships.

A mother can transfer to her son the ambition she has been obliged to suppress in herself". His tendency to split off and repudiate hostile elements in the relationship would be repeated with significant figures in his life such as his fiancée and Wilhelm Fliess. Freud family Freud and his mother Freud and his mother Amalia, in her apartment in Vienna, 5 May 1926

Weeds on Fire

Weeds on Fire is a 2016 Hong Kong film adapted from the true story of the Shatin Martins, the first baseball team from Hong Kong to win a league. The film stars Liu Kai-chi, Lam Yiu-sing and Tony Wu Tsz-tung; the film was released on 25 August 2016. 1984 is a year where many changes take place, such as the signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration as well as the opening of New Town Plaza and the first dragon boat race on Shing Mun River. Tse Chi-lung "Lung", a resident of Wo Che Estate, his neighbour and long-time friend Fan Chun-wai "Wai" enter Kei Kok College, a lowest-tier secondary school whose students' discipline is notorious in Sha Tin District. Kei Kok's principal, Lu Kwong-fai, receives fundings from the District Board with the support of District Officer Mr Tsang to establish the territory's first Chinese teenage baseball team, which he believes can turn bad students good. Acting as the coach, Lu recruits Lung and eight of their fellow schoolmates, who all live under uneasy conditions, to the baseball team named the Shatin Martins.

He enforces strict discipline so as to remind the members to work and behave as a team after their first humiliating defeat to a junior team. Lung looks up to Wai, smarter and physically stronger than him. Wai has started a romantic relationship with his schoolmate Tsz-ching whereas Lung does not dare to speak to Ling whom he has a crush on. After Wai is chosen as the pitcher of the Shatin Martins, he takes pride in himself and belittles his teammates. In the first match of the Little League, Wai starts a fight with the rival team, prompting Lu to publicly replace him with Lung. Feeling betrayed by his friend, an ashamed, Wai withdraws from baseball and school, rejoins gang activities and abandons his now-pregnant girlfriend. Lung is at first angry with Lu for alienating Wai, but reconciles with him. With the departure of the most outstanding member, the Shatin Martins work closer and train harder together winning the tickets to the final of the league. Right before the final match, Lung experiences several shocks in his life.

First, his family is torn apart by his mother's extramarital affairs. Second, although he has summoned the courage to speak to Ling, she has a boyfriend already. Third, he finds out Wai is involved in illegal acts in order to attempt to provide subsidy for Tsz-ching's abortion since she is now on her own after splitting with her family, but she refuses to give up her baby. Lu reminds him to stay focused as the half-a-step he takes at the pitcher's mound will decide the fate of the team. At the final, the Shatin Martins have a hard match against the Japan-based Buffaloes, being far behind in four innings. Wai can not keep his promise to show up to support them. Worried about Wai, Lung fails to concentrate on playing and is hit in the face by the ball struck by the batter; as he falls onto the ground, he realises he must stand up by himself to prove himself capable to Wai. The Shatin Martins manages to come up from behind and wins by 13-12, becoming the first Hong Kong team to win the championship.

Although Wai is injured, he survives and is taken care of at hospital. Lung learns how to adapt to changes, looking to his Tsz-ching as examples. Lu dedicates himself to education and baseball. In recognition of the historic title, the government names a bridge over Shing Mun River after the team. On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Shatin Martins, Lung visits the Admiralty Occupy Site during the Umbrella Movement and recalls the spirit of not giving up hopes despite of failures. Liu Kai-chi as Lu Kwong-fai, principal of Kei Kok College and coach of the Shatin Martins Lam Yiu-sing as Tse Chi-lung Tony Wu Tsz-tung as Fan Chun-wai Hedwig Tam as Tsz-ching, Fan's girlfriend Sadie Wang as Ling, Tse's love interest Kaki Sham as Chan Keung, member of the Shatin Martins Poon Chan-leung as Mr Tsang, Sha Tin District Officer The director Chan Chi-fat and scriptwriter Wong Chi-yeung are alumni of the Academy of Film, Hong Kong Baptist University. Chan won the First Feature Film Initiative competition of Creative Hong Kong in 2013 and was awarded a budget of HK$2 million by the Film Development Fund.

