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After a sexual assault case in the District of Columbia, one woman’s public warning ricochets all the way to Birmingham, Ala., where another woman gives voice to a devastating allegation. This seven-part investigative series from The Washington Post follows the Alabama woman’s decision to come forward with a claim of sexual assault against a high-ranking figure in the D.C. criminal justice system, and the spiraling effects of that choice. “Canary: The Washington Post Investigates” is about t ...
 
Since the 1957 publication of Arthur Frommer's seminal Europe on $5 a Day, the Frommer guidebooks have been America's most trusted travel source. This podcast, hosted by Arthur's daughter, and business partner, Pauline Frommer, gives listeners the low down on what's happening in the world of travel today. Expect guest appearances by some of the biggest names in travel today, including Arthur Frommer, Jason Cochran, travel journalists from the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other pu ...
 
The Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies at the University of Washington promotes in-depth interdisciplinary study of all major post-communist subregions - Eastern and Central Europe, the Baltic region, the Caucasus and Central Asia, and Russia - in order to understand the legacies of the imperial and communist past as well as to analyze the emerging institutions and identities that will shape Eurasia's future. We share audio of interesting and relevant events ...
 
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Episode Notes Travel writer Bill Schelle discussed some of the essays in his new book "In All Directions" and then Danny Guerrero of MMGY told Pauline about a new study about the travel habits and interests of hispanic Americans.
 
Episode Notes Wine expert Michael Green discussed costs, grape regions across the USA, and why supporting the little wineries is so important right now. Then Christine Negroni chatted about her fascinating Washington Post article on the people who create trails.
 
Episode Notes Ernesto Callado of Bravonariz Tours discussed why tourist experiences that focus on smell can be so impactful. Next journalist Nancy Moreland regaled us with tales of the extraordinary women of the remote Massachusetts isle of Nantucket
 
Episode Notes Where are the cheapest places to go and what are the most popular new forms of travel? Elaine Glusac of the New York Times had some answers. Then Peter Elia, "The Man Who Hiked the World" (the name of his wonderful Instagram account) discusses the British town of Whitby and Bram Stoker.…
 
Episode Notes First, Erickson discussed her compelling new book "The Soul of the Family Tree: Ancestors, Stories and the Spirits We Inherit". Then McCullough described the work of the American Exchange Project, a travel exchange program that is bringing teens from "red" and "blue" America together.
 
Episode Notes Frommers.com Editor in Chief Jason Cochran discussed the shocking news from Disney, and what it means for families; then Mel Allen, Editor of Yankee Magazine discusses where you'll see the most vibrant leaves (and when), plus the other sightseeing opportunities in New England in autumn.…
 
Episode Notes It's a culinary edition of the Travel Show, with Lobrano discussing his new memoir "My Place at the Table: A Recipe for a Delicious Life in Paris", and author Laddie Hubbard on what it's like to tour the Tabasco factory in Louisiana.
 
Episode Notes Jen Rose Smith discusses her recent Washington Post article on northern Iceland, and then authors and professors Rachel Woldoff and Robert Litchfield talk about their new book "Digital Nomads: In Search of Freedom, Community and Meaningful Work in the New Economy."
 
Episode Notes Randy Propster of Backbacking Magazine shared advice on hiking safely and respectfully. Then Catrina Davies told of her adventures living in a van, and playing her cello for tips, while traveling across Europe. Finally Kate Craigie, of the iconic publishing house John Murray, discussed the classic travel books the company decided to r…
 
The Ellison Center presents the panel "Feminist Anthropology of Old Europe: Celebrating the Centennial of Marija Gimbutas" on April 30, 2021.This panel was part of the virtual 2021 REECAS Northwest Conference. Find more information about the conference here: jsis.washington.edu/ellisoncenter/reecas-nw/Marija Gimbutas (1921-1994), Professor of Europ…
 
Episode Notes Author Tim Parks had the adventure of a lifetime, tracing the path the Garibaldo took in his quest to unite Italy. His new book "The Hero's Way: Walking with Garibaldi From Rome to Ravenna" was the subject of our discussion. Next Pauline chatted about alcohol-free travel with Debra Kamin, who wrote about the subject for the New York T…
 
Episode Notes Michael Sean Comerford was back to discuss "American Oz" his book about the year he spent working as a "carnie" and what it showed him about America. Then Pauline spoke with culinary archeologist Farrell Monaco of TavolaMediterranea.com about how we can taste the foods eaten two millennia ago in today's Italy…
 
Elżbieta Korolczuk presents her lecture "Anti-Gender Politics and Right Wing Populism in Poland" on April 27, 2021.This lecture is part of Talking Gender in the EU, a lecture series hosted by the Center for West European Studies at the University of Washington, covering gender politics in Poland, Latvia, France, and the European Parliament. This le…
 
Episode Notes Jason Cochran discussed many of the common problems vacationers are encountering on the road, then Lawton discussed her book "Black Girl Take the World: The Travel Bible for Black Women with Boundless Wanderlust".
 
Episode Notes Mike Reiss, a long-time writer of the TV show "The Simpsons" joined Pauline to talk about how his Simpson's affiliation affects his travel (and led to him starting a podcast); and Jason Cochran, Editor in Chief of Frommers.com, reported on his recent research trip to Orlando, what's coming for cruising, and developments in New York Ci…
 
The Ellison Center presents the panel "The Future of Nagorno-Karabakh: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Peacebuilding and Development in the South Caucasus" on April 29, 2021.This panel was part of the virtual 2021 REECAS Northwest Conference. Find more information about the conference here: https://jsis.washington.edu/ellisoncenter/reecas-nw/Foll…
 
Episode Notes Karen Gardiner on how being near water affects your well-being, Ann Mah discussed her literary pilgrimage to the state of Oregon, and Stan Sandberg, of TravelInsurance.com, had some insights into on what is—and isn't covered—by standard travel insurance policies during a pandemic.
 
Episode Notes Craig Taylor author of "New Yorkers: A City and Its People in Our Time", Jennifer Gonnerman, staff writer at The New Yorker magazine, and Anastasia Healey Mills Healey, author of "Secret Connecticut: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure" were this week's guests.
 
Episode Notes CORRECTED VERSION! Scott McCartney of the Wall Street Journal had warnings for travel voucher holders, then Charleston Park's Lead Interpretive Aide Toby Smith discussed one of the only two attractions in the USA devoted to the topic of slavery. We finished the show with Barbara Duriau, founder of a delightful Facebook group that is b…
 
Conor O'Dwyer presents his book talk "Coming Out of Communism: The Emergence of LGBT Activism in Eastern Europe" on Nov. 8, 2019 at the University of Washington, Seattle. This book talk is a part of the Ellison Center's "1989 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall" lecture series.While LGBT activism has increased worldwide, there has been …
 
The University of Washington presents the panel, "The Politics of Memory in Eastern Europe, Ukraine and Russia 30 Years After the Berlin Wall" on Nov. 7, 2019.Panelists:Conor O'Dwyer, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of FloridaLaada Bilaniuk, Professor of Anthropology at the University of WashingtonWilliam Hill, Global Fel…
 
Dr. William H. Hill presents his book talk, "No Place for Russia: European Security Institutions Since 1989" from his book of the same title, published by Columbia University Press. This lecture was given on Nov. 6, 2019 at the University of Washington.This lecture is part of the 1989 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall series, organize…
 
Episode Notes Hopefully, this "pause" is coming to an end. In the meantime, Stephanie Rosenbloom gives advice on how to savor planning for the return to travel, plus Jason and Pauline discuss the latest cruise news, Disneyland's reopening, travel developments in Israel and more.
 
Dennis Deletant presents his lecture, "The Fall of Communism in Romania: A BBC Journalist's Perspective" on Oct. 29, 2019 at the University of Washington, Seattle. The lecture covers the fall of communism in Romania from the point of view of a BBC reporter and first-hand witness of the events, honoring the invitation of the UW Ellison Center and Am…
 
Dr. Laura Dean presents her lecture, "Political Ethnography with a Gender Lens in the Latvian Parliament" on March 1st, 2021.This lecture is part of Talking Gender in the EU, a lecture series covering gender politics in Poland, Latvia, France, and the European Parliament. The European Union has set impressive standards on gender equality, providing…
 
This panel discussion features the following speakers: Dr. Philip Gamaghelyan, Assistant Professor, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, University of San Diego Dr. Resat Kasaba, Ann H.H. and Kenneth B. Pyle Professor of U.S. Foreign Policy, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington Dr. Kamal Makili-Aliyev, Senior Lecturer,…
 
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