Tag: Ukraine

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

