Institute Publications

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The Summer 2018 issue of Harriman Magazine features cover art by the prominent noncomformist artist Oleg Vassiliev, as well as a profile of Vassiliev by the art historian and curator Natalia Kolodzei, Executive Director of the Kolodzei Foundation. The issue also includes two contributions from our alumni: a profile of Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer William Taubman, who recently published Gorbachev: His Life and Times, the first full-length English-language biography of Mikhail Gorbachev; and an essay by Peter Zalmayev about the current political situation in Ukraine. I addition, we have a piece from our postdoctoral research scholar Edward Lemon, who discusses his research on the pathways to violent extremism in Tajikistan; a profile of historian Catherine Evtuhov; and the second part of our two-part interview with journalist and Carnegie Europe Senior Fellow Thomas de Waal. You can pick up a copy of the new issue in our office or view the PDF here.
Dancing the Cold War. Proceedings
Friday, June 1, 2018
Dancing the Cold War
An International Symposium
Sponsored by the Barnard College Dance Department
and the Harriman Institute, Columbia University
Organized by Lynn Garafola
February 16-18, 2017
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Abstracts of the proceedings of the 2016 conference held on the work of Polish poet Anna Frajlich (Lecturer in Polish Emerita).
The volume, entitled "Here I Am / I Inhabit My Own Life." Studies and Sketches about the Work of Anna Frajlich (Tu jestem / zamieszkuję własne życie. Studia i szkice o twórczości Anny Frajilch), the opening lines of a poem by Frajlich, is edited by Wojciiech Ligęza and Jolanta Pasterska.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
In the Fall 2017 issue of Harriman Magazine, we travel back to the 1990s, to Russia’s first conflict with Chechnya in an in-depth interview with the journalist and Senior Carnegie Fellow Thomas de Waal about his first book, Chechnya: Calamity in the Caucasus, the audio interviews for which have recently been deposited, along with transcripts, in the Rare Books and Manuscript Collections of Columbia University Libraries. Also in this issue, we have a piece from our postdoctoral research scholar in Russian politics, Yana Gorokhovskaia, about the upcoming presidential elections in Russia; profiles of the political scientist Kimberly Marten, our alum Matthew Schaaf, who currently directs Freedom House’s Ukraine office, and the Russian graphic journalist Victoria Lomasko; as well as an essay about Alexander Cooley's latest book, Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia. You can pick up a copy of the new issue in our office or view the PDF here.