Misha Glenny


Misha Glenny is the Rector of the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. During the revolutions in Eastern Europe of 1989 and the wars in Yugoslavia in the 1990s, Misha was the BBC’s Central Europe Correspondent for which he won a Sony Gold Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcasting. The award winning journalist and historian is also the author of several best-selling books, including McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime which was made into a highly successful BBC Television Drama. His latest podcasts The Scramble for Rare Earths and The Invention of Russia are among the most listened to on the BBC Sounds last year and this.