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Madh Island

Madh Island is a group of several quaint fishing villages and farmlands in northern Mumbai. The area is bounded by the Arabian Sea to the west, the Malad creek on the east. There are few beaches like Dana Pani Beach, Silver Beach, Aksa Beach; the area is accessible by an autorickshaw from Malad. There is a ferry service from Versova. One can reach Madh Island by a ferry service or speed boat from Versova Jetty and cross over in five minutes; the area is a rural area inhabited by Kolis, East Indian Roman Catholics in Madh village as well as by people from other communities. Few Film Stars have moved to this area to stay during last few years. Raheja Exotica is ~ 15 years old residential complex in this area. Madh Fort is India situated at Madh Island, it was built by the Portuguese in Portuguese India. They lost it during the war against Maratha empire when the Maratha Empire captured it in February 1739; the British occupied Salsette Island, Thana Fort, Fort Versova, the island fort of Karanja in 1774.

It is secluded and difficult to reach, about 15 kilometres from Malad and is the last stop on route 271 of BEST bus service or via Versova by ferry boat. It is situated south of Madh village, it is around a 2 km walk from Madh Mandir bus stop. The fort was built as a watchtower in the 17th century, it guards the Marve Creek. Its external façade is intact but internally it is dilapidated, it is under control of the Indian Air Force as it is located close to an Indian Air Force base and permission is needed for accessing it. Madh Fort is not open to the public, it is surrounded by local fishermen communities; some Bollywood movies like Love Ke Liye Kuchh Bhi Karega, Shootout at Wadala, Manmohan Desai's 1985 movie Mard, Zamana Deewana, Khalnayak and Tarazu were shot at this location. Many episodes of the popular serials Naamkarann, Chandrakanta and CID have been shot in this location also. List of forts in Maharashtra Portuguese structures in Mumbai Aksa Beach

Dora International Stadium

Dora International Stadium is an association football stadium in the city of Dura in the Hebron Governorate district of the West Bank. It was opened in 1965 and was renovated in 1999 and 2011, it has a capacity of 18,000 and the surface is artificial turf and has a capacity of about 18,000. Renovations cost of more than US $7 million. In February 2018 the stadium was named after Houari Boumédiène, the second president of Algeria and a supporter of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. In November 2019 the world’s largest keffiyeh, measuring 3,000 square meters was unveiled at the stadium in honor of the late President Arafat. Dora International Stadium, soccerway.com

Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative

In 2008, Martha Albertson Fineman established ‘The Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative’ as an interdisciplinary theme of Emory University’s Laney Graduate School. The Initiative was supported by joint contributions from Emory's Race and Difference Initiative and the Feminism and Legal Theory Project; the VHC Initiative’s webpages set forth its ambition to ‘carve out academic space within which scholars can imagine models of state support and legal protection that focus on the commonalities of the human condition – most centrally the universal vulnerability of human beings and the imperfection of the societal institutions created to address that vulnerability’. The VHC initiative first public session took the form of a roundtable discussion with Bryan S. Turner and Peadar Kirby, it was at this event that Fineman distributed her 2008 paper, ‘The Vulnerable Subject’ for early discussion. Various workshops and publications have followed. Vulnerability: Reflections on a New Ethical Foundation for Law and Politics includes chapters by many workshop participants situating vulnerability in various philosophical traditions, on topics ranging from assisted reproductive technology and economics.

The Initiative draws on the resources of many academic disciplines at Emory, from law to psychiatry to women's studies to environmental science, hosts visiting scholars from around the world each year, whose biographies can be found on the Initiative's website. The full Initiative website lists upcoming events, publishes available resources for parties interested in learning more about vulnerability. Of particular interest to scholars and researchers may be visiting scholar interviews, information on the VHC's global affiliated faculty, profiles on the VHC's Emory affiliated faculty. Information on news, events and seminars is available on the full website. Vulnerability is a universal aspect of the human condition, arising from our embodiment and our location within society and its institutions. On the individual level, vulnerability refers to the ever-present possibility of harm, injury or biological impairment or limitation; as human creations, institutions are vulnerable to capture and corruption.

