News Archive

Friday, January 22, 2021
Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon argue that President Biden may not be able to return the U.S. to its position of global dominance, and draw on arguments from their book, Exit from Hegemony, to discuss Central Asia's role in a post-U.S. international order. Read the piece in the Foreign Policy Research Institute and the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Yana Gorokhovskaia (Harriman Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2016-19) published an analysis in The Guardian of Alexei Navalny's return to Russia and his strategy of appealing to the people, over the heads of Russia's crooked system (January 19).
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Gail Archer (Professor of Professional Practice, Music, Barnard) was interviewed by Straus News, the publisher of 17 weekly NY newspapers, about her career as a female organist, her academic career, teaching music during the pandemic, and her upcoming series of three concerts.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Ani Kokobobo (Chair, Slavic Languages & Literatures, University of Kansas; Slavic Ph.D., '11) writes about how Dostoevsky warned of the strain of nihilism that infects Donald Trump and his movement (The Conversation, Jan. 13).
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Elise Giuliano discussed the origins of the conflict in Ukraine and the history of Ukrainian-Russian relations on Global in the Granite State, a podcast from the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire. Listen to her remarks at 18:58 min.  
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Tanya Domi (International Affairs) was interviewed by Nieman Reports about the events in Washington being part of a global pheonmenon and the need for new legislation across all contemporary media platforms.
Monday, January 11, 2021
Yuri Shevchuk participated in a virtual roundtable, “Linguistic Achievements of Sviatoslav Karavansky in Today’s Realities,” organized by the Institute of the Ukrainian Language at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
Monday, January 11, 2021
Thomas Kent's (International Affairs) new book Striking Back: Overt and Covert Options to Combat Russian Disinformation is reviewed in the Jan-Feb 2021 issue of the Foreign Service Journal. 
Monday, January 11, 2021
Eastern European Modernism: Works on Paper at the Columbia University Libraries and the Cornell University Library, compiled by Robert H. Davis, Librarian for Russian, Eurasian & East European Studies at Columbia University, is now available on Academic Commons.
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Tanya Domi (International Affairs) told that as a former soldier and later an employee of the United States Congress she could not even imagine the events that took place in the U.S. Capitol before Donald Trump was elected president four years ago.