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Sarajevo Calling is a podcast about Southeast European affairs, focusing in particular on the contemporary politics of the Western Balkans. Hosted by journalist Aleksandar Brezar and political scientist Jasmin Mujanović, and with graphics provided by Boris Stapić, Sarajevo Calling will post new episodes every two weeks.
 
Kosovo is a small country in Southeastern Europe which was part of the former Yugoslavia. In the late 1990s Kosovo suffered a war between Serbian forces and rebel Albanian fighters who wanted an independent state. Since then the country has been rebuilding itself. This podcast investigates the current political climate in Kosovo in regards to women’s positions in politics and everyday life. The gender quota system in the government and its implementation are explored, as well as other aspect ...
 
On the Eve appeared in 1860, two years before Fathers and Sons, Turgenev's most famous novel. It is set in the prior decade (by the end of the novel, the Crimean War (1853-56) has already broken out. It centers on the young Elena Nikolaevna Stakhov, daughter of Nikolai Arteyemvitch and Anna Vassilyevna Stahov. Misunderstood by both her parents (Nikolai Artemyevitch is at least as interested in his German mistress as in members of her family) she is on friendly terms with both the would-be pr ...
 
Roma und Sinti – die wahren Europäer*innen! Für den Podcast „Romatopia – Roma talk about their Utopia for Europe“ treffen wir interessante Menschen (Künstler*innen, Musiker*innen, Akademiker*innen, Aktivist*innen) aus ganz Europa. Sind Roma nicht – ganz im Gegenteil zu gängigen Vorurteilen – Vorbilder in Sachen Solidarität, kultureller Reichtum, transnationale Einheit trotz nationaler Besonderheiten – also ideale „role models“ für die „Idee Europa“? Wir sind gespannt auf die Utopien unserer ...
 
Chris was with Caroline on the Ross in spring 1985 but doesn't have a single photo of himself in the studio from that time after he lent the pics (and negs!) to a friend who lost the lot. Prior to that, he'd been on Dart Radio in his hometown of Dartford, Kent, alongside future Caroline colleagues Dave Foster and Tony Christian. A spell on a cable station, Radio Thamesmead, in south London, lead to former Radio Caroline man Jason Wolfe handing Chris's demo tape onto the team onboard the Ross ...
 
MOXI is a German House DJ & Producer. Are more than 5 years he is resident in several clubs and discotheques in Germany. By his EDM (Electronic dance Music) sound combined with hits from the charts he brings the amount to the dancing. By constant work on new hits, Remixen or Mashups, MOXI extends day by day his musical abilities. He released tracks on Sony Music (Dream Dance vol. 77), BangIt Records, Strong Recordings and played some big events in Germany and other Countries like Netherlands ...
 
Death Techno is a bi-weekly mix show ran by Jack! Who? serving up Exclusive Techno sets from around the world from hand picked underground DJ talent to established artists. Please check out our site http://deathtechno.com for more info... We are premiere on soe.fm in Germany then available for streaming and download shortly after via SoundCloud that now has over 4,900 Followers. Some guests featured so far are... Alex Dolby, Erphun, Hefty, Heron, Joachim Spieth, L.A.W, Mike Wall, Miss Sunshi ...
 
Bookings: william@no-hour.com Promos: promo@renesanz.com _______________________________ BALTHAZAR & JACKROCK Drumcode / Terminal M / Plus 8 / Suara / Filth On Acid Balthazar & JackRock’s techno story began back in 1996, in the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia. From DJing around the globe to running a 1500 people capacity venue and promoting their own festivals, Balthazar & JackRock have been deeply involved in electronic music scene for the past 22 years. In January 2006 Balthazar & JackRock rel ...
 
Welcome to the War Studies podcast. We bring you world-leading research from the School of Security Studies at King’s College London, the largest community of scholars in the world dedicated to the study of all aspects of security, defence and international relations. We aim to explore the complex realm of conflict and uncover the challenges at the heart of navigating world affairs and diplomatic relations, because we believe the study of war is fundamental to understanding the world we live ...
 
Global, a podcast brought to you by IRI, is not your usual foreign policy podcast. Each episode dives into history, current events, and complex topics that impact how countries can become more democratic. Our dynamic hosts interview top country experts, including heads of state, elected officials, foreign policy analysts, journalists, and on-the-ground activists. Whether you’re a foreign policy expert learning about a new country in your portfolio, a world traveler looking for your next dest ...
 
