Upcoming Events

Sep
4
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to Thursday, October 18, 2018
Harriman Institute Atrium, 12th Floor International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
Exhibit runs September 4 – October 18, 2018. Exhibit hours are Monday–Friday, 9:00AM – 5:00PM excluding university holidays. Artist Anne Bobroff-Hajal's extensively researched polyptychs are satirical commentaries on how Russia's ruling elites have historically taken advantage of their unique geographic situation to amass and maintain power. Her work draws formally on the similarities among icons, political cartoons, animation storyboards, and graphic novels, all of which tell stories in pictures.
Oct
15
Monday, October 15, 2018
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)

Please join us for a panel discussion on the relationship between Turkey and Serbia and its effect on human rights in the Balkans with Civil Rights Defenders members Goran MileticSinan Gökçen, and Ivana Randjelovic moderated by Tanya Domi (Columbia/SIPA). Sabina Pačariz (Queen Mary University) will serve as discussant.

Oct
15
Monday, October 15, 2018
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ella Weed Room, 223 Milbank Hall, Barnard College

Please join the Barnard and Columbia Slavic Departments and the Harriman Institute for a talk with Polina Barskova (Hampshire College), a Russian-language poet and American scholar of the Siege of Leningrad (1941-1944).

Oct
16
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building, 420 W 118th St)
Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Sergei Zhuk, Professor of Russian and Eastern European History at Ball State University, of his book Soviet Americana: The Cultural History of Russian and Ukrainian Americanists (I.B. Tauris, 2018).
Oct
16
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
1201 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St, 12th floor)
Please join us for a talk with Piotr Kosicki, Assistant Professor in the History Department at the University of Maryland, about his new book Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956 (Yale University Press, 2018). RSVP required to em705@hunter.cuny.edu
Oct
16
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
6:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
Please join the Njegoš Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture and the Harriman Institute for a book launch and discussion of Dubravka Ugrešić’s recent novel Fox, translated by Ellen Elias-Bursac and David Williams, with the author Dubravka Ugrešić and translator Ellen Elias-Bursac. The conversation will be moderated by Aleksandar Bošković (Columbia).
Oct
17
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Ambassador Yuriy Scherbak.

Yuriy M. Scherbak (Shcherbak) is a Ukrainian writer, screenwriter, publicist, epidemiologist, politician, diplomat, and environmental activist. He is a Doctor of Medicine (1983) and Laureate of the Y. Yanovsky Literary Prize (1984) and the O. Dovzhenko State Prize (1984).

Oct
17
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6:00pm
Lindsay Rogers Room, 707 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St, 7th Floor)
Please join us for a dialogue between Vladimir Kara-Murza (Chairman of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom and Vice Chairman of Open Russia) and Keith Gessen (George T. Delacorte Assistant Professor of Magazine Journalism, Columbia University) on challenges and prospects in Russian civil society today. Ann Cooper (CBS Professor of Professional Practice in International Journalism, Columbia University) will provide the opening remarks and introduction.
Oct
17
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
7:00pm
Deutsches Haus (420 West 116th Street)

Please join the Ukrainian Film Club of Columbia University for a screening of the film Frost (2017) as part of the Fall 2018 Olena Yershova Retrospective Film Series at Columbia. Producer Olena Yershova will participate in the discussion.

Frost - Movie Trailer
Oct
19
Friday, October 19, 2018
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building, 420 W 118th St)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center for a talk with Dina Sorokina, director of the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Museum and Lyudmila Telen, deputy executive director of the Yeltsin Center in conversation with the makers of the film ProRock (2015), producer Anna Selyanina

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