News Archive

Friday, December 6, 2019

Mark Lipovetsky, Professor of Slavic Languages, has been awarded the Andrei Bely Prize for his many contributions to the field of Russian literature. The announcement was made on December 6 at Moscow's Non/Fiction Book Fair. The Andrei Bely Prize is Russia's oldest and most prestigious independent literary prize.

Thursday, December 5, 2019
The Modern Language Association of America announced the thirteenth Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures. Honorable mention was awarded to A History of Russian Literature, authored by Professors Mark Lipovetsky and Irina Reyfman of the Columbia Slavic Department, together with co-authors Andrew Kahn and Stephanie Sandler.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Timothy M. Frye, Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, and former Director of the Harriman Institute, appeared live on NY1 during the impeachment hearing to discuss former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, Ukrainian politics, and U.S. foreign policy toward Ukraine.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Padma Desai, Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor Emerita of Comparative Economic Systems, is featured in Nobel Laureate Robert M. Solow's "Economists," a compilatioon of 90 of the world's most prominent economists.
Monday, December 2, 2019
Małgorzata Mazurek (Associate Professor of Polish Studies) delivered the Visegrad Talk at the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill on October 24.
Monday, December 2, 2019
Mark Mazower (Ira D. Wallach Professor of World Order Studies; Director, Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination) will join a committee of preeminent academics overseeing preparations to mark the bicentenary of the 19th-century revolt that created modern Greece.
Monday, November 25, 2019
On November 21, 2019, Elise Giuliano, Lecturer in Discipline, Political Science, gave a talk on political developments in Ukraine and the war in Donbass to the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America in New York, as part of their lecture series, "Getting to Better Know our Neighbors."
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Yuri Shevchuk, Lecturer in Ukrainian, is quoted in the November 13, 2019, edition of the New York Times on the proper, Ukrainian, pronunciation of Ukraine's capital city, vs. the Russian pronunciation and spelling.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
The recent conference "New Actors and Strategies for Fighting and Investigating Corruption in the Western Balkans" (Nov. 7-8, 2019) was covered by the international press. Organizer Tanya Domi (SIPA) and HI Director Alexander Cooley were interviewed by Voice of America. The conference was also written up by, the biggest online media platform in Bosnia. And a write-up appeared on Deutsche Welle.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Nigina Khaitova (SIPA ’20) was a Harriman Institute’s 2019 Civil Society Fellow. She is President of SIPA Eurasia Group and focuses on human rights, the United Nations, and East Central Europe. Read the spotlight.