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Monday, January 7, 2019

Kimberly Marten: "Into Africa: Prigozhin, Wagner, and the Russian Military"

Kimberly Marten, Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department, Barnard College, published a PONARS Eurasia policy memo about the activities of Russian oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin, and his informal armed Wagner Group, in Africa. Read the memo.
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Student Spotlight: Tinatin Japaridze (MARS-REERS '19)

Tinatin Japaridze (MARS-REERS ’19) is enrolled in the Harriman’s BA/MA program, which allows Columbia undergraduates to begin coursework for their master’s degree in their senior year, as they complete undergraduate degrees in their respective departments. The nontraditional approach proved a perfect match for Japaridze, who came to the Harriman from the School of General Studies (GS).

Thursday, January 3, 2019

V Novom Svete Covers Harriman Presentation by Nadezda Azhgikhina and Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Russian weekly V Novom Svete published a report on the December 5, 2018, Harriman presentation on "Freedom of Expression in Russia" by Nadezda Azhgikhina, Executive Director of Moscow PEN, and Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor and Publisher of The Nation.
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Kimberly Marten Weighs in on Whelan Case in Vox

Kimberly Marten, Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department, Barnard College, spoke to Vox about the case of Paul Whelan, the American recently detained for espionage in Russia.
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Daniel Petrick (MARS '20) Interviews Vladimir Kulić

Daniel Petrick (MARS '20) interviews Vladimir Kulić, co-curator of the MOMA exhibit "Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980," for Balkaninsight.