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
27
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Rebecca Kobrin, Russell and Bettina Knapp Assistant Professor of American Jewish History, contributed an opinion piece to CNN (April 23, 2017), titled "How Will the White House Remember the Holocaust?"
Apr
20
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Timoth Frye Interviewed on CNBC about Rex Tillerson's Meeting with Vladimir Putin.
Apr
20
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Mark Mazower, Ira D. Wallach Professor of History, reviewed books on war and peace by Azar Gat, Martin van Creveld, AC Grayling, and David Armitage in the Financial Times.
Apr
20
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Kimberly Marten appeared on Charlie Rose This Week to talk about the current state of U.S.-Russia Relations following Rex Tillerson's visit to Russia.
Apr
18
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

In his thoughtful essay "Into the Unknown: U.S.-Russian Relations Unhinged" (Valdai Paper #64), Robert Legvold (Marshall D. Shulman Professor Emeritus, Columbia University, and Director of the Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative) explores the Trump administrations's policy on Russia.

Apr
17
Monday, April 17, 2017 to Friday, May 26, 2017
Harriman Institute Atrium (12th Floor IAB, 420 West 118th St.)

Please join us for an exhibition of works by artist Mikhail Belomlinsky, curated by Natasha Sharymova and Julia Belomlinskaya.

May
1
Monday, May 1, 2017
6:00pm
1512 International Affairs Building (420 West 118th St, 15th floor)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Institute of Modern Russia for a screening of the documentary film Nemtsov, followed by a Q&A with writer and director of the film Vladimi

May
1
Monday, May 1, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm
1201 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)

Please join us for a discussion with filmmaker Julia Loktev in conversation with Professor Anna Katsnelson about Loktev's film The Loneliest Planet.

May
2
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
4:30pm
1512 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th Street)

Please join the Columbia Department of Slavic Languages, the Harriman Institute, Read Russia, and Columbia University Press for a roundtable discussion on transla

May
2
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

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