Events Archive

Apr
30
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
1501 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th Street, 15th Floor)
Please join the Harriman Institute and the Center on Global Energy Policy for a discussion with Angela Stent (Georgetown University) about her new book, Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest (Twelve, February 2019), joined by Jonathan Elkind (Center on Global Energy Policy) and Alexander Cooley (Harriman Institute). REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Apr
30
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
6:00pm
214 Pupin Hall, Columbia University

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Department of English and Comparative Literature for a lecture by Elena Vogman (Free University of Berlin).

Click here for a campus map with directions to Pupin Hall.

Apr
26
Friday, April 26, 2019
8:00pm (Doors 6:00pm)
City Winery NYC (155 Varick Street)

Please join us for the 9th annual Chekhov Variety Show, NYC’s longest-running annual celebration of Anton Chekhov’s birthday. 

“Heroes are as necessary as the sun.”

—Anton Chekhov

Apr
25
Thursday, April 25, 2019
7:00pm
Deutsches Haus (420 West 116th St at Amsterdam Ave)

Please join the Ukrainian Film Club at Columbia University for a special event featuring the Australian film director Stefan Bugryn and producer Steven Zelko, with a discussion moderated by Yuri Shevchuk.

Apr
24
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
12:00 pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a talk by Katerina Vrablikova (University of Bath and István Deák Visiting Professor at Columbia University).
Apr
23
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Mariana Kaplinska (Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Historic Preservation, UPenn).

Apr
23
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
NYU Silver Center for Arts & Science, Room 405 (100 Washington Square East, New York, NY 10003)
Please join us for a book talk with Stephen F. Cohen, Professor Emeritus of Politics at Princeton University and Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and History at New York University. Jack Snyder, Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations at Columbia University, will serve as discussant. RSVP required.
Apr
22
Monday, April 22, 2019
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027

Please join us for a talk by Veera Laine, PhD Candidate at the University of Helsinki and Visiting Scholar at the Harriman Institute.

[This event will be streamed on our Facebook page via Facebook Live. Follow us and enable Facebook Live notifications to watch the event.]

Apr
17
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
Please join the Harriman Institute and the Weatherhead East Asia Institute for a roundtable discussion featuring Christopher Walker (National Endowment for Democracy). Introduction by Takako Hikotani (Columbia University), with discussants Andrew Nathan (Columbia University) and Alexander Cooley (Harriman Institute).
Apr
17
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
7:00pm
Deutsches Haus (420 West 116th St at Amsterdam Ave)

Please join the Ukrainian Film Club at Columbia University for a screening of the film Hunger for Truth (2017), directed by Andrew Tkach. Professor Yuri Shevchuk will introduce the film and mediate the discussion.

Apr
15
Monday, April 15, 2019
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027

Please join us for a lecture by Nina Khrushcheva, co-author of In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones (St. Martin's Press, February 2019).

[This event will be streamed on our Facebook page via Facebook Live. Follow us and enable Facebook Live notifications to watch the event.]

Apr
11
Thursday, April 11, 2019
10:15am - 5:00pm
The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University
This one-day conference at Columbia is part of a series of talks and events that also include panels at Reid Hall in Paris and Trinity College Dublin. Panelists at Columbia will discuss issues affecting democracy across the globe, including "The Populist Appeal of Strongmen," "Weaponizing the Classics," and "Journalists at Risk." This event is co-organized with the Trinity College Long Room Hub Arts & Humanities Research Institute, the School of General Studies at Columbia, and the Harriman Institute.
Apr
11
Thursday, April 11, 2019
4:15pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Taras Kuzio (National University of Kyivan Mohyla Academy & SAIS Foreign Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins University).

Apr
10
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
6:15pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
Please join the Harriman Institute, the East Central European Center, and the Polish Cultural Institute in New York for a talk by Michał Murawski on his book Palace Complex: A Stalinist Skyscraper, Capitalist Warsaw, and a City Transfixed (Indiana University Press, 2019). The talk will culminate in an open discussion with the author joined by Reinhold Martin and moderated by Małgorzata Mazurek.
Apr
10
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Columbia University
Please join us for a symposium convened by Tanya Domi (SIPA; Harriman Institute) and Laura B. Cohen (Kupferberg Holocaust Center, Queensborough Community College-CUNY), featuring a keynote address by Srebrenica genocide survivor Emir Suljagić (International University of Sarajevo).
Apr
10
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1512 International Affairs Building (420 West 118th St, 15th floor)
Please join the Harriman Institute and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a conversation with author and filmmaker Kemal Pervanic, the founder and president of Most Mira (Bridge of Peace).
Apr
9
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
7:00pm
Deutsches Haus (420 West 116th St at Amsterdam Ave)
Please join the Ukrainian Film Club at Columbia University for the unofficial North American premier of director Yaroslav Lodyhin's The Wild Fields (2018), written by poet and author Serhii Zhadan, who will participate in a discussion moderated by Professor Yuri Shevchuk.
Apr
8
Monday, April 8, 2019
Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Moscow, Russia

This conference, a joint effort between the Harriman Institute's Program on U.S.-Russia Relations and IMEMO (Institute for World Economy and International Relations), brought together Ph.D. students and junior scholars to present on the theme of Political and Social Changes in the United States, Russia and Europe: New Domestic Trends and International Pressures. Attendees prepared and presented policy memos (available for download at the bottom of this page), participated in an IMEMO-led forecasting exercise, and received briefings from Russian experts and policymakers.

Apr
5
Friday, April 5, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lindsay Rogers Room, 707 International Affairs Building (420 West 118th St, 7th Floor)

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute for a panel discussion on the reintegration of the Donbas. This event is co-sponsored by RAZOM and the VOLYA Institute.

Apr
4
Thursday, April 4, 2019
12:15pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a conversation with Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky (Harriman Institute) and Philipp Ther (University of Vienna/NYU).

Apr
4
Thursday, April 4, 2019
6:15pm - 8:15pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
Please join us for a lecture by Irina Sandomirskaja (Södertörn University, Sweden) as part of the Women and Resistance in Russia lecture series, convened by Professor Valentina Izmirlieva.
Apr
3
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Faculty Room, Low Library
Please join the East Central European Center, the University of Tasmania, and the Harriman Institute for a panel discussion and exhibition of selected works in a reflection on the Tyler Collection of Romanian and Modern Art.
Apr
2
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
6:30pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)

Please join us for a lecture by Alexander V. Markov, Professor and Deputy Dean, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow. This talk will be in Russian.

Apr
2
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
9:00am - 4:30pm
World Room, Pulitzer Hall

On April 2, 2019, the Harriman Institute convened the New Directions in Anti-Kleptocracy Forum, an invitational event bringing together leading experts on anti-corruption enforcement, kleptocracy in the art market, and the investigation of oligarchs. Note: only the first and third panels were filmed. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to view the videos.

Panel I: Expanding the Anti-Corruption Enforcement Paradigm
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Panel III: Challenges of Investigating and Researching Oligarchs
Apr
1
Monday, April 1, 2019
6:15pm
1201 International Affairs Building (420 West 118th St, 12th floor)
WE REGRET THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED..
Apr
1
Monday, April 1, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a discussion with Georgios Katrougalos, the Foreign Minister of Greece. Welcome by Alexander Cooley (Director, Harriman Institute) and moderated by David L. Phillips (Director, Program on Peacebuilding and Human Rights).