Vulnerability is generative and presents opportunities for innovation and growth and fulfillment. As embodied and vulnerable beings, we experience feelings such as love, curiosity and desire that make us reach out to others, form relationships and build institutions; the Vulnerable Subject is a reconceptualized legal entity, meant to replace the autonomous and independent liberal subject. When placed at the center of political and social endeavors, the Vulnerable Subject expands current ideas of state responsibility, it refocuses the relationship between the state and individuals upon the universal need for resilience, thereby legitimating claims calling for state responsibility to ensure meaningful access and opportunity to its institutions. Resilience is a relational concept, emphasizing the importance of understanding individuals within institutions and in interaction with each other; the state and the societal institutions it brings into existence through law collectively play an important role in creating opportunities and options for addressing human vulnerability.

Together and independently institutional systems, such as those of education and health, provide resources or assets that give individuals resilience in the face of our shared vulnerability. Assets or resources may take five forms: physical, social, ecological or environmental and existential. A responsive state, must ensure that its institutions provide meaningful access and opportunity to accumulate resources and that some individuals or groups of individuals are not unduly privileged, while others are disadvantaged. A governing body; the manifestation of public authority and the ultimate legitimate repository of coercive power. Most visible through "branches" of government and in realms referred to as "public"; the state becomes manifest through complex institutional arrangements creating legal entities that operate in traditionally "private" realms. These include domestic arrangements and the workplace. Legal equality in the United States tends to focus on formal and procedural processes, not on more substantive or outcome-sensitive measures of equality.

Many programs focus rather than provide universal benefits. The Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative is interested in finding ways to ensure meaningful and universal equality of access and opportunity that takes into account the state's responsibility to address existing entrenched privilege and disadvantage, not just prohibited forms of discrimination. A Workshop on the Environment and Vulnerability: The Anthropocene in the Time of Trump, April 14-15, Atlanta, GA Subjects and Objects of Law: A Workshop on Animals and Vulnerability, May 31, United Kingdom A Workshop on Property and Resilience, September 22-23, United Kingdom A Workshop on Professionalism and Vulnerability, October 27-28, United Kingdom A Workshop on Legal Transitions and the Vulnerable Subject: Fostering Resilience through Law's Dynamism, December 8-9, Atlanta, GA A Workshop on the Environment and Vulnerability, April 8-9, Northampton, MA A Workshop on Reproductive and Sexual Justice, April 29-30, Boston, MA A Workshop on Vulnerability and Social Justice, June 17-18, Leeds

Colloque Walter Lippmann

The Walter Lippmann Colloquium, was a conference of intellectuals organized in Paris in August 1938 by French philosopher Louis Rougier. After interest in classical liberalism had declined in the 1920s and 1930s, the aim was to construct a new liberalism as a rejection of collectivism and laissez-faire liberalism. At the meeting, the term neoliberalism was coined by Alexander Rüstow referring to the rejection of the laissez-faire liberalism; the colloquium was named after American journalist Walter Lippmann. Lippman's 1937 book An Enquiry into the Principles of the Good Society had been translated into French as La Cité libre and was studied in detail at the meeting. Twenty-six intellectuals, including some of the most prominent liberal thinkers, took part; the participants chose to set up an organization to promote liberalism, called the Comité international d'étude pour le renouveau du libéralisme. Though CIERL had few consequences because of the war, it inspired Friedrich Hayek in the postwar creation of the Mont Pelerin Society.

Michel Foucault's 1978–1979 Collège de France lectures, published a quarter of a century as The Birth of Biopolitics, drew attention to the importance of the Walter Lippmann Colloquium. The participants were divided into two primary camps. Participants of the Colloquium included: Raymond Aron, French philosopher, sociologist and political scientist Friedrich Hayek and British economist and philosopher Walter Lippmann, American writer and political commentator Auguste Detoeuf, French economist Étienne Mantoux, French economist Robert Marjolin, French economist and politician Louis Marlio, French economist Ernest Mercier, French industrialist Ludwig von Mises, Austro-Hungarian born economist Michael Polanyi, Hungarian-British polymath Stefan Thomas Possony, Austro-Hungarian born economist and military strategist Wilhelm Röpke, German economist Louis Rougier, French philosopher Jacques Rueff, French economist Alexander Rüstow, German sociologist and economistWalter Eucken was invited to the colloquium, but he was not given permission to leave Germany.

