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Radio GDR. Life in the former East Germany holds an ongoing fascination for a lot of people. Join us as we learn more about the former East Germany. Radio German Democratic Republic is a podcast designed to educate and inform on the life and times of East Germany. Radio GDR is hosted by Anke Holst who grew up in the GDR and Shane Whaley, a Brit, who has had a lifelong fascination with East Germany.
 
November 9, 2019, is the 30th anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall came crashing down, freeing East Germany from communism, and marking the beginning of the end of the Soviet Union. But when did the Cold War start? Why does it matter 30 years later? Find out in this ten-part series, transport back in time, feel what it was like to live through the end of the Cold War, and understand why that struggle was a battle for civilization itself. Bill Whittle narrates this compelling series about t ...
 
Bookings:- adarkerwave@hotmail.com What and who is A Darker Wave? We are a duo (jacki-e & p-mac) who present our own radio show every Saturday at 9pm UK time on Radio Flintshire and 10pm EST (3am Sunday UK time) on House Nation Toronto.. We put the show together at our home studio. The show is streamed worldwide on the internet via the Tune In Radio app. Each show is posted on our Soundcloud and Mixcloud pages once it has been streamed. We also play gigs as A Darker Wave and we have played a ...
 
DJ, VINYLJUNKIE, ORGANIZER, BOOKER, PROMOTER. Owner > www.SoulfulHouseCollective.com. Addicted to soulful, afro, funky - house! Loves to play funky, chunky, afro, funk, soul & disco all kind of Soulful Music which touches his heart. Born in east Germany and spread his music since 1996. Stranded in Ibiza since 2017 and arrived in Joburg 2019 www.tomby.de www.soulfulhousecollective.com
 
Beyond the Lecture is a podcast from the American Academy in Berlin featuring short interviews with distinguished American thought-leaders in political science, economics, journalism and the arts. New York Office American Academy in Berlin, Inc. 14 East 60th Street, Suite 604 New York, NY 10022 USA Berlin Office American Academy in Berlin GmbH Hans Arnhold Center Am Sandwerder 17-19 14109 Berlin Germany
 
Radio D is a stand-alone language course which can be used either in conjunction with a teacher or without. - The audio language course Radio D comprises two series, each with 26 episodes. An English-speaking presenter takes the listener through the programme and, along with a guest, discusses structures and expressions used in the German language. Geographical, historical and institutional aspects are also included. - Each episode comprises information/summary and a synopsis of various expr ...
 
Growing up in Upper Lusatia (East Saxony Germany), he began in 2004 to buy his first records and produce his first own tracks. In 2008 he founded with Botzki the Hardcore Speedcore Project "Speedhardbreak". In the following years he played until today at various underground parties as a DJ (preferably Hardcore Breakcore Speedcore) or even live with his self-invented style "Rudetekno" (a kind of hard and fast Tekno). Now he lives in Upper Bavaria and produces different styles of electronic music.
 
These episodes are English translations of the Arabic reporting produced by the Candid Academy's grantees, through the Candid Journalism Grant 2020. Candid Foundation is the parent non-profit organisation of Candid Academy. We are a hybrid between a privately chartered think tank and a dynamic project hub based in Berlin, Germany, but remain sensitive to developments the Middle East, Mediterranean and other locations where our projects are focused.
 
Rich Relationships podcast with Gilbert J and Renée M. Beavers is amazing because it’s the best place to really explore the reality of relationships — the good, the bad, and the painful and confusing. This podcast helps to illuminate what it means to be intimate with others and what it teaches people about them. It will make you want to strive for a kinder, more fun relationship with others. Many individuals don’t have room in their heart, or life for people due to unforgiveness, regret, sha ...
 
A podcast about football fans, and their personal journeys with their long distance love for clubs at the other end of the world. In each episode we speak to a guest to understand how and why they ended up dedicating themselves to a football club. Get in touch with us on Twitter @FarAwayFanPod (https://twitter.com/FarAwayFanPod) or on Instagram @FarAwayFanPod (https://www.instagram.com/farawayfanpod/)
 
Bookings: EU / UK: booking@dbartists.net USA / Canada: chad.cohen@unitedtalent.com Brazil: eddie@wildsheepagency.com Promos: music(at)sirushood.com Biography: Sirus Hood Biography Sirus Hood is a French artist. Age 10, his love for House Music was at the time fed by his older friends, giving him mixtapes recorded in a legendary club in Algiers. Few years later, he moved to Paris, and started his DJ career age 18 when he purchased his first vinyl turntables. He quickly became a regular DJ at ...
 
