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Канал подкаста Findyourb. Говорим о самопознании, казахстанских людях и поиске ориентиров в эпоху кризиса ценностей. Подробнее на https://findyourb.com По вопросам сотрудничества писать на info@findyourb.com
 
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 graduate student 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 ...
 
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The New Yorker's Moscow correspondent, Joshua Yaffa, joins us from Moscow in fact to talk about the conditions in Russia during the pandemic, his latest book Between Two Fires, and the oft-debated Russian interference in US elections. Additionally, Yuri Levada's work and coining of the term "Wily Man" figures prominently into this discussion having…
 
On this episode, we discuss the ongoing political crisis in Kyrgyzstan, resulting from the disputed October 4th elections, with Nazgul Kulova, a resident of Bishkek (the capital of Kyrgyzstan) and a policy analyst in the mining sector. As a former government official at the State Agency for Mineral Resources, she has worked with various internation…
 
We're back to Belarus with this episode, but this time we take an in-depth look at the still-thrumming situation from the dictator's perspective with one of the foremost experts on the region, Dr. David Marples. Dr. Marples talks about the potential end of the dictator while rounding out the context for the current revolution, allowing us to see ju…
 
Dr. Susan Crate returns to the show to share her 1990 journey to Tuva, the geographic center of Asia. At this time, Tuva had only recently opened up to foreign travelers and the oblast (region) experienced heavy upheaval across the domains of the former Soviet Union. This moment also proved to be a turning point for the revitalization of lost or hi…
 
Admittedly, this is not a very Slavic episode, but we would like to balance the scales a little bit and discuss the existential crisis America is facing as well as we approach the 2020 presidential election. A New York Times article a few days ago said that though the United States makes up only 4% of the world's population, our Covid deaths accoun…
 
On this episode, former BBC journalist Leonid Ragozin joins Tom from Latvia to discuss the perception of Russia in the West, the origins of Western xenophobia towards Russia, his view of Vladimir Putin in 2000, and his experience working as an independent journalist on the investigations of high profile figures murdered in Ukraine. We hope you enjo…
 
In this episode, Matt discussed with Dr. Maria Snegovaya the leading issues of the day in the Slavic region. Namely, the aftermath of Russia's recent regional elections, the Kremlin's response to Alexei Navalny's poisoning, and the ongoing spectre of Russian intervention in Belarus's post-election crisis. Connect with Dr. Snegovaya on Twitter: @MSn…
 
Bulgaria, Belarus, books—oh my! In this exciting episode hosted by Matt and newbie host Katherine, Assistant Professor Kiril Avramov the University of Texas at Austin sits down to discuss his new book, “Russia’s Hidden Armies,” the recent detainment of Russian mercenaries in Belarus, and the anti-corruption protests currently raging within Bulgaria…
 
Tom and Matt have the great opportunity to speak with Libyan national Mohamed Abufalgha and expert on the conflict that has been going on for several years now in this oil-rich, war-torn country. Mohamed helps us unpack the Russian-Libyan connection and exactly how many countries have their fingers--and fighters--in Libya. We hope you enjoy! For so…
 
The Balkan Circle is a weekly seminar (during the academic year) which features lectures, presentations, exhibits, or open interactive dialogues that focus on any (and all) aspects of historical, political, economic, social and cultural phenomena in the (so-called) Balkans. The seminar is free and open to the public and will be held every Friday fr…
 
Our guest today is Dr. Tomasz Samojlik, an environmental historian and researcher at the Mammal Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Białowieża. His research focuses on Poland's Białowieża Primeval Forest, one of the last remaining primeval forests in Europe. In addition to his research, Dr. Samojlik spoke with us about his work …
 
On this episode, Tom speaks with UT's own Professor Sparrow about his 2015 book on legendary multi-administration US National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft who sadly passed away recently on August 6th, 2020. This is a great conversation, remembering the unassuming but brilliant strategist who was so integral during the late Cold War period. Hope…
 
В этом эпизоде ребята из Jańa Sözdik* (Тина, Мақсат и Батырбек) и Каиржан попытаются найти точку пересечения двух сегрегированных миров: казахоязычных и русскоязычных казахстанцев. Как построить конструктивный диалог между этими группами населения и определить общие ценности, избегая унизительных шаблонов (шала-казах vs нағыз қазақ & мамбет vs манк…
 
In this episode, Matt spoke with Dr. Mark Galeotti about the pressing issues of the day in Eurasia: the suspected poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the ongoing protests in the far-eastern city of Khabarovsk, and the Kremlin's view on the post-election crisis in Belarus. Using his keen understanding of the Kremlin's decision-mak…
 