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President Biden says the US is determined to lead NATO's response to evolving geographical and technological threats. But there have been marked disagreements between alliance members on relations with Russia, the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, defence spending and the so-called ‘systemic challenge’ posed by China. Just how united is the We…
 
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…
 
Stephen Sackur speaks to former Deputy National Security Advisor to President Obama, Ben Rhodes. He has written a new book, After the Fall, reflecting on his time in the White House, the legacy of President Trump and the foreign policy challenges facing President Biden. With the rise of authoritarian, nationalist trends around the world, is the US …
 
We’re only ever one hour away from full scale nuclear war, a war that would be absolutely catastrophic to human welfare, the economy and the environment. With the world’s nine nuclear-armed states and their allies continuing to spend over 70 billion US dollars a year on their nuclear arsenal, where to from here for nuclear disarmament and a more pe…
 
With one of the lowest fertility rates in the world, the Chinese government is to allow parents to have three children. Also moves here in France to ensure babies at birth will be automatically granted a double last name, using both parents' surnames. Plus an exhibition in the French city of Bordeaux celebrates the work of African female artists ce…
 
Adrien Behn (pronounced "Bane") has been a nomad for 12 years and has visited 35 countries and 20 US States. She is the host of the Strangers Abroad Podcast. We talk about: What do you have to do to claim that you have been to a state? How can you travel safely as a solo female traveler? How is it like to be a comedian in a politically correct age?…
 
So is the age of 35 really a fertility cliff? New American research is saying no. Annette Young talks to Cambridge University researcher and author Dr Lucy van de Wiel on what this means and also how egg-freezing is becoming a growth industry. We also look at how French women who are not in a relationship with a man are forced to seek IVF treatment…
 
Dan Coplan is a filmmaker and drone operator. We talk about: How he got started with drones and filmmaking Is helicopter footage going to go extinct with the advent of drones? Filming in vertical vs. horizontal Image stabilization vs. gimbals Digital vs. optical zoom Are all 4K cameras equal? Question of the Week What are NFTs? Why are they valuabl…
 
Who holds the reins of power in Pakistan? Prime Minister Imran Khan leads a government elected in 2018; if Pakistan is a genuine democracy, then that’s where power resides. But many government critics say the military dictates much that happens inside the country, particularly when it comes to silencing opposition to the covert power of the so-call…
 
Romani Rose, Chairman of the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma, im Gespräch mit Isabel Raabe und William Bila Wir haben in dieser Folge die Ehre, eine der Ikonen der Bürgerrechtsbewegung der Sinti und Roma als Gast in unserem Podcast zu begrüßen: Romani Rose, Vorsitzender des Zentralrats Deutscher Sinti und Roma. Wir sprechen mit ihm über se…
 
Stephen Sackur speaks to retired US general Ben Hodges, former Commander of the US Army in Europe. The 20th century was in many ways shaped by America’s unrivalled power; two decades into the new century, and it's clear the story arc is shifting. China is projecting its power across the globe, Russia is out to reassert its regional supremacy, and t…
 
In the last two years, the world has watched the African nation of Sudan begin its journey towards democracy. Yet transitioning from authoritarian rule to democracy inevitably has had its difficulties with many in the country, especially women's activists, fearing that progress is far too slow. In April 2019, Alaa Salah gained internet fame after i…
 
Russia’s relations with the West have been poor for some time but now they have reached a new level of hostility. Since the imprisonment of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, new sanctions have been imposed by both the US and EU. The Ukraine conflict, allegations of cyber attack and covert operations – the list of unresolved issues is growin…
 
An Albanian teenager that was trafficked to the UK has lost a battle to continue living in the country following an unsuccessful appeal to the High Court. 18-year-old Samet reported that he was beaten and abused before being made to beg on the streets of Albania at age 11. He was then sold into slavery and trafficked to the UK when he was just 15 y…
 
The unsung heroes of World War Two risked everything to ensure naval manoeuvres were fulfilled and convoys, sending vital food and supplies to Britain, were safe. Much is left untold of the incredible logistics that were at play - crossing the inhospitable North Sea, escaping under fire and extricating hundreds of thousands of troops from Dunkirk b…
 
A new generation of female politicians in Kosovo are pushing hard for equality in a country where few women own property yet alone work outside of their homes. Also an UN report reveals millions of women across dozens of developing nations are denied control over their own bodies such as the right to use contraception or seeking health care. Annett…
 
The escalating violence between Israel and the militant Islamic groups in Gaza has the potential to inflict terrible bloodshed, but will it change any of the underlying realities in this seemingly endless conflict? Stephen Sackur speaks to Israel’s Ambassador to the UK Tzipi Hotovely.(Photo: Tzipi Hotovely in the Hardtalk studio)…
 
We have reached the point in the Covid pandemic where the impacts of the virus are varying wildly. Here in the UK, infection rates have been contained and a rapid vaccine roll out is having its effect, but in many other countries the situation remains critical. In this patchwork pandemic how much scope is there for a resumption of travel and touris…
 
Today marks the 1-year anniversary of bitcoin's 3rd halving & my critique of Plan B's stock-to-flow model. Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa3sWnDvIl0 I reflect on: How the stock-to-flow model is holding up. Misunderstandings about my first S2F video. Who is right/wrong about the S2F model. A potential Bitcoin supercycle. Bitcoin's…
 
Zeinab Badawi interviews Fawzia Koofi, the first woman to lead a political party in Afghanistan, and is part of an Afghan delegation in talks with the Taliban. Yet she is one of their fiercest critics, endures constant intimidation, and has survived several attempts on her life. Why is Fawzia Koofi so worried about the future stability of Afghanist…
 
An UN report has found close to three quarters of women journalists are being attacked online for simply doing their job with many facing the threat of physical violence. Annette Young talks to investigative journalist and media executive, Maria Ressa, who's attracted the wrath of the Filipino government for her reporting and also Dr Julie Posetti …
 
