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
23
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Russian Placement Exam, September 1st, 2016
Aug
22
Monday, August 22, 2016
Kimberly Marten publishes essay in Asia Policy's book review roundtable on Bobo Lo's Russia and the New World Disorder.
Aug
18
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Robert Belknap's "On Teaching Crime and Punishment," a short piece prepared for Columbia's Literature Humanities, has been published on The Bloggers Karamazov, the blog of the North American Dostoevsky Society, as part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the novel's first publication.
Aug
11
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Deborah Martinsen (Adjunct Associate Professor of Slavic Languages) writes about the links between the ethics and structure of Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment on the Bloggers Karamazov.
Aug
2
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Former Harriman Program Assistant, Alexandra Weber (née Kotar, M.A. Russian Translation '10) is the translator of Ivan Ilyin's The Singing Heart: A Book of Quiet Reflections.
Sep
8
Thursday, September 8, 2016
7:00pm
Riverside Church Theater, 91 Claremont Ave btw 120th St & 122nd St

Please join us for a performance entitled The Ghost of Elsinore: Every Tzara Has His Dada, a contemporary theatrical collage celebrating the centenary of DaDa and its Hamlet-admiring visio

Sep
9
Friday, September 9, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a discussion with the performers and scholars involved in September 8th's production of The Ghost of Elsinore: Every Tzara Has His Dada, a contemporary theatrical collag

Sep
13
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
1512 International Affairs Building (420 W. 118th Street, 15th Floor)
Please join the Harriman Institute for a discussion with Robert Legvold, Marshall Shulman Professor Emeritus and former director of the Harriman Institute, about his new book, Return to Cold War (Polity, 2016).
Sep
14
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join the East Central European Center and the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York for a presentation by Dr.

Sep
15
Thursday, September 15, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with Mark von Hagen, recently appointed interim Director of the ASU Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian & Eastern European Studies, and former Direc