Faculty in the Media
Mark Mazower (Ira D. Wallach Professor of History) reviews Pavel Friedländer's new memoir for the Financial Times and Richard Evans's book on the Third Reich for the New York Review of Books.
Alexander Cooley (Director, Harriman Institute; Claire Tow Professor of Political Science at Barnard College) reflects on the death of Uzbekistan's president Islam Karimov, and his legacy, in a post co-authored with John Heathershaw (Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Exeter) in the Financial Times BeyondBrics blog.
Robert Belknap's "On Teaching Crime and Punishment," a short piece prepared for Columbia's Literature Humanities, has been published on The Bloggers Karamazov, the blog of the North American Dostoevsky Society, as part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the novel's first publication.
Deborah Martinsen (Adjunct Associate Professor of Slavic Languages) writes about the links between the ethics and structure of Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment on the Bloggers Karamazov.
Tanya Domi and Praveen Madhiraju co-authored an op-ed in Open Democracy on the Bytqis brothers from New York, who 17 years ago were murdered and dumped in a mass grave by Serbian special forces.
Tarik Amar, Assistant Professor of History, co-authored an article with Jared McBride (formerly a fellow at the Harriman Institute), and Per Rudling on openDemocracy.net. They argue that the official glorification of World War II nationalist heroes by Ukrainian political leaders signals a dangerous path for Ukraine and will affect the rest of Europe, too.