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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
The Spring 2019 issue of Harriman Magazine is hot off the presses! Topics range from Yugoslav modernist architecture to queering the Russian novel. Plus an excerpt from Keith Gessen's novel, A Terrible Country. Copies are available at the Harriman office and online.
Friday, May 17, 2019
Harriman Alumna Ani Kokobobo Compares Alabama's New Abortion Law and Communist Albania's Extreme Abortion Ban (Monkey Cage)
Harriman Alumna Ani Kokobobo (Associate Professor of Slavic Languages, University of Kansas) writes for the Monkey Cage about "How Alabama's new abortion law echoes Communist Albania's extreme abortion ban."
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Kimberly Marten discussed Secretary Pompeo’s trip to Sochi and where U.S.-Russia relations stand following Tuesday's meetings on WNYC's The Takeway.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Jack Snyder (Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations) was interviewed for a piece in the New York Times on how dominant majorities may mistakenly believe they are imperiled m
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Revealing the Offshore World: How Researchers Investigate Shell Companies, International Wealth Managers and Transnational Informal Economies
7:00pm - 8:30pm (CEST)
Columbia Global Centers (Paris, France: Reid Hall, 4 Rue de Chevreuse)
Please join the Harriman Institute, SOAS University of London, and The University of Chicago for a panel discussion at the Columbia Global Centers in Paris, France. Participants include Kimberly Hoang (University of Chicago), Brooke Harrington (Dartmouth College), Jason Sharman (Cambridge University), Kristin Surak (SOAS University of London), moderated by Alexander Cooley (Harriman Institute). REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.