Events Archive

Oct
28
Friday, October 28, 2016
9:30am-3:30pm
102 B Jerome Greene Hall (Law School, 435 West 116th Street)
Please join the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations at the Harriman Institute for its fall-semester conference. October 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the start of the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan, ending Moscow’s decade-long intervention there. It also marks the 15th anniversary of the start of ongoing U.S. military operations in Afghanistan after 9/11.
Morning Session
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Afternoon Session
Oct
27
Thursday, October 27, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
546 Jerome Greene Hall

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Columbia Society of International Law for a talk with Glenn S. Kolleeny (Dentons Moscow).

Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Oct
27
Thursday, October 27, 2016
6:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with Julia Tulovsky, Curator for Russian and Soviet Nonconformist Art at the Zimmerli Art Museum (Rutgers University) about her new book, Avant-Garde Textiles: Designs for Fabric. Books will be available for sale, $40 cash only.

Oct
26
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with Şuhnaz Yılmaz, Visiting Professor, Luskin School of Public Affairs & Luskin Center for Innovation at UCLA, and Associate Professor at Koç University, Istanbul.

Oct
25
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
7:00pm
Harriman Institute Atrium (12th Floor IAB, 420 West 118th St.)

Lyuba Yakimchuk, a Ukrainian poet, screenwriter and journalist, was born in Pervomaisk, Luhansk oblast, Ukraine.

Oct
21
Friday, October 21, 2016
9:30am - 2:00pm
601B Pulitzer Hall (Graduate School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway at 116th St)
Please join us for a conference on the rise of authoritarianism in the Western Balkans. Participants include Tanya Domi, Alexander Cooley, Jasmin Mujanovic, Besnik Pula, Anna Di Lellio, Adnan Hadrovic, Lincoln Mitchell, Eric Gordy, and Marko Kmezic.
Oct
21
Friday, October 21, 2016
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with Peter Leonard, Central Asia Editor, EurasiaNet.

Peter Leonard will offer his insights into the recent leadership transition in Uzbekistan and the looming change in Kazakhstan and the geopolitical implications.  

 
Oct
20
Thursday, October 20, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a talk with Csaba Békés, István Deák Visiting Professor of History, Columbia University.

Oct
19
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
6:00pm
Harriman Institute Atrium (12th Floor IAB, 420 West 118th St.)
Please join us for an opening reception for the exhibit "Urban Poetry: St. Petersburg – New York." with photography by Mark Serman.
Oct
18
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
6:00pm
607B Pulitzer Hall (Graduate School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway at 116th St)

Please join us for a roundtable discussion devoted to the legacies of the Chechen Wars and their significance for the Chechen and Russian societies and international law. The roundtable participants will include Mark Kramer, Program Director of the Project on Cold War Studies at the Davis Center at Harvard University, Matthew Evangelista, President White Professor of History and Political Science at Cornell University, and Satsita Israilova, Director of the National Library of the Chechen Republic.

Oct
18
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for a talk with Radoslav A. Yordanov, a Visiting Scholar at the Harriman Institute, about his book The Soviet Union and the Horn of Africa During the Cold War (Lexington Books, 2016). Professors Rajan Menon (CCNY/CUNY, Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University) and Tarik Cyril Amar (Columbia University) will serve as discussants.
Oct
12
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
6:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join the East Central European Center, the Harriman Institute, the Columbia Department of History, and the History in Action program for a talk with Jasminko Halilović, Founder and Executive Director of the War Childhood Museum.
Oct
5
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for a talk with Olesya Turkina, Senior Research Fellow at the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, about her book Soviet Space Dogs (FUEL Design & Publishing, 2014).
Oct
3
Monday, October 3, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for a talk with Emily Holland, Ph.D candidate in Political Science at Columbia University.
Oct
3
Monday, October 3, 2016
4:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join the East Central European Center, the European Institute, and the Center on Global Economic Governance for a talk with András Inotai, former Director of the Institute of World Economics at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and previous Istváan Deák Visiting Professor at Columbia University. 

Professor Inotai will share his views on the current and long-term challenges the EU is facing and developments in Hungary.