Dr. Sinan Ciddi is an expert on Turkish domestic politics and foreign policy. He obtained his Ph.D. from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London in 2007 in the field of Political Science. Dr. Ciddi continues to author scholarly articles, opinion pieces and book chapters on contemporary Turkish politics and foreign policy, as well as participate in media appearances. In addition to his teaching and research responsibilities at Georgetown, Dr. Ciddi also serves as the Executive Director of the Institute of Turkish Studies. KSKA: Tuesday, March 8, at 2:00 p.m. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

This week on Addressing Alaskans, we're bringing you a special production with BBQ demigod Steve Raichlen. He spent a few days with us in Anchorage this summer sharing his passion for cooking over an open flame. Raichlen sits down for a spicy chat with Alaska Public Media's Pat Yack while he was here. KSKA: Tuesday, August 26, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m. Listen Now:

Taxes from oil production pay for a hefty chunk of Alaska's state government. Last year the Legislature narrowly passed Senate Bill 21, which offers tax cuts to encourage more drilling in the wake of declining oil production statewide. On August 19, voters will have the chance to repeal those cuts. Alaska Common Ground brings panelists from both sides of the debate to hash out the details of the oil tax referendum on the table. KSKA: Tuesday, July 29, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m. Download Audio

Anchorage Museum history curator Katie Ringsmuth talks about the Snug Harbor salmon cannery. A mix of cultures and gender dynamics shaped Cook Inlet life while the cannery was in operation for sixty years. Join us for a rich journey into cannery life in early Alaska during this lecture, hosted by the Cook Inlet Historical Society and recorded at the Anchorage Museum. KSKA: Tuesday, May 20, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

This week on Addressing Alaskans, Alaska lieutenant gubernatorial candidates Hollis French, Lesil McGuire, Dan Sullivan, and Bob Williams field questions in a forum discussing each candidate's vision for the future of Alaska. KSKA: Tuesday, May 13, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

This week on Addressing Alaskans, Alaska gubernatorial candidates Byron Mallott, Bill Walker and current Governor Sean Parnell field questions in a forum discussing each candidate's vision for the future of Alaska. KSKA: Tuesday, May 6, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

On the next Addressing Alaskans, hear UAA biology professor Dr. Jennifer Burns discuss her research on mammals in polar environments. What do marine mammals need to survive? How may climate change impact their ability to make a good living in the ocean? Does it matter if the mammals live in the Arctic or Antarctic? Burns' talk, "Marine Mammals in a Changing Sea: Sentinels or Sitting Targets," was recorded at a BLM Campbell Creek Science Center fireside chat in April. KSKA: Tuesday, April 29, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

This week on Addressing Alaskans, director of the University of California at San Francisco's Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, Dr. Tracey Woodruff talks about toxic chemicals, exposure and the effects on our health. KSKA: Tuesday, April 22, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

This week on Addressing Alaskans, UAA Atwood Chair of Journalism Mark Trahant speaks as part of a series titled "Women and Agents of Violence." KSKA: Tuesday, April 15, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

KTOO and 360North in Juneau bring us a discussion on Alaska's budding gas pipeline project in an hourlong program called "Decoding the Gas Line Project." For years Alaskans have been talking about a natural gas pipeline. Now the Alaska LNG project has momentum and the state could become an owner. KSKA: Tuesday, April 1, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

This week on Addressing Alaskans, professor of veterinary sports medicine at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Michael Davis. Dr. Davis explains in detail what makes dogs such incredible athletes, outperforming other mammals in extremes of altitude and temperature. KSKA: Tuesday, March 18, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

This week on Addressing Alaskans, five panelists offering varying perspectives on marijuana law and policy discuss the implications of marijuana reform in Alaska, as well as nationwide. KSKA: Tuesday, 3/11, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

This week on Addressing Alaskans, award-winning Egyptian-American playwright Yussef El Guindi will discuss perceptions of Arabs and Muslims in the media as seen through the lens of an Arab-American. KSKA: Tuesday, 3/4 at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

This week on Addressing Alaskans, Associate Professor in the UAA Department of Anthropology and former president of the Alaska Consortium of Zooarchaeologists, Diane Hanson. Dr. Hanson speaks candidly about her many interesting experiences doing archaeological work in Alaska. KSKA: Tuesday 2/25 at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

This week on Addressing Alaskans, hear from seven internationally recognized artists in Gyre: The Plastic Ocean exhibition at the Anchorage Museum. Ocean trash collected from beaches all over the world takes center stage in all of their Gyre works. In this lecture recorded at the Anchorage Museum, the artists discuss their experiences collecting trash for art and the relationship between "Art and the Environment." KSKA: Tuesday 2/11 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm  Listen Now

This week on Addressing Alaskans, Fairbanks grown Michael Carey reflects how newspapers and books have shaped his career as an Alaska news man. "Newspapers were my teachers." Reporting on Alaska news and politics at the Anchorage Daily New and Alaska Public Media for over three decades, Carey recounts his most memorable communications with readers and unforgettable interviews with influential Alaskans in his talk "Everyone You Meet is Your Teacher: What the Buddha Taught and Alaska Newspaperman." KSKA: Tuesday 1/14 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm Listen Now

Educate girls and you will change the world. This is the message of Girl Rising, a film that tells the stories of nine different girls around the world. Following a screening of Girl Rising, the Alaska World Affairs Council hosted a panel discussion on the power of educating girls with members of Anchorage's academic community and Brian Callahan from the Global Campaign for Education. KSKA: Tuesday 12/10 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm Listen Now

Since it was published in 2012, The Snow Child by Alaska's own Eowyn Ivey from Chickaloon has been published in many different languages and nominated for the Pulitzer prize. Following a international book tour, Eowyn returned home and met with the Anchorage Friends of the Library. This week on Addressing Alaskans, listen to her talk about how books and libraries shaped her life as a writer. KSKA: Tuesday 12/3 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm Listen Now

The first human trafficking case prosecuted in the United States happened right here in Anchorage, Alaska. Not My Life is a documentary depicting the dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery worldwide. The film was shown at Bear Tooth Theatrepub in Anchorage and followed by panel discussion on slavery in Alaska with Robin Bronen from the Alaska Institute for Justice, Michelle DeWitt from Tundra Women's Coalition, Jolene Goeden from the FBI and First Lady of Alaska, Sandy Parnell. KSKA: Tuesday 10/15 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm Listen Now

This week Addressing Alaskans, listen to Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan's annual State of the City address to the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, recorded on Monday. He reviews projects nearing completion including a new fire station and coastal trail improvements. He also previews future plans for Ship Creek and the former Anchorage armory site KSKA: Tuesday 9/16 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm Listen Now