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Harriman Institute Events

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).

Ukraine in North America: Diaspora Activism, Academic Initiatives

Hybrid Event (see Location Note)

The international conference Ukraine in North America: Diaspora Activism, Academic Initiatives is being organized for November 3-5, 2022 by the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University. The conference will gather scholars from the United States, Canada, and Ukraine to focus on different waves of immigration from Ukraine to North America and on the organizational and political activity of these individuals, chiefly their establishment of Ukrainian studies in their new homelands.

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