News Archive

Friday, December 14, 2018
This fall we celebrated the launch of our ongoing project, Cold Wars and the Academy: An Oral History on Russian and Eurasian Studies, with a panel discussion about the past, present, and future intellectual role of the Harriman Institute. Watch it on video.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
In his "The Writer Who Destroyed an Empire," Michael Scammell (Professor Emeritus, School of the Arts) reflects on the Solzhenitsyn centennial and "the man who did more than anyone to bring the Soviet Union to its knees."
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Former postdoctoral fellow Elidor Mëhilli (2011-12) took home the Marshall D. Shulman Book Prize for his book From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World (Cornell University Press, 2017).
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Jeri Laber (RI '54), a founder of Human Rights Watch, and a participant in the Harriman Institute's oral history project, commemorates the Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva on HRW's website.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Lincoln Mitchell (Adjunct Associate Research Scholar) and Tinatin Japaridze (MARS '19) co-authored an op-ed for the Moscow Times, titled "The Specter of Russia Hangs over Georgia's Presidential Runoff."
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Rebecca Kobrin authored a piece for the Washington Post on "Why the Lessons of Kristallnacht Must Guide our Debate over Migrants in America Today."
Monday, December 10, 2018
Yana Gorokhovskaia (Postdoctoral Reseach Fellow) joined panelists Nina Khrusheva and Leonid Volkov for an "Inside Look at Russia" at the Council on Foreign Relations (Dec. 7, 2018). The panel was chaired by Stephen Sestanovich (Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor for the Practice of International Diplomacy).
Monday, December 3, 2018
Kimberly Marten (Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Barnard College) joined a BBC panel of experts to discuss "Is Russia at War with the West?"
Monday, November 26, 2018
Stephan Sander-Faes (Istvan Deak Visiting Professor) has published a new article in Frühneuzeit-Info: ‘“Ohngeacht alles gebrauchten Ernsts und arrests”: Diebstahlsprozesse im ländlichen Südböhmen um 1700’ [Thievery Investigations in Rural Bohemia, c. 1700].
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Yana Gorokhovskaia, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Russian Politics, contributed a piece on "The Competing Campaigns of the Russian Opposition" to All the Russia's, the blog of NYU's Jordan Center. In addition, she published an article, "From Local Activism to Local Politics: The Case of Moscow," in the journal Russian Politics.