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
18
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
“Trump seems to think that if he accepts what his advisers recommend on even days of the month and rejects their recommendations on odd days, the result will be a strategy,” Stephen Sestanovich, told the New York Times on April 16, 2018, about President Trump's decision to reject the sanctions imposed on Russian companies found to be assisting Syria’s chemical weapons program.
Apr
17
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Anita Demkiv (MARS-REERS '04), Chief Executive Officer, ADIN Energy LLC, was profiled on the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences website.
Apr
16
Monday, April 16, 2018
Kimberly Marten (Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations) appeared on PBS Newshour with Hari Sreenivasan on April 14, 2018.
Apr
13
Friday, April 13, 2018
Harriman faculty member Keith Gessen (George T. Delacorte Assistant Professor of Magazine Journalism) has published a new story in the New Yorker (April 16, 2018).
Apr
9
Monday, April 9, 2018
Timothy Frye (Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy) was a featured guest on NPR's Marketplace program, where he spoke on Russia's economic stagnation in the run up to the presidential elections.
Apr
9
Monday, April 9, 2018 to Friday, May 18, 2018
Harriman Institute Atrium, 12th Floor International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
Just in Case | На всякий случай is a series of photo essays by artist Valerie Zimmer that explores the narrative of Russian-speaking Jewish immigrants through objects they brought with them. Exhibit runs April 9 – May 18, 2018. Exhibit hours are Monday–Friday, 9:00AM–5:00PM excluding University Holidays.
Apr
20
Friday, April 20, 2018
1:00pm
1201 International Affairs Building (12th Floor, 420 W 118th St)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a talk organized by the N. Iorga Chair for Romanian Language and Culture Dr.

Apr
20
Friday, April 20, 2018
5:30pm
Bohemian National Hall, 3rd Floor (321 E 73rd Street)

Please join the Harriman Institute, the East Central European Center, and the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences for a keynote address by Michael Beckerman, musicologist and

Apr
23
Monday, April 23, 2018
6:15pm
1201 International Affairs Building (12th Floor, 420 W 118th St)

Please join us for a talk with Minister Edmond Ademi, Minister of Diaspora Affairs, Republic of Macedonia. Metodija A.

Apr
23
Monday, April 23, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building, 420 W 118th St)

Please join the Harriman Institute, the East Central European Center, and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University for a talk with