News Archive

Saturday, March 28, 2020
Gulnar Kenirbai's (Adjunct Assistant Professor of History) Russian Practices of Government in Eurasia: Frontier Power Dynamics, Sixteenth Century to Nineteenth Century has just been published by Routledge (February 2020). 
Monday, March 23, 2020
Robert H. Davis (Librarian for Russian, Eurasian & East European Studies) has compiled an extensive overview of available electronic resources for research in Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies that can be accessed remotely by students and faculty.
Friday, March 20, 2020
The Spring 2020 issue of Harriman Magazine features a cover story by the the photographer Hope Herman Wurmfeld, whose exhibit documenting her 1964 road trip behind the Iron Curtain was mounted at the Harriman Institute this winter. Read the issue.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
How did a squabble between Saudi Arabia and Russia over oil production targets lead to the "nuclear version of a price war"? Harriman director Alexander Cooley discusses on Australian national radio.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Mariya Chukhnova is a BA/MA student at the Harriman Institute. This year she received the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Fellowship from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The Fellowship recognizes outstanding students born in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Read the spotlight.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
It is with great sadness that ASN is announcing the cancellation of its 2020 Convention, set to be held on May 7-9 at Columbia University.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Nadezhda Azhgikhina (Executive Director, PEN Moscow) was interviewed about the Harriman event: The Russian Media: Thirty Years of Freedom of the Press."
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Mark Lipovetsky (Slavic Languages) published his "Afterword" to Harriman's Super-NOS Festival on the website
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Since he joined Columbia's faculty last fall, Mark Lipovetsky has organized a number of high-profile Russian cultural events on campus with the hope of creating a center for contemporary Russian culture at the Harriman Institute. A case in point is the Super-NOS Russian Literary Festival. Read the article.
Monday, February 17, 2020

Poems by Anna Frajlich (Senior Lecturer in Polish, Emerita) appear in the Czech translation literary monthly Plav (#9, 2017; #9, 2019). The translator is Hanele Palkova.,