Conferences

Jun
8
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
11:40am - 12:40pm ET
Online
The Harriman Institute is pleased to cosponsor this panel on Oligarchs and De-oligarchization, part of the Democracy in Action: Zero Corruption Conference, the first top international forum focused on the hybrid threats to democracy: disinformation, strategic corruption, and lawfare. For more information and to register, visit the conference website.
Jun
4
Friday, June 4, 2021 to Sunday, June 6, 2021
Online
The Harriman Institute is pleased to cosponsor this segment of the virtual conference Women and the Silent Screen Online: Entr'acte, June 2-6, 2021. Women and the Silent Screen (WSS), a biennial international conference, has been a hub for the exchange of research focused on all forms of women’s involvement during the earliest decades of film history. Click here to register.
Apr
8
Thursday, April 8, 2021
9:00am - 1:40pm ET
Zoom webinar & YouTube Live
Please join the Harriman Institute, the Roma Peoples Project at Columbia University, and the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College, CUNY for a conference on the state of Roma human rights in the Balkans.
PART I. Opening Remarks & Conversation about Roma Human Rights in Europe
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PART II. Panel Discussion: A Roma Educational Project in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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PART III. Panel Discussion: What is Going on in Europe and the Balkans? & Closing Remarks
Mar
12
Friday, March 12, 2021
(See Program)
Zoom webinar & YouTube Live
Please join the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Colorado, Boulder for a three-panel "Zoomposium" on the work of poet Lida Yusupova, followed by a reading by Yusupova herself. This event is part of our Contemporary Culture Series.
Panel I: Sex and Violence in Yusupova’s Poetry
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Panel II: Lida Yusupova’s Documentary Poetics
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Panel III: Feminism in Yusupova’s Poetry
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Lida Yusupova Reads Her Poetry
Feb
4
Thursday, February 4, 2021
7:00am - 12:00pm EST (2:00pm - 7:00pm EET)
Online
Click here to view the event video on YouTube. Please join us for a Virtual International Forum on Freedom and Liberty on the occasion of the 275th anniversary of the birth of Andrzej Tadeusz Bonawentura Kościuszko. For more information and to register, please click here to view the forum website. This event is co-sponsored by Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania), the Harriman Institute of Columbia University (USA), and European Humanities University (Belarusian university in exile, Lithuania).
Event Video
Mar
27
Friday, March 27, 2020
9:00am - 6:00pm
1501 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th Street, 15th Floor)
This event has been postponed.
Mar
6
Friday, March 6, 2020
12:55pm - 5:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
We regret that this event has been canceled.
Feb
20
Thursday, February 20, 2020 to Friday, February 21, 2020
Deutsches Haus (420 West 116th St at Amsterdam Ave)
Please join the Harriman Institute and the Kupferberg Holocaust Center for a two-day conference entitled "The Holocaust in Yugoslavia and the Balkans." Register here.
Dec
10
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
9:30am - 5:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
Please join the European Institute, the Department of History, and the Harriman Institute for a student conference organized as part of Professor Victoria Phillips's courses "Cold War Power" and "Women as Cold War Weapons." Registration is required.
Nov
7
Thursday, November 7, 2019 to Friday, November 8, 2019
Deutsches Haus (420 West 116th St at Amsterdam Ave)
Please join the Harriman Institute and the Centre for the Study of Corruption at the University of Sussex for a two-day workshop exploring the latest academic and practitioner trends in researching and addressing corruption in the Western Balkans. This event will bring together academics working on corruption, think-tankers and activists from the region, and investigative journalists, who play an increasingly important role in exposing corruption and holding governments to account. The overall aim of the workshop is to explore new strategies for fighting corruption in the Western Balkans.