Events Archive

Feb
28
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
6:30 pm
Harriman Institute Atrium (12th Floor IAB, 420 West 118th St.)
Please join us for a talk with graphic reportage artist Victoria Lomasko about her new collection, an anthology of her work from 2009 to 2016, Other Russias (n+1, 2016). Bela Shayevich, translator of Svetlana Alexievich's Secondhand Time, will translate.
Feb
27
Monday, February 27, 2017
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with Olga Shevchenko, Professor of Sociology at Williams College.

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

Feb
26
Sunday, February 26, 2017
2:00pm
Lerner Cinema, Lerner Hall (2920 Broadway)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the student association Aryeh for a screening of the film Operation Wedding (2016), followed by a Q&A with director and producer Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov. Free and unticketed for CUID holders, $10 tickets for non-CUID holders must be purchased in advance HERE.

Run time: 63 minutes

Feb
24
Friday, February 24, 2017
Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University, in collaboration with the Ukrainian Institute of America for a conference commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution and the creation of the modern Ukrainian state.
Panel 1
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Panel 2
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Panel 3
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Panel 4
Feb
23
Thursday, February 23, 2017
9:00am - 6:30pm
Deutsches Haus, Columbia University (420 116th St, 1st Floor)

Please join us for a three-day conference entitled "All Things Living and Not: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Non-Anthropocentric Perspectives in Slavic Studies."

Feb
22
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
6:30pm
East Gallery, Buell Hall (Maison Française)
Please join us for a screening and discussion of Our Everyday Life (Naša svakodnevna priča), a poignant film by Ines Tanović that offers a powerful snapshot into the lives of a modern Bosnian family. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with lead actor Uliks Fehmiu.
Feb
20
Monday, February 20, 2017
6:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with András Riedlmayer, Director of the Documentation Center of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University.

Feb
17
Friday, February 17, 2017
3:00pm - 6:00pm
612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University
Please join the Harriman Institute and the Black Sea Networks for a discussion with the poet Stephanos Papadopoulos, who will read from his poem-cycle The Black Sea, and filmmaker Suzanne Khardalian, including a screening of her film, Grandma's Tattoos.
Feb
16
Thursday, February 16, 2017
4:00pm - 6:00pm
709 Hamilton Hall, Columbia University

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Black Sea Networks for a talk with Bella Grigoryan (Yale University) and Karen Van Dyck (Columbia University).

Feb
16
Thursday, February 16, 2017
1512 & 1501 International Affairs Building (420 West 118th St)
Please join the Harriman Institute and the Barnard College Department of Dance for a three-day symposium curated by Lynn Garafola, bringing together scholars, artists, critics, and others to explore the multiple dance encounters that took place during the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States as well as the allies, clients, and surrogates of those countries in different parts of the world. It will consider the impact of touring and the mass media in challenging ideological certainties and the changes that transformed the Russian dance community in the immediate post-Soviet period.
Lynn Garafola's Introduction
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Dancers' Roundtable 1
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Dancers' Roundtable 2
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The End of the Cold War and Historical Memory (1)
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The End of the Cold War and Historical Memory (2)
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Alexei Ratmansky on his Recreations of Soviet-Era Works
Feb
16
Thursday, February 16, 2017
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 Daniela Richterová, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Feb
15
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
6:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a gallery talk with Natalia Kolodzei, curator and art historian, on our current exhibition “Oleg Vassiliev: Metro Series & Selected Works on Paper from the Kolodzei Art Foundation” featuring linocuts from the late 1950s and early 1960s and selected drawings and collages by prominent Russian-American artist Oleg Vassiliev (1931-2013). Kolodzei will discuss works in this exhibition as well as the history of Russian print making.

Feb
15
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for a book talk with Samuel Charap, co-author of Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia (Routledge, 2017). Support for this event was provided by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Feb
13
Monday, February 13, 2017
6:00pm
The Kraft Center, 5th floor (606 W 115th St)

Please join the Harriman Institute, the Department of Slavic Languages at Columbia University, and the student organization Aryeh for a panel discussion.

Feb
9
Thursday, February 9, 2017
4:10pm - 6:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the European Institute for a talk with David Robarge, Chief Historian, Central Intelligence Agency, as a guest speaker in Professor Victoria Phillips's class.

For more information, and to RSVP, please visit http://europe.columbia.edu/events

Feb
9
Thursday, February 9, 2017
6:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join the Ukrainian Film Club at Columbia University for a screening of the film Music of Survival: The Story of the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus, followed by a discussion with director Orest Sushko.

Music of Survival - Trailer
Feb
8
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at Columbia's Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a talk with Nazibrola Janezashvili, former Executive Director at the Unity of Judges of Georgia Association and a previous participant in the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP).

Feb
8
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
6:30pm
Harriman Institute Atrium (12th Floor IAB, 420 West 118th St.)

Please join us for a screening of the documentary film Finding Babel (2016), followed by a Q&A with its director, David Novack.

Run time: 89 minutes

75 years after subversive Soviet writer Isaac Babel's execution for supposed criticism of the Communist Party, his grandson works to piece together the story of the grandfather he never knew and understand the author's unique artistic style.

Finding Babel - Theatrical Trailer
Feb
7
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for a talk with Katerina Tertytchnaya, DPhil (Ph.D.) at the University of Oxford and predoctoral fellow at Columbia University, and Yana Gorokhovskaia, postdoctoral research scholar at the Harriman Institute.

Feb
1
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for a talk with Chris Miller, Associate Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale University, about his book The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR (The University of North Carolina Press, 2016).