Erfahrung — Bewegung — Strategie by Prof. Dr. Roswitha Meyer (auth.)

By Prof. Dr. Roswitha Meyer (auth.)

Das 25jährige Jubiläum der eu enterprise institution Schloß Reichartshausen (ebs) ist der Anlaß für diese Festschrift mit dem aus den Initialen der ebs abgeleiteten Titel: Erfahrung- Bewegung - Strategie. Jeder Hochschullehrer der ebs hat hierzu einen Beitrag aus seinem speziellen Forschungsgebiet verfaßt: In der Einführung wird die Entwicklung des Konzeptes der ebs wissenschaftlich analysiert, um daraus Perspektiven für die Zukunft abzuleiten. Das Kapitel ERFAHRUNG stellt Praxisobjekte, praxisbezogene Forschung und Erfahrungsberichte vor. Im Kapitel BEWEGUNG werden aktuelle Entwicklungen in der betriebswirtschaftlichen Forschung grundlegend und kritisch aufgearbeitet. Das Kapitel STRATEGIE zeigt Aspekte der strategischen Unternehmensführung aus unterschiedlichsten Perspektiven auf.

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Baroque horrors : roots of the fantastic in the age of by David Castillo

By David Castillo

"David Castillo takes us on a travel of a few awful fabrics that experience not often been thought of jointly. He sheds a fantastical new mild at the baroque."
---Anthony J. Cascardi, college of California Berkeley

"Baroque Horrors is a textual archeologist's dream, scavenged from vague chronicles, manuals, minor histories, and lesser-known works of significant artists. Castillo unearths stories of mutilation, mutation, monstrosity, homicide, and mayhem, and offers them to us with an inimitable aptitude for the sensational that still rejects sensationalism since it continues to be so grounded in ancient fact."
---William Egginton, Johns Hopkins University

"Baroque Horrors is a big contribution to baroque ideology, in addition to an exploration of the ugly, the terrible, the wonderful. Castillo organizes his monograph round the motif of interest, refuting the assumption that Spain is a rustic incapable of equipped medical inquiry."
---David Foster, Arizona nation University

Baroque Horrors turns the present cultural and political dialog from the everyday narrative styles and self-justifying allegories of abjection to a discussion at the heritage of our glossy fears and their substantial offspring. while existence and demise are severed from nature and heritage, "reality" and "authenticity" could be skilled as spectator activities and staged points of interest, as within the "real lives" captured via truth television and the "authentic cadavers" displayed around the globe within the physique Worlds exhibitions. instead of considering digital truth and staged authenticity as contemporary advancements of the postmodern age, Castillo appears again to the Spanish baroque interval in look for the roots of the commodification of nature and the horror vacui that accompanies it. geared toward experts, scholars, and readers of early smooth literature and tradition within the Spanish and Anglophone traditions in addition to someone drawn to horror myth, Baroque Horrors deals new how you can reconsider huge questions of highbrow and political heritage and relate them to the fashionable age.

David Castillo is affiliate Professor and Director of Graduate reports within the division of Romance Languages and Literatures on the collage at Buffalo, SUNY.

Jacket artwork: Frederick Ruysch's anatomical diorama. Engraving copy "drawn from existence" through Cornelius Huyberts. picture from the Zymoglyphic Museum.

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Transactions of the Seventh Prague Conference on Information by Rashid Ahmad (auth.), J. Kožešnik (eds.)

By Rashid Ahmad (auth.), J. Kožešnik (eds.)

The Prague meetings on details concept, Statistical selection features, and Random procedures were equipped each 3 years considering the fact that 1956. through the eighteen years in their life the Prague meetings constructed from a platform for offering effects got by way of a small crew of researchers right into a probabilistic congress, this being documented via the expanding variety of contributors in addition to of offered papers. the significance of the 7th Prague convention has been emphasised through the truth that this convention used to be held together with the 8th eu assembly of Statisticians. This joint assembly was once held from August 18 to 23, 1974 on the Technical college of Prague. The convention was once prepared through the Institute of knowledge thought and Automation of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and used to be subsidized by means of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, via the Committee for the eu quarter of the Institute of Mathematical facts, and by way of the foreign As­ sociation for data in actual Sciences. greater than three hundred experts from 25 nations participated within the convention. In fifty seven classes 164 papers (including 17 invited papers) have been learn, 128 of that are released within the current volumes of the Transactions of the convention. quantity A comprises papers comparable in most cases to likelihood conception and stochastic strategies, while the papers of quantity B drawback often records and data theory.

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Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian by Gail Kligman

By Gail Kligman

In 1949, Romania's fledgling communist regime unleashed an intensive and brutal crusade to collectivize agriculture during this principally agrarian state, following the Soviet version. Peasants lower than Siege offers the 1st complete examine the far-reaching social engineering approach that ensued. Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery study how collectivization assaulted the very foundations of rural existence, reworking village groups that have been prepared round kinship and standing hierarchies into segments of huge bureaucratic firms, cast through the language of "class battle" but saturated with vindictive own struggles.

Collectivization not just overturned estate family, the authors argue, yet was once the most important in growing the Party-state that emerged, its mechanisms of rule, and the "new people" that have been its matters. The ebook explores how ill-prepared cadres, themselves unconvinced of collectivization's delivers, carried out applied sciences and pedagogies imported from the Soviet Union via activities that contributed to the over the top use of strength, which social gathering leaders have been usually not able to regulate. moreover, the authors convey how neighborhood responses to the Party's tasks pressured the regime to change its plans and negotiate outcomes.