How did the immigrants come to America? Who were they? What Where did they come from? In this book, Edward Steiner tells of the experiences of immigrants from Hungry, Poland, Scandanavia, Germany, Italy and many other countries as they leave everything and board a boat to an unknown future. Steiner was born to a well-to-do Jewish-Slovak-Hungarian family in a Carpathian village, and was educated in Vienna and Heidelberg and immigrated to the United States in 1886. His later American experienc ...
 
Knocked Conscious addresses questions of science, spirituality, philosophy, and more. Its goal is to stimulate thought, challenge beliefs, formulate new ideas, then challenge those new ideas. It intends to bridge the gap between science and spirituality, as both are very real. The podcast is also designed to be a beacon, calling to those who think and feel differently than much of society. Beer Googgles is the result of two middle-aged white adult children when they get drunk and look-up ran ...
 
We discuss a range of topics around water and solar water pumping worldwide. We interview LORENTZ Partners, organizations, government, entrepreneurs, and experts in the field of water, bringing to life solutions which benefit people, animals and crops worldwide. We share stories of how water works all around the world from tapped drinking water in Germany all the way to countries with no formalized water infrastructure. We’ll be looking at water for irrigation, water for livestock and water ...
 
Who hasn't dreamt of packing up and just leaving their daily lives behind for a while?A Newfoundland girl and her German partner have done just that! Sherrie McCarthy, an English language teacher from Newfoundland Canada, and Patrick Schweizer, an IT consultant from Sindelfingen, Germany, are doing just that. They are escaping their daily routines for three months by embarking on a motorcycle adventure with their two new best friends "Betty" and "Wilma" - two matching motorcycles. The advent ...
 
In this podcast I’ll be talking to people from various backgrounds about their research, their work and their stories. I will be talking to university professors, PhDs, researchers, friends and more, to understand their work, their discoveries, and their stories. Being a curious mind, I will be speaking to people from many different backgrounds. I have no specific field that I want to cover in this podcast. Topics will range from science, psychology, philosophy, politics, culture, history, c ...
 
This novel, also known as The Invasion of 1910, is a 1906 novel written mainly by William Le Queux (with H. W. Wilson providing the naval chapters). It is one of the more famous examples of Invasion literature and is an example of pre-World War I Germanophobia, as it preached the need to prepare for war with Germany. The book takes the form of a military history and includes excerpts from the characters' journals and letters and descriptions of the fictional German campaign itself. The novel ...
 
Monday, November 9, 2009, is the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, an event that changed history. Many of our students were not even born when the Wall fell, and yet they have grown up in a world that was shaped by the political, social, geographic, and cultural significance of that event. To commemorate this important day in history, several members of the UW Oshkosh faculty have organized a series of presentations and exhibitions to explore the impact of the Wall and new wor ...
 
Vanessa Fewings is the host of THE ROMANCE SHOW Podcast, part of the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network. Vanessa is a USA TODAY bestselling author. Her latest series is The Icon Trilogy, a romantic suspense about Zara Leighton, London’s most brilliant art investigator on the hunt for the notorious thief known as Icon. PERFUME GIRL (stand-alone) is scheduled for a fall release. Vanessa’s previous novels include the bestselling Enthrall Sessions, a romance series spanning eight books abou ...
 
15 Minute History is a history podcast designed for historians, enthusiasts, and newbies alike. This is a joint project of Hemispheres, the international outreach consortium at the University of Texas at Austin, and Not Even Past, a website with articles on a wide variety of historical issues, produced by the History Department at the University of Texas at Austin. This podcast series is devoted to short, accessible discussions of important topics in world history, United States history, and ...
 
