Agnes Sekowski is the Assistant Director and Graduate Coordinator for the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She holds a Master of Arts in Russian, Eastern European & Eurasian Studies and a Master of Public Affairs from the UT-Austin, for which she wrote "Identifying Entrenchment Issues in a Protected Areas Dispute: A Case Study of the Białowieża Forest Conflict in Poland". Agnes is active in the Austin Polish Society and the society's Film Festival.
You can read Agnes' works at the following links:
"Solidarity and Shelter: An Immigrant Story" https://jordanrussiacenter.org/news/solidarity-shelter-immigrant-story/#.X1O46y2z3jA
Articles from The Krakow Post http://www.krakowpost.com/author/agnessekowski
"Study Guide for Getting Sent to Siberia" https://www.transitionsabroad.com/publications/studentwritingcontest/studying-abroad-in-siberia-russia.shtml
Episode | September 4th, 2020 | Season 3 | 42 mins 27 secs
belarus, bison, environment, environmental activism, environmental history, forest, poland
On this episode, Cullan speaks with Dr. Tomasz Samojlik, an environmental historian and researcher at the Mammal Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Białowieża. In addition to his research, Dr. Samojlik spoke with us about his work popularizing science and scientific knowledge using books, comics and graphic novels for children. Enjoy!