One Million Moments for Democracy in the Czech Republic

November 11th, 2019 · 37 mins 36 secs

About this Episode

Our guest today is Czech professor Petra Dominková, from Prague, who has stepped into our studio to talk about the upcoming demonstration led by Million Moments for Democracy against the current controversial Prime Minister who is both rich in controversy and currency. The demonstration will take place in just a few days on November 16th! Listen and also find out whether the country is branding itself the Czech Republic or Czechia or even... "Bohemia".

To read more about the historic Czech protest that took place in June 2019, see the Washington Post article: and similar sources.

ABOUT THE GUEST: Petra Dominková is the manager of the Cinematography Department at FAMU in Prague. She teaches the Theory of Cinematography class where students learn various theoretical approaches to the aspects of the cameraman’s work they already know from first-hand experience. In addition, she teaches foreign students within the FAMU International program and has also lectured at the Department of Scriptwriting and Dramaturgy and CAS. She received her PhD from CAS FAMU in 2008. As a Fulbright scholar, she spent one year at UCLA. Besides FAMU, she teaches international students at CIEE and CET. Her main research interests include Czech and East European cinematography and film noir.

Attention Austinites INVITATION FROM LBJ'S MIRTA BASELOVIC to join graduate students for the Interntional Relations and Human Rights panel which will be held on UT campus November 22nd, 2019 from 12pm to 2pm in UTC 3.104. If you can't make it, the event should be featured on this podcast and/or livestreamed. For more information email: . Food provided for attendees!

RECORDING NOTE: Episode recorded November 7th, 2019 at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Associate Producer/Host: Tracy Heim
Associate Producer: Lera Toropin
Supervising Producer: Kathryn Yegorov-Crate
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(original background music from Carl Phaser, Lobo Loco, Semaphore, and Scott Holmes)
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