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.
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.
Please join us for an exhibition of works by artist Mikhail Belomlinsky, curated by Natasha Sharymova and Julia Belomlinskaya.
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
Please join us for a discussion with filmmaker Julia Loktev in conversation with Professor Anna Katsnelson about Loktev's film The Loneliest Planet.
Please join the Columbia Department of Slavic Languages, the Harriman Institute, Read Russia, and Columbia University Press for a roundtable discussion on transla