JON HAMMOND Instruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, Guitar Attended: Berklee College of Music 1974, City College San Francisco Languages: English, German Musician: Jon Hammond is one of the premier B3 PLAYERS in the world. Jon has played professionally since age 12. Beginning as a solo accordionist, he later played Hammond B3 organ in a number of important San Francisco bands. His all original group HADES opened shows for Tower of Power, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Michael Bloomfield. Ed ...
 
Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten features compelling long-form conversations with exceptional thinkers and doers on the most important ideas and issues of our time, and all time. Discussions focus on topics ranging from national security and foreign affairs, to economics and politics and philosophy and culture with a classical Liberal bent and a grounding in history. Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten challenges the prevailing progressive orthodoxy with a contrarian conservative/libertarian counter- ...
 
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In this episode of Radio GDR - the East Germany podcast, we are joined by Patrick Hoffmann, assistant director, pedagogue and historian at Borderland Museum Eichsfeld, one of the more than 20 museums along the former Inner German Border Founded in 1995, the museum sits at the border crossing point Duderstadt-Worbis, which is about 190 kilometers we…
 
Mark invites his mom (Rita) to the show for one of the most interesting conversations. Rita shares her memories of her escape from East Germany in 1953, as well as her journey to USA. Intro Music: "Blue Scorpion" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Outro Mus…
 
In The Human Rights Dictatorship: Socialism, Global Solidarity and Revolution in East Germany (Cambridge UP, 2020), Ned Richardson-Little exposes the forgotten history of human rights in the German Democratic Republic, placing the history of the Cold War, Eastern European dissidents and the revolutions of 1989 in a new light. By demonstrating how e…
 
Russian and US leaders attend summit at villa in Switzerland. It's their first meeting since Biden became President, and comes at a time of high tensions over several issues. Also, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un warns of food shortages following poor harvests, and what happened to a well-known company's shares when a global superstar publicly rej…
 
Remarkable treasures lie dormant in Mauritania. Thousands of manuscripts and books dating back to the 12th and 13th century are housed in libraries in the city of Chinguetti, the site of an ancient trading route. These ancient books were left by pilgrims on their way to Mecca or brought back from countries across the Islamic world. But the conserva…
 
Film critic Lisa Nesselson returns to the studio after a pandemic-prompted hiatus to tell us about the latest comedy from director Bruno Podalydès, as he skewers the jargon-infested, productivity-obsessed contemporary world of work in "French Tech". We also discuss a debut movie that explores a teenage girl's connection with an older man, as 20-yea…
 
IN THE PRESS – Wednesday, June 16, 2021: "The entire planet's eyes are on Geneva" with the meeting between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin. According to The New York Times, the Russian president is eager to win respect, but The Moscow Times writes that Putin doesn't need a meeting with Biden to prove he's an equal. We also look at the results of Alger…
 
Prosecutors in Myanmar have now laid out their arguments against Aung San Suu Kyi and a number of her allies. Critics and international observers say it's nothing but a show trial to discredit the country's ousted leadership in a bid to consolidate the junta's control of the country following their February 1 coup and bloody crackdown on protesters…
 
Legal academic Lina Khan has been appointed to lead the US Federal Trade Commission, America's consumer and competition watchdog. Khan previously worked on Congressional inquiries into big technology companies and came to prominence after a 2017 legal article which was highly critical of Amazon's power. Her appointment has been welcomed by consumer…
 
For their opening Euro 2021 match, world champions France edged Germany 1-0 thanks to an own goal from German defender Mats Hummels in the 20th minute. Later in the match, both Kylian Mbappé and Karim Benzema had goals ruled offside, a sign of the strength of the French side. Also in Group F, holders Portugal enjoyed an easy 3-0 win over Hungary as…
 
How does the record industry work? In Getting Signed: Record Contracts, Musicians, and Power in Society (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020), David Arditi, Associate Professor in Sociology and Anthropology at University of Texas at Arlington, analyses the ideology of getting signed and getting a record contract to show the alienating and exploitative effects…
 
Since the mid-nineteenth century, Americans have known the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York as a site of industrial production, a place to heal from disease, and a sprawling outdoor playground that must be preserved in its wild state. Less well known, however, has been the area's role in hosting a network of state and federal prisons. A Pri…
 
