Season 2 Begins: "The Colorful Revolution" (Part 1)

September 9th, 2019 · 25 mins 13 secs

About this Episode

Welcome to Season 2! To kick us off we have with us in the studio Fulbright-er (that's a word, right?) Aleksej Demjanski. Aleksej brings the riveting tales of protest movements in Southeast Europe to the microphone.

Listen for a bonus 2 minute segment at the end with Tracy Heim, a dual-degree master's student in CREEES and the LBJ School of Public Affairs whom we are welcoming this new season to the SlavX team.

ABOUT THE GUEST: Aleksej Demjanski is a dual-degree master's candidate with the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and the Global Policy Studies program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. He holds a B.A. in International Affairs and Political Science magna cum laude with special honors from The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs. He currently works as the Communications and Social Media Assistant for the academic journal Southeast European and Black Sea Studies based out of the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy in Athens, Greece. This fall semester he will also work as the teaching assistant for REE 301 – Introduction to Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

NOTE: Episode recorded August 30th, 2019 at the University of Texas at Austin.

Co-Producer: Tom Rehnquist (Connect:
Co-Producer: Matthew Orr (Connect:
Associate Producer/Tech Assistant: Kathryn Yegorov-Crate
Additional Team Members: Cullan Bendig, Lera Toropin, Tracy Heim
Music Producer: Charlie Harper (Connect: Instagram: @charlieharpermusic Visit him on the web:
Credit for recordings of protests goes to Aleksej Demjanski (recorded on iPhone)
Executive Producer & Creator: Michelle Daniel (Connect: Instagram: @michelledaniel86)

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