Events Archive

Nov
30
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
6:30 PM
Harriman Institute Atrium (420 W 118th St, 12th Floor)

Please join Harriman Institute, the Society of Fellows in the Humanities, and the Heyman Center for the Humanities for a screening of videos by Russian artist Olga Chernysheva.

Nov
30
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for a talk with Nate Schenkkan, Project Director of Freedom House's Nations in Transit. This event is part of the Harriman at 70 Lecture Series.
Nov
30
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Lindsay Rogers Room (707 International Affairs Building)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Department of Political Science for a talk with Milan Svolik (Yale) who will present a working paper titled: "When Polarization Trumps Civic Virtue: Ideological Conflict and the Subversion of Democracy by Incumbents.” This is the last Columbia University Comparative Politics Seminar of the semester.

Nov
29
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a talk with artist Lucia Nimcova about her project KHRONIKY, an archive of photography, video and sound recordings from western Ukraine.
 
From Lucia Nimcova:
 
KHRONIKY
"Throughout history, traditional music and culture has been appropriated and misrepresented; presently in Ukraine, patriotic songs play an important role in fueling a populist romantic nati
Nov
22
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
12:00pm
1510 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Professor Frank E. Sysyn (University of Alberta, CIUS).

Note venue change (event was originally scheduled in 1219 IAB).

Nov
21
Monday, November 21, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with Dr. Naser Miftaria visiting scholar at the McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute at King's College.

Nov
18
Friday, November 18, 2016
6:00pm - 8:00pm
2nd floor Common Room, The Heyman Center

Please join the European Institute, the East Central European Center, the Maison Française, the Heyman Center for the Humanities, and the EU's Getting to Know Europe program for a discussion on “What is Populism?” with Jan-Werner Mueller, Professor of Politics at Princeton University and author of What is Populism?Nadia Urbinati, Professor of Political Theory and Hellenic Studies at Columbia University, N.

Nov
17
Thursday, November 17, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at the Columbia Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a talk with Nvard Margaryan, Chairperson of PINK Armenia and participant in the Human Rights Advocates Program.

The LGBT movement in Armenia has made significant progress in recent years. Though the visibility of the LGBT community is increasing, the struggle for the human rights of LGBT people continues.

Nov
16
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
6:00pm
Harriman Institute Atrium (12th Floor IAB, 420 West 118th St.)

Please join the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations at the Harriman Institute for a screening of the documentary film The Man Who Saved the World (2014).

Run time: 1h42m

SYNOPSIS
'"Few people know of Stanislav Petrov… yet hundreds of millions of people are alive because of him."

Nov
16
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with Bobo Lo about Sino-Russia relations.

Bobo Lo is an independent analyst. He was previously Director of the China and Russia Programmes at the Centre for European Reform; Head of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House; and Deputy Head of Mission at the Australian Embassy in Moscow. He is an Associate Research Fellow with the Russie/NEI programme of the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI).

Nov
15
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
5:30pm
1501 International Affairs Building (420 West 118th St, 15th floor)

Please join us for a panel discussion with Bobo Lo, independent analyst and author of several books on Russian foreign policy, and Ted Hopf, National University of Singapore, moderated by Fiona Hill, Brookings Institution.

This event is part of the Harriman at 70 Lecture Series.

Event Video
Nov
15
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
5:30pm - 7:00pm
East Asian Student Lounge, Kent 403

Please join the Inner Asia Curriculum Development program, the Harriman Institute, and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute for a panel discussion on the New Silk Road.

Nov
15
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Giovanna Brogi (Associazione Italiana di Studi Ucraini).

Nov
14
Monday, November 14, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for a talk with Sophie Pinkham (MARS-REERS '12) about her new book, Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine (Norton, 2016).
Nov
11
Friday, November 11, 2016
8:50am - 5:15pm
601B Pulitzer Hall (Graduate School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway at 116th St)
Please join the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute and the Primakov Institute for World Economics and International Relations (IMEMO) in Moscow for a conference on “Future Scenarios for Russia and the West.” The conference brings together established scholars of international relations based in both the U.S. and Russia, as well as advanced Ph.D. candidates from the City of New York (CUNY) Graduate School, Harvard University, and Columbia University.
Nov
10
Thursday, November 10, 2016
6:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for panel discussion about the complexities and challenges of enacting reparative justice and memorialization initiatives in a region where ongoing battles over the historical interpretation of events remain a psychological continuation of these conflicts.
Nov
10
Thursday, November 10, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with Marlene Laruelle, Research Professor of International Affairs and Associate Director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at the Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University.

This event is part of our Harriman at 70 Lecture Series.

Nov
9
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with Sergei Antonov (Department of History, Columbia University) for a talk about his new book, Bankrupts and Userers of Imperial Russia: Debt, Property, and the Law in the Age of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy (Harvard University Press, October 2016).

Nov
3
Thursday, November 3, 2016
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Simone Bellezza (Visiting Assistant Professor, Columbia University).

Nov
3
Thursday, November 3, 2016
1:00pm
East Gallery, Buell Hall (Maison Francaise)

Please join the European Institute, the East Central European Center, the Maison Française, the Heyman Center for the Humanities, and the EU's Getting to Know Europe Program for an event on the ascension of “Illiberal Populism in Europe”.

Registration is required. Click here to register.

Nov
3
Thursday, November 3, 2016
5:30pm
Harriman Institute Atrium (12th Floor IAB, 420 West 118th St.)

Please join us for a screening of The Light Thief followed by a discussion with director Aktan Arym Kubat.

Film Length: 80 minutes

Nov
2
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
4:30pm
1201 International Affairs Building (420 West 118th St)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Inner Asia Curriculum Development project for a talk with Hasan Karrar, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), author of The New Silk Road Diplomacy. The talk with focus on on China-Pakistan and China-Central Asia relations.

Nov
2
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join the Harriman Institute, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR), and the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) for a talk with Marijana Toma, Humanitarian Law Centre (Belgrade, Serbia).