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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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Metaknowledge Metaknowledge or meta-knowledge is knowledge about a preselected knowledge. For the reason of different definitions of knowledge in the subject matter literature, meta-information is or is not included in meta-knowledge. Detailed cognitive, systemic and epistemic study of human knowledge requires a distinguishing of these concepts. but in the common language knowledge includes information, and, for example, bibliographic data are considered as a meta-knowledge. Metaknowledge may be automatically harvested from electronic publication archives, to reveal patterns in research, relationships between researchers and institutions and to identify contradictory results.[2]

Egyptological Looting Database This site was established by Kate Phizackerley on 31st January 2011 to record known (or strongly suspected) details of sites looted during the popular Egyptian uprising of January and February 2011. The intention is to provide a site by site record of information as it became available. The site is still maintained as news trickles in of sites, recoveries of artefacts and, mostly sadly, ongoing looting in some sites. In February 2011, the Mini stry confirmed that 2% of antiquities stored in museums and magazines were looted ; countless more were dug up illegally and without record. If you have any new information, please use the comment form on the relevant page for the affected site; I will consolidate it into the text as soon as information can reasonably be verified.

Janapada The Janapadas (Sanskrit: जनपद pronounced [dʒənəpəd̪ə]) were the major realms republics or kingdoms of Vedic (Iron Age) India which, by the 6th century BC, which is divided into the sixteen classical Mahajanapadas. Etymology[edit] The term janapada is a compound (or tatpurusha) term, composed of janas "people" or "subject" (cf. » 86 Chinese Navy Vessels Now Present At Oil Rig Near Vietnam Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind! Zero Hedge May 14, 2014 With the additional deployment of a submarine and a missile ship, there are now 86 Chinese vessels accompanying the oil rig’s installation in Vietnam’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Local news reports that 3 Chinese military ships are surrounding a Vietnamese marine police vessel this morning and water cannon use continues against Vietnamese ships. Credit: A Chinese Luyang II-Class destroyer

European Network of Information Centres The European Network of Information Centres (ENIC) were established as a join initiative of UNESCO and the Council of Europe. They are intended to implement the Lisbon recognition convention and, in general, to develop policy and practice for the recognition of qualifications. The ENIC network works closely with the NARIC network of the European Union. The network is made up of national information centres from each of the member states of the European Cultural Convention. Each centre is set of independently by each nation and they therefore vary in size and scope.

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed UPDATE: The Top100Tools Club opening January This year’s Top 100 Tools for Learning list (the 6th Annual Survey) has been compiled from the votes of 582 learning professionals worldwide – 55% working in education, 45% working in non-educational organizations. The top tool for the 4th year running is Twitter, with both YouTube (2nd) and Google Docs (aka Google Drive) (3rd) retaining their places for the 3rd year in succession. Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools.

ICE 2008 Updated (9/9/2009) Updated proceedings timetable Results of the XICE (in Greek) Speakers | Abstracts | Programme Rhodes, 22 - 29 May 2008 Under the Auspices of Surkh Kotal Surkh Kotal was located in the southern portion of Bactria. Surkh Kotal (Persian: سرخ‌کوتل‎), also called Chashma-i Shir or Sar-i Chashma, is an ancient archaeological site located in the southern part of the region of Bactria, about 18 km north of the city of Puli Khumri, the capital of Baghlan Province of Afghanistan.[1] It is the location of monumental constructions made during the rule of the Kushans.

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