Tag: Ukraine

The House of Seven Winds: Vasyl Makhno’s Portrait

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, for a screening of The House on Seven Winds: Vasyl Makhno’s Portrait. Filmed over the course of a season, this film portraying the life and thoughts of Ukrainian poet,...

/ December 6, 2016

KRHONIKY: The Alternative Folklore of the Region

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a talk with artist Lucia Nimcova about her project KHRONIKY, an archive of photography, video and sound recordings from western Ukraine. From Lucia Nimcova: KHRONIKY “Throughout history, traditional music and culture...

/ November 29, 2016

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

Shevchenko and Italy

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Giovanna Brogi (Associazione Italiana di Studi Ucraini). Taras Shevchenko never was in Italy, but many echoes of Italian literature and art are to be found in...

/ 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 Sounds of Ukraine

“The Sounds of Ukraine featuring the world-renowned Kyiv Chamber Choir Mykola Hobdych, Conductor SAVE THE DATE: Friday November 4, 2016 7:30 p.m. The Church of the Heavenly Rest 2 East 90th Street, New York, NY Ticket Information: Platinum Concerts Toll...

/ November 4, 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

“Decomposition” With Lyuba Yakimchuk

Lyuba Yakimchuk, a Ukrainian poet, screenwriter and journalist, was born in Pervomaisk, Luhansk oblast, Ukraine. She is the author of several full-length poetry collections, including Like FASHION and Apricots of Donbas, and the film script for The Word Building. Ms....

/ October 25, 2016

Poisoned by Gas: Energy Dependence in East-Central Europe

Please join us for a talk with Emily Holland, Ph.D candidate in Political Science at Columbia University. While we expect states to pursue energy independence from foreign suppliers as a first priority, in fact many states do not do so....

/ October 3, 2016