Beacon of Liberty Amid Depression

K. S. Narayanaswamy

K. S. Narayanaswamy, was a Carnatic veena exponent of the Thanjavur style, in which nuances and subtleties are given more importance over rhythm based acrobatics, he was awarded the Madras Music Academy's Sangeetha Kalanidhi in 1979. He was born on 27 September 1914 to Narayaniammal and Koduvayur Sivarama Iyer at Koduvayur in Palghat district in Kerala, he underwent initial training in Carnatic music under K. S. Krishna Iyer, his brother, between his seventh and fourteenth years, he joined the Music College at Annamalai University in Chidambaram where he learnt vocal music under stalwarts like Sangeetha Kalanidhi T S Sabesa Iyer and Sangeetha Kalanidhi Tanjore Ponniah Pillai, descendant of the famous Tanjore Quartet. He learnt the veena under Desamangalam Subramania Iyer and the mridangam under Tanjore Ponniah Pillai. From 1937-1946, he served as the lecturer at the Annamalai University, his alma mater, assisted in publishing the Tamil kritis of Gopalakrishna Bharathi, Neelakanta Sivan and Arunachala Kavi.

Upon the invitation of His Highness, the Maharaja of Travancore, he took up lectureship in veena at the Swathi Thirunal College of Music at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. During his tenure at the Academy, he was instrumental, along with Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer principal of the Academy, in editing and publishing the kritis of Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma, he participated in several international conferences and was a member of the Music and Cultural Delegations to the erstwhile USSR and East European countries in 1954. In 1970, he was invited by Yehudi Menuhin to attend the Bath International Music Festival and perform at London, Oxford and Birmingham, he succeeded Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer as the principal of the Academy and retired in 1970. In 1970, he came to Mumbai, as the principal of the Sangeetha Vidyalaya of Shanmukhananda Fine Arts and Sangeetha Sabha and taught both vocal music and veena till 1985. In 1974, he took part as the teacher of Carnatic music and veena at the Eleventh Conference of International Society of Music Education at Perth, Australia.

He participated in the Indian Music and Dance Festival of the International Institute for Comparative Music Studies and Documentation at Berlin in 1977. He was a recipient of many awards including the State Award of Kerala in 1962 and that of Tamil Nadu in 1968. Among his disciples, notable ones include Rugmini Gopalakrishnan, Kalyani Sharma, Saraswati Rajagopalan, Trivandrum Venkataraman, Aswathi Thirunal Rama Varma, Geetha Raja, Nirmala Parthasarathy, Jayashree Aravind. Many musicians like M. S. Subbulakshmi and Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer have had good association with him and have appreciated his music. Video of K S Narayanaswamy on YouTube Audio of K S Narayanaswamy Audio of K S Narayanaswamy

Call of the Canyon

Call of the Canyon is a 1942 American Western film directed by Joseph Santley and starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, the Sons of the Pioneers, Ruth Terry. Based on a story by Maurice Rapf and Olive Cooper, the film is about a singing cowboy who leads a group of cattlemen against the corrupt agent of a large packing company looking to swindle them by undercutting the buying price for beef; the film features three songs by Autry and the Sons of the Pioneers, including the classic "Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddle". Singing cowboy Gene Autry and his fellow ranchers in Whippasaw are outraged to learn that the purchasing agent for the Grantley B. Johnson Packing Co. Thomas McCoy, is only offering them $65 per head of cattle. Unknown to the ranchers, McCoy is a gambler in debt to a bookie who sent his henchmen Horace Dunston and the Pigeon to ensure that McCoy pays up. McCoy plans to raise the money by pocketing the difference between what he is offering the ranchers and what the packing company sent him.

