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University of Sussex

The University of Sussex is a public research university located in Falmer, England. Its campus is surrounded by the South Downs National Park and it is a short distance away from central Brighton; the University received its Royal Charter in August 1961, the first of the plate glass university generation, was a founding member of the 1994 Group of research-intensive universities. More than a third of its students are enrolled in postgraduate programs and a third of staff are from outside the United Kingdom. Sussex has a diverse community of over 17,000 students, with around one in three being foreign students, over 1000 academics, representing over 140 different nationalities; the annual income of the institution for 2016–17 was £286.1 million with an expenditure of £270.4 million. In 2017, over 32,000 students applied to the University of Sussex, with around 5,000 joining the institution; the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 placed Sussex 146th in the world overall and 40th in the world for Social Sciences.

Sussex is known for its Humanities and Social Sciences departments, with its Development studies program being placed at number 1 globally in the QS World University Ranking. Sussex counts 5 Nobel Prize winners, 15 Fellows of the Royal Society, 9 Fellows of the British Academy, 24 fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences and a winner of the Crafoord Prize among its faculty. By 2011, many of its faculty members had received the Royal Society of Literature Prize, the Order of the British Empire and the Bancroft Prize. Alumni include heads of states, politicians, eminent scientists and activists. In an effort to establish a university to serve Sussex, a public meeting was held in December 1911 at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton to discover ways to fund the construction of a university; the idea was revived in the 1950s and, in June 1958, the government approved the corporation's scheme for a university at Brighton, to be the first of a new generation of what came to be known as plate glass universities.

The University was established as a company in 1959, with a Royal Charter being granted on 16 August 1961. This was the first university in the UK since the Second World War, apart from Keele; the University's organisation broke new ground in seeing the campus divided into Schools of Study, with students able to benefit from a multidisciplinary teaching environment. Sussex would emphasise cross-disciplinary activity, so that students would emerge from the University with a range of background or'contextual' knowledge to complement their specialist'core' skills in a particular subject area. For example, arts students spent their first year taking sciences; the University grew, starting with 52 students in 1961–62 to 3,200 in 1967–68. After starting at Knoyle Hall in Brighton, the Falmer campus was built with Falmer House opening in 1962, its campus was praised as gorgeously groundbreaking, receiving numerous awards. Its Student Union was quite active, organising concerts. Performers like Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix and Chuck Berry performed at the University Common Room, giving the university a reputation for Rock and Roll.

Academically, Sussex was home to figures such as Lord Asa Briggs, Helmut Pappe, Gillian Rose, Jennifer Platt and Tom Bottomore. In its first years, the university attracted a number of renowned academics such as Sir John Cornforth, John Maynard Smith, Martin Wight, David Daiches, Roger Blin-Stoyle and Colin Eaborn. Renowned scholars like Marcus Cunliffe, Gabriel Josipovici, Quentin Bell, Dame Helen Wallace, Stuart Sutherland and Marie Jahoda became central figures at the University and founded many of its current departments. Additionally, a number of initiatives at the University were started at this time, such as the Subaltern Studies Group. In the late 1960s, the United Nations asked for science policy recommendations from a team of renowned academics at Sussex; the ensuing report became known as the Sussex Manifesto. Sussex came to be identified with student radicalism. In 1973, a mob of students physically prevented United States government adviser Samuel P. Huntington from giving a speech on campus, due to his involvement in the Vietnam War.

When the spokesperson for the US embassy, Robert Beers, visited to give a talk to students entitled'Vietnam in depth' three students were waiting outside Falmer House and threw a bucket of red paint over the diplomat as he was leaving. In both 1967 and 1969, Sussex won the television quiz University Challenge. In 1980, Sussex edged out the University of Oxford to become the university with the highest income from research grants and contracts. In an attempt to appeal to a modern audience, the University chose in 2004 to cease using its coat of arms and to replace it with the "US" logo.2011 marked Sussex's 50th anniversary and saw the production of a number of works including a book on the University's history and an oral history and photography project. The University launched its first major fundraising campaign, Making the Future, gathered over £51.3 million. The University underwent a number of changes with the Sussex Strategic Plan 2009–2015, including the introduction of new academic courses, the opening of new research centres, the renovation and refurbishment of a number of its schools and buildings as well as the ongoing expansion of its student housing facilities.

