Tag: Cold War

Ballet in the Cold War: A Soviet-American Exchange

On May 1, 2017, please join the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia and the Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU for a seminar, “Ballet in the Cold War: A Soviet-American Exchange,” featuring CBA Fellow and...

/ May 1, 2017

Commons: Public Spaces After Socialism

Please join the East Central European Center and the Harriman Institute for a two day conference organized by Alan Timberlake and Angela Wheeler. For a century or more, citizens of the Eastern Bloc viewed public space as the primary setting...

/ April 28, 2017

Comecon and the Third World

Please join us for a talk with Sara Lorenzini, Associate Professor of International History at the School of International Studies, University of Trento, Italy. This talk will deal with the political economy of East-South relations in the 1960s and 1970s,...

/ April 24, 2017

Dancing the Cold War: An International Symposium

Please join us for a three-day symposium sponsored by the Harriman Institute and the Barnard College Department of Dance. The Cold War was fought on many fronts, with dance as a powerful weapon in its arsenal.  The ballet wars of the 1950s...

/ February 18, 2017

Dancing the Cold War: An International Symposium

Please join us for a three-day symposium sponsored by the Harriman Institute and the Barnard College Department of Dance. The Cold War was fought on many fronts, with dance as a powerful weapon in its arsenal.  The ballet wars of the 1950s...

/ February 17, 2017

‘My Name is Carlos and I am a Good Person’: Communist States and Carlos the Jackal

Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a talk with Daniela Richterová, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Warwick, United Kingdom. “Carlos the Jackal” is perhaps the most notorious terrorist of the Cold War. Born as Ilich Ramírez...

/ February 16, 2017

Cold War Power: Culture as a Weapon

Please join the Harriman Institute and the European Institute for a talk with David Robarge, Chief Historian, Central Intelligence Agency, as a guest speaker in Professor Victoria Phillips’s class. For more information, and to RSVP, please visit http://europe.columbia.edu/events From Columbia’s Harriman Institute.

/ February 9, 2017

The Man Who Saved the World

Please join the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations at the Harriman Institute for a screening of the documentary film The Man Who Saved the World (2014). Run time: 1h42m SYNOPSIS ‘”Few people know of Stanislav Petrov… yet hundreds of millions of people are alive...

/ November 16, 2016

The Tunnels

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a reading by the author Greg Mitchell from his recent nonfiction book The Tunnels: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill, followed by a conversation with...

/ October 28, 2016

The Soviet Union and the Horn of Africa During the Cold War

Please join us for a talk with Radoslav A. Yordanov, a Visiting Scholar at the Harriman Institute, about his book The Soviet Union and the Horn of Africa During the Cold War (Lexington Books, 2016). Professors Rajan Menon (CCNY/CUNY, Arnold...

/ October 18, 2016