Being part of the Kingdom of Denmark, the foreign relations of Greenland are handled in cooperation with the Danish government and Government of Greenland. Unlike Denmark, Greenland is no longer part of the European Union, the country changed its status to an OCT, a dependent territory that have a special relationship with a member state of the EU. However, Greenland remains a full member of the Council of Europe and NATO. With the Kingdom of Denmark having the responsibility for Greenland's international affairs, other countries do not have direct diplomatic representation in Greenland—their embassies or consulates in Denmark are responsible for their relations with Greenland and their citizens in Greenland. Greenland is represented internationally by the embassies and consulates of Denmark, although Greenland does directly participate in some Nordic organisations like the West Nordic Council and the Overseas Countries and Territories Association that provide membership for dependent territories.
Greenland has representative offices in several countries and otherwise is represented by Embassies of Denmark worldwide. The Self-Government Act of 2009 allows the island to open diplomatic offices for trade and other areas that it is responsible for. Belgium Brussels Denmark Copenhagen Iceland Reykjavík United States Washington, D. C. China Beijing United States New York City As of 2019 the United States plans to reopen its consulate in Nuuk, which closed in 1953. Qaanaaq is a sensitive area, due to the forced removal of the local population when establishing the base, handling of removal, compensation of the locals incidents aggravated the case. Uncontested dispute with Canada over Hans Island sovereignty in the Kennedy Channel between Canadian Ellesmere Island and Greenland. Greenland – European Union relations Politics of Greenland List of diplomatic missions in Greenland Official website of the Department of Foreign Affairs of Greenland – Naalakkersuisut
Anthony Lander Horwitz was an American journalist and author who won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. His books include One for the Road: a Hitchhiker's Outback, Baghdad Without a Map, Confederates in the Attic, Blue Latitudes, A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World, Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War, Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide, he was born in Washington, D. C. the son of Norman Harold Horwitz, a neurosurgeon, Elinor Lander Horwitz, a writer. Horwitz was an alumnus of Sidwell Friends School, in Washington, D. C, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa as a history major from Brown University and received a master's degree at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Horwitz won a 1994 James Aronson Award and the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for his stories about working conditions in low-wage America published in The Wall Street Journal, he worked as a staff writer for The New Yorker and as a foreign correspondent covering conflicts in Africa and the Middle East.
He documented his venture into e-publishing and reaching best-seller status in that venue in an opinion article for The New York Times. In 2019 he began writing and lecturing for the The Gertrude Polk Brown Lecture Series at The Filson Historical Society, his book Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide focuses on the early New York Times journalist and correspondent Frederick Law Olmsted's travels through the South. He was a fellow at the Radcliffe College Center of Advanced Study and a past president of the Society of American Historians. Horwitz married the Australian writer Geraldine Brooks in France in 1984, she won the Pulitzer Prize, in 2006, for her novel, March. They had two children. On May 27, 2019, Horwitz collapsed while walking in Washington, D. C.. He was in the midst of a book tour for Spying on the South. One for the Road: a Hitchhiker's Outback. Harper & Row Publishers. 1987. ISBN 978-0063120952. OCLC 26195613. Baghdad Without A Map. Angus & Robertson. 1991. ISBN 978-0-207-17168-0.
Confederates in the Attic. Pantheon Books. 1998. ISBN 978-0-679-43978-3. Blue Latitudes. Macmillan. 2002. ISBN 978-0-8050-6541-1. OCLC 49626343. Into the Blue. Bloomsbury Publishing. 2003. ISBN 978-0-7475-6455-3; the Devil May Care: 50 Intrepid Americans and Their Quest for the Unknown. Oxford University Press. 2003. ISBN 978-0-19-516922-5. OCLC 52477250. A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World. Henry Holt. 2008. ISBN 978-0-8050-7603-5. OCLC 180989602. Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War. Henry Holt. 2011. ISBN 978-0-8050-9153-3. OCLC 697267337. BOOM: Oil, Cowboys and the Energy Rush That Could Change America Forever. Amazon Digital Services. 2014. Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide. Penguin Press. 2019. Official website Appearances on C-SPAN Writer's Talk Interview
Sommeregg is a medieval castle near Seeboden in the Austrian state of Carinthia, Austria. It is situated in the foothills of the Nock Mountains at an altitude of 749 m; the fortress served as an administrative seat in the Upper Carinthian estates held by the Counts of Ortenburg and Celje. The castle was erected in the 12th century, as one Witemarus de Sumereke was mentioned in an 1187 deed issued at Neustift Abbey in Tyrol; the Lords of Sommeregg served as ministeriales of Count Otto II of Ortenburg, who ruled over extended estates in Upper Carinthia, rivalling with the House of Gorizia and the Salzburg archbishops. On 29 May 1275 the marriage of Otto's granddaughter, Euphemia of Ortenburg-Hardegg, with Count Albert I of Gorizia was arranged here. In the 14th century, the Lords of Sommeregg achieved the knightly status of Ortenburg burgraves and castellans with comprehensive administrative and military responsibilities in the lordship of the manor; when the Counts of Ortenburg became extinct in 1418, their possessions passed to the Counts of Celje in Carniola, who left the administration of the remote Upper Carinthian estates to local stadtholders.
In 1442 the Styrian noble Andreas von Graben by marriage inherited the Sommeregg burgraviate. His rights were acknowledged by Count Frederick II of Celje and the castle became a residence of the House of Graben; the dynasty maintained the title of Sommeregg burgraves when the last Celje count Ulrich II was murdered in 1456. After a long dispute with Count John II of Gorizia, the former Ortenburg possessions fell to the Habsburg emperor Frederick III, who confirmed the feudal rights of the Graben family. Andreas von Graben was succeeded by his son Virgil in 1463, however, in 1487 the castle was occupied and devastated by Hungarian forces under King Matthias Corvinus on his campaign against the Austrian Habsburgs. Afterwards Virgil von Graben had the fortress rebuilt in its current appearance. Through Virgil's niece and heiress Rosina, Sommeregg passed to the Bavarian Lords of Rain. In 1550 it was purchased by the Carinthian noble Christoph Khevenhüller, whose descendants held the castle until 1628.
Olivier Peyon is a French screenwriter and film director, born in L'Haÿ-les-Roses, France, on January 23, 1969. Olivier Peyon grew up in the suburbs of Paris, he went to college in Nantes to study Economics returned to Paris where he began working as a production assistant, notably on films by Idrissa Ouedraogo. He translated English-language films for French distribution, including works by Coen Brothers, Ken Loach, Stephen Frears, Danny Boyle, Jane Campion, as well as Four Weddings and a Funeral, Being John Malkovich, Notting Hill, The Usual Suspects and the TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, he started out with the short film Promis, juré, followed by Jingle Bells, selected for the 54th Venice Film Festival, Claquage après étirements, À tes amours, awarded at New York City, Luchon and La Ciotat. His first feature film Les Petites Vacances, was released in 2007, starring Claude Brasseur and Bernadette Lafont, he has written and directed two documentaries for Empreintes, a famous French documentary series produced by France 5: the first one is a portrait of Elisabeth Badinter, a French author and professor of Philosophy at the École Polytechnique in Paris, daughter of the late Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet, founder of the Publicis Groupe, the wife of Robert Badinter, a famous French lawyer, law professor and previous French Minister of Justice.
The second documentary is about Michel Onfray, a contemporary French philosopher who adheres to hedonism and anarchism, a prolific author on philosophy with more than 50 written books translated in 30 countries. Comment j' ai détesté, it is an international documentary about the place of Mathematics in today's world. Produced by Arte and Haut & Court, Comment j'ai détesté les maths was released in French theaters in November 2013; the film was well received by audiences and critics alike, performed well at the box office. It was nominated for best documentary at the CESAR 2014; the success of the film has continued with its release on DVD along with a edited extra film En Route for the Fields Medal, a portrait of French mathematician Cédric Villani on his way to receive the 2010 Fields Medal in Hyderabad, India. Comment j'ai détesté les maths was screened in front of an audience of 2000 at the 2014 ICM in Seoul, it won the 2014 d'Alembert Prize, the Golden Owl prize at Bergen International Film Festival and the International Science Film Festival World of Knowledge award in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
1996: Promis, juré 1997: Jingle Bells 2001: Claquage après étirements 2001: À tes amours 2007: Les Petites Vacances 2009: Elisabeth Badinter, à contre-courant 2011: Michel Onfray, philosophe citoyen 2013: Comment j'ai détesté les maths 2014: En route pour la médaille Fields 1997: better short-measuring with the international Festival of Brussels, for Promis, juré. 2002: better short-measuring with the international Festival of French-speaking film of Namur, for Claquage après étirements. 2006: better film with the international Festival of Mannheim-Heidelberg, for Les Petites Vacances. Olivier Peyon on IMDb
The Prelude Implicit is the fifteenth studio album by American progressive rock band Kansas, released in September 2016. It is their third studio album without founding member, lead vocalist and keyboardist Steve Walsh, who retired from the band in 2014, it is their first album with lead vocalist and keyboardist Ronnie Platt, keyboardist David Manion, guitarist Zak Rizvi, who started as a co-producer and songwriter before being named a full member of the band. The first album since 2000's Somewhere to Elsewhere, it marks the longest period between two Kansas studio albums to date. Founding member Kerry Livgren, who had returned as the main songwriter for that album, departed the band again following its release leaving Steve Walsh as the group's sole songwriter, his reluctance towards committing to new studio material left the band without new output. While the group would continue to release live and compilation albums throughout the next decade, Native Window was formed as a side project by Ehart, Greer and Williams who wanted to record new material as a separate entity.
Walsh's departure in 2014 and the addition of Platt and Manion and Rizvi paved the way for a new Kansas album. Tim Jones of Record Collector magazine found the album "an attempted simulacrum of heyday glories, laudable while not quite scaling the heights", remarking how "the trademark intricate interplay of strings, driving rhythm and golden harmonies is all present and correct" and "should please the faithful, without eclipsing more recent predecessors like Somewhere to Elsewhere". AllMusic's James Christopher Monger praised the album for being "something that sounds both familiar and forward thinking" and wrote that "the technically superb The Prelude Implicit - - hits all of the right notes and should please longtime fans, despite the absence of Walsh". Ultimate Guitar staff enjoyed the balance between hard rock, AOR and prog rock of the new songs, signaling in particular "the album's grand, epic piece" "The Voyage of Eight Eighteen", which "could have been written in the same sessions that produced tracks like'Song for America' and'Magnum Opus'."
The reviewer wrote that the new Kansas line-up "doesn't at all sound like a band bereft of musical inspiration", but "like a band firing on all cylinders, putting out the music they want to make" and producing "the most inspired thing they've done since their heyday." KansasRonnie Platt – lead vocals, piano on "The Voyage of Eight Eighteen" Rich Williams – electric and acoustic guitars, producer Zak Rizvi – electric guitar, producer, mixing David Manion – piano, keyboards and sound design David Ragsdale – violin, vocals Billy Greer – bass, lead vocals on "Summer" Phil Ehart – drums, producerProductionChad Singer - engineer James Cobb, Jonathan Beckner, Will McPhaul - assistant engineers Jeff Glixman - mixing and mastering producer Vlado Meller - mastering Denise de la Cerda - artwork Michie Turpin - photography Christine Boyd - logo and title design Thomas Ewerhard - album layout Also charted on Billboard charts at #15 in Album Sales, #17 in Vinyl Album Sales, #10 in Internet Albums, #14 in Current Albums
Eric Wade Heitmann is a former center. He was drafted by the 49ers in the 7th round of the 2002 NFL Draft. Heitmann graduated from Stanford University where he was voted first team All-American following the 2001 season, he played guard for his entire tenure as a Cardinal, he was a three time All-Pac-10 selection. Heitmann became the first Stanford offensive lineman voted All-American since Bob Whitfield in 1992. In 2002, Heitmann was the first rookie to start a game on the 49ers offensive line since 1987, when Harris Barton started at right tackle, he finished the 2002 season starting 12 games, including two playoff contests. He switched to center in the absence of regular center Jeremy Newberry. After an injury-plagued 2003 season, he started all 16 games in 2004. Prior to the 2005 season, he worked to get stronger and more powerful under the tutelage of renowned strength coach Johnny Parker, his work paid off early in minicamps, the 49ers signed him to a 4-year extension in June 2005. He started in all 16 games including 10 at six at center during the 2005 season.
Heitmann was converted to full-time center for the 2006 season. However, on December 14, in a game against the Seattle Seahawks, Heitmann broke his right tibia with 6:13 left in the first quarter on a two-yard run by Frank Gore. Heitmann was down on the field for several minutes before being taken to the locker room on a cart, he had surgery on his knee and finished the 2006 season on injured reserve after having started the first 14 games. For his dedication and commitment, Heitmann was given the Bobb McKittrick award, named after the late 49ers offensive line coach. In 2007, Heitmann proved that he recovered from his injury, as he once again started all 16 games at center, he retired from the San Francisco 49ers on July 29, 2011. Heitmann graduated from Stanford with a degree in public policy, he and his wife, live in San Carlos with their two daughters. Eric is gifted musically and plays concert piano, as well as composes his own music; the third of four sons, his parents are Mike, a veterinarian, Carolyn, a registered nurse.
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