The University has spent over £100 million on-campus redevelopment, ongoing with £500 million planned to be spent by the 2021. Sussex is involved with the larger community across England in East Sussex. There are man

Hannes Sk├Âld

Johannes Evelinus Sköld was a Swedish socialist and anti-militarist. Sköld was a linguist, a writer and a poet, he wrote songs. Johannes Sköld was born in Heby. Large parts of his childhood was spent in China, his family returned to Sweden in 1897 and settled in the city of Norrköping, where he became friends with Ture Nerman. After Gymnasia high school he moved to Gothenburg to study at the University. In Gothenburg, Hannes Sköld got to know Zeth Höglund and became active with him in the left wing of the workers’ movement; as a young bohemian, Hannes Sköld traveled around Europe and lived in Paris and Copenhagen while working as a correspondent for different Swedish newspapers. He published his first book of poetry in 1911; the same year, he was jailed in Långholmen prison for spreading anti-militarist propaganda. In 1912, he released his second book. Sköld became a communist in 1917 after the Russian Revolution, he moved to the Soviet Union, learned Russian and translated some of the works by prominent Bolshevik leaders to Swedish.

He translated works by Karl Marx and August Bebel. Sköld died in Höör, aged 44

Forth, Tasmania

Forth is a small village in north-west Tasmania on the Forth River, 11 kilometres west of Devonport and 110 kilometres north-west of Launceston via the Bass Highway. Forth has a population of about 711. Known as Hamilton-on-Forth, the village predates the larger settlement of Devonport. Nearby is the Forthside Dairy Research Facility run by the Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research. James Fenton, a young man of Irish descent came to the Forth estuary in 1839 in search of arable land. Assisted by his hired male companion, he erected the first European edifice in the district, in 1840 returned to take up permanent settlement, he was soon to be followed by Andrew Risby, his wife and young family and a handful of other settlers seeking a new life. Fenton expended large sums of money attempting to drain the estuarine swamplands which he hoped would produce ideal cropping fields; this venture failed and he resorted to moving further inland to the rich, although timbered soils of the sloping ground to the west.

Fenton is attributed to introducing the practice of ring-barking the large eucalyptus trees to allow light to penetrate the forest floor where the first domestic crops were grown. The district produced fine crops of potatoes in those early years. Forth Post Office opened on 12 May 1856. Bertha Southey Brammall, writer Media related to Forth, Tasmania at Wikimedia Commons

When the World Becomes Undone

When the World Becomes Undone is the third release by American metal band A Pale Horse Named Death, released on January 18, 2019. The first single, "Love The Ones You Hate", was released on November 16, 2018, it was made available via The album was released as a limited edition box set featuring 2 colored LPs, a CD version of the album, a beanie, guitar pick and sticker; this version is serially numbered with only 550 copies released worldwide. A five-year gap preceded When the World Becomes Undone as Sal rejoined Life Of Agony, which he co-founded, for a triumphant comeback tour and contributed musical arrangements on the 2017 album, "A Place Where There’s No More Pain". However, the album title "When the World Becomes Undone" stayed with him as he toured around the globe. "The phrase When the World Becomes Undone came to me in 2014,” he explains. "You could see. Just turn on the news or look around. At the same time, there were a lot of crazy things happening in my personal life.