Month by month, US President Joe Biden is shifting away from Trump-era foreign policy positions. But how dramatic will the pivot be? In the Middle East, there are signs of a changed approach to the region's two oil-rich adversaries Saudi Arabia and Iran; more pressure on the Saudis, more engagement with Tehran. Stephen Sackur speaks to the influent…
 
Stephen Sackur interviews Mohamedou Ould Slahi, a Mauritanian citizen who was once identified as a high value al-Qaeda terrorist, serving 14 years in America’s Guantanamo Bay prison. He was eventually released without charge, and now a film, The Mauritanian, has been released telling this remarkable story. What is the Guantanamo Bay legacy?(Photo: …
 
Gilbert Prousch and George Passmore first met as art students in London in the late 1960s and ever since then they've been together as a couple and as an artistic duo. From the beginning they’re own physical presence has been central to their work and they see themselves as living sculptures. They appear in most of their work, wearing their distinc…
 
Actor and singer Lindy Larsson Forss about his life, his art and about how he became a voice of Roma rights activism Lindy Larsson has enchanted us. We talk about superheroes with a Romani background, about mermaids, dogs and other animals. We also talk about the cruelties Roma have had to endure in Sweden. We get to know an inspiring, fragile, wis…
 
I interview Teouta Luri, a Kosovar & ethnic Albanian who was born in Yugoslavia in 1976. She is the daughter of a prominent Yugoslav politician. We discuss: Why Tito was the most popular dictator ever. Why Milosovic's policies inadvertently brought on civil war. Why she thought getting married and having a baby in the middle of a war was a brillian…
 
The Vjosa River in Albania has been subject to a long campaign to get it designated as a National Party in order to protect it from hydropower plants proposed by the Albanian government. Just as victory or at least partial success was in sight, the campaign and residents along its banks were dealt another blow. Oil company Shell is exploring along …
 
The UK government's 2021 Integrated Review of security and defence outlines Russia as the "most acute threat to our security". This follows the rise of an increasingly resurgent and highly unpredictable Russia under Putin, with many in the West raising the spectre that Russia’s military actions are leading to a restoration of the former Soviet Unio…
 
Stephen Sackur speaks to Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dmytro Kuleba. A few days ago, the Ukrainian Government was pleading for international help to confront the threat of a Russian military offensive from the East, but the feared assault never came. Russia declared its military exercise was over, and began to redeploy its forces. What di…
 
Russian troops are massing on Ukraine’s border, while China and the US are locked in Cold War-style hostility. Cyberwarfare makes states, systems and individuals feel newly vulnerable. Stephen Sackur interviews Sir Peter Westmacott - he was Britain’s Ambassador in Washington, Paris and Ankara. Does he think we are at peak geopolitical risk?…
 
As France along with many other countries deal with a surge in domestic abuse due to the pandemic, Annette Young talks to Sarah McGrath from the NGO Women for Women France on why coercive control, where perpetrators humiliate and control their partners, should be criminalised. Also new marriage laws in Gabon officially permits the payment of a dowr…
 
The imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny describes himself as a walking skeleton. He’s refusing food in protest at his medical treatment, and thousands of Russians joined protests to show their solidarity. The Kremlin seems intent on destroying Navalny’s movement, irrespective of internal dissent or international condemnation. Stephe…
 
President Biden is promising hundreds of billions of dollars to speed up the decarbonisation of the US economy – the White House wants cooperation with China to make good on the Paris agreement on emissions cuts. Stephen Sackur interviews Michael Mann, one of America’s leading climate scientists. He says a new climate war is unfolding. If so, who a…
 
El Camino de Santiago has 10 benefits, 4 things that are either good or bad depending on your perspective, and 10 sucky things about it. In this episode, I read my most popular article and interject commentary. The article has over 3 million views because it appears in the Top 10 results whenever you Google "El Camino Santiago." Sorry for the 1-mon…
 
Art historian and contemporary art curator Timea Junghaus about "Roma Art" In this episode, we have the pleasure of talking to a renowned "Roma Art" expert on the topic of Roma in European art history and the power and potential of contemporary Roma art. Tímea talks openly about her successful school career and her difficult university years, her s…
 
As the United States prepares to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan, Afghan women fear the return of the Taliban which could see the end of female education. Also as attempts are to made to revive the Iran nuclear deal, our correspondent in Tehran reports on how crippling US sanctions are impacting Iranian women's rights. Plus how the Belgian …
 
Stephen Sackur interviews Silvia Foti, an American writer whose grandfather was a Lithuanian man hailed as heroic patriot who paid with his life resisting the Soviets. But according to his granddaughter, Jonas Noreika was no hero - he had the blood of thousands of Jews on his hands. She’s chosen to speak out, angering many in Lithuania. What happen…
 
Zeinab Badawi interviews playwright, novelist and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga, one of Zimbabwe’s most influential and acclaimed cultural figures. Arrested for her political activism, she says her art gives her a platform to call for change. Is she optimistic about her country's future? What are the prospects for better days in Zimbabwe, when every…
 
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