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.

Jul
26
Monday, July 26, 2021
Mark Andryczyk (Staff Associate, Ukrainian Studies Program) was recently interviewed by LB.ua about his work as a translator, his monograph "The Intellectual as Hero in 1990s Ukrainian Prose" (University of Toronto Press), and his music project Yeezhak.
Jul
26
Monday, July 26, 2021
In the latest episode of Expert Opinions - Russia, Eurasia, our podcast with Eurasianet, Masha Udensiva-Brenner interviews Freedom House researches Isabel Linzer and Nate Schenkkan (MARS-REERS '11) about their report on transnational repression in the context of the Ryanair hijacking in Belarus.
Jul
22
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Jenik Radon and Stephen Sestanovich discuss the new agreement between Germany and the U.S. to allow the completion of Russia's Nord Stream 2 Pipeline. Read the article on CNBC.
Jul
22
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Yuri Shevchuk (Lecturer in Ukrainian) is the author of the new Ukrainian-English Collocation Dictionary (Hippocrene Books), which provides the core Ukrainian lexicon as it is used in contemporary speech.
Jul
21
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
The Harriman Institute is now a Featured Partner in Columbia University Library's Academic Commons, which provides global access to research and scholarship at Columbia. Titles are searchable by author, title, subject through the Academic Commons website or CLIO, the CU Libraries catalog.
Jul
30
Friday, July 30, 2021
4:00pm ET
Museum of the Moving Image - Bartos Screening Room (36-01 35th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106)
The Harriman Institute is pleased to sponsor First Look 20/21, the Museum of the Moving Image's acclaimed festival of innovative new international cinema. Join us for the U.S. premier of Transnistra (2019).
Jul
30
Friday, July 30, 2021
6:30pm ET
Museum of the Moving Image - Bartos Screening Room (36-01 35th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106)
The Harriman Institute is pleased to sponsor First Look 20/21, the Museum of the Moving Image's acclaimed festival of innovative new international cinema. Join us for the U.S. premier of Bird Talk (2019). This screening is co-presented with the Polish Cultural Institute New York.