Those struggles. It was like I had this partial sketch a while ago, we filled it out this year, it evolved into what we have here.” Sal explained the album’s concept to Kerrang!: “The album is dark and depressing about personal things that have gone on in my life, too. It's a conceptual ride about dark things. I try not to write too so people can interpret it into their own situations; the record goes on a long, funeral, up-and-down kind of vibe. The first two singles were the most upbeat songs on the album. By the end of the album, everything is so dark, that by the time you get to the closer, a recording of an actual outdoor funeral with a priest speaking over a casket, it takes you down and dark. But, you hear a bird singing in the background, which gives it a sense of enlightenment, of something to look forward to in the end. It’s a journey — I like things cinematic and grand.” Of the debut single, Sal stated: "Love The Ones You Hate" is one of my favorite songs. It brings back the early'90s alternative goth metal that inspired us back then," comments vocalist and guitarist Sal Abruscato.

He adds, "The song is about moving on from friends that have intentionally hurt or betray you and it’s time to forget them, let go of the grudge and the hate towards them. I wrote this song at my home in upstate New York and had the fuel to finish the lyrics this past year." The second single debuted on December 14, 2018 at Consequence of Sound. Of the song, Sal stated: "'Vultures' is about being used until you have nothing left to give — friends and family coming around only when they need you or when you have something they want and of course waiting for your demise." On January 10, 2019, the third single and title track, "When the World Becomes Undone," premiered on Metal Injection. Of the song, Sal said: "'When the World Becomes Undone' was a concept I came up with in late 2014 in regards to the global chaos, happening. Sure enough 5 years and it could not be more accurate; the world is in disarray and it has become undone." Spotify added "Fell In My Hole" to their "new metal tracks" playlist on March 15, 2019.

On June 13, 2019, the official music video for the song was released. "As It Begins" – 1:44 "When The World Becomes Undone" – 6:37 "Love The Ones You Hate" – 3:56 "Fell In My Hole" – 5:54 "Succumbing To The Event Horizon" – 1:25 "Vultures" – 6:08 "End Of Days" – 6:31 "The Woods" – 2:40 "We All Break Down" – 6:10 "Lay With The Wicked" – 5:05 "Splinters" – 5:44 "Dreams Of The End" – 7:02 "Closure" – 3:02 Maor Appelbaum - Mastering Engineer Official website

Festivals in Lahore

Lahore, being the richest cultural city in Pakistan celebrates a number of festivals throughout the year. It is most popular for the festivals of Basant and Mela Chiraghan, but many others are celebrated in the metropolis as well; the biggest, or the best known, festival is that of Basant held in February each year. Basant is a Punjabi festival celebrating the onset of the spring season and is called the Basant Festival of kites; this festival is celebrated with kite flying competitions all over the city in the Androon-E-Shehr area. The sky is filled with colorful kites of all shapes and sizes flown from rooftops; the kites are flown on strings called “Dorr”, a special thread with cut glass embedded within which serves to cut the thread of competitor kites more effectively. Some of the kite-flying competitions get competitive and serious. Women, on this day are seen wearing a bright yellow dress up to the hilt; this festival gained more and more importance over the years and used to attract people from all over the world.

But since 2007, it has been banned. K Mela Chiraghan or Mela Shalamar is a three-day annual festival to mark the urs of the Punjabi Sufi poet and saint Shah Hussain, it takes place at the shrine of Shah Hussain in Baghbanpura, on the outskirts of Lahore, adjacent to the Shalimar Gardens. The festival used to take place in the Shalimar Gardens until President Ayub Khan ordered against it in 1958; the festival now comes second to Basant. The show is held at Fortress Stadium in the third week of November for 5 days. Activities in the event include cattle races, cattle dances, tent pegging, tattoo show, folk music, bands, cultural floats and folk games; the show has been described as an eloquent expression of Pakistan's heritage and an authentic account of its agricultural and industrial achievement's. The fortress stadium, the venue of the show is thronged by active participants, foreign visitors and peoples who watch the festival with great enthusiasm and aplomb. A large number of them are interested in appreciating the best breeds of livestock.

