Conferences

Apr
7
Friday, April 7, 2017
9:30am - 5:30pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join us for this international workshop, organized by Gulnar Kendirbai.

Mar
31
Friday, March 31, 2017
9:55am - 5:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for a conference bringing together young scholars from the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) and several U.S. Ph.D. students. Sponsored by the Program on U.S.-Russian Relations, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, in partnership with the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Mar
24
Friday, March 24, 2017
9:30am - 5:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
The European Institute's Cultural Initiative and the Harriman Instiute present Professors A. Ross Johnson, Kenneth Osgood, Csaba Békés, Victoria de Grazia, and Greg Tomlin in conversation with the RFE/RL fellows with keynote addresses and papers on propaganda and programming, Central Intelligence Agency involvement with cultural diplomacy, "Truth Dollar" funding, orchestras, books and balloons, race, gender, and religion on Cold War radio. RSVP REQUIRED.
Feb
24
Friday, February 24, 2017 to Saturday, February 25, 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 to Saturday, February 25, 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
16
Thursday, February 16, 2017 to Saturday, February 18, 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
Dec
9
Friday, December 9, 2016
10:00am-4:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join the European Institute, the East Central European Center, and the Harriman Institute for a conference entitled "Cold War Diplomacy: Cultural Battles."
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.
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
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.