Since the budget was insufficient to produce a normal-size commercial film, the crew had to mobilise support from fresh graduates and students of the Academy of Film. Many of the crew and the cast were underpaid or unpaid; the film was featured at the 40th Hong Kong International Film Festival in March 2016, where its tickets sold out quickly. It was distributed by Golden Scene and publicly released on 25 August 2016. Based on historical events, Weeds on Fires made some alternation for dramatic purpose. Historical photos and accounts were provided at the epilogue of the film; the historical Shatin Martins was established in 1982 whereas it was altered to 1984 in the film, in order to fit into the time-line of the story. The historical Lu Kwong-fai was the principal of Kei Kok Primary School instead of a secondary school. Mr Tsang, Sha Tin District Officer portrayed by Poon Chan-leung, was based on Donald Tsang, who provided elemental support in the establishment of the team and recalled it as the most memorable event during his service in Sha Tin.

Kano Mad World: Another winner of the 1st First Feature Film Initiative Weeds on Fire on IMDb Weeds on Fire at the Hong Kong Movie DataBase Weeds on Fire

MarĂ­a Sumire

María Cleofé Sumire de Conde is a Peruvian politician. She belongs to the Union for Peru party and was a Congresswoman representing Cusco for the period 2006-2011. María Sumire is the daughter of the founder of the Peasants' Federation of Cusco, Eduardo Sumire, was raised in the community of Collachapi, her mother tongue is Quechua. Maria Sumire is an experienced lawyer from Cusco, who has provided legal advice for the Farmer Federation of Cusco in its struggle for land and women's organizations, she is a leader of the Association of Andean Women and was one of the 1,000 women candidates for the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize. She said that she will seek to legislate in favor of the development of poor communities from the southern Andes and the decentralization process in the country. Moreover, she will seek to battle against corruption, she was elected to the Peruvian Congress in 2006, where she was the first Peruvian parliamentarian, sworn in in Quechua, for which she was criticized by Martha Hildebrandt and some other members of Congress.

María Sumire focuses on indigenous language and land rights of the poor communities in the Andes and indigenous people across Peru. After supporting protests of indigenous people against mining in the Amazon in 2009, she and several other congressmen were suspended for three months, she was given the national personality award by the Cultural Ministry of Peru for all her work on support of the indigenous culture in Peru. The promulgation of law 29735 of native languages of Peru marked a new beginning for all the indigenous communities with respect to their own languages. Indigenous communities will have the right to education, transactions among others on their own language and culture. Media related to María Sumire at Wikimedia Commons María Sumire: CV María Sumire's personal blog Ibis Liulla Torres: Maria Sumire – Woman of Faith and Strength

John Cary

John Cary was an English cartographer. Cary served his apprenticeship as an engraver in London, before setting up his own business in the Strand in 1783, he soon gained a reputation for his maps and globes, his atlas, The New and Correct English Atlas published in 1787, becoming a standard reference work in England. In 1794 Cary was commissioned by the Postmaster General to survey England's roads; this resulted in a map of all the major roads in England and Wales. He produced Ordnance Survey maps prior to 1805. In his life he collaborated on geological maps with the geologist William Smith, his business was taken over by G. F. Cruchley. Cary's major works include: Actual Survey of the country fifteen miles around London New and Correct English Atlas Camden's Britannia - maps for 1789 and 1806 editions Cary's Survey of the High Roads from London Cary's Traveller's Companion New Maps of England and Wales with part of Scotland Inland Navigation. "Cary, John". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Oxford University Press. Doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/37265. Allen, P.. The Atlas of Atlases. London: Ebury Press. Moreland, C. & Bannister, D. Antique Maps. London: Phaidon Christies Tooley, R. V. Maps and Map-Makers. London: Batsford Brief biography at Mostly Maps

Kummanam Rajasekharan

Kummanam Rajasekharan is an Indian politician and former Governor of Mizoram. He began his political career as an activist of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and Sangh Parivar in the state of Kerala in 1970. From 2015 to 2018, he was the state president of Bharatiya Janata Party in Kerala, he is the first BJP leader from Kerala state to become Governor. In 1987, he resigned from government service and became a full-time Sangh Parivar worker, while being instrumental in spearheading Kerala's Vishva Hindu Parishad, Kshetra Samrakshana Samiti and Ekal Vidyalayas. Rajaseharan has been the secretary of Hindu Aikya Vedi, Sabarimala Ayyappa Seva Samajam, General-Secretary and Chairman of Janmabhumi. In 2019, he was conferred with a Doctor of Letters degree by the Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabrmal Tibrewala University for honouring his contributions to the field of social work. Rajasekharan was born on 23 December 1952 to Adv V. K. Ramakrishna Pillai and P. Parukkutty Amma in Kummanam village of Kottayam district in Travancore-Cochin, India.

