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.

Jul
17
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, speculates on The Takeaway that new U.S. sanctions against Russia will deter foreign investment there.
Jul
16
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Sophie Pinkham ('12) discusses Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot in Dissent magazine.
Jul
15
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Casey Michel ('15) argues in The Moscow Times that Russia is losing influence as a gas provider and partner.
Jul
15
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Broadview Press will publish Kirsten Lodge's (Harriman Postdoc 2006-07) new translation of Dostoevsky's "Notes from Underground" in September 2014.
Jul
15
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
We're proud to share with you the third issue of the Harriman Magazine, a biannual publication for students, faculty, alumni, and friends of the Harriman Institute.
May
12
Monday, May 12, 2014 to Friday, August 15, 2014
Harriman Atrium, 12th floor IAB, 420 West 118th Street
The Harriman Institute, in collaboration with the Russian American Foundation and COJECO, presents an exhibit of photographs by Russian and American Jewish women—Svetlana Didorenko, Yulia Levit and Joan Roth.
Oct
24
Friday, October 24, 2014 to Sunday, October 26, 2014
Harriman Institute, Columbia University
The 15th Annual Conference of the Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) will be held from October 24-26, 2014, at the Harriman Institute in New York, New York.