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.

Mar
28
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Gulnar Kenirbai's (Adjunct Assistant Professor of History) Russian Practices of Government in Eurasia: Frontier Power Dynamics, Sixteenth Century to Nineteenth Century has just been published by Routledge (February 2020). 
Mar
23
Monday, March 23, 2020
Robert H. Davis (Librarian for Russian, Eurasian & East European Studies) has compiled an extensive overview of available electronic resources for research in Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies that can be accessed remotely by students and faculty.
Mar
20
Friday, March 20, 2020
The Spring 2020 issue of Harriman Magazine features a cover story by the the photographer Hope Herman Wurmfeld, whose exhibit documenting her 1964 road trip behind the Iron Curtain was mounted at the Harriman Institute this winter. Read the issue.
Mar
17
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
How did a squabble between Saudi Arabia and Russia over oil production targets lead to the "nuclear version of a price war"? Harriman director Alexander Cooley discusses on Australian national radio.
Mar
10
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Mariya Chukhnova is a BA/MA student at the Harriman Institute. This year she received the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Fellowship from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The Fellowship recognizes outstanding students born in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Read the spotlight.
Mar
23
Monday, March 23, 2020 to Friday, May 15, 2020
Harriman Institute Atrium, 12th Floor International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
This exhibit has been postponed.
Mar
30
Monday, March 30, 2020
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
We regret that this event has been cancelled.
Mar
31
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
7:00pm
Harriman Institute Atrium, 12th Floor International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
We regret that this event has been canceled.
Apr
2
Thursday, April 2, 2020
12:00pm EST
Facebook Live Stream
This event will be held virtually and streamed on the Harriman Institute's Facebook page via Facebook Live. There will be no in-person event. Please join the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations at the Harriman Institute for a panel discussion about Russian information operations in East Europe.
Apr
3
Friday, April 3, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
607B Pulitzer Hall, Columbia Journalism School (2950 Broadway at 116th St; enter through campus on south side of building)
We regret that this event has been canceled.