The Slavic Connexion

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

169 episodes of The Slavic Connexion since the first episode, which aired on March 11th, 2019.

  • From Radio Free Europe to the US Russia Foundation with Mark Pomar

    March 12th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 46 secs
    civics, democracy, education, elections, politics, putin, russia, trump, ukraine, voting

    Dr. Pomar discourses on a full breadth of topics, including his experiences living in the Soviet Union under Brezhnev and the ideological bent of Radio Free Europe after the collapse of the USSR.

  • Baltics and Basketball with Audrius Rickus

    March 12th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  21 mins 34 secs
    basketball, current politics, history, lithuania

    Grad student Audrius Rickus talks about the upcoming Lithuanian elections, his research, and... basketball.

  • Let's Talk Nationalism with Jonathan Parker

    March 12th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  20 mins 34 secs
    czech history, identity politics, nationalism

    PhD candidate Jonathan Parker from the History Department at the University of Texas talks with Tom about his research on Czech nationalism.

  • The Vietnam Connexion with Mark Lawrence

    March 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 16 secs
    history, politics, vietnam war

    Vietnam expert Professor Mark Lawrence dialogues about Soviet-Vietnam relations during the Cold War.

  • The Full Scoop on Bulgarian Yogurt with Mary Neuburger

    March 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 57 secs
    balkan region, bulgarian yogurt, cultural history

    Balkan historian Dr. Mary Neuburger dishes on Bulgarian yogurt with host Milena.

  • "Don't argue with a geographer" with Bella Bychkova Jordan

    March 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  34 mins
    cultural geography, culture, geography, geopolitics, international affairs, languages, post-soviet, religion

    Dr. Bella Bychkova Jordan chats about her amazing journey from Siberia to Austin, TX and her choice to become a cultural geographer, wherein all her many interests, talents, and languages intersected.

  • The International Breakdown with Dr. Michael Mosser

    March 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 17 secs
    churchill, civics, democracy, economy, elections, eu, european union, gardening, geostrategic, government, international relations, military, nato, normative, russia, space, superpower, trump, ukrainian elections, voting

    Dr. Michael W. Mosser talks with TSC host Lauren Nyquist about democracy on the international playing field.

  • "Soviet Union Lite" with Mark Pomar

    March 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  2 mins
    cold war, communism, democracy, russia, voice of america

    A brief snippet of the interview with Dr. Mark Pomar.

  • All About Civics (with Matthew Orr)

    March 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 44 secs
    civics, democracy, elections

    Graduate student and researcher Matthew Orr talks about civic education and discourse in modern-day Russia and Ukraine.