Today I’m speaking to Maarij Rana, MSc, RP, RMFT, who is a Registered Psychotherapist and a Registered Marriage & Family Therapist based in Canada. In today’s episode we mainly focused on mental health, what it means to have mental health challenges, how people can use therapy to help with their mental health and more specifically how Maarij works …
 
In tonight's edition: Ten captives taken by extremists in Nigeria are freed. The group had been held by ISWAP militants, who have killed hostages in the past. Also, we look at the tourism industry in Ethiopia ahead of June 21 regional elections. The sector has been hit hard by the conflict in the Tigray region and the Covid-19 pandemic. And we see …
 
US President Joe Biden has been taking part in the first EU-US summit of his presidency. This high-level meeting comes after the NATO summit on Monday and the G7 summit at the weekend. Biden seems to be using his first trip abroad to mend bridges with traditional US allies, repeating his mantra: "America is back".…
 
This week we are bringing you a special edition of the programme, where we will be delving into the Iranian election. It's been a rocky lead-up that has left many voters inside the Islamic Republic disillusioned as the Guardian Council has whittled down some 600 candidates to just over a handful. In doing so, the council eliminated a number of prom…
 
Between the decriminalization of contraception in 1969 and the introduction of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1982, a landmark decade in the struggle for women's rights, public discourse about birth control and family planning was transformed. At the same time, a transnational conversation about the "population bomb" that threatened global f…
 
Javier Guerrero's "Narcosubmarines: Outlaw Innovation and Maritime Interdiction in the War on Drugs" (Palgrave MacMillan, 2020) is about the encounters of Colombian drug smugglers and the Colombian Navy, both in the open seas and along coastlines. Guerrero specifically examines the technologies involved in the War on Drugs, such as the narcosubmari…
 
Speaking after his first summit of Nato leaders since taking office, President Biden said he will lay down red lines to his Russian counterpart in their meeting on Wednesday, and acknowledged that he faced a tough opponent in Vladimir Putin. Also: Belarus parades the detained opposition journalist Roman Protasevich at a news conference in Minsk; an…
 
The head of Nato says it’s a pivotal moment in the seventy–two year history of the organisation, as he urged members to respond to China’s rise and Russia’s aggressive behaviour. Also: the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi has begun in Myanmar and is football still as important for Scotland now its back in the EUROS after a twenty-three year gap?…
 
A Darker Wave, the best in underground techno, tech house, deep house and anything else we like enough to play in the show, presented by Jacki-E and P-Mac. The guest mix in the second hour is by Ismail M, a DJ / Producer from Cairo in Egypt. He’s DJ’d at many events and has had mixes on various radio stations including Vibes Radio, Bulgaria, Loops …
 
Every four years, the top bakers and pastry chefs from all five continents face off at the World Cup of Baking in Paris. Contestants from some 36 countries take part in the timed event. Each team must make different types of bread and pastries, as well as one spectacular work of art. We take you behind the scenes of this hotly contested bake-off, w…
 
Every good story needs a villain, and some of the early chroniclers of the pilgrim and puritan settlements found all they needed for this type of character in Thomas Morton. Peter C. Mancall tells the story in The Trials of Thomas Morton: An Anglican Lawyer, His Puritan Foes, and the Battle for a New England (Yale UP, 2019), in what reads perhaps l…
 
Biden brought America “back to the table” of the world stage this week on his first trip abroad as President. Fareed talks to The Economist’s editor-in-chief, Zanny Minton Beddoes, and Ben Rhodes, former U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor, about Biden’s plan to rally the world’s leading democracies. A new day dawns on Israel as Benjamin Netanyah…
 
Bio: Meet JayJay Braggs : JayJay is Chicago born but Las Vegas raised. For as long as JayJay can remember, she's loved helping others plan and execute their events and projects. When she realized she was spending all of her free time organizing, planning, and managing events and various projects she figured it was time to get serious about her pass…
 
The US and its allies have agreed a huge infrastructure plan to counter China's Belt and Road initiative. Also: the Danish footballer, Christian Eriksen, is awake in hospital after collapsing during a European Championship match, and Saudi Arabia has announced strict limits for this year's Hajj pilgrimage because of the pandemic.…
 
