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.

Feb
22
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, weighs in about Russian social media interference in the Los Angeles Times.
Feb
18
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Kimberly Marten (Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, and Director of the Program on US-Russia Relations) appeared on PBS Newshour Weekend with Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the Russia indictments, Yevgenii Prigozhin, and the Internet Research Agency troll farm.
Feb
16
Friday, February 16, 2018
После Сталина examines the post-Stalin fate of the Soviet project to create a “New Person.” The volume demonstrates that the project in fact became more important after Stalin, as the Soviet leadership sought mechanisms of control other than terror.
Feb
15
Thursday, February 15, 2018
 Bella Grigoryan (Ph.D. Slavic, 2011) is the author of Noble Subjects: The Russian Novel and the Gentry, 1762–1861, published by Northern Illinois University Press.
Feb
14
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The proceedings of the 2016 conference held on the work of Polish poet Anna Frajlich (Lecturer in Polish Emerita), have been published in Kraków.
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.
Feb
27
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
4:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building, 420 W 118th St)
Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Marci Shore of her book The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution (Yale University Press, 2017).
Feb
28
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
2:10pm - 4:00pm
1201 International Affairs Building (12th Floor, 420 W 118th St)
Please join the European Institute, the Harriman Institute, and the History Department at Columbia University for a talk with A. Ross Johnson, History and Public Policy Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Former Director, Radio Free Europe.
Feb
28
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building, 420 W 118th St)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a talk with Natalia Aleksiun, Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History at Touro College, Graudate School of Je

Mar
1
Thursday, March 1, 2018
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building, 420 W 118th St)

Please join us for a talk with Boris Kolonitsky (European University at St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Institute of History at the Russian Academy of Sciences).