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Friday, December 4, 2020
12:00PM EST
Zoom webinar & YouTube Live
This event was held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube. Please join the Harriman Institute, PEN America, and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a discussion of the work of Akram Aylisli, author of Farewell Aylis: A Non-Traditional Novel in Three Works (Academic Studies Press, 2018), with translator Katherine E. Young and journalist Alex Raufoglu. Moderated by Professor Mark Lipovetsky. This event is part of our Contemporary Culture Series.
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Dec
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Wednesday, December 2, 2020
12:00pm EST
Zoom webinar & YouTube Live
This event was held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube. Please join us for a webinar with Catherine Grace Katz, author of The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: A Story of Love and War (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, September 2020).
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Dec
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Tuesday, December 1, 2020
12:00pm EST
Zoom webinar & YouTube Live
This event was held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube . Please join us for the inaugural event of the Minority Inclusion and Exclusion in Soviet and Post-Communist Societies Speaker Series, a discussion with Jeff Sahadeo, Associate Professor at the Institute of Europe, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at Carleton University, and author of Voices from the Soviet Edge: Southern Migrants in Leningrad and Moscow (Cornell University Press, 2019).
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Nov
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
11:00am - 12:15pm EST
Zoom
This event was held virtually as a Zoom webinar. Please join us for a discussion with Amra Sabic-El-Rayess, author of the memoir The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival (Bloomsbury, September 2020). Moderated by Samira Shackle, freelance journalist and editor of the New Humanist Magazine. This event is organized by Columbia Global Centers | Amman in partnership with Teachers College, the Middle East Institute, and the Harriman Institute at Columbia University, and Bloomsbury.
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Nov
24
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
12:00pm EST
Zoom webinar & YouTube Live
This event was held virtually as a Zoom webinar and live streamed on YouTube. Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Valentyna Kharkhun (Nizhyn Mykola Gogol State University), moderated by Professor Mark Andryczyk.
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Nov
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Monday, November 23, 2020
12:00pm EST
Zoom webinar & YouTube Live
This event was held virtually as a Zoom webinar and live streamed on YouTube. Please join us for the launch of the bilingual book They Will Understand Us in 100 Years. Lazar Khidekel, published in concert with the first solo exhibition of Lazar Khidekel's works in his birthplace of Belarus. Featured speakers: Christina Lodder (Malevich Society), book contributors Regina Khidekel (editor) and Maria Kokkori, and exhibition curator Maya Katznelson. Discussion moderated by Olena Martynyuk (Harriman Institute).
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Nov
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Thursday, November 19, 2020
12:00pm EST
Zoom webinar & YouTube Live
This event was held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube Live. Please join us for an event in the Russia's Worlds Lecture Series. Tatiana Linkhoeva (New York University) will discuss her book Revolution Goes East: Imperial Japan and Soviet Communism (Cornell University Press, March 2020), and Elizabeth McGuire (California State University, East Bay) will give a presentation entitled "Cherchez La Femme: Romance Sino-Soviet Style."
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Nov
19
Thursday, November 19, 2020
2:00pm EST
Zoom webinar & YouTube Live
This event was held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed on YouTube. Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a book launch of Post-Socialist Political Graffiti in the Balkans and Central Europe (2020) and discussion with its author, Prof. Mitja Velikonja (University of Ljubljana). The discussion will be moderated by Aleksandar Bošković (co-director, East Central European Center).
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Nov
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020
12:00pm EST
Zoom webinar & YouTube Live
This event was held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube Live. Please join us for a roundtable discussion with Reuf Bajrovic (US-Europe Alliance), political scientist Ljubomir Filipović, policy analyst, activist, and writer Agon Maliqi, human rights activist Anita Mitic, and political analyst and a public opinion expert Dahlia Scheindlin. Discussion moderated by Tanya Domi (Harriman Institute). Against the backdrop of a recent "Washington Economic Agreement" between Serbia and Kosovo fashioned by the Trump Administration, and a seismic shift in Montenegrin politics leaving Milos Djukanovic's DPS out of power for the first time in 20 years, this roundtable convenes to discuss these front-burner issues in the Balkans and more.
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Nov
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020
7:00pm EST
Zoom webinar & YouTube Live
This event was held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube Live. Please join the Ukrainian Film Club of Columbia University and the Harriman Institute for an online screening and discussion of the documentary film The Living (2008) in commemoration of the 87th anniversary of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide in Ukraine in 1932-1933. Professor Yuri Shevchuk will moderate a conversation and Q&A with director Serhiy Bukovsky and producer Victoria Bondar who will discuss how their film was made, its reception around the world, and more.
The Living (2008)
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