On this episode recorded August 21, 2020, Matt and Lera speak with Alexei Navalny's close co-collaborator on anti-corruption in Russia, Maxim Mironov. They discuss the current situation with Alexei Navalny's alleged poisoning and also Russian state corruption in a broader, global context. NOTE: We apologize for audio difficulties with our guest due…
 
Is this the end of Europe's Last Dictator? In this episode, Matt spoke with Aliaksandr aka Ales Herasimenka, a researcher at the University of Westminster and previous guest on the show about the ongoing presidential elections in Belarus, where embattled president Alexander Lukashenko faces the most organized opposition in the history of his 26 yea…
 
Тогжан Султан - девушка, которая вдохновит своей историей и энергией каждого. Отучившись в Назарбаев университете на факультете экономики, она решила поменять свою специальность на Data Science и поступила в Колумбийский университет. В этом выпуске Тогжан рассказала о специфике своей работы, coding-camps для девочек в Шымкенте, о том как ей посчаст…
 
Спустя 2.5 года Саясат Нурбек снова на findyourb! В этом выпуске мы поговорим о том, как прямо сейчас стремительно меняется мир, структура экономики и спрос на различные компетенции. Как молодым казахстанцам подготовиться, над какими навыками стоит работать уже сегодня, чтобы не остаться за бортом завтра в грядущей трансформации рынка труда. На при…
 
BBC's Seva Novgorodsev joins us once more just in time for his 80th birthday! This time, we gather around Zoom, but the conversation is, as always, entertaining and unexpected--one never knows where Seva will lead us and what he will teach us. We hope you enjoy! If you wish to check out any of Seva's books and his latest audiobook "Настоящий джентл…
 
V бөлім: жанұя, бүгінгі күн және жастарға кеңес Подкастың соңғы шығарылымында Қазақстандағы жемқорлықтың түп тамыры туралы әңгімелейтін боламыз: қазіргі ауыртпашылықтардың барлығы Кеңес Одағынан бастау алғаны рас па? Сонымен қатар Бижамал Рамазанова өз жанұясы және ауыр сырқаттар мен сынақтардан қалай өткергені туралы сыр шертеді. Әжеміз 79 жасында…
 
ІV бөлім: Мемлекеттік лауазымдардағы ұстанымдар және адалдық жайында Төртінші шығарылымда Бижамал Рамазанова ең жоғары мемлекеттік лауазымдарда ар-абыройды қалай сақтап қалу керек екені туралы баяндайды. Қызметте жан-жақтан түсетін қысым кезінде және түрлі қиындықтар болғанда қалай адамдықтан айнымау керек екендігі туралы білетін боламыз. Келтірілг…
 
III бөлім: мемлекет басшылары және 1960-70 жылдардағы шетелдік сапарлары жайлы. Бұл шығарылымда Бижамал Рамазанова өзінің 1960-70 жылдардағы АҚШ, Куба, Ұлыбритания, Азия және Африка елдеріне Кеңес делегациясының құрамындағы қызметтік іссапарлары туралы әңгімелейтін болады. Бұл кездесулерде Кариб дағдарысы, Вьетнамдағы соғыс, Кашмир жанжалы сияқты Х…
 
Осы шығарылымда біз XX ғасырдың екінші жартысына көз жүгіртеміз. Бижамал Рамазанова сол кездегі өкімет органдарындағы мансаптық өсу жүйесі мен қатар оның даму үрдісі жайлы сөз қозғайды. Қазақстандағы советтік партия қызметкерін алға жетелеген мақсаттары мен сол жылдардағы лауазымды қызметінің егжей-тегжейін толыққанды түрде біле отырамыз. Қонағымыз…
 
Former CIA officer Stephen Slick joins us to talk about his nearly three decades in intelligence, spent largely overseas in Ukraine, the Balkans, and East Germany. Professor Slick also discusses his return Stateside to a position in Langley just one week before 9-11 occurred and his present role as an educator at the University of Texas at Austin i…
 
Қайыржан Әлбазаров, биыл жасы тоқсан үшке таяп қалған туған әжесі Бижамал Рамазановамен 5 шығарылымнан тұратын аудио топтаманы шығармақ. Бижамал Рамазанова - Советтік Қазақстанның әйгілі партия және мемлекеттік қайраткері. Ол кісінің еңбек жолы сұрапыл соғыс жылдары басталды. 1942 жылдың қыркүйек айында, екі айлық педагогикалық курсты тәмамдағаннан…
 
Dr. Susie Crate returns to The Slavic Connexion! This time, Dr. Crate spoke with SlavX host Katya about her experiences collecting ethnomusicological material from 1989–1990 in the Kharkiv oblast in Eastern Ukraine, then still part of the Soviet Union. This work was part of a larger project to collect and preserve songs unique to particular village…
 
Renowned geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan (www.zeihan.com) graciously joins us via Zoom for an intensive breakdown of the current world order and his predictions for the future concerning the economic and political directions of America, Russia, China, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and other nations. This is a true international whirlwind, and a must-l…
 
В этом эпизоде Мэтт беседует со знаменитой российской журналисткой Жанной Немцовой о многих темах, от ее времени в Америке до Украины. Надеемся, вам понравится слушать! Фонд Бориса Немцова за свободу: https://nemtsovfund.org/ Летняя школа журналистики и социокультурных исследований: https://summerschool.nemtsovfund.org/apply/ Статья о коронавирусе …
 
Jeltoksan – мөлдір махаббат пен асқақ арманды, көз тоймас табиғат сұлулығы мен өзекті әлеуметтік мәселелерді атмосфералық әндерімен қазақ тілінде шырқап келе жатқан жаңа толқынды әнші. Бұл шығарылымда әншінің өмірі, шығармашылығы, Jeltoksan псевдонимін таңдауы, алғашқы альбомының ерекшеліктері, әндерінің тарихы және Қазақстан туралы сөз қозғалды. П…
 
Columnist, radio host, and Hoover Institution fellow Dr. Markos Kounalakis joins us via Zoom to talk about California's early response to Covid-19, the cognitive dissonance of beautiful Hungary, his experience in Central and Eastern Europe in the late 80s/early 90s as a journalist, and much more! And if you haven't yet and are looking for a decent …
 
Азамат, Омар-Саян и Айман отвечают на вопросы слушателей и просят задонатить для проекта «Обеды медикам». Поддержать подкаст: https://www.patreon.com/rcgpodcast Задай нам вопрос: https://rcgpod.com/ama Заметки из шоу: Проект «Обеды медикам»: https://instagram.com/obedy_medikam Видеозапись стрима: https://rcgpod.com/youtube Вопросы: 00:12:15 Привет,…
 
Jeff Trimble, Moscow Bureau Chief for US News & World Report during the late Soviet period, talks to us about his wild experiences reporting from behind the Iron Curtain and witnessing the dissolution of the USSR. A radio professional as well (and earnest space aficionado and Star Trek fan) he certainly brings some extra finesse to yet another Zoom…
 
Рисковать - вот чего не боится Кымбат Калиева. Она мечтает построить свой дом на колесах и объездить родной Казахстан, а потом и весь мир. Однако она не стала откладывать эту мечту на потом и просто решила бросить вызов судьбе. Ушла из популярного городского новостного портала и устроилась работать в «гараж» автомехаником. Кымбат рассказала как отр…
 
Joining us via Zoom from self-isolation in Moscow, New Jersey native Joseph Crescente talks to us about his area of expertise as the media literacy fellow at the US Embassy/American Center in Moscow. This is a fascinating and relevant discussion on how to navigate the media landscape in today's COVID-19 information-rich and facts-poor environment. …
 
Азамат и Оля беседуют об истории рассылки Expresso, сознательном потреблении новостей, персональном подходе к вещанию новостей, внутренней цензуре, а также планах на будущее и том, когда умрёт имейл. Поддержать подкаст: https://www.patreon.com/rcgpodcast Задай нам вопрос: https://rcgpod.com/ama Заметки из шоу: Рассылка Expresso Инстаграм Оли Что см…
 
If you're at all a Russophile and you've never visited Russia Beyond (rbth.com), find out what you've been missing as we connect with the editor-in-chief of this amazing, culturally-focused international publication that now boasts 5 million readers worldwide. (Also, the alternate title for this episode is "Pants Challenge", courtesy of Tom -- you'…
 
Joining us via Zoom is the authority on public diplomacy from University of Southern California, Nicholas Cull. Having written the primary resource on the subject as used by the US State Department, Dr. Cull defines public diplomacy for us and expounds on how it has changed and will continue to change in this digital age. (Note: this is one of Tom'…
 
Artemy Troitsky was scheduled to come to Austin and visit us at the University of Texas just a few weeks ago, but of course, due to enforced travel restrictions and a host of unforeseen coronavirus complications, his visit has been postponed until the Fall of 2020, hopefully. However, we decided to check in with him via Zoom, anyway, and he was gra…
 
Азамат и Омар-Саян обсуждают 5G – мобильную связь пятого поколения, его историю развития и возможное будущее. Поддержать подкаст: https://www.patreon.com/rcgpodcast Задай нам вопрос: https://rcgpod.com/ama Заметки из шоу: 5G 4G 3G 2G 1G 3GPP LTE WiMAX Интернет вещей Умный дом Беспилотные автомобили The Simple Solution to Traffic (CGP Grey) Что смот…
 
Back for more via Zoom, Tom Garza joins Matt and Tom once again to discuss Russian rock during the late USSR period to modern-day Russia, the power of nostalgia, and the role of music in COVID-19. And this time legendary music critic Artemy Troitsky also joins from Estonia. To listen to the previous episode in this short series, follow this link: h…
 
Нәркес Булекова - феминист, тәуелсіз белсенді және ашық лесбиян. Сұхбатта өзін-өзі тану жолы, Қазақстандағы ЛГБТИК+ қауым өкілдеріне қарсы бағытталған таптаурындар мен езушіліктер, көлеңкеде жүргендердің coming out, яғни өзін-өзі ашып айтуға сескенудің себептері, өзін ЛГБТИК+ өкілі ретінде сезінетін және өз қауіпсіздігін сақтай тұрып, ашық өмір сүр…
 
On this episode, Tom, Matt, and Graham reunite to discuss more about Covid-19, the continuing oil drama between Russia and Saudi Arabia, and the ways in which the pandemic will permanently affect our world. As Dave from 2001 A Space Odyssey said, "Everything is going extremely well." NOTE: This episode was recorded on March 31, 2020 via Zoom. Thank…
 
On this episode, we meet with freelance journalist Aliide Naylor who joins us for our first Zoom interview from London to discuss her experiences in Russia, Ukraine, and her newly released book on Putin and the Baltics. This is our 80th episode, and we want tthank you for listening wherever you are in the world. We hope you enjoy! ABOUT THE GUEST: …
 
At this time, we understand the world is in chaos, but it's still a good idea to take a break from the headlines every once in a while and feed your Slavic mind! (Almost as important as washing your hands and responsible social distancing!!) So, while we get our Zoom on, please enjoy some of our squirreled away interviews that we've saved for such …
 
Хегай Елена Леонидовна, магистр общественного здравоохранения, семейный врач первой категории, врач и преподаватель “Ассоциации Семейных Врачей Казахстана”, представитель Казахстана в Европейском Совете молодёжной организации семейных врачей Vasco da Gama Movement, член Организации Молодых Лидеров ПМСП ВОЗ и на текущий момент студент PhD в области …
 
"Моя мечта - чтобы дети в казахстанских селах имели такие же возможности и образование, как и дети в больших городах." Данная цитата знакомит нас с батыром этого эпизода, Салтанат Нуриевой. Выросшая в поселке Төңкеріс, Салтанат вернулась с великой целью - построить школу. Она поведает каково это, начинать что-то с нуля, совмещая такой большой проек…
 
Азамат, Омар-Саян и Айман обсуждают коронавирус COVID-19, принцип заражения, его симптомы, и методы борьбы с пандемией. Поддержать подкаст: https://www.patreon.com/rcgpodcast Задай нам вопрос: https://rcgpod.com/ama Заметки из шоу: EndCoronavirus.org (Институт Сложных Систем Новой Англии) Твиттер тред о результатах борьбы с вирусом в Китае Экспонен…
 
Азамат и Асия (@asiyamusic) беседуют об эпидемии Коронавируса, творческом становлении и о будущем «Стартапа Asiya», а также советах по написанию песен. Поддержать подкаст: https://www.patreon.com/rcgpodcast Задай нам вопрос: https://rcgpod.com/ama Заметки из шоу: Инстаграм Асии: https://www.instagram.com/asiyamusic/ Альбом «Ретроградный Меркурий»: …
 
On this episode, Tom and Matt are joined by returning guest Graham Reblitz to delve into the meaty headlines of the day: Russian politics, the conflict between Russia and Saudi Arabia, and the WHO-declared pandemic that is sweeping the globe. NOTE: This episode was recorded on March 11, 2020 at the University of Texas at Austin. Thanks for listenin…
 
Азамат и Мадина (Madikendraws) беседовали о её профессиях иллюстратора и мамы, фрилансе, стоимости работ, творческом активизме и амбициях. Поддержать подкаст: https://www.patreon.com/rcgpodcast Задай нам вопрос: https://rcgpod.com/ama Заметки из шоу: Инстаграм Madikendraws: https://www.instagram.com/madikendraws/ Стамбульские рыбаки Сауле Сулеймено…
 
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