News Archive

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Vasily Lvov (aka Basil Lvoff, Lecturer in Russian) has published a short essay, "The Invisible Hand of the Artist," together with the poem "Silentium," in the inaugural issue of the literary magazine Gastajbajter, a journal of the Slavic diaspora.
Monday, April 15, 2019
Rebecca Kobrin (Russell and Bettina Knapp Associate Professor of American Jewish History) spoke at the National Library of Israel's Global Forum on the topic of Jewish migration to the United States.
Monday, April 15, 2019
We are thrilled to announce that Colleen Wood (GSAS) received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to study Central Asian return migration and diasporic identities. The award recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students to conduct research relevant to society-at-large and national security.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Why Russia's military presence in Venezuela disregards the rules of the old Cold War: Kimberly Marten discusses President Putin's recent decision to send Russian military planes to Venezuela with BBC Mundo [article in Spanish].
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Justin Key Canfil is a fifth-year doctoral student in Columbia’s Department of Political Science with a minor in international law. His dissertation explores the relationship between military technological change and arms control, focusing on patterns in Cold War discussions over new technologies. Read more.
Monday, April 1, 2019
Elise Giuliano (Lecturer in Discipline, Political Science) discusses the Ukrainian presidential election with Newsweek.
Friday, March 29, 2019
The Harriman Institute's current exhibit displays rare, largely unseen photographs of Joseph Brodsky and the Leningrad Underground. RTVi speaks with curator Natasha Sharymova and photographer Nina Alovert about the exhibit and their photographs of Brodsky and friends. [Segment in Russian].
Friday, March 29, 2019
Natasha Udensiva, Lecturer in International and Public Affairs, weighs in on Russia's new gas plant in the Yamal Peninsula for National Geographic.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Markian Dobczansky is a postdoctoral research scholar specializing in Soviet urban history, the politics of culture, and Russian-Ukrainian relations. His book manuscript "Between Moscow and Kyiv: The Politics of Culture in 20th-Century Kharkiv" examines local identity in the largest metropolis of the Ukrainian-Russian cultural borderland, from 1917 to the 1990s. Read more.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Anna Frajlich is wrapping up a four-city book tour in Italy to promote the publication of a volume of her poetry in Italian translation, Un oceano tra di noi, translated by Marcin Wyrembelski (la Parlesia Editore, 2018).