The Harriman Institute at Columbia University is one of the world's leading academic institutions devoted to Russian, Eurasian and East European studies. Our mission is to serve our community at the university and beyond by supporting research, instruction, and dialogue, sponsoring vibrant and multidisciplinary events that bring together our extraordinary resources of faculty, students, and alumni. We are committed to training the next generation of regional specialists to play leadership roles in setting the academic and scholarly agenda, making policy and challenging accepted truths about how we study our rapidly changing world.

Apr
22
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Timothy M. Frye, Director, Harriman Institute; Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, discusses the pro-Russian militias in eastern Ukraine.
Apr
21
Monday, April 21, 2014
Peter Zalmayev, a 2008 graduate of the Harriman Institute, discusses the unrest in eastern Ukraine on Al Jazeera (April 17) and BBC News (April 16 and April 7).
Apr
17
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Deborah Coen, Associate Professor of History, Barnard College, and Acting Director of the Center of International History, was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2014.

Apr
16
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Harriman Institute Publications Committee has announced its Faculty Publications Grants for 2014-15:
Apr
16
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The situation in Ukraine is rapidly developing and our experts are frequently commenting on it in the media. Read/watch the analysis by our faculty and students.
Apr
24
Thursday, April 24, 2014 to Saturday, April 26, 2014
International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th Street, New York, NY
The Harriman Institute hosts the 19th Annual ASN World Convention.
 
Registration is required
Apr
25
Friday, April 25, 2014
5:15pm
602 Hamilton Hall
Please join the Harriman Institute for a discussion with Danylo Lubkivsky, Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine.
Apr
28
Monday, April 28, 2014
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB)
Please join the Harriman Institute for a talk with Robert Najdek.
Apr
28
Monday, April 28, 2014
6:15 pm
707 IAB, 420 West 118th Street
Please join the Harriman Institute for a screening of the film Yury Shchekochikhin. Once I Was . . . (2011) by Yevgeniya Golovnya and Nadezhda Azhgikhina, followed by a discussion with Nadezhda Azhgikhina about the evolution of Russian journalism after the collapse of the USSR.
Apr
29
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6:30pm
Room 1219 IAB
Please join the Harriman Institute for a talk with Cleo Protohristova (University of Plovdiv).