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
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
16
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, discusses the tough situation facing the Ukrainian government in the face of the protests in eastern Ukraine, and Obama's response to Russia's provocations, with guest host Alex Wagner and journalist David Rhode.
Apr
15
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Timothy M. Frye, Director, Harriman Institute; Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, discusses eastern Ukraine protests on Bloomberg TV.
Apr
21
Monday, April 21, 2014
2:00pm - 4:00pm
1302 IAB
Please join the Harriman Institute for a discussion with Peter Holquist.
Apr
21
Monday, April 21, 2014
1:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB)
Please join the Harriman Institute and Columbia's Center on Global Energy Policy for a discussion with Louis Skyner, Head of Oil & Gas, Clifford Chance, Moscow.
Apr
22
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
6:30pm-8:00pm
Room 1512 International Affairs Building
Please join the Harriman Institute, the Slavic Department and the American Hungarian Library for an evening with the celebrated Hungarian writer, László Krasznahorkai
Apr
22
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB)
Please join the Harriman Institute for a discussion with Ilire Agimi, Visiting Scholar, Harriman Institute.

 

Apr
23
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
7:00 pm
417 IAB, 420 West 118th Street
Please join the Harriman Institute for a reading of Gary Shteyngart's new memoir, Little Failure, followed by a discussion with the author.