Tag: Soviet Union

Film Screening & Discussion: An Aquarium in the Sea. The Story of the New York Group of Poets

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a screening of An Aquarium in the Sea. The Story of the New York Group of Poets. The film’s director Oleksandr Fraze-Frazenko will be present at the event. Organized together with the...

/ January 31, 2017

The State of Human Rights Practice, Thought and Advocacy in the Post-Soviet Space

Please join us for a talk with Nate Schenkkan, Project Director of Freedom House’s Nations in Transit. This event is part of the Harriman at 70 Lecture Series. Nate Schenkkan is the Project Director of Freedom House’s Nations in Transit, an annual...

/ November 30, 2016

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

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

Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine

Please join us for a talk with Sophie Pinkham about her new book, Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine (Norton, 2016). From W. W. Norton & Co: A distinctive writer’s fascinating journey into the heart of a troubled region. Ukraine...

/ November 14, 2016

Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine

Please join us for a talk with Sophie Pinkham (MARS-REERS ’12) about her new book, Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine (Norton, 2016). From the Harriman Institute.

/ November 14, 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

Soviet Space Dogs

Please join us for a talk with Olesya Turkina, Senior Research Fellow at the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, about her book Soviet Space Dogs (FUEL Design & Publishing, 2014). Soviet Space dogs were part of Soviet propaganda, perhaps even...

/ October 5, 2016

Soviet Occupation of Romania, Hungary and Austria

Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a talk with Csaba Békés and László Borhi, editors of Soviet Occupation of Romania, Hungary, and Austria 1944/45–1948/49 (CEU Press, 2015). With Istvan Deák (Professor Emeritus, Columbia University)...

/ September 28, 2016