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
21
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Robert Jervis, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of Political Science, discusses the Senate's report on the CIA's torture abuses in Foreign Affairs.
Apr
15
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

In celebration of its 80th anniversary, Penguin Classics UK has issued a new series: "Little Black Classics." 80 books published in the UK for 80p.

Apr
10
Friday, April 10, 2015
Angela Wheeler (GSAPP ’16) grew up in Berlin, Massachusetts. It was “a little farm town with a defunct downtown,” she recalls. But when she was about to graduate high school, Berlin received a Main Street Grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the city restored some of the dilapidated, vacant buildings. Read more.
Apr
10
Friday, April 10, 2015
Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy (1951 - 2015), Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Russian Literature and Culture, wrote about Cold War cultural exchange between the United States and the USSR for AmericanBalletTheatre.org. Read the article, published posthumously, on the American Ballet Theatre website
Apr
8
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Max de Haldevang ('16) 2015 Human Rights Essay Contest winner.
Mar
23
Monday, March 23, 2015 to Friday, May 15, 2015
Harriman Institute Atrium (12th Floor, 420 W 118th St.)
Please join the Harriman Institute for an exhibit of photomontages by graphic artist Yuri Rozhkov.
Apr
7
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 to Thursday, April 30, 2015
4th Floor, International Affairs Building (420 West 118th Street)
Please join the Harriman Institute for an exhibit of Maria Turchenkova’s photographs. 
Apr
27
Monday, April 27, 2015
6:00 pm
1501 IAB (420 West 118th Street)
Please join the Harriman Institute for a film screening and discussion in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.
Apr
28
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB, 420 W 118th St.)
Please join the Harriman Institute, East Central European Center, and Columbia University Central and Eastern European Club for a talk by Andrzej Kazmierczak.
Apr
29
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB, 420 West 118th St.)
Please join the Harriman Institute for a talk by Ricardo Alexandre Encarnação Sousa (Visiting Scholar, Columbia University).