In this episode of the Talk Eastern Europe podcast, co-hosts Maciek Makulski and Adam Reichardt give a preview of the upcoming presidential elections in Ukraine; discuss the tragic events in Gdańsk with the murder of the mayor Paweł Adamowicz; and go through the newest issue of New Eastern Europe magazine which focuses on public intellectuals and their role in Central and Eastern Europe today.
1.30: Ukraine presidential elections preview
7.00: Discussion of the murder of the Gdańsk Mayor Paweł Adamowicz
14.00: Public intellectuals and the new issue of New Eastern Europe
Show notes and links
Ukraine elections coverage:
“Local governments are the foundation of democracy” A conversation from 2016 with Paweł Adamowicz (the late mayor of Gdańsk):
“Pawel Adamowicz: Gdansk mayor and standard-bearer for civil rights and liberal values in Poland” Adam Reichardt’s obituary in The Independent:
Issue 1/2019: Public intellectuals. What is their place, role and responsibility today?
“Where there is word, there is responsibility for mankind” .A conversation with Basil Kerski, director of the European Solidarity Centre in Gdańsk.
“The dramatic turn of political discourse in Romania” By Paul Gabriel Sandu:
Music featured in the podcast licensed under the Creative Commons license 3.0
Opening theme: Sum of My Fears by Dazie Mae:
Railroad's Whiskey Co by Jahzzar:

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