Gene encourages the ranchers to stick together and wait while he travels to the city to speak directly with the packing company owner, Grantley B. Johnson. Arriving at Johnson's offices, Gene meets Katherine "Kit" Carson and her friend, Jane Oakley, who want Johnson to sponsor them on a radio show. Kit is unimpressed with Gene's Whippasaw origins after he accidentally breaks her demo record. During her meeting with Johnson, Kit notices he is still a cowboy at heart, lies to him, saying she intends to broadcast a western show from her ranch—in Whippasaw. Johnson agrees to visit her ranch, leaves before Gene has a chance to see him about the cattle prices. Returning to Whippasaw, Gene learns that his sidekick, Frog Millhouse, rented their ranch to Kit and her fellow entertainers. Kit's feelings for Gene warm. Gene convinces the ranchers to move their cattle out of McCoy's holding pens and back to grazing land until they can find a fair price; the conniving McCoy arranges to stampede the cattle. Just arriving in Whippasaw, Johnson attempts to help round up the herds, but falls from his horse and is saved by Gene from being trampled.

Believing that McCoy is taking direct orders from Johnson, Gene blames G. B. Johnson for the stampede, not realizing. Calling himself Grantley, Johnson persuades the ranchers to fight McCoy; when Kit arrives to bring Johnson back to the ranch, she agrees to pretend he's a radio promoter named "Grantley" while he gets to the bottom of the pricing scheme. After hearing Gene and his friends singing, Johnson offers them a spot on his radio show, thinking they are part of Kit's troupe. Johnson and Frog confront McCoy one last time about the cattle pricing, but McCoy repeats his low offer, claiming that G. B. Johnson himself is setting the price. Deciding that he and the ranchers will sell to another packing company in Cloverdale, Gene tells the others, "We're not going to play into the hands of a profiteering crook." Johnson convinces Gene and the other ranchers to transport the herds the old fashioned way, by trail drive, not rely on G. B. Johnson's railway lines. Meanwhile and her troupe are packing to leave, convinced that Johnson is only interested in Gene.

When he finds out that she's leaving, Gene persuades Kit to stay in Whippasaw and put on the radio show. That night she performs at a party and dances with Gene; the next day, while Gene and the ranchers are moving their herds by trail to Cloverdale, McCoy sabotages their efforts by using explosives to stampede the cattle into a train tunnel and sending a hijacked train in to kill them. As the train approaches the tunnel, Gene jumps aboard, runs to the locomotive, stops the train in time. During the stampede, Frog's young brother Tadpole was hurt, one of the ranchers, Dave Crosby, was killed. Upset at Crosby's death and believing that Johnson knew what was going to happen, Kit reveals his identity to Gene, but Johnson convinces Gene that he is innocent and McCoy is acting on his own. Using a microphone set up in McCoy's office, Gene obtains evidence of McCoy's guilt captures him and the Pigeon before they can escape. Afterwards and his friends join Kit Carson's Harmony Ranch radio show. Gene Autry as Gene Autry Smiley Burnette as Frog Millhouse Sons of the Pioneers as Musicians, cowhands Ruth Terry as Katherine "Kit" Carson Thurston Hall as Grantley B. Johnson Joe Strauch Jr. as Tadpole Millhouse Cliff Nazarro as Pete Murphy Dorothea Kent as Jane Oakley Edmund MacDonald as Thomas McCoy Marc Lawrence as Horace Dunston John Harmon as The Pigeon John Holland as Willy Hitchcock Champion as Gene's Horse Call of the Canyon was the third and final Gene Autry film featuring the Sons of the Pioneers, preceded by The Big Show and The Old Corral.

The group had been making films at Columbia since 1935 and had just been signed to Republic Pictures in time for this film. Call of the Canyon was filmed June 6–27, 1942; the film had an operating budget of $129,808, a negative cost of $129,132. Joe Yrigoyen Tex Trry George Havens Mary Ellen Huggins Bud Wolfe Iverson Ranch, 1 Iverson Lane, Los Angeles, California, USA Lone Pine, California, USA Morrison Ranch, California, USA Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, California, USA "Somebody Else Is Taking My Place" by Gene Autry and the Sons of the Pioneers "Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddle" (Walter G