The Portuguese in Africa, 1415–1600 | Essay | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

[The Portuguese] encountered urban centers in West Africa comparable to those back in Europe, governed by elaborate dynasties, organized around apprenticeship-based artistic guilds, and with agricultural systems capable of feeding their large populaces. — Read at http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/agex/hd_agex.htm

Philomena

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent. When former journalist Martin Sixsmith (Steve Coogan) is dismissed from the Labour Party in disgrace, he is at a lossContinue reading “Philomena”

Erin Brockovich movie plot

Erin Brockovich-Ellis is an unemployed single mother, desperate to find a job, but is having no luck. This losing streak even extends to a failed lawsuit against a doctor in a car accident she was in. With no alternative, she successfully browbeats her lawyer to give her a job in compensation for the loss. WhileContinue reading “Erin Brockovich movie plot”

Interview with Renato Chiavi, former CEO Deutsche Post Global Forwarding – Jürg Kurmann Mergers & Acquisitions

Interview with Renato Chiavi about his career from a forwarding apprentice to the CEO of Deutsche Post Global Forwarding. — Läs på http://www.juergkurmann.com/interview-renato-chiavi/