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.

Aug
18
Friday, August 18, 2017
Aleksandar Boskovic (Lecturer in Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian) and Jessica Merrill (Assistant Professor), both members of the Columbia University Slavic Department, have articles in the current issue of Slavic Review.
Aug
10
Thursday, August 10, 2017
In a piece titled "It's Americans Who Have Undermined Democracy in America," Tarik Cyril Amar addresses Russia-Gate and Russia-Rage (History News Network).
Aug
6
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Ricardo Soares de Oliveira reviews Dictators without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia by Alexander Cooley and John Heathershaw in the 4 August issue of TLS.
Aug
3
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Tanya Domi (Adjunct, SIPA) is quoted extensively in an article published in Balkan Insight (3 August 2017), titled "Yazidi Massacre Survivors Learn Lessons from Srebrenica."
Jul
25
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, outlines the continuities of Russia's negotiating style in The Washington Post's Monkey Cage Blog.
Sep
11
Monday, September 11, 2017 to Friday, October 13, 2017
Harriman Institute Atrium, 12th floor International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
An exhibition of photographs from the personal archive of Turkmen artist Durdy Bayramov. Exhibit hours are Monday–Friday, 9:00AM – 5:00pm.
Sep
12
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
5:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Paul Michael Taylor (Asian Cultural History Program, Smithsonian Institution) at 5:00pm and a reception at 6:00pm to celebrate the opening of our new exhibit, Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960–80s.
Sep
26
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Mariana Budjeryn (Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center).
Oct
2
Monday, October 2, 2017
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with Yulia Kleiman, Senior Lecturer at the Russian State Institute of Performing Arts and Chief Editor of the cultural journal Petersburg Theatergoer

Oct
5
Thursday, October 5, 2017
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Mykola Riabchuk (President, Ukrainian PEN Centre).