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A growth mindset is the belief that you can do anything if you work for it. Your host Sam Harris finds remarkable individuals doing extraordinary things and breaks the processes down to show how anyone can achieve anything. Sam has launched several businesses, travelled the world, and nearly died a few times, all in the spirit of curiosity and adventure. Some highlights include touring North Korea to hitch-hiking across Kazakhstan. He brings his insatiable appetite for learning to the podcas ...
 
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The Slavic Connexion

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The Slavic Connexion

The University of Texas at Austin

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A fresh international chat show from The University of Texas at Austin meant to share research, ideas, and culture from the Slavic world and beyond in digestible episodes. Each week we feature faculty, students (both undergraduate and graduate), and speakers of note from other institutions and countries. The Slavic Connexion is a production of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies within the College of Liberal Arts at UT Austin... It's not typical Texas, y'all. TPN 2021 ...
 
Vladimir aka Vakvald. Was born in Almaty (Kazakhstan). DJ, musician, producer, has a musical education. Composing electronic dance music (EDM) in a style of House and its sub-genres. Currently, Vladimir is working on new projects to further their implementation. Пишу треки, ремиксы на заказ! Аранжировка. Сведение. Мастеринг.
 
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Russian Roulette

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Russian Roulette

CSIS | Center for Strategic and International Studies

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Russian Roulette takes a look at the politics, economics, and culture of Russia and Eurasia through both interviews and lively discussion with experts from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and around the world. Hosted by CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program experts Olga Oliker and Jeffrey Mankoff.
 
A podcast for all ancient history fans! The Ancients is dedicated to discussing our distant past. Featuring interviews with historians and archaeologists, each episode covers a specific theme from antiquity. From Neolithic Britain to the Fall of Rome. Hosted by Tristan Hughes.
 
David Gardner, co-founder of The Motley Fool, is among the most respected and trusted sources on investing. As a best-selling author, hugely successful stock picker, and financial authority, David has led The Motley Fool’s growth into a worldwide investment and financial advisory services company. Each week David shares his insights into today's most innovative and disruptive publicly traded companies -- and how to profit from them by following his signature “Rule Breaker Investing” principles.
 
Energypreneurs is a podcast that brings solar power, electric vehicles and battery technologies to young entrepreneurs. Sohail Hasnie, our host, is a firm believer that the solution to climate change lies in these technologies, which will also fundamentally change the way we think about electricity and transportation—on road, on water and even on air. Over the last 35 years, Sohail has applied technology and innovation in many large infrastructure projects across Australasia. As a staff of t ...
 
The original English-language podcast about Finnish football. Presented by Mark W, Mark H, Rich and Keke, four Brits with Finnish wives and shared passion for the beautiful game. @explorefinland @fcsuomi @escapetosuomi and @kekemyllari bring you a variety of show formats; the original Finnish Football Show discussion show, interviews with key people in Finnish football, Matchday Live to bring you reviews of the Finnish national team games. FFS – supporting football in Finland since 2015.
 
David Kim dives into the interesting stories behind entrepreneurs of rising startups and SMEs around the world. CEO roundtable bridging Asia weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists. CEO roundtable was created for you, the Entrepreneur, business owner of SMEs, and solopreneur. Our journey will start in Africa and travel to Latin America, Asia, America, and Europe.
 
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CREECA Lecture Series Podcast

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CREECA Lecture Series Podcast

Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

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CREECA’s mission is to support research, teaching, and outreach on Russia, Eastern and Central Europe, and Central Asia. We approach this three-part mission by promoting faculty research across a range of disciplines; by supporting graduate and undergraduate teaching and training related to the region; and by serving as a community resource through outreach activities targeted to K-12 teachers and students, other institutions of higher education, and the general public. As a U.S. Department ...
 
Hey scenesters! On The Boys in the Band Podcast we bring you exclusive interviews with the musicians who soundtracked the 00s indie scene. The best gigs, the secrets to songwriting the biggest hits, and what came next… Hear the inside stories from your favourite bands. If you loved that scene - The Libertines, Arctic Monkeys, Mystery Jets, The Cribs, The Maccabees, The Holloways etc - then this is the podcast for you! Get in touch and let us know your favourite bands/songs/gigs from the era. ...
 
Subscribe to the OMFIF podcast for the latest news and insight on financial markets, monetary policy and global investment themes. Published weekly, the podcast features input from a range of academic experts, central bankers and investment professionals. Visit our website at www.omfif.org.
 
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Silk Road Stories

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Silk Road Stories

Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

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The Freer and Sackler Galleries’ Silk Road Storytelling group is made up of volunteers from the Washington DC community who have cultural ties to various sites along the ancient Silk Road. They trained with professional storyteller Louise Omoto Kessel to learn to tell stories from their homelands including Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, China, Mongolia, Korea, and Japan. Here is a sample of their stories. We trust that listeners will experienc ...
 
The Industry is a podcast that takes a closer look at some of the lesser known (and perhaps intentionally) forgotten stories of movie history. Insane productions, scandalous lawsuits, victories from the jaws of defeat, and the occasional crime are the order of the day in this Industry. Each story is explored with experts who know or with the people who were there. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The Kent Lapp Podcast features conversations designed to spark change, bring hope, & help you navigate the tricky bits in life. We are particularly interested in exploring what folks who are successful in their field believe, are building, and enjoy. And we simply use genuine, engaged, everyday conversations to mine for gold in these areas. Expect a variety of subjects including: Physical & Mental Health, Economics & Entrepreneurship, Social & Political Issues, Theology & Spirituality, Cross ...
 
Icebreakers is the only podcast exploring the intersection of Canadian and Eurasian business, culture, and personalities. Join Nathan Hunt as he hosts leaders, politicians, artists, and more as they reflect on the current state of Canadian and Eurasian cooperation and look to the future to speculate on what is to come. With each new episode, we discover new exciting stories, personal experiences and determine various opportunities to form a bilateral dialogue between our countries and people ...
 
Missionary, worship leader, speaker Philip Renner shares his experience of being at the forefront of a worship revival in former USSR for past 4 years. Philip has served as Worship leader and youth pastor at Good News Moscow Church with his father Rick Rick Renner. at Good New Moscow Church a thriving church of 4000 in Moscow. No small feat considering Philip and his family of missionaries are Americans from Oklahoma! Philip and his team Renner Worship has led worship for churches, events fo ...
 
Join host Mary Kay Magistad as she explores how China's New Silk Road may change the world. Dozens of countries have invited China to build roads, railways, ports, 5G networks, and more. How is China’s global ambition seen around the world and what impact are its investments having on the ground? Over nine episodes, Mary Kay, a former China correspondent for NPR and PRX’s “The World,” partners with local journalists on five continents to uncover the effects of the most sweeping global infras ...
 
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Gold and horses! 2,500 years ago, in the area of the Great Steppe that is now Eastern Kazakhstan, an extraordinary ancient Scythian culture reigned supreme. They were called the Saka, renowned for their skill as horse archers and for their elaborate elite burials. Ancient Persian and Greek sources labelled them a barbaric, nomadic people – a scourg…
 
With a focus on green investments, gas infrastructure and economic development, John Orchard, OMFIF’s chief executive officer, talks with Erlan Idrissov, Kazakhstan’s ambassador to the UK, and James Martin, co-chairman of the board of directors at the Astana International Financial Centre, on the impact of Covid-19 on the Kazakhstan economy, it’s r…
 
On Tuesday night Markku Kanerva and Finland got back to their feet after Saturday night's knockdown, to show Finland's fans that there's still life, and a few tricks, in the old dog yet, as they took on Kazakhstan at the Astana Arena. Read Mark H's match report of Kazakhstan 0-2 Finlandhttps://finnishfootballshow.com/2021/10/12/match-report-kazakhs…
 
Episode 42: Commanding a Kazakh Back Line; Jess Johnson's Career in Kazakhstan This week Jess Johnson is in the 11. She has a storied career at Monmouth University that she shares with us followed by signing her first professional contract. Did she ever expect it to be in Kazakhstan? Maybe not, but she is making the best of every moment and opportu…
 
To fight against the Roman empire and then make an alliance with them took a certain courage and tenacity. In this episode we are introduced to Mavia, the warrior queen of the semi-nomadic Tanukhids, who did just that. Dr. Emran El-Badawi, associate professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Houston, takes us through the things we kno…
 
This week on The Boys in the Band Podcast we catch up with Fred Macpherson currently of Spector and formerly of Les Incompetents. In a bumper episode, Fred gives fantastic reflections on the London indie scene during the 00s, where his band Les Incompetents hung out and performed with the likes of Jamie T, Laura Marling and Mumford and Sons but nev…
 
In 1887, a Jewish eye doctor named L.L. Zamenhof launched his international auxiliary language “Esperanto” from the western borderlands of a tsarist empire in crisis. Brigid O’Keeffe traces the history of Esperanto as a utopian vision rooted in late imperial Russian culture through to its rise as a vibrant global movement that inspired women and me…
 
CERBA is hosting an exceptional guest on this episode of IceBreakers: a heavily decorated astronaut, engineer, and pilot - Colonel Chris Hadfield. Chris is an astounding pioneer of many historic "firsts": the first astronaut to operate Canadarm in space, the first Canadian to board and pilot a Russian "Soyuz" spacecraft, the first and only Canadian…
 
In this episode, Patrice Dabrowski takes us on a historical journey through the highly understudied Carpathian Mountains of Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine. Her brand new book details the many forces at play in the mountainous region over the years from 1860 to 1980 and shows how this area gradually went from terra incongita to tourist attraction. We…
 
On a football pitch that resembled a ploughed field, the Helmarit put on an assured, commanding performance to take a comfortable 3-0 World Cup Qualifier victory back home from Tbilisi, Georgia. Goals from Linda Sällström, Sanni Franssi and, a penalty from, Emmi Alanen ensured that Finland sit in joint top place in group A, with local rivals Sweden…
 
Wolfram Seidemann, chief executive officer of G+D Currency Technology, joins John Orchard, CEO of OMFIF, for a discussion about the need for programmable central bank digital currency. They delve into issues such as the role of Covid-19 in accelerating CBDC development, requirements needed for a CBDC, use cases for programmability as a feature of C…
 
On this show, we love to talk about Conscious Capitalism. We generally avoid talking about politics. But what happens when those worlds collide? When campaign strategist Matthew Dowd was introduced to Conscious Capitalism, he wrote about how much better our world would be if politics took a similar approach. Now that’s worth talking about!…
 
Dr. Michael Friedman is a medical doctor and medical epidemiologist. As the Country Director, CDC Bangladesh, as his last posting, he was at forefront of Bangladesh’s battle with Covid-19. After 25 years, with the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (USCDC), he is exploring the next chapter of his life—contemplating what to do n…
 
Dai and Ruth return to look at the big games coming up this week, and look back at the big game which happened over the last weekend - Cardiff losing to Swansea in the South Wales Derby. We begin by looking at the Women's World Cup Qualifiers as Wales take on Slovenia and Estonia. The Slovenia away games looks a tough one, and the pair look at thei…
 
In this episode, Jarie Bolander, host of The Entrepreneur Ethos podcast, talks with Sam about how he became an entrepreneur and the story of his failures and successes as he walks through his entrepreneurship journey. We'll later find out how he was able to manage his life after losing a loved one. CONNECT WITH JARIE LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Twi…
 
Dr. Molly Blasing presents material from her recent book, Snapshots of the Soul: Photo-Poetic Encounters in Modern Russian Culture (Cornell UP, 2021). She considers how photography has shaped Russian poetry from the early twentieth century to the present day, using examples of photo-poetic writing by Pasternak, Tsvetaeva, Brodsky, and other 20th an…
 
In this episode, Keke and Mark W are joined by another Helmarit star and yet another Finnish goalkeeper! Tinja-Riikka Korpela who is a legend of the women’s game; a serial winner who won two Bundesliga titles and three Finnish championships. As well as making 90+ appearances for the Helmarit – the women's Finland national team – and playing a large…
 
Episode 44: A Creed United by Football; w/ Khedive McIntosh Khedive is back following his debut episode (Episode 16) to chat with us about the Footy Creed his new business, the realities of mental health in professional football, and what the future holds for his professional career on the pitch and off it. Khedive is a player that is thoughtful an…
 
Often up there in the upper echelons of most articles listing Rome's worst emperors, it's fair to say that history has not been kind to Caracalla. Whether it was contemporary sources depicting him as a deranged Heracles and Alexander the Great loving megalomaniac or the 18th century historian Edward Gibbon labelling him 'the common enemy of mankind…
 
In this episode, I was able to hear two scientists' views on the future of electric batteries, their safety, and racing. Dr. Xu’s research group focuses on Lithium-ion battery safety, design, and development of multifunctional energy storage systems among others. Dr. Mesbah Uddin, Professor, and Director of NC Motorsports and Automotive Research Ce…
 
Since its launch in 2017, the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index has shone a crucial light on the opportunities for investment in region. As Africa looks to build back better after the Covid-19 crisis, the 5th edition of the index, compiled by OMFIF, is more important than ever. It is a vital part of policy-makers’ and market participants’ toolkit…
 
A theatre, a gymnasium and houses with colonnaded courtyards: these are the hallmarks of an Ancient Greek city. So what are they doing in the city of Ai Khanum, far east of their origins in present day Afghanistan? In this first part of Tristan’s chat with Milinda Hoo, she takes us through the structures found in this ancient city, and what they te…
 
DEREK TING, CREATIVE DIRECTOR A writer, director, producer originally from New York, now based in Hong Kong, Derek strives to challenge himself in everything he does. He’s written and produced several feature films: $upercapitalist shot in Hong Kong, New York, released internationally in 2012 with millions of views; Always, a romance drama shot in …
 
Elaine Chen co-founded BillionWatts Technologies, a subsidiary under Billion Electric Corp, with a focus on solar PV and energy storage-related products and solutions. Today, we discussed with this high-energy young entrepreneur the details of today’s energy transformation in Taiwan and its key drivers. Elaine shared the future of Taiwan’s energy s…
 
Why Buddhism is True written by Robert Wright 'Why Buddhism is True' looks at the science and philosophy of meditation and enlightenment. Robert Wright is a devout non-meditating anger prone evolutionary psychologist and writer. He dives headlong into the world of meditation with surprising results, and explain why it works from an evolutionary sta…
 
Ignazio Visco is a member of the governing council of the European Central Bank, the general board of the European Systemic Risk Board, the board of directors of the Bank for International Settlements, the steering committee of the Financial Stability Board, the board of governors of the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. He is also alterna…
 
On Saturday evening, Markku Kanerva's Finland were dealt a near fatal blow by a stubborn Ukraine side, reducing the odds of their World Cup Qualification to "comical". Both Kanerva and visiting manager Oleksandr Petrakov set up with the same approach as the reverse fixture, with more familiar options Jukka Raitala and Thomas Lam replacing the injur…
 
In October 331 BC, one of the most important battles of world history occurred on the plain of Gaugamela. Alexander III of Macedon, better known as Alexander the Great, had been campaigning east of the Aegean Sea against the Persian Empire for 3 ½ years. Already he had won a series of notable victories and conquered many lands west of the Euphrates…
 
On this episode, Marko Dumančić joins Lera and Cullan to talk about his recently published monograph entitled Men Out of Focus: The Soviet Masculinity Crisis in the Long Sixties wherein he unpacks the changing conceptions of men in post-Stalinist society by taking a deeper look at Soviet films made at the time. This is a fun conversation, riddled w…
 
Mara Villegas has been in the banking sector since 2008 and is currently the Director for Compliance of a financial investment company. In this episode, we discuss how COVID-19 has accelerated the world of the digital finance industry today and the expected market growth. In the Philippines alone, almost 70% of the population are now using digital …
 
As the United States rose to ascendancy in the first decades of the twentieth century, observers abroad associated American economic power most directly with its burgeoning automobile industry. In the 1930s, in a bid to emulate and challenge America, engineers from across the world flocked to Detroit. Chief among them were Nazi and Soviet specialis…
 
In this episode of Russian Roulette, Heather provides a brief overview of a new CSIS report, “Russia’s Climate Gamble: The Pursuit and Contradictions of its Arctic Ambitions,” which examines the implications of climate impacts for Russia’s economy, internal political dynamics, and security posture. Heather then sits down with Felix H. Tschudi, the …
 
The headlines this week: — Iran lifts Bitcoin mining ban in face of power shortages, US sanctions — Bitcoin miners who set up their own power plants face crippling $5.6M fine — Don't blame Coinbase for huge social engineering hack, says Coinbase — Central, South Asia love DeFi so much, crypto volume spiked 700% See acast.com/privacy for privacy and…
 
Episode 43: The Ultimate Student Athlete; a chat with Scott Fishel Scott Fishel is in the 11 with us this week and we go over his illustrious Division 3 soccer career. The now doctor and recent new father gives us some of his insight onto how he was able to balance the rigors of his academic program, college soccer, work and a social life. For anyo…
 
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