Many derive pleasure by watching other activities such as display parade of animals, dances by horses and camels, polo matches, dog shows and their races, vaudeville acts of stuntmen, mass display of military band, rhythmically physical exercise by the children, decorated industrial floats and torch light tattoo shows. Additional attractions include a subtle interplay of lights to weave enticing patterns at night and breath taking acts by foreign groups; the show began as a modest exhibition organized by the army to project the cattle wealth of the country in the early fifties. Pakistan is an agricultural country its prosperity depends on livestock. Cattle show provides incentives to the formers to develop livestock. Cattle show encourages the farmers to graze their animals. Today it is an international event to which come dignitaries from abroad and visitors and foreign tourists; the organizing committee comprises representatives of a number of agencies including army, rangers, LMC schools, the police and the art councils.

The World Performing Arts Festival is held every autumn at the Alhamra Arts Council, a large venue consisting of several theatres and amphitheatres. This ten-day festival consists of musicals, concerts, solos and puppet shows; the festival has an international flavour with nearly 80 percent of the shows performed by international performers. On average 15-20 different shows are performed every day of the festival. Lahore Literary Festival being organized by Youth Revolution Clan & Cultural Infusion Australia every year since 2014. Culture is a set of behavioral patterns we learn with socialization. However, in a globalized world culture became subject of discussions from various points of views, its importance is not losing strength. In the past century, we witnessed many attempts to foster cultural agendas using popular culture where identities were formed in a way to present one nation to other nations in a favourable way, where audiences were confronted with various messages that are sometimes blurred with first-hand experiences.

States indeed invest funding in their cultural policies, in their cultural policies oriented towards abroad via external cultural institutes, or tourist offers where culture is emphasized as an achievement of a certain nation. Cultural relations, on the other hand, are centred on creating mutual recognition and understanding, many scholars and practitioners expressed criticism calling western countries as imperialists imposing their cultural patterns over less advanced countries just via peaceful means and not through colonialism anymore. On the other hand, culture is a subject of discussion when minority groups are in stake because minorities find themselves surrounded by different culture, in a dilemma whether to assimilate or to preserve their culture while still trying to lead average lives; the latter is subject of criticism from conservatives and the Far Right that insist on integration, an unclear term that sometimes seems more like forced integration. Papers and Research articles on following topics are invited for publication and presentation.

Conference Theme and Discussion Topics: • The Role of Culture in the Implementation of The 2030 Agenda For Sustainable Development. • Multicultural Cities: The Challenges of Urban Governance. • Culture and Nationalism: Accepting Cultural Diversity. • Religion and Culture for Interfaith H

