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Monday, September 16, 2019

In Memoriam: Mark von Hagen (1954-2019)

Mark von Hagen (Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University and former Associate Director and Director of the Harriman Institute 1989-2001) died early in the morning of September 15, 2019, after a two-week hospitalization, surrounded by friends and family. Convening seminars in his room, Mark was present for discussions about history, philosophy, and friendship, three of his favorite topics.
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Tanya Domi Interviewed on BBC Newshour about First Pride March in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Tanya Domi (SIPA) was interviewed on the BBC Newshour about the first Gay Pride march in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Domi's segment begins at 14.05 on the audio link. 

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Alexander Motyl for the Harriman Institute's Oral History Project

"The collapse of the Soviet Union raised a very important issue: namely, what does an institute for the advanced study of the Soviet Union study when the Soviet Union isn’t there anymore?" Read the interview.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Rebecca Kobrin Published an Op-Ed in a Major Polish Newspaper in Response to Anti-LGBT Rioting

Rebecca Kobrin (Russell and Bettina Knapp Associate Professor of American Jewish History; Associate Director, Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies) published an op-ed in a major Polish newspaper along with an extended discussion of her book about a lost chapter of the city Bialystok's history.