Drawing on archival records, oral histories, and ethnographic information, Peasants lower than Siege sheds new mild on collectivization within the Soviet period and at the complicated tensions underlying and constraining political authority.

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The European Carbon Tax: An Economic Assessment by Carlo Carraro, Domenico Siniscalco (auth.), Carlo Carraro,

By Carlo Carraro, Domenico Siniscalco (auth.), Carlo Carraro, Domenico Siniscalco (eds.)

The prospective creation of a carbon tax in Europe is an argument which has attracted the eye of various economists and policymakers. the issues less than debate quandary the consequences of the tax at varied degrees: what bills, when it comes to GDP development, may be paid through each one eu kingdom? Will the consequences on source of revenue distribution be higher than these on source of revenue point? may still the carbon tax be coordinated one of the eu international locations or wouldn't it be higher to impose a uniform tax expense on carbon emissions? Can Europe introduce the tax unilaterally or should still this be performed together, with the opposite industrialised international locations? This booklet offers solutions to such questions. It analyses the results of the eu carbon tax on either a family and at a world point.

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Smart Sensing and Context: 4th European Conference, EuroSSC by Aziah Ali, Surapa Thiemjarus, Guang-Zhong Yang (auth.),

By Aziah Ali, Surapa Thiemjarus, Guang-Zhong Yang (auth.), Payam Barnaghi, Klaus Moessner, Mirko Presser, Stefan Meissner (eds.)

This quantity constitutes the revised papers of the 4th ecu convention on shrewdpermanent Sensing and Context, Euro SSC 2009, held in Guilford, united kingdom, in September 2009.

This quantity comprises sixteen complete papers. every one paper obtained a minimum of 3 peer experiences. The convention and court cases have been dependent into 6 major tracks which mentioned the major subject matters addressed via EuroSCC 2009: job acceptance, details elements of context-aware sensor and actuator platforms, context-aware carrier structures, context processing, reasoning and fusion, real-world reports with deployed platforms, and context-aware frameworks in cellular environments.

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Homage to Adrienne Fontainas: Passionate Pilgrim for the by Block, Jane; Fontainas, Adrienne

By Block, Jane; Fontainas, Adrienne

The twenty-two essays during this quantity are contributed via Belgian, French, and American students to honor the reminiscence and paintings of Adrienne Fontainas (1929-2010). The interdisciplinary scholarship this neighborhood of foreign students has produced is of lasting significance in underlining the numerous function of Brussels from 1870 to 1914. a number one ecu student and bibliophile, Adrienne Fontainas served as vp of the overseas organization of Bibliophiles and membre d’honneur of the Royal Society of Bibliophiles and Iconophiles of Belgium. Her groundbreaking books at the Symbolist poet Stéphane Mallarmé and his Brussels’ editor Edmond Deman (Edmond Deman éditeur : artwork et édition au tournant du siècle and Edmond Deman : guides de l. a. librairie) are version experiences of the booklet publishing exchange in France and Belgium.
The essays during this e-book discover a large choice of interdisciplinary fields, together with artwork heritage, e-book accumulating, publishing, literature and track, and canopy topics equivalent to Félicien Rops, William Degouve de Nuncques, Symbolism and Surrealism, Maurice Maeterlinck and Émile Verhaeren, Paul Signac, Victor Horta, Edmond Picard, André Fontainas, Edmond Deman, and Franz Liszt in Belgium. moreover, a accomplished bibliography of Adrienne Fontainas’ writings within the visible arts, literature, and song, in addition to a dialogue of her operating technique, are included.
This booklet includes contributions in French and English

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Multigrid Methods IV: Proceedings of the Fourth European by P. Bastian, G. Wittum (auth.), P. W. Hemker, P. Wesseling

By P. Bastian, G. Wittum (auth.), P. W. Hemker, P. Wesseling (eds.)

This quantity incorporates a choice from the papers provided on the Fourth eu Multigrid convention, held in Amsterdam, July 6-9,1993. there have been seventy eight registered contributors from 14 diverse international locations, and fifty six shows got. The previous meetings during this sequence have been held in Cologne (1981, 1985) and in Bonn (1990). additionally on the different part of the Atlantic detailed multigrid meetings are held usually, at durations of 2 years, continuously in Copper Mountain, Colorado, US. The 6th Copper Mountain convention on Multigrid tools happened in April, 1993. situations avoided us from placing a bigger time period among the Copper and Amsterdam conferences. the subsequent ecu assembly is deliberate in 1996, a 12 months later than the following Copper assembly. while the 1st multigrid convention was once held in 1981 there has been doubtless in regards to the usefulness of a convention committed especially to multigrid, simply because multigrid was once a brand new and comparatively unexplored topic, nonetheless in a pioneering level, and pursued by means of experts. The previous two decades have proven a fast progress in theoretical knowing, precious purposes and frequent reputation of multi­ grid within the utilized disciplines. as a result, one could ask even if there's nonetheless a necessity at the present time for meetings especially devoted to multigrid. the final consensus is that the answer's affirmative. New concerns have arisen which are top addressed or desire even be addressed from a different multigrid aspect of view.

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