The NEBI Yearbook 2003: North European and Baltic Sea by Lars Hedegaard, Pertti Joenniemi, Bjarne Lindström, Heikki

By Lars Hedegaard, Pertti Joenniemi, Bjarne Lindström, Heikki Eskelinen, Karin Peschel, Carl-Einar Stalvant

Bjllrn Tore Godal Norwegian Ambassador to Germany Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board numerous of the contributions to the current quantity of The NEBI Yearbook were encouraged by way of the truth that approximately conversing, ten years have handed because the first steps have been taken to begin cross-border co-operation within the Barents and Baltic Sea components. the most vital co-operative companies within the ecu Northeast, i. e. The Council of the Baltic Sea States, was once introduced in 1992. The Barents Euro Arctic Council was once validated in 1993. An avalanche of co-operative and cross-border tasks has due to the fact that hit this a part of Europe with every kind of actors engaging - states, nearby and municipal gurus, univer­ sities, nationwide businesses, companies and personal pursuits. Even overseas businesses and actors from outdoors the quick NEBI quarter have taken a distinct curiosity during this dynamic a part of the area. one of the most crucial is the eu Union, whose Finnish-inspired Northern size initiative has turn into an enduring fixture. As the various chapters in NEBI 2003 testifY, integration within the NEB I sector - throughout outdated political and ideological borders and cultural and socio-economic divides which are one of the such a lot stated anyplace on the planet - has more often than not been an exceptional success.

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The Immediacy of Mystical Experience in the European by Miklós Vassányi, Enikő Sepsi, Anikó Daróczi

By Miklós Vassányi, Enikő Sepsi, Anikó Daróczi

This quantity examines mystical reviews as portrayed in quite a few methods by way of “authors” reminiscent of philosophers, mystics, psychoanalysts, writers, and peasant ladies. those “mystical authors” have, in the course of the a while, tried to express the unsayable via writings, work, or oral tales. The fast event of God is the first resource and supreme objective of those mystical expressions. This adventure is basically ineffable, but all mystical authors, both consciously or unconsciously, believe an urge to show what they've got passed through within the moments of rapture. while they're within the position of intermediaries: the objective in their self-expression – both written, painted or oral – is to make others one way or the other comprehend or think what they've got skilled, and to guide others towards the religious objective of human lifestyles. This quantity experiences the magical reports and how they've been defined or portrayed in West-European tradition, from Antiquity to the current, from an interdisciplinary point of view, and ways the concept that of “immediate event” in quite a few ways.

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Membrane Proteins. FEBS Federation of European Biochemical by Peter Nicolls, etc., Peter Nicholls, Jesper Vuust Møller,

By Peter Nicolls, etc., Peter Nicholls, Jesper Vuust Møller, Peter Leth Jørgensen

Membrane Proteins comprises the court cases of the eleventh assembly of the Federation of eu Biochemical Societies, held in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1977. The assembly supplied a discussion board for discussing growth that has been made in knowing membrane proteins. subject matters coated diversity from hydrogen and electron move in mitochondria to energy-transferring platforms in addition to ATPases and hormone receptors.

Comprised of 31 chapters, this quantity starts through reporting the result of a research that tested the nation of organization of numerous vital membrane proteins. The dialogue then turns to destiny customers for membrane buildings; hydrogen and electron move in mitochondria; and the molecular mechanism of the breathing chain proton pump. next chapters discover strength coupling in reconstituted segments of the respiration chain; retinal-protein interplay in bacteriorhodopsin; the practical value of protein-protein interactions within the sarcoplasmic reticulum; and the position of calcium within the motion of insulin.

This e-book should be of curiosity to biochemists.

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Competitive European Peripheries by Heikki Eskelinen, Folke Snickars

By Heikki Eskelinen, Folke Snickars

Europe's house is in a flux. prior cores and peripheries in Europe are experiencing a profound transformation. The riding forces contain, among others, Western eu monetary and political integration, and jap ecu transition. we're additionally witnessing basic technological and organisational restructuring of business structures. info expertise and telecommunications are swiftly changing the requirements for comparative virtue. Peripherality is being decided extra by means of entry to networks than through geographical position. Economies of scale should be attained in disbursed networks of creation with reliable entry to markets in addition to in huge agglomerations. truly, those adjustments additionally demand new views in nearby research. This booklet derives its impetus from a complicated summer time institute in neighborhood technological know-how which used to be prepared in Joensuu, Finland, in 1993 less than the auspices of the ecu local technology organization. many of the papers, that have been mentioned on the institute, have been completely revised for the current objective. furthermore, chapters on particular subject matters have been especially written for the amount. In so much contributions, the point of interest is at the Nordic international locations and their inner peripheries. They shape a very attention-grabbing case in assessing clients for the multi-faceted centre-periphery disagreement in Europe.

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Possible Futures of European Education: Numerical and by Stefan Jensen (auth.)

By Stefan Jensen (auth.)

In "Plan Europe 2000," introduced via the eu Cultural beginning, the 1st venture is dedicated to schooling. This venture units out to isolate the critical gains, and to caricature the "image" of the tutorial method within the 12 months 2000. it's not an issue of "forecasting," for that may suggest that the modes of teaching humans within the subsequent thirty years are predeter­ mined and topic to the operation of things that needs to be revered just like the legislation of an inevitable evolution. we must always be attempting to unveil what's to come back. neither is the firm a undertaking according to the choices thought of to be preferable, which might suggest that guy has a completely loose will and is able to dominating whatever that may oppose that would. we must always then be attempting to "dictate" what we wish to exist within the 12 months 2000. it'd be the act of a demiurge. The venture is in truth a long term potential attempt, which needs to think about· - significant constraints and unyielding developments, scarcely weak of vital swap; - info and components that may be roughly freely manipulated yet now not missed or eliminated; - priorities dictated by means of the restrictions of time and capability; - the authors' freedom of motion, topic to the above boundaries, and in any occasion to the subsequent one: they need to no longer clash with ecu aspirations, even the latent ones; they need to no longer outrage psychological atti­ tudes which may merely be changed through persuasion.

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European Prehistory: A Survey by Sarunas Milisauskas (auth.), Sarunas Milisauskas (eds.)

By Sarunas Milisauskas (auth.), Sarunas Milisauskas (eds.)

European Prehistory: A Survey lines people from their earliest visual appeal at the continent to the increase of the Roman Empire, drawing on archaeological examine from in every single place Europe. It contains the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, Bronze and Iron a long time. all through those sessions, the foremost advancements are explored utilizing quite a lot of archaeological facts that emphasizes elements of agricultural practices, gender, mortuary practices, inhabitants genetics, ritual, payment styles, expertise, alternate, and warfare.

Using new tools and theories, contemporary discoveries and arguments are provided and former discoveries reevaluated. This paintings contains chapters on ecu geography and the chronology of ecu prehistory. a brand new bankruptcy has been extra at the old improvement of ecu archaeology. the remainder chapters were contributed via archaeologists focusing on various classes.

The moment variation of eu Prehistory: A Survey is more advantageous by means of a thesaurus, 3 indices and a complete bibliography, in addition to an in depth number of maps, chronological tables and images.

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European Sources for the History of the Sultanate of Brunei by NICHOLL (Robert) editor

By NICHOLL (Robert) editor

The item of this selection of texts is to make to be had to scholars and others attracted to the heritage of the Sultanate of Brunei the early ecu resources as much as 1615. This date is bigoted and has no value. Texts of this era usually are not effortlessly obtainable, and plenty of exist simply in languages strange to so much Brunei scholars; right here they're awarded in English translation and organized in chronological order.

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European Trend Atlas of Extreme Temperature and by Deliang Chen

By Deliang Chen

This Atlas provides documents of climatic variability and alter in Europe beginning earlier than 1901 and focuses in particular on traits of maximum temperatures and precipitation. The authors have used software program built inside EMULATE (European and North Atlantic day-by-day to MULtidecadal weather variability) to procure the extremes indices and temporal traits. the craze atlas presents a great way to spot spatial styles for a given period of time, sector, season, and index. The Atlas in actual fact indicates that weather in Europe has replaced over the past a hundred to a hundred and fifty years, such that the incidence and depth of warmth extremes have elevated. Precipitation extremes have additionally replaced, yet with a much less transparent development in comparison to the temperature extremes.

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Computer Performance Engineering: 12th European Workshop, by Marta Beltrán, William Knottenbelt, Jeremy Bradley

By Marta Beltrán, William Knottenbelt, Jeremy Bradley

This publication constitutes the refereed complaints of the twelfth ecu Workshop on machine functionality Engineering, EPEW 2015, held in Madrid, Spain, in August/September 2015. the nineteen papers offered during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 39 submissions. They have been prepared in topical sections named: functions; modelling recommendations, software program functionality, and simulation techniques.

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