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Harriman Institute Events

Film Screening & Discussion. BATU: Historical Detective

Hybrid Event (see Location Note)

Please join the Harriman Institute for a screening of Rachid Nougmanov’s documentary film, BATU: Historical Detective and a discussion with Rachid Nougmanov, director, and Diane Wolff, author of Batu, Khan of the Golden Horde: The Mongol Khans Conquer Russia. Moderated by Mark Lipovetsky, Professor of Slavic Languages. This event is part of our Contemporary Culture Series.

Book Talk. Jozef Pilsudski: Founding Father of Modern Poland by Joshua Zimmerman

Hybrid Event (see Location Note)

Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a book talk with Joseph Zimmerman, author of Jozef Pilsudski: Founding Father of Modern Poland. Moderated by Mark Mazower, Professor of History, SNF Director of the Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination.

Readings from Jerzy Ficowski’s Everything I Don’t Know

Hybrid Event (see Location Note)

Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a presentation of Everything I Don't Know, the first book-length selection in English of the poetry of renowned Polish poet Jerzy Ficowski (1924-2006). The event, moderated by Chris Caes, Lecturer in Polish, will feature translators Jennifer Grotz and Piotr Sommer, who will present and read from their translations of Ficowski's poetry.

Narrating the War Everydayness

Hybrid Event (see Location Note)

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute for a presentation by Natalia Otrishchenko. Moderated by Mark Andryczyk (Harriman Institute).

Film Screening & Discussion. Stop-Zemlia

Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building 420 W 118th Street, 12th floor, New York

Please join the Ukrainian Film Club at Columbia University and the Harriman Institute for a screening of director Kateryna Hornostai's 2021 feature narrative drama Stop-Zemlia. Introduction and discussion led by Professor Yuri Shevchuk. The director of the film Kateryna Hornostai will take part in its discussion via Zoom from Kyiv.

Manifestations of a Sufi Woman in Central Asia

Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building 420 W 118th Street, 12th floor, New York

Please join us for a discussion with Aziza Shanazarova, moderated by Valentina Izmirlieva, Director of the Harriman Institute. This event is part of a Director’s Seminar series, which allows new Harriman faculty members to introduce their research to both colleagues and students across disciplinary and departmental divides.

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