Grady Vaughan (MARS-REERS '21) writes in the Diplomat that although Turkmen at home and abroad rarely protest, the botched responses to natural disasters and the pandemic have led to a surge of activism.
Mariya Chukhnova (MARS-REERS '20) contributed a short piece to Eurasianet on the increase of labor migration in the EU as a response to the Ukrainian government's inability to rein in corruption, the eased restritctions in the EU, and the war with Russia and annexation of Crimea, which turned workers westward.
Dante Matero (MARS-REERS '20) co-authored an article for New York Women's Bar Association on RUSA LGBT, which helps LBGTQ Russian-speaking immigrants seeking asylum on the grounds of sexual minority discrimination.
We are pleased to announce that our BA/MA candidate Mariya Chukhnova (MARS-REERS ’20) received a Davis Fellowship from Columbia’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Daniel Petrick (MARS '20) interviewed riders on the Belgrade-Dagrash bus from late May to mid-July. The result is an article for Balkaninsight.com about how, despite ethnic tensions between Kosovo and Serbia, Kosovars and Serbians seem to relate to each other on an individual level.
On Friday, April 26, 2019, five M.A. students from Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies joined six Harriman M.A. students at Columbia for the third annual Columbia-Harvard Thesis Colloquium.
We are thrilled to announce that Colleen Wood (GSAS) received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to study Central Asian return migration and diasporic identities. The award recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students to conduct research relevant to society-at-large and national security.