He completed his school education from Government Upper Primary School in Kummanam and N. S. S. High School in Kottayam, he completed pre-degree education from Baselius College and joined CMS College Kottayam and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Botany. He took a postgraduate diploma in journalism and began a career in journalism as sub-editor in various newspapers. In 1974, Rajasekharan joined Deepika news-daily as sub-editor, he worked in different new-dailies such as Rastravaartha, Kerala Bhooshanam, Kerala Dwani. In 1976, he took a break from journalism and joined Food Corporation of India as a government servant. In 1979, he became Kottayam district Secretary of Vishva Hindu Parishad and became its state Joint Secretary in 1981, he became a pracharak in Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. In 1983, he participated in the movement against'Nilakkal land encroachment' and worked for'Paliyam declaration' pronounced by prominent Hindu religious scholars. In 2012, he participated in the agitation against KGS Aranmula International Airport.

He was the Chief Patron of Aranmula Heritage Village Action Council which protested against this airport. He came into contact with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh during his student days. In 1979, he became the district-secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and was associated with many Hindu organisations in Kerala in various capacities. In 1981, became State Joint-Secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad. In 1983, was appointed as General-Convener of Nilakkal Action Council and lead the mass agitation against the encroachment in Nilakkal. In 1985, became General-Secretary of Hindu Munnani In 1987, he contested from Thiruvananthapuram constituency as Hindu Munnani candidate. In 1988, he was appointed General-Secretary of Guruvayoor Temple Action Council and led agitation to take out Jacob Thampi from managing committee of Guruvayoor Temple. In 1989, was appointed Editor of Janmabhumi daily, Kochi. In 1992, was designated General-Convenor of Hindu Aikya Vedi. In 1996, was appointed Organising-Secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad In 1998, was appointed General-Convener of Sivagiri Samara Sahaya Samithi to assist the agitations led by Swami Prakashananda protesting against his removal from presidency of Sivagiri Madom.

In 2003, lead a mass agitation against the Marad massacre. In 2007, was designated as Managing Director of Janmabhumi daily. In 2009, was selected as General-Secretary of Sabarimala Ayyappa Seva Samajam. In 2010, was appointed General-Secretary of Hindu Aikya Vedi. In 2011, was appointed as Chairman, Janamabhumi daily. In 2012, was appointed as Chief Patron of Aranmula Heritage Village Action Council. In 2015, was appointed as President, BJP Kerala State Unit from 18 December. In 2018, was appointed as the Governor of Mizoram on May 25, he resigned from the post on 8 March 2019. In 2019, contested Lok Sabha elections 2019 from Thiruvananthapuram constituency against former Union minister Shashi Tharoor and former state minister C. Divakaran. Tharoor emerged the winner with a margin of 99,989 votes over Rajasekharan. On the evening of 2 May 2003, a group of fishermen were attacked by a mob armed with swords and deadly weapons with the help of local political support. Nine people were killed in that attack.

Many were wounded. Mass protests were carried out by various Hindu organisations under the banner of the Hindu Aikya Vedi, against the violence. Kerala government decided to announce compensation for victims' families and ordered a judicial inquiry into the incident; as the General-Secretary of Hindu Aikya Vedi, RSS, Kummanam Rajasekharan helped the victims of the massacre. Official website Missionaries

Brussels Periphery

The Brussels Periphery refers to 19 Flemish municipalities that encircle the Brussels-Capital Region. The Brussels Region is an enclave of the province of Flemish Brabant. Many of these municipalities are suburbs of Brussels. Due to their proximity to Brussels, they have been urbanised and their housing prices are high; as a consequence, a lot of well-paid people working in e.g. EU institutions reside here. Another issue sensitive in Belgian politics, is the francisation of this area; these municipalities all have Dutch as their sole official language, although six municipalities offer services for French-speaking inhabitants, namely Drogenbos, Linkebeek, Sint-Genesius-Rode and Wezembeek-Oppem. Other municipalities include Asse, Dilbeek, Hoeilaart, Meise, Overijse, Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Tervuren and Zaventem; each year, De Gordel, a family walking and cycling event, is organised in this area as a symbolic affirmation that the municipalities involved are part of Flanders. Municipalities with language facilities Francisation of Brussels Arrondissement of Brussels-Periphery