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.
The Moscow publishing house MediaMir has just released Three Days in August, an eyewitness account, with photographs, of the August 1991 putsch in Moscow, co-authored by Nadezhda Azhgikhina and Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy.
The 29th Annual ROK-US Security Conference is a two-day conference featuring panel discussions and keynote addresses from ambassadors, prominent scholars, and policy practitioners engaged in resear
Please Join us for a talk by Malte Rolf (University of Bramberg) on his book Soviet Mass Festivals, 1917-1991.
Ambassador Kelly will discuss his experiences working with Russia during his foreign service career, in addition to opportunities at the State Department.
Please join the Harriman Institute and the Center on Global Energy Policy for a talk by Dr. Agnia Grigas on energy security in Eastern Europe, focusing on new EU states, Belarus, and Ukraine.