Conferences

Nov
1
Friday, November 1, 2019 to Saturday, November 2, 2019
1512 International Affairs Building (420 West 118th St, 15th floor)
Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for the conference Five Years of War in the Donbas: Cultural Responses and Reverberations. The conference will gather an international array of scholars to discuss the diverse ways that Ukrainian culture has been stirred by the recent war between Ukraine and Russia in the Donbas.
Jun
23
Sunday, June 23, 2019 to Saturday, June 29, 2019
The U.S.-Russia Security Analysis Summer Workshop at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute is a week-long workshop on U.S-Russia security and defense issues, motivated by the pressing need to develop a shared understanding about these issues. This event is supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. It is part of our Russian Studies & Policy event series.
May
2
Thursday, May 2, 2019 to Saturday, May 4, 2019
International Affairs Building (420 W 118th Street)
The Harriman Institute hosts the 24th Annual ASN World Convention. Registration required.
Apr
10
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 to Thursday, April 11, 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
8
Monday, April 8, 2019 to Tuesday, April 9, 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
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
Mar
29
Friday, March 29, 2019 to Saturday, March 30, 2019
9:30am - 7:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
Please join us for the annual workshop of the Formalist Re-Reading Group, organized by Mark Lipovetsky, Jessica Merrill, and Serguei Oushakine.
Feb
11
Monday, February 11, 2019 to Tuesday, February 12, 2019
2/11: Columbia University; 2/12: State University of New York Global Center

Please join us for a conference organized by the Andrew Gagarin Center for Civil Society and Human Rights of St. Petersburg State University, the Bard College Center for Civic Engagement, and the Harriman Institute at Columbia University.

Feb
1
Friday, February 1, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)

Please join us for a conference held by the Harriman Institute's Program on U.S.-Russia Relations. This event is supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. It is part of our Russian Studies & Policy event series.

Please note: the conference will be video-recorded for later posting on the Harriman Institute website.

Conference Video Part 1
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Conference Video Part 2
Dec
10
Monday, December 10, 2018 to Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Hunter College of the City University of New York, Elizabeth Hemmerdinger Hall, Room 706 (Hunter East Building, 695 Park Avenue @ East 68th Street)
Please join the Department of Russian and East European Cultures at Hunter College, the Harriman Institute at Columbia University, and the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies at New York University for a conference organized by Yasha Klots (Hunter College) and Polina Barskova (Hampshire College). RSVP and photo ID required for those without a Hunter College ID.