Russian Relations with Central Asia and Afghanistan after U.S. Withdrawal


Join us for a meeting of the New York-Russia Public Policy Series, co-hosted by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and the New York University Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. In this second event of the academic year, our panelists will discuss the status of Russian relations with Central Asia and Afghanistan after the U.S. withdrawal.

RESCHEDULED: Post-Soviet Conflicts: Doing Better Than We Thought?

This event has been reschedule for December 10, 2021 at 12:00pm. Visit the new event page >> Please join us for talk on post-Soviet conflicts by Nina Lutterjohann, Visiting Scholar at the Harriman Institute, moderated by Elise Giuliano (Harriman Institute). The focus of her research offers a comparative perspective to better understand the origins, dynamics, and scenarios of these conflicts.

Book Talk. The Muslim Resolutions: Bosniak Responses to World War II Atrocities in Bosnia and Herzegovina


Please join us for a talk with Hikmet Karčić, genocide scholar and editor of The Muslim Resolutions: Bosniak Responses to World War II Atrocities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Center for Islam in the Comptemporary World, June 2021). Moderated by Tanya Domi (SIPA/Harriman Institute) with Laura B. Cohen (Kupferberg Holocaust Center) as discussant.

Culture Wars in Tomorrow’s Russia

Hybrid Event (see Location Note)

Please join us for a lecture by Russian writer, poet, and journalist Dmitrii Bykov, moderated by Mark Lipovetsky (Harriman Institute). This event is part of our Contemporary Culture Series.

Digital Selves: Embodiment and Subjectivity in New Media Cultures in Eastern Europe and Eurasia


Join us to celebrate the launch of a special issue of the journal Digital Icons: Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media. This issue considers the role of the physical and sensory body in relation to social identities and minority advocacy in regional digital culture. Engaging conversations in disability studies, queer studies, and feminist studies, the articles in the issue consider gender, disability, and LGBTQ identity as both embodied and online.

Book Talk. Klimat: Russia in the Age of Climate Change by Thane Gustafson


Please join the Harriman Institute for a presentation by Thane Gustafson of his book Klimat: Russia in the Age of Climate Change (Harvard University Press, 2021) and winner of the 2021 Marshall D. Shulman Book Prize for his book The Bridge: Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe (HUP, 2020). Moderated by Kimberly Marten (Harriman Institute).