List of leptotyphlopid species and subspecies

This is a list of all genera and subspecies of the family Leptotyphlopidae, otherwise referred to as slender blind snakes, threadsnakes, or leptotyphlopids. It follows the taxonomy provided by ITIS, based on the continuing work of Dr. Roy McDiarmid. Leptotyphlops, Slender blind snakes Leptotyphlops affinis, Venezuela blind snake Leptotyphlops albifrons, Wagler's blind snake Leptotyphlops albipunctus Leptotyphlops albiventer Leptotyphlops anthracinus, Bailey's blind snake Leptotyphlops asbolepis Leptotyphlops australis, Freiberg's blind snake Leptotyphlops bicolor, Two-colored blind snake Leptotyphlops bilineatus, Two-lined blind snake Leptotyphlops blanfordii Leptotyphlops borapeliotes Leptotyphlops borrichianus, Degerbol's blind snake Leptotyphlops boulengeri, Manda flesh-pink blind snake Leptotyphlops brasiliensis, Brazilian blind snake Leptotyphlops bressoni, Michoacán slender blind snake Leptotyphlops brevicaudus Leptotyphlops brevissimus, Caqueta blind snake Leptotyphlops broadleyi Leptotyphlops burii, Arabian blind snake Leptotyphlops cairi, Cairo blind snake Leptotyphlops calypso Leptotyphlops carlae World's smallest snake Leptotyphlops collaris, Collared blind snake Leptotyphlops columbi, San Salvador blind snake Leptotyphlops conjunctus, Cape thread snake Leptotyphlops conjunctus conjunctus Leptotyphlops conjunctus incognitus Leptotyphlops conjunctus latirostris Leptotyphlops conjunctus lepezi Leptotyphlops cupinensis, Mata Grosso blind snake Leptotyphlops debilis, West African blind snake Leptotyphlops diaplocius, Common Peru blind snake Leptotyphlops dimidiatus, Dainty blind snake Leptotyphlops dissimilis, Sudan blind snake Leptotyphlops distanti, Distant's blind snake Leptotyphlops drewesi Leptotyphlops dugandi, Dugand's blind snake Leptotyphlops dulcis, Texas blind snake Leptotyphlops dulcis dissectus Leptotyphlops dulcis dulcis Leptotyphlops dulcis myopicus Leptotyphlops emini Leptotyphlops filiformis, Socotra Island blind snake Leptotyphlops fitzingeri Leptotyphlops gestri Leptotyphlops goudotii, Black blind snake Leptotyphlops goudotii ater Leptotyphlops goudotii goudotii Leptotyphlops goudotii magnamaculatus Leptotyphlops goudotii phenops Leptotyphlops gracilior, Slender thread snake Leptotyphlops guayaquilensis, Guayaquila blind snake Leptotyphlops hamulirostris Leptotyphlops humilis, Western threadsnake Leptotyphlops humilis boettgeri Leptotyphlops humilis cahuilae Leptotyphlops humilis dugesii Leptotyphlops humilis humilis Leptotyphlops humilis levitoni Leptotyphlops humilis lindsayi Leptotyphlops humilis segregus Leptotyphlops humilis tenuiculus Leptotyphlops humilis utahensis Leptotyphlops joshuai, Joshua's blind snake Leptotyphlops koppesi, Amaral's blind snake Leptotyphlops labialis, Damara thread snake Leptotyphlops leptepileptus Leptotyphlops longicaudus, Long-tailed thread snake Leptotyphlops macrolepis, Big-scaled blind snake Leptotyphlops macrops Leptotyphlops macrorhynchus, Longnosed worm snake Leptotyphlops macrurus, Boulenger's blind snake Leptotyphlops maximus, Giant blind snake Leptotyphlops melanotermus, Latin American blind snake Leptotyphlops melanurus, Dark blind snake Leptotyphlops munoai Leptotyphlops narirostris Leptotyphlops narirostris boueti Leptotyphlops narirostris narirostris Leptotyphlops nasalis, Taylor's blind snake Leptotyphlops natatrix, Gambia blind snake Leptotyphlops nicefori, Santander blind snake Leptotyphlops nigricans, Black thread snake Leptotyphlops nursii, Nurse's blind snake Leptotyphlops occidentalis, Western thread snake Leptotyphlops perreti Leptotyphlops peruvianus, Peru blind snake Leptotyphlops pyrites, Thomas' blind snake Leptotyphlops reticulatus, Reticulate blind snake Leptotyphlops rostratus, Bocage's blind snake Leptotyphlops rubrolineatus, Red-lined blind snake Leptotyphlops rufidorsus, Rose blind snake Leptotyphlops salgueiroi, Espírito Santo blind snake Leptotyphlops scutifrons, Peter's thread snake Leptotyphlops septemstriatus, Seven-striped blind snake Leptotyphlops signatus, South American blind snake Leptotyphlops striatulus Leptotyphlops subcrotillus, Klauber's blind snake Leptotyphlops sundewalli, Sundevalls worm snake Leptotyphlops teaguei, Northern blind snake Leptotyphlops telloi, Tello's thread snake Leptotyphlops tesselatus, Tschudi's blind snake Leptotyphlops tricolor, Three-colored blind snake Leptotyphlops undecimstriatus, Eleven-striped blind snake Leptotyphlops unguirostris, Southern blind snake Leptotyphlops variabilis Leptotyphlops vellardi Leptotyphlops weyrauchi, Argentine blind snake Leptotyphlops wilsoni, Wilson's blind snake Rhinoleptus, Villiers' blind snake Rhinoleptus koniagui, Villiers' blind snake