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  • BALANGAY SITE MUSEUM (The Balangay Site Museum is a field unit of the National Museum, similar to Butuan Museum which located near the City Hall and Golden Tara replica. It keeps the remnants of the earliest watercraft called “Balanghai” (and now more popularly known as the “Butuan Boat”) and other cultural materials associated with the boat like human and animal remains, coffins, pots, jewelries, hunting goods, ceramics and other items used for subsistence.A one-storey building, the Balangay Shrine Museum serves as a Field Unit of the National Museum. It houses the remnants of the earliest watercraft known as “Balangay” or “Butuan Boat” discovered and excavated from 1976-1986.The museum also displays remains of the early settlers found in wooden coffins- excavated very close to the location of the boats. The other Balangay boat excavated in this site is now on display in National Museum Manila and it is said that no other ancient boats were found elsewhere in the Philippines.) (,


historic events[edit]

COVID-19-based historic events[edit]



Non-people[edit] (talk) 17:46, 15 March 2020 (UTC)

Archaeology by Country[edit]





  • Language Documentation Training Center - one of the few Language Documentation training programs for non-linguists in the world (Notable?)
  • Languages used in books and other media - Languages used on the Internet, List of languages by total number of speakers, List of languages by number of native speakers, and others already exist. I believe a similar article about languages used in books and other print media would be highly informative and useful. This also applies when expanded to other media, such as radio, television, movies, songs, software, video games, etc.
  • Redirect Latin diminutives cf, hypocorism, List_of_diminutives_by_language
  • learning strategies – in second-language acquisition
  • lexical phonology - An approach to phonology that accounts for the interactions of morphology and phonology in the word building process ( This theory has been mentioned by ~10.000 papers and books (according to google scholar).
  • maximal projection – a concept derived from X-bar theory
  • modal words in Ukrainian - uk:Модальник
  • needless variants – usage issue, as discussed by Bryan Garner
  • Netymology – to try and get linguistic understanding around digital media use and mental health using this as a reference and primary starting point
  • nominative–genitive conversion (nominative-genitive conversion) – in Japanese: conversion between ga (? / ?) and no (? / ?) (see Genitive_case#Japanese)
  • oppositive case and situative case - in Finnish (if you can call these constructions "cases") (rarely used); but even if they were not "cases" (only used for adverbs and nouns), it would still be important to know when and how they are used; both the oppositive and situative case express the location of two things compared to each other; the oppositive case with the meaning "facing each other"; the situative case has the ending -kkain / -kkäin, the oppositive case the ending -tusten / -tysten; Mäkinen, Panu. "Finnish Grammar - Adverbial Cases". University of Jyväskylä. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
  • Oral skill (The necesary ability or abilities which allows a person to speak correctly and in a way someone else can understand clearly)


  • stress shift/stress retraction/iambic reversal/rhythm rule
  • Redirect syntactician - an individual working in or associated with the study of syntax within the field of linguistics
  • Redirect Texan Spanish - the unique form of Spanish that is spoken by Tejanos in Texas; it is debated among linguists whether it is a dialect or its own language; many non-linguists and laypeople insist it a bastardization of English and Spanish
  • Understanding Computers and Cognition – a 1987 book by Terry Winograd and Fernando Flores; a great arch from philosophy of language to computer design; outlines classic language theory and shows how its language-is-to-describe-objective-reality paradigm fails to provide a useful foundation for applied artificial intelligence; then proposes an alternative perspective on language as a means of communication and coordination among social biological beings "being in the world", based on works of Gadamer, Maturana and Heidegger; results in an outline of computer software design that will support such real-life communication

Redirect Vasconic substrate to Vasconic substrate hypothesis


Military and military history[edit]

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Politics and government[edit]

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  • Porto Maravilho Project pt:Porto Maravilha - an urban-renewal Mega-project currently underway in Rio de Janeiro; planned as part of the improvements to the city in anticipation for hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics; notable since it is directly related to an international event that will be attended and viewed by many people; project has sociological significance because the government and Olympic organizing committee have claimed it will benefit the residents living there as well as the city as a whole;([37]) academic researchers and activists claim that the project will only benefit the rich residents living south and north of the port zone, the construction companies, and the government; also, there have been reports of favela (aka an informal settlement or slum) residents being evicted by the Municipal Housing Secretary and having their homes condemned for demolition based on "natural disaster risk assessments" and to make way for construction projects for little to no compensation; [38]; [39]; [40]
  • RADAR key and National Key Scheme (uniform keys that open up toilet facilities for disabled people across the UK) ([41])
  • Retardation (ja:遅刻) (now Disambiguation)
  • Religious Fertility Effect (Differences in fertility rates between religious couples and secular couples)
  • Social Change Model of Leadership Development

Via Astin, Helen S. and Alexander W. Astin. A Social Change Model of Leadership Development Guidebook Version 3. The National Clearinghouse of Leadership Programs, 1996. Used extensively in higher education leadership, developed at the Higher Education Leadership Institute at UCLA in the 90s. Also known as the "7Cs" of leadership development. See [42] and [43].

This is a campaign started in May 2014 in Norway following the restrictions for university admission and resident permit of Iranian students in technical field with justification of UN sanctions and domestic export control. It was triggered when Hamideh Kaffash, an Iranian PhD student at NTNU, was expelled from the country after one year of researcher over the fear of transferring knowledge for WMD development. She sued the Norwegian government later in 2015. Some references: BBC UniversitetsAvisa (student Newspaper in Trondheim, Norway) StudVest (Student newspaper in Bergen, Norway) NRK (Norwegian national broadcasting corporation) OpenDemocracy

[44] [45] [46]

Sociology people[edit]

  • Michael Macy - Michael Macy is a Goldwin Smith Professor of Arts and Sciences [47] and the Director of the Social Dynamics Laboratory [48] at Cornell University, where he has worked since 1997. He received his B.A. and Ph.D at Harvard, along with an M.A. from Stanford.

His research team has used computational models, online laboratory experiments, and digital traces of device-mediated interaction to explore familiar but enigmatic social patterns, such as circadian rhythms, the emergence and collapse of fads, the spread of self-destructive behaviors, cooperation in social dilemmas, the critical mass in collective action, the spread of high-threshold contagions on small-world networks, the polarization of opinion, segregation of neighborhoods, and assimilation of minority cultures.

Popular accounts of Macy’s work have appeared in mainstream media publications such as BBC, The Guardian, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Wired, TIME, CBS, CNN, Ars Technica. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Minerva Research Initiative, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Sloan Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, Google, and Yahoo! Research.

Michael Macy received the American Sociological Association’s (ASA) Award for Outstanding Article in Theory in 1993, in Mathematical Sociology in 2007, 2009, and 2016, and in Economic Sociology in 2011 and 2019, and was awarded the Academy of Management OMT Best Paper Award in 1999.

  • Jennie Brand - Sociology professor at UCLA. Been published in the Annual Review of Sociology, American Journal of Sociology, Social Forces, and American Sociological Review, among others. Looks like her work has received some attention as well ([49])
  • Nitza M. Hidalgo - notable for his educational theory re. the three levels of culture; [50]; [51]
  • Logan Levkoff - notable for...</voice in human sexuality education/sexology>
  • Barry Sandywell - sociologist particularly concerned with sociological issues in philosophy and visual culture; [52]; [53]; [54]; Sandywell is cited in 11 places in Wikipedia ([55])
  • Robin Williams (sociologist) - sociologist known for identifying 12 cultural values of the U.S. in 1965 (achievement and success, individualism, activity and work, efficiency and practicality, science and technology, progress, material comfort, humanitarianism, freedom, democracy, racism and group superiority, and equality); another sociologist, James M. Henslin, suggested that education, religion and romantic love be added to the list; possibly related to Robin M. Williams Jr., another sociologist in a similar field; articles found about Williams Jr. do not mention the values
  • Jens Qvortrup - Danish sociologist who created and led for 10 years the Research Committee 53 on Sociology of Childhood for the International Sociological Association (ISA), shedding light on the importance of childhood studies. He is one of the editors of The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies. ([56])
  • José Manuel Valenzuela Arce - Mexican Author and an academic at The College of Mexico A.C. Born 1954 (age 65 years), in Mexico. Recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada.
  • Jackson Toby - Jackson Toby (1925-), American sociologist, educator. Achievements include special research adolescent delinquency in the United States, Sweden, Japan, other countries, on violence and dropouts in American public schools. Recipient Research Excellence award, Rutgers University Board Trustees, 1984, numerous research grants.

Cultural practices, customs and folkways[edit]

  • I'd recommend expanding Yamato period with information from[7] rather than creating an independent article.

Feminism and women's studies[edit]


Folklore and folkloristics[edit]

  • Urban Legends Newsgroup alt.folklore.urban (This crowdsourced engine devoted to separating fact from falsehood preceded the world wide web and gave rise to One of the largest of the newsgroups, its participants developed a complex set of mores.)

Identity politics[edit]

Other social and cultural issues[edit]

  • social issues in France
  • Sociocryonics - the (usually externally imposed) preservation of archaic social forms, from How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africa, by Olufemi Taiwo
  • Temperance orders - temperance orders created in America in the Progressive Era for character building; related to Boy Scouts (created in Britain) and Boy Brigades (also created in Britain) establishments. Now redirects to temperance movement
  • The Advocates for Human Rights - The Advocates for Human Rights is a nonprofit founded in 1983 based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Using a volunteer model, they provide free legal representation to asylum seekers and victims of human trafficking in MN, ND, and SD. They consult with the United Nations and submit reports on human rights around the world. They train international and local partners on human rights mechanisms and work to increase their capacity. They fully fund a school in Nepal (the Sankhu-Palubari Community School) which provides a completely free education to the most impoverished children in the community. The school was established 20 years ago. They run court observation programs for local criminal courts (focusing on violence against women, domestic violence, trafficking, harassment) and for immigration court. More info on the website:
  • volunteer simplicity - do you mean voluntary simplicity?
  • Young Evangelicals for Climate Action - movement of young evangelicals in the United States to address the climate change crisis; more at the requester's user subpage
Some useful sources: [85]; [86]; [87]; [88]; [89]; [90]; [91]; [92]; Yanko Tsvetkov's stereotype maps, seen here, and here.--Coin945 (talk) 17:03, 19 November 2012 (UTC)



A–M* Mang-gon - de:Mang-gon


Fraternal organizations[edit]

LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender)[edit]

Article seems to focus on neighbourhood as a whole rather than singling out any specific hotel, I suggest adding content to Tenderloin, San Francisco and/or solidifying existing information into an LGBT section if necessary.
  • I'd like a way to compare different "gay libel" cases that have been lodged, from Oscar Wilde to Tom Cruise to Liberace to Robbie Williams. I'm considering making a category, but the category name Gay Libel Cases seems anachronistic since the word "gay" wasn't used that way in Wilde's time. I'm also expecting pushback on linking gay libel cases which involved people later outed, like Oscar Wilde and Liberace, with gay libel cases involving straight people, like Tom Cruise and Robbie Williams. What do people think would be the best wording for a category like this to avoid offense & also avoid an overly long Category name? Markwiki (talk) 00:04, 25 May 2010 (UTC)

Popular culture[edit]


Organized crime by country[edit]

Criminal proceeds amounted to 3.6% of global GDP in 2009. (


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