Tag: Politics

Internationalism and Democracy after the Eurozone Crisis

A talk by Frédéric Lordon and Cédric Durand. Frédéric Lordon is an economist and philosopher. He is Director of Research at France’s National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and a researcher at the Center for European Sociology (CSE). He is the author of several...

/ January 30, 2017

The Russian-Ukrainian Conflict: A Clash of Civilizations?

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Professor Frank E. Sysyn (University of Alberta, CIUS). The current Russian-Ukrainian conflict has brought to the fore a number of unresolved issues that have simmered throughout...

/ November 22, 2016

What is Populism?

Please join the European Institute, the East Central European Center, the Maison Française, the Heyman Center for the Humanities, and the EU’s Getting to Know Europe program for a discussion on “What is Populism?” with Jan-Werner Mueller, Professor of Politics at...

/ November 18, 2016

Russia and the World: 25 Years after the Soviet Break-Up

The current downturn in Russia’s relationship with the West has prompted Russian officials and scholars to openly call for "new rules” for global politics.

/ November 15, 2016

Future Scenarios for Russia and the West

Please join the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute and the Primakov Institute for World Economics and International Relations (IMEMO) in Moscow for a conference on “Future Scenarios for Russia and the West.” The conference brings together...

/ November 11, 2016

Racial Enjoyments: What the Liberal Left Doesn’t Want to Hear

Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. The event will be taped and can be viewed on the Deutsches Haus YouTube Channel later this fall. Deutsches Haus at NYU and the Department of German at NYU present a talk by...

/ November 9, 2016

Illiberal Populism in Europe

Please join us on November 3rd at the Maison Francaise for an exciting event among distinguished academics and professionals regarding the current populist movement in Europe. We are thrilled to host Pippa Norris (McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics at the...

/ November 3, 2016

Nationalism and Human Rights: The Cultural Renovation of the Ukrainian Shistdesiatnyky

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Simone Bellezza (Visiting Assistant Professor, Columbia University). This talk will present the cultural ferment of the Ukrainian non-conformist intellectuals of the 1960s assessing its importance for...

/ November 3, 2016

If Not Us, Who?

In the early 60s, Bernward Vesper and fellow university student Gudrun Ensslin begin a passionate love in the stifling atmosphere of provincial West Germany. Sensitive to the increasing restlessness of the times, the fiery couple lash out at the denial...

/ October 28, 2016

Political Rhetoric: The Presidential Campaign and Beyond

What do the words and language used by politicians and the news media reveal about the political landscape?

/ October 19, 2016