In present day Volgograd, one of the largest Second World War memorials in the world stands. The city, once known as Stalingrad, is home the gigantic concrete and steel sculpture, The Motherland Calls, which was built in 1967, eleven years after Stalin himself had been denonced and disgraced by his successor. The immense losses that the USSR suffer…
 
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis played down tensions with neighbouring Turkey ahead of a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at next week's NATO summit. Asked about the issue of migrant arrivals, he said: "It is our job to defend our borders". Finally, the Greek leader encouraged tourists to …
 
This is the third and final part of Ralph Hänel’s story of his life in East Germany. In this episode, we hear his time in the Stasi prison in Cottbus which with its dark red brick façade was often referred to as the ‘Red Misery’. It’s a chilling insight into Stasi prison conditions and the brutality that the political prisoners endured from the oth…
 
Europe in eight days: For his first foreign tour as US president, Joe Biden stormed the beaches of Cornwall Thursday in the company of his host Boris Johnson and their respective spouses. Biden played good cop one week after ordering his top diplomat in the country to rebuke the UK for “inflaming” tensions with Ireland and Europe. If UK PM Boris Jo…
 
It’s one of the longest-running deadlocks in the European Union: the question of whether all EU member states should help with relocating asylum seekers. Slovakia is one of the EU states which has long refused to take people in while their asylum requests are examined. We hear from Foreign Minister Ivan Korcok, who doubles down on his country's sta…
 
This week, we're focusing on France's end-of-high-school diploma, the baccalaureate. Two school years of Covid-19 disruption have taken their toll on pupils all around the world. But for French teens, the pandemic chaos was only made worse by the fact that it came in the midst of a long-awaited four-year reform of the country's school-leaving syste…
 
For years, fashion followed a simple formula: source, produce and sell – with any leftover stock simple thrown away or burned. But we gradually realised there was a different way of doing things. Fashion became notorious as a polluting industry. Could what's good for the planet also could also be good for business? The idea is now so ingrained it's…
 
President Joe Biden has pledged to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by September 11. As a result, other Western nations are also downsizing and repatriating their forces. The stage is set for a return of the Taliban, 20 years after being ousted by a US-led military coalition in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. In this report for Arte and FRANC…
 
In the wake of the recent round of deadly fighting in Gaza; where does this leave those wanting peace and especially the women pushing for an end to violence? Annette Young talks to Palestinian activist, Huda Abuarquob, regional director for the Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP) and Israeli activist, Robi Damelin, from the Parents Circle. Plu…
 
In our show "Correspondence", we explore how the world is coping with the twists and turns of 2021, amid the consequences of Covid-19 and beyond. FRANCE 24 brings you a selection of original reports from our correspondents and teams around the globe. This week, we take you to New York, Puerto Rico, Gaza and Cameroon.…
 
On April 16, 2014, the MV Sewol ferry capsized near the southwestern shores of South Korea, with 476 passengers on board, including 325 pupils on a school trip. Very few of them survived because they obeyed the order to stay in their cabins while the ferry was sinking. Beyond the human tragedy, with 304 lives lost, the disaster sparked widespread s…
 
Iranians go to the polls next week to decide who’ll be the country’s next president. Hundreds of potential candidates were disqualified, some of whom represent the reform movement, leaving just seven men in the running. Whoever wins will inherit a dire economy, with one-in-ten Iranians unemployed, inflation running at roughly 50%, and growing queue…
 
In 2014 and 2015, students at dozens of colleges and universities held protests demanding increased representation of Black and Latino students and calling for a campus climate that was less hostile to students of color. Their activism recalled an earlier era: in the 1960s and 1970s, widespread campus protest by Black and Latino students contribute…
 
Despite enormous advances in medical science and public health education over the last century, access to health care remains a dominant issue in American life. U.S. health care is often hailed as the best in the world, yet the public health emergencies of today often echo the public health emergencies of yesterday: consider the Great Influenza Pan…
 
Zainab Ahmed, Nigeria's finance minister, has said the biggest challenge facing the country's Covid-19 vaccination programme is accessing available doses. Nigeria has so far only received four million of the 43 million vaccines it has been promised by the Covax programme, according to the minister, who said the government expects to offer vaccines …
 
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