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.

Jan
20
Saturday, January 20, 2018
What You Did Not Tell, a family memoir by Mark Mazower (Ira D. Wallach Professor of World Order Studies; Director, Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination) is reviewed in The New Yorker (Jan. 22, 2018).
Jan
19
Friday, January 19, 2018
Kimberly Marten (Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University, and the Director of the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations) has authored a policy memo for PONARS Eurasia on "Explaining Russia's Schizophrenic Policy toward the United States."
Jan
18
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Mark Andryczyk (Associate Research Scholar, Ukrainian Studies Program) is the editor of The White Chalk of Days: The Contemporary Ukrainian Literature Series Anthology, published by Academic Studies Press. 

Jan
18
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Andres Fernandez (MARS-REEERS) published an article on "The Real Future of Green Energy in Kazakhstan" in The Diplomat (Jan. 12, 2018).

Jan
11
Thursday, January 11, 2018
The Harriman Institute is pleased to announce the recipients of its latest round of Russian Studies Research Grants, funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Jan
23
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
6:00pm
World Room, Pulitzer Hall 3rd Floor (Graduate School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway at 116th St)
Please join the Harriman Institute and the Columbia Journalism School for a panel discussion featuring Chris Hedges (host of RT America's 'On Contact' interview show),Maria Snegovaya (PhD candidate, Department of Political Science, Columbia University) Trevor Timm (Executive Director, Freedom of the Press Foundation) and Jeffrey Trimble (Deputy Director, U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors), moderated by Steve Coll (Dean, Columbia Journalism School).
Jan
24
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
7:30pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street)
Rainn Wilson (The Office) leads a troupe of actors from stage and screen, including Sam Underwood (Fear the Walking Dead), Di Zhu (Russian Arts Theater), and Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) in a night of Chekhov's tragically comedic tales. Laura Strausfeld, Chekhov superfan and curator of New York's annual celebration of the author's birthday, joins with Selected Shorts at Symphony Space to curate an evening of Chekhov's great works and raise a glass in honor of his 158th birthday. With a special musical performance by Joan Osborne.
Jan
24
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027
Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a talk with Miriam Schulz (Department of Yiddish Studies, Columbia University) about her German-language book Before The Bow That Was Drawn: The Vilnius Komitet and its documentation of the destruction of Polish Jewry, 1939–1940/4 (Metropol, 2016).
Jan
24
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
7:00 pm
Deutsches Haus, 420 116th St. (off Amsterdam Ave.)
Please join the Ukrainian Film Club and the Harriman Institute for the unofficial New York City premiere of Ukraine’s 2018 contender for the Oscar, Black Level, directed by Valentyn Vas’yanovych.
Jan
29
Monday, January 29, 2018 to Friday, March 30, 2018
Harriman Institute Atrium, 12th Floor International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
This exhibition features selected drawings from the late 1960s and early 1970s by prominent Russian artist Eduard Gorokhovsky (1929-2004), including works produced while he was living and working in Novosibirsk and artist’s prints from his Moscow period. Exhibit hours are Monday–Friday, 9:00AM – 5:00PM excluding university holidays.