contemporary world


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Noun1.contemporary world - the circumstances and ideas of the present age; "in modern times like these"
times - a more or less definite period of time now or previously present; "it was a sign of the times"
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As many as 39 films from 30 countries, including 29 Middle East and North Africa premieres, are to be showcased in the Contemporary World Cinema and Special Screenings Programme of the fourth edition of Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF), scheduled from November 17 to 24.
Nominee Anoushka Shankar -- up for Best Contemporary World Music Album (Rise) -- will perform during the GRAMMY Pre-Telecast ceremony.
Kevin Smith, the master of studiedly inept visual storytelling (``Clerks,'' ``Mallrats,'' ``Chasing Amy''), goes all-out with this loopy parable of comic-book epiphany in our fallen contemporary world.
Van der Pauw said the new learning aid would be of significant benefit to students of all ages, saying, "In the contemporary world -- and given our global economy -- it is critically important for students to have a good grounding in geography; MicroClas will help give them that foundation.
In The Refashioning of Catholicism, 1450-1700, Bireley argues that the history of the Roman church in the "long sixteenth century" tells a story of accommodation to the contemporary world and of the search for a new spirituality appropriate to it.
The monk," he says, "is someone who takes up a critical attitude toward the contemporary world and its structures.
The president was quoted as saying, "Although massacre of thousands of people in the United States is a human tragedy, the worst is that the event indicated a decline of morality and ethics in the contemporary world.
Phaidon's Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture (Comprehensive Edition) is another (but much more massive) example of the same tendency.
Measured in terms of the distribution of household income, South Africa has had, and continues to have, among the greatest disparity between wealthy and poor anywhere in the contemporary world.
As such, one both absorbs a narrative about the contemporary world and discovers air pockets of the uninscribed real.
These writers from diverse cultural and social locations give responsible interpretations and responsible appropriations of the Bible for relevant contexts in the contemporary world.
The meeting will focus on such issues as leadership challenges in contemporary world, innovative trade in response to fresh needs, trade and investment opportunities and competition in transportation.

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