Know it Wall
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Know it Wall is a place for inquisitive minds. Let world-class researchers in arts & sciences excite your curiosity through short audio-documentaries (audiodocs). From Stegosaurus to Shakespeare, protons to pandemics, there’s no limit to what you could encounter! | Based at UCL and Imperial | www.knowitwall.com.
Most Recent Episode
Russia’s new rich and their attitudes to the West | Elisabeth Schimpfossl
Dec 30 16
In 2014, the head of Russia's biggest international news agency reminded the world that Russia is the only country capable of ‘turning the USA into radioactive dust’. Do Russian elites share similarly hostile attitudes towards Western countries? Sociologist Elisabeth Schimpfossl investigates. |
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Narrated by Charlotte Holtum and Vidish Athavale | Music by Kai Engel, Huma-Huma and Alasdair Cooper |
Elisabeth is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at UCL, teaching Russian politics at the School of Slavonic & East European Studies. Her current research compares the philanthropic practices of Britain's and Russia's super-rich.