Exhibit. People, Books & Archives in Pictures, 1903-2021: Resources for Russian/Soviet, East European & Eurasian Studies on the Heights

Harriman Institute Atrium 12th floor International Affairs Building, 420 W 118th St, New York

Columbia University Libraries has collected Slavic and East European language materials since at least 1903. This exhibition and its companion publication of essays provide an overview of the developmental history of collecting on Morningside Heights through vignettes of historical personalities and print and archival collecting milestones over the past 115 years. Curated by Edward Kasinec and Robert H. Davis Jr., with Erica Stefano.

The Results of Russia’s 2021 Parliamentary Elections: How Should We Understand Them?


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 first event of the academic year, our panelists will discuss the results and importance of Russia’s Duma elections for parliament held on September 19, 2021. Featuring panelists Jake Cordell and Felix Light (The Moscow Times), Gulnaz Sharafutdinova (Russia Institute, King's College London), Regina Smyth (Indiana University), and David Szakonyi (George Washington University). Moderated by Alexander Cooley (Harriman Institute) and Joshua Tucker (NYU Jordan Center).

Film Discussion. The War Syndrome. I’m Used to Killing


Please join the Ukrainian Film Club at Columbia University and the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute for discussion with Olena Solodovnikova, director of the feature documentary The War Syndrome. I'm Used to Killing (2020). Professor Yuri Shevchuk will moderate a discussion and Q&A.

Third Annual ECEC Translation Month Event: Focus on Contemporary East-Central European Women Writers


Please join the East Central European Center and the Harriman Institute for a panel discussion in celebration of National Translation Month. This year's panel features four translators presenting current projects, all texts by exciting, contemporary, and up-and-coming East-Central European women writers. Topics will include issues of migration, exile, gender and sexuality, ethnicity, and feminism.

Book Talk. Muslims and the Making of Modern Europe by Emily Greble


Please join us for a talk with Emily Greble (Vanderbilt University), author of Muslims and the Making of Modern Europe (Oxford University Press, October 2021), with discussant Elidor Mëhilli (Hunter College, CUNY) and moderator Tanya Domi (Harriman Institute).

The Balkans on Tenterhooks


Please join the Harriman Institute for a panel discussion on current events in the Balkans, moderated by professor Tanya Domi (SIPA/Harriman Institute) and featuring speakers Kurt Bassuener, Akri Çipa, Ljubomir Filipović, Leon Hartwell, Ivana Jordanovska, Tena Prelec, and Ivana Stradner.

From Liberalization to ‘Expropriation’: Post-Conflict Privatization of Socially-Owned Enterprises in Kosovo


Please join the Njegoš Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture at the East Central European Center for a lecture by Sandra Davidovic, doctoral candidate in International and European Studies at the University of Belgrade, accompanied by distinguished professor Susan Woodward (CUNY) as a discussant. Moderated by Aleksandar Bošković, Lecturer in Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian and Co-director of the East Central European Center.