The Slavic Connexion

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Putting Poland, Ukraine, and Russia in Context with Norman Davies

    September 28th, 2022  |  Season 5  |  34 mins 33 secs
    europe, history, poland, politics, russia, ukraine

    On this episode, luminary historian Professor Norman Davies joins us to talk about the state of Polish studies, the deep history of Ukraine when it was ruled from Warsaw and Krakow, and the importance of broadening European and Slavic studies as taught in academic spaces. This episode was all about historical context, so we hope you enjoy. Thanks for listening!

  • "Black Garden Aflame": The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict with Artyom Tonoyan

    September 21st, 2022  |  Season 5  |  56 mins 10 secs
    armenia, azerbaijan, caucasus, conflict, geopolitics, history, russia, turkey, war

    On this first episode of season 5, Lera and Zach talk with Dr. Artyom Tonoyan about the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, delving into the history of tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Russia's role and presence as mediator, and the various geopolitical vectors in the region. Thanks for listening!