Please join the Harriman Institute and the Sakıp Sabancı Center for Turkish Studies for a talk with Sam Hirst, Assistant Professor of International Relations at Bilkent University, Ankara.
Please join the Ukrainian Film Club of Columbia University for a screening of the film Vulcano (2018) as part of the Fall 2018 Olena Yershova Retrospective Film Series at Columbia.
Please join the Harriman Institute and the Department of Political Science for a meeting of the Comparative Politics Seminar with Marko Klasnja, Assistant Professor at the School of Foreign Service and Government Department, Georgetown University. Klasnja will present a paper entitled "Parties as Disciplinarians: The Electoral Strategies of Centrist Parties."
Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Ambassador Yuriy Scherbak.
Yuriy M. Scherbak (Shcherbak) is a Ukrainian writer, screenwriter, publicist, epidemiologist, politician, diplomat, and environmental activist. He is a Doctor of Medicine (1983) and Laureate of the Y. Yanovsky Literary Prize (1984) and the O. Dovzhenko State Prize (1984).
Please join the Ukrainian Film Club of Columbia University for a screening of the film Frost (2017) as part of the Fall 2018 Olena Yershova Retrospective Film Series at Columbia. Producer Olena Yershova will participate in the discussion.
Please join us for a panel discussion on the relationship between Turkey and Serbia and its effect on human rights in the Balkans with Civil Rights Defenders members Goran Miletic, Sinan Gökçen, and Ivana Randjelovic moderated by Tanya Domi (Columbia/SIPA). Sabina Pačariz (Queen Mary University) will serve as discussant.
Please join the Barnard and Columbia Slavic Departments and the Harriman Institute for a talk with Polina Barskova (Hampshire College), a Russian-language poet and American scholar of the Siege of Leningrad (1941-1944).
Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a talk with Sarah Wilson Sokhey, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Colorado, about her book The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries (Cambridge University Press, 2017).
Please join us for a talk with Rilka Dragneva, Professor of International Legal Studies at the University of Birmingham.
The Eurasian Economic Union styles itself as a dynamic partner, operating pursuit of the common economic objectives of its member states. Critics say it is a tool of Russian foreign policy to coerce its neighbors. To what extent does the union serve the Kremlin's foreign policy goals? In what ways do its growing efforts to establish trade relations with countries such as Vietnam, Iran, and other countries represent true economic accomplishments?
Please join the Harriman Institute and SIPA Eurasia Group for a conversation with the Minister of Education of Uzbekistan, Sherzod Shermatov on the challenges of raising productivity in education and creating a learning society to promote growth and development.
Please join us for a talk with Alexis Peri, Assistant Professor of History at Boston University, about her book The War Within: Diaries from the Siege of Leningrad (Harvard University Press, 2017).