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The Slavic Connexion

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The Slavic Connexion

The University of Texas at Austin

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A fresh international chat show from The University of Texas at Austin meant to share research, ideas, and culture from the Slavic world and beyond in digestible episodes. Each week we feature faculty, students (both undergraduate and graduate), and speakers of note from other institutions and countries. The Slavic Connexion is a production of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies within the College of Liberal Arts at UT Austin... "It's not typical Texas." The Center fo ...
 
The University of Bath podcasts are a series of public lectures available to download for free. Enhance your understanding of subjects ranging from how babies develop to the workings of the universe. Learn from academics and business and industry experts. The University of Bath is a leading UK insitution. We offer a distinctive blend of research-led teaching, an outstanding graduate employment record and personal development opportunties.
 
𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙉𝙞𝙠𝙤𝙨 𝙎𝙝𝙤𝙬 delivers your story and expertise to the world. It hosts expert-level conversations with people from various fields including tech, software, faith, philosophy, engineering and markets. Show host Nikos Katsikanis has a Msci in Biophysics (5 years advanced degree), 13+ years of software development experience and various entrepreneurial ventures. 📹 Selected shows are uploaded to YouTube and can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/c/QuantumInformation
 
A podcast that explores the intersection of anti-vaccine beliefs, technology, and politics. We report on how misinformation, disinformation and fake news are constructed and how they spread. We talk to researchers to find out how serious the threat of disinformation is, and how politics and politicians use antivaxx-views to score points with voters. We look for examples of people who successfully navigate misinformation. The show is hosted by Eva von Schaper and Daiva Repeckaite, journalists ...
 
How do the Nordic nations consistently top international league tables? Between Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland they are the world's best democracy, the best place to be a woman, the best educated people and the happiest. They regularly top UNICEF's child wellbeing index, lead on the Green Transition and have an enduring emphasis on equality that's the envy of the world. Nordic Horizons is a Scottish-based group that's been interested in learning more from our nearest European n ...
 
Since its inception in 2011, RUSSIAN ART + CULTURE has become the most popular and comprehensive international guide to the world of Russian art and culture. Our new podcast will feature even more creative conversations around tradition, fine art, education and more. Owned by art collector and professional Natasha Butterwick RUSSIAN ART + CULTURE features listings of the best selected events all over the world, exclusive interviews with the world-renowned professionals of the Russian cultura ...
 
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The Power Vertical Podcast by Brian Whitmore

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The Power Vertical Podcast by Brian Whitmore

The Charles T. McDowell Center for Global Studies and Atlantic Council's Eurasia Center

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The Power Vertical Podcast by Brian Whitmore covers emerging and developing trends in Russian politics, shining a spotlight on the high-stakes power struggles, machinations, and clashing interests that shape Kremlin policy today. Brian Whitmore is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council Eurasia Center and Russia and Eurasia Specialist and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Charles T. McDowell Center for Global Studies at The University of Texas at Arlington.
 
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Helsinki on the Hill

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Helsinki on the Hill

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

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A series of conversations hosted by the United States Helsinki Commission on human rights and comprehensive security in Europe and beyond. The Helsinki Commission, formally known as the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, promotes human rights, military security, and economic cooperation in 57 countries in Europe, Eurasia, and North America.
 
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CEA Talk

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CEA Talk

Central European Affairs Magazine

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The Central European Affairs Talk podcast is delivered to you by Central European Affairs (CEA) digital magazine, publishing high-quality conversations that bring critical and innovative thinking to the fore and stimulate debate.Our podcast focuses on topics related to democracy, rule of law, human and digital rights, as well as culture and European integration in Central and Eastern Europe. CEA Talk is dedicated to informing and educating decision-makers, politicians, businessmen, scholars, ...
 
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In our news wrap Wednesday, the death toll rose to 53 in San Antonio, Texas, after migrants were found in an abandoned truck, the Supreme Court allows an Army veteran to sue Texas over claim that burn pits in Iraq cost him his job, Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement becomes official as Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson prepares to be sworn in and the la…
 
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization's 30 leaders on Wednesday officially invited Finland and Sweden to become members, and released a new strategic vision that called Russia the alliance's most significant threat. Meanwhile, the U.S. announced it would deploy thousands of additional troops to Europe. Nick Schifrin reports from Madrid, where the …
 
Research published last year shows the massive Himalayan glaciers have shrunk 10-times faster over the past four decades than during the previous seven centuries. It threatens agriculture and the water supply for millions across South Asia. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on one project aimed at blunting the environmental impact for communities in the H…
 
Last week, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark decision that established a constitutional right to abortion. Although this outcome had been anticipated for months—for years, even—it has had an immediate, visceral effect on abortion providers, those seeking abortions, and the nation at large. In some states, abortions stopped…
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, primary elections are being held in six states with several marquee races including in Colorado and New York, rescuers in Ukraine searched for survivors in the ruins of a burned-out shopping mall hit by Russian missiles, the UN says 300,000 civilians were killed in the first decade of Syria's civil war, and Ghislaine Maxwe…
 
The U.S. and Mexican governments are investigating the deadliest human smuggling case in modern U.S. history. At least 51 people died after they were trapped in a sweltering tractor-trailer abandoned on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, policy director of the American Immigration Council, joins Stephanie Sy to discuss the…
 
Historic news from the NATO meeting in Spain took place on Tuesday when Turkey removed its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining the alliance. The Scandinavian nations sought membership after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and a deal has now been struck. Nick Schifrin joins Judy Woodruff from Madrid, where a NATO summit begins this week. PBS News…
 
As NATO's annual summit begins in Madrid this week amid the backdrop of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the focus of member countries will be on historic shifts in European defenses. U.S. Ambassador to NATO Julianne Smith joins Nick Schifrin to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
Leaders of the G-7 announced new measures Monday to try and punish Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. The steps are designed to target Russia's economy and military long term. But in the meantime, Russia's total war in Ukraine marches violently on. Alina Polyakova, president of the Center for European Policy Analysis, joins Nick Schifrin to discus…
 
WNBA star Brittney Griner appeared in a Russian court Monday and had her detention extended six months, while the court also set a trial date for July 1. Russia accuses her of cannabis oil possession, but the U.S. says she is "wrongfully detained." Sarah Kate Ellis, president of GLAAD, an advocacy organization countering LGBTQ discrimination, joins…
 
When the New Yorker staff writer Andrew Marantz first heard that the Conservative Political Action Conference, the flagship event of the American conservative movement, was being held in Hungary, he thought it might be a joke. “A lot of people have worried for a few years now that the Republican Party is becoming more ambivalent about certain bedro…
 
When the New Yorker staff writer Andrew Marantz first heard that the Conservative Political Action Conference, the flagship event of the American conservative movement, was holding a meeting in Hungary, he thought it might be a joke. “A lot of people have worried for a few years now that the Republican Party is becoming more ambivalent about certai…
 
In our news wrap Sunday, Russia shattered weeks of relative calm in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv with a series of missile attacks, leaders from seven Western nations gathered for the G-7 summit in Germany, Norway is mourning following a shooting outside a popular gay club in Oslo that left two dead, and at least 22 young people were found dead in …
 
In our news wrap Saturday, President Biden signed bipartisan gun legislation marking the most extensive move toward gun control in years. A federal court blocked the FDA from banning sales of Juul electronic cigarettes, which the agency says are marketed to promote smoking among young people. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newsh…
 
More than eleven hundred people have died in the earthquake that devastated several regions of eastern Afghanistan. Ali Rogin reports on the challenges aid organizations are facing to make large deliveries of desperately-needed emergency supplies. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
In our news wrap Friday, the House of Representatives gave final approval to a $15 billion gun violence bill, the first of its kind in nearly three decades. The measure curbs gun sales to people convicted of domestic violence, and helps fund state laws to take guns away from people who are deemed dangerous. Also, Ukrainian forces conceded control o…
 
Alan Alda spent his early years in the burlesque theatres where his father, the actor Robert Alda, would perform. Those early years opened his eyes in more ways than one: “I was very aware of the naked women,” he told The New Yorker’s Michael Schulman, “but I was also aware of the comics.” Watching from the wings, Alda grew an appreciation for bein…
 
Two hearings this week laid out the stark implications of President Trump’s efforts to stay in office. On Tuesday, members of the House Select Committee on January 6th heard testimony about attempts to deliver “fake” slates of electors to Congress. State election officials and poll workers spoke, in powerful terms, about the intense vitriol and har…
 
Here is what is on our Radar for this week: Russia-Ukraine French Parliament elections China creeping on Tawain China’s successful missile intercept Israel and Iran Update 200 Killed in Ethiopia Google’s AI may have become sentient Patriot Front arrested at Idaho Pride Event The Dyslexic Spy Timeline: Bennett's Government Was Doomed From Its Incept…
 
In our news wrap Thursday, rescuers searched for survivors after Afghanistan's worst earthquake in 20 years, Russian forces gained more ground in eastern Ukraine, EU leaders designated Ukraine and Moldova as candidates to join the bloc, former COVID coordinator said former President Trump underplayed the pandemic, and a Florida judge approved $1 bi…
 
In this lecture Dr Graeme Garrard (Cardiff University) discusses the ideas behind his new book 'The return of the state and why it is essential for our health, wealth and happiness', published by Yale University Press: https://yalebooks.yale.edu/book/9780300256758/the-return-of-the-state/.This event took place online on 21 June 2022.…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell pledged to raise interest rates enough to douse inflation without sparking a recession, Russian artillery battered Kharkiv in Ukraine's northeast, Sri Lanka's prime minister declared his nation's economy is in complete collapse and asked for foreign assistance, and Yellowstone National…
 
The Taliban leaders of Afghanistan are appealing for outside help after a devastating earthquake killed at least 1,000 people Wednesday and injured another 1,500. The quake struck in the eastern mountains near the Pakistan border. Officials warned the death toll may still rise as search efforts continue. Samira Sayed-Rahman, of the International Re…
 
Attorney General Merrick Garland traveled to Ukraine this week to review U.S. efforts to help prosecute Russian war criminals. Ukrainian officials say they are examining more than 15,000 possible war crimes since Russia's February invasion, while the U.S. and Europe are also supporting an International Criminal Court investigation. ICC Prosecutor K…
 
In Episode One of the University of Bath’s Research with Impact podcast, Roland Pease discusses the route to net zero with three of the University’s world-leading experts, whose research focuses on aspects of the climate crisis.Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh – from the Department of Psychology – is Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social…
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, Multiple states are holding primary and runoff elections including Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas and Virginia. Also, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland met with Ukraine's prosecutor general, historic monsoon floods submerged more of Bangladesh, floods in China displaced tens of thousands of people, and railway workers in B…
 
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has shown himself uniquely skilled at attracting attention beyond the borders of his home state. Just this month, DeSantis blocked state funds for the Tampa Bay Rays’ stadium after players voiced support for gun control in the wake of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. He’s also continuing a fight to punish the Disney…
 
Join acclaimed science journalist and broadcaster, Roland Pease, as he meets nine researchers from the University of Bath whose expertise spans the environment, the digital age, and preventable diseases, looking for answers to three fundamental questions:• How do we get to net zero carbon? • How can we make big data work for society? • And, how can…
 
A survey that started as a student project at Stanford University has become a popular dating and relationship tool on campuses across the country. Its goal is to delve deeper than the superficial information found on a typical dating-app profile, connecting people based on deeply held values rather than looks or sports teams. Most apps, says Liam …
 
In our news wrap Monday, children under the age of 5 began receiving COVID vaccines, President Biden considers a pause on the federal gas tax, militants killed at least 132 villagers in Mali, Israel is headed for a new election, the Biden administration reached an agreement with Native American tribes to co-manage Bears Ears National Monument in Ut…
 
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