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
16
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Harriman Institute Publications Committee has announced its Faculty Publications Grants for 2014-15:
Apr
16
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The situation in Ukraine is rapidly developing and our experts are frequently commenting on it in the media. Read/watch the analysis by our faculty and students.
Apr
16
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, discusses the tough situation facing the Ukrainian government in the face of the protests in eastern Ukraine, and Obama's response to Russia's provocations, with guest host Alex Wagner and journalist David Rhode.
Apr
15
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Timothy M. Frye, Director, Harriman Institute; Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, discusses eastern Ukraine protests on Bloomberg TV.
Apr
9
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Robert Legvold, Marshall D. Shulman Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, argues in the Moscow Times that we are in the midst of a new Cold War, and that it "will contaminate nearly every critical dimension of international politics."
Apr
17
Thursday, April 17, 2014
12:00 pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB)
Please join the Harriman Institute for a presentation and readings by Sasha Chavchavadze and Alex Shoumatoff.
Apr
17
Thursday, April 17, 2014
7:45pm
Room 501 Schermerhorn Hall
Please join the Harriman Institute Ukraine Studies Program and the Ukrainian Student Society for a panel discussion.
Apr
18
Friday, April 18, 2014
5:00 pm
310 Fayerweather
The OASIES Film Series presents MONGOL, a 2007 film about the early life of Temujin, who later became known as Genghis Khan.
Apr
18
Friday, April 18, 2014
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB)

Please join the Harriman Institute for a reading and talk by Russian writer Andrei Gelasimov

Apr
18
Friday, April 18, 2014
4:00pm - 7:00pm
703 Hamilton Hall
Please join the Harriman Institute and Columbia University Central and Eastern European (CUCEE) Club for the screening of A Place to Stand, a documentary film by Polish filmmaker Anna Ferens.