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Kollafjørður is a village in the Faroe Islands, located on the island of Streymoy. As of 2012, the village has a population of 793, its postal code is FO 410. Until 2001 it is now part of the Tórshavn Municipality, it is located 21.8 kilometres by road north of Tórshavn stretches 7 km along the fjord of the same name. The village is centered along the northern shore of the Kollafjørður Fjord. Above the fjord is a narrow valley which stretches over a hilly region where trails are used for trekking; the Kollafjørður valley measures 8 kilometres and forms the eastern portion of the Kollfjardardalur valley, which lies east-west across Streymoy. It is a village; the northern shore line of the road adjoins the fjord. The harbour is located 23 km north of Tórshavn at the centre of the Faroe Islands, it is the third harbour under the control of Tórshavn Port Authority. There were only a few dwellings adjoining the village church. However, there has been growth in the area reaching a population of 900 in 2008, but thereafter it has been declining with 807 in 2009 and 793 in 2012.

The settlement extends along the north side of the fjord beside the fishing fish factories. In the late Middle Ages, it was a moot; the church is a typical Faroese wooden church from 1837. Standing close to the coast, it is a black-tarred wooden building with a turf roof, white painted windows, a small white bell tower on the roof's western end. Inside, everything is made of unvarnished wood. There are a few spots of blue colouring on the pulpit but otherwise nothing has been painted; the little ship hanging under the vault was donated as a tribute by the parents of a 25-year-old who drowned off the coast of Iceland. In addition to the village's fishing industry, there is a supermarket, a café, a timber outlet and the Atlanticpane window factory; the annual village festival, Sundslagsstevna, is celebrated in early July. Jens Christian Djurhuus, who lived in Kollafjørður, wrote a number of ballads based on the Icelandic sagas, they are still sung today the ones about Olaf Tryggvason or the Battle of Svolder and the ballads of Sigmund and Leif.

The poet Tummas Napoleon Djurhuus was a native of Kollafjørður. List of towns in the Faroe Islands

Peaceful coexistence

Peaceful coexistence was a theory developed and applied by the Soviet Union at various points during the Cold War in the context of Marxist–Leninist foreign policy and was adopted by Soviet-allied socialist states that they could peacefully coexist with the capitalist bloc. This was in contrast to the antagonistic contradiction principle that socialism and capitalism could never coexist in peace; the Soviet Union applied it to relations between the western world between the United States and NATO countries and the nations of the Warsaw Pact. Debates over differing interpretations of peaceful coexistence were one aspect of the Sino-Soviet split in the 1950s and 1960s. During the 1960s and early 1970s, the People's Republic of China under the leadership of its founder, Mao Zedong, argued that a belligerent attitude should be maintained towards capitalist countries, so rejected the peaceful coexistence theory as Marxist revisionism. However, their decision in 1972 to establish a trade relationship with the United States saw China cautiously adopting a version of the theory to relations between itself and non-socialist countries.

From that point through to the early 1980s and Socialism with Chinese characteristics, China extended its own peaceful coexistence concept to include all nations. Albanian ruler Enver Hoxha denounced this and turned against China as a result of China growing closer ties to the West such as 1972 Nixon visit to China and today Hoxhaist parties continue to denounce the concept of peaceful coexistence. Peaceful coexistence, in extending itself to all countries and social movements tied to the USSR's interpretation of communism became modus operandi for many individual communist parties as well, encouraging quite a few those in the developed world, to give up their long-term goal of amassing support for an armed, insurrectionist communist revolution and exchange it for more full participation in electoral politics. Khrushchev solidified the concept in Soviet foreign policy in 1956 at the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union; the policy arose as a temptation to reduce hostility between the two superpowers in light of the possibility of nuclear war.

The Soviet theory of peaceful coexistence asserted that the United States and USSR, their respective political ideologies, could coexist rather than fighting one another, Khrushchev tried to demonstrate his commitment to peaceful coexistence by attending international peace conferences, such as the Geneva Summit, by traveling internationally, such as his trip to America's Camp David in 1959. The World Peace Council founded in 1949 and funded by the Soviet Union attempted to organize a peace movement in favor of the concept internationally. Peaceful coexistence was meant to assuage Western, capitalist concerns that the socialist Soviet Union was driven by the concept of world revolution advocated by its founders, Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks. Lenin and the Bolsheviks advocated world revolution through workers' "internal revolutions" within their own nations, but they had never advocated its spread by intra-national warfare, such as invasion by Red Army troops from a neighboring socialist nation into a capitalist one.

Indeed, short of such "internal revolutions" by workers themselves, Lenin had talked about "peaceful cohabitation" with capitalist countries. Khrushchev used this aspect of Lenin's politics to argue that while socialism would triumph over capitalism, this would be done not by force but by example. Implicitly, this proclamation meant the end of the USSR's advocacy of the spread of communist revolution through insurrectionist violence, which some communists around the world saw as a betrayal of the principles of revolutionary communism itself. In addition to being a reaction to the realization that a nuclear war between the two superpowers would ensure the destruction of not only the socialist system but the entirety of humanity, it reflected the USSR's strategic military disposition - the move away from large, politically offensive, military ventures towards a force centered on proxy wars and a strategic nuclear missile force. Although disquiet over this shift helped bring Khrushchev down, his successors did not return to the antagonistic contradiction theories of an inevitable conflict between the capitalist and socialist systems.

This was China's main gripe with the theory, the reason the latter from on classified the Soviet Union as a "betrayer of the Revolution." As Marxists we have maintained that peaceful coexistence among nations does not encompass coexistence between the exploiters and the exploited, between the oppressors and the oppressed. One of the most outspoken critics of peaceful coexistence during the early 1960s was Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara; as a leader in the Cuban government during the October Missile Crisis, Guevara believed that a repeat invasion by the United States would be justifiable grounds for a nuclear war. In Guevara's view, the capitalist bloc was composed of "hyenas and jackals" that "fed on unarmed peoples". Premier Zhou Enlai of the People's Republic of China proposed the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence in 1954 during negotiations with India over Tibet and these were written into the Agreement Between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of India on Trade and Intercourse Between the Tibet Region of China and India signed in 1954 by Zhou and Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru.

The principles were reiterated by Zhou at the Bandung Conference of Asian and African countries where they


Uvira is a city in the South Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Uvira is a suffragan of the archdiocese of Bukavu, it is located at the extreme north end of Lake Tanganyika. Kalundu is a lake port at the southern end of the town, which provides links by boat to Kalemie in Katanga Province, Kigoma in Tanzania, Pulungu in Zambia and Bujumbura; the town is linked by road to Bukavu, Bujumbura. The town is 60 km from the territory of Fizi. Uvira is linked by road to: Bujumbura, the former capital of Burundi The territory of Fizi Rwanda via Kamanyola border Bukavu, the capital of the South Kivu province Kalemie in Katanga Province Uvira Mental Health Center will serve residents in territory of Uvira, territory of Fizi and Territory of Walungu, although individuals living outside the region may receive care. Uvira was the former capital of South Kivu Subregion, part of the Kivu region during the Mobutu era. Following the creation of South Kivu as a province, the capital transferred to Bukavu.

AS Maïka "Retracing Che Guevara's Congo Footsteps". BBC News. 25 November 2004. Map "Uvira, Sud-Kivu, Congo-Kinshasa". Reférential Geographique Commun, République Démocratique du Congo. 21 December 2012

Workers Development Union

Workers Development Union is the social action wing of the Goa Jesuits, with activities concentrated in Belgaum and other districts of north Karnataka and in the Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. SAS works among the masses to transform unjust structures of society and to build harmonious communities of diverse peoples, religions and cultures, helping them to satisfy their basic human needs; the Union has a shepherd training program in sheep care, modern medicines, modern breeding practices, carried on in the pastoral northern districts of Karnataka. In 1996 SAS helped local women produce and market bags and other handicrafts made of jute and cotton fibre. In 2005 SAS teamed with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and helped Kuruba women in the Belgaum district in Karnataka to make and market wool products from sheep on the Deccan Plateau

Clive Humby

Clive Robert Humby is a British mathematician and entrepreneur in the field of data science and customer-centric business strategies. Since 2014, he has been Chief Data Scientist of Starcount. Humby was born in Leicester, he attended Sheffield University from 1972 to 1975, graduating with a B. Sc. in Applied Mathematics & Computer Science. Humby joined American data analysis specialists CACI in 1976, he worked on a project that used data from the 1970 census to plan locations for U. S. Army recruitment offices following the abolition of the draft, he returned to CACI’s UK office in 1977 and contributed to the development of the ACORN classification system. In 1989, Humby left CACI to become joint founder and Chief Data Officer of global consumer insights business, with his wife and long-term business partner, Edwina Dunn; the company applied science and technology to customer data, to help businesses understand consumer trends and behaviours. From their relationship with Tesco, they launched the Clubcard in 1995 - the first mass customisation loyalty programme in the world.

Dunnhumby has offices in 25 countries employing 1500 people. In 2006, Humby coined the phrase “Data is the new oil”, he elaborated by saying that, like oil, data is “valuable, but if unrefined it cannot be used. Has to be changed into gas, chemicals, etc to create a valuable entity that drives profitable activity. In 2012, they set up H&D Ventures, a business and data science team exploring the possibilities of telecoms and financial services data. In 2013 they became investors in Purple Seven, a theatre and arts analytics company, to evaluate the cultural behaviour of 19 million UK consumers. In 2014, Humby was invited to join Starcount as Chief Data Scientist and the company acquired H&D Ventures in the process. Starcount is a data and analytics consultancy focused on exploring and extracting data-based insights. Humby espouses The Power of Two leadership principle; this teaches that the most effective way to operate is by pairing two people with complementary skills eg: analysts and marketers.

It is a model he and Dunn instigated at dunnhumby, which he continues to advocate to this day. He married Edwina Dunn in 1982, they have two children. Humby is a trustee of the Royal Academy, as well as chairman of the Friends of the Royal Academy, he was awarded an OBE for services to UK Business in the 2019 Birthday Honours. He is on the retail advisory board of an international investment business, he is a board director of Holland & Barrett. Humby holds honorary doctorates in engineering from the University of Sheffield, in Business Administration from Kingston University London, he is an Honorary Companion of the Operational Research Society. He holds Honorary Fellowships of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, the Institute of Direct & Digital Marketing, the Market Research Society of which he is Patron. Humby, along with Terry Hunt and Tim Phillips co-authored the book entitled Scoring Points. Published in 2008 by Kogan Page Limited, Scoring Points explains how Tesco Clubcard was conceived and developed

Position Among the Stars

Position Among the Stars is a 2010 documentary directed by Leonard Retel Helmrich. It was released on 17 November 2010 as the opening film of the IDFA; the documentary is the continuation of Eye of the Day and Shape of the Moon and follows again the Sjamsuddin family, consisting of three generations, living in the slums of Jakarta, Indonesia. Leonard Retel Helmrich Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmrich The film follows a family in transition as they adjust to bewildering gaps in education, outlook and class among three generations jammed into cramped quarters in Jakarta. At the head of the family the shiftless Bakti gambles incessantly with his Siamese fighting fish while his frustrated wife, runs a small food stall, his orphaned niece, cares more about obtaining blue contact lenses than preparing for her high school graduation. Tari emerges as the family's star as the tumult of corruption grip the country. Tari has the possibility, she passes her final examination. With a mortgage on the home, they finance her university study.

Her uncle Bakti quarrels with his wife. He uses holy water for his fighting fish, she takes revenge by cooking them. Dwi is upset after their mother Rumijah has taught her little grandson Bagus a Christian prayer since the boy is raised by Dwi as a Muslim. There is a near fire. Bakti drags the poor grandmother Rumijah back from life in her ancestral village to take charge of the youngster and expose Tari to traditional values in the run-up to her graduation and application to college. Leonard Retel Helmrich observed the fortunes of the Sjamsuddin family living in a Jakarta slum for twelve years; the result is a trilogy, covering the topics economy and religion in Indonesia. Moreover, every part stands for an own tense: the present and the future of the country. Yet, each film stands on its own. While the tumultuous changes that have rocked Indonesian society swirl around the family, of course, more than anything Retel Helmrich has intimately captured a family in transition as they adjust to bewildering gaps in education, outlook and class among three generations jammed into cramped quarters.

Leonard Retel Helmrich filmed in a remarkably intimate cinema verité style that he calls Single Shot Cinema, which emphasizes camera movement and long takes. VPRO IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary - Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival IDFA Award for Best Dutch Documentary - Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival Big Stamp for Best Documentary in the International Competition - ZagrebDox Official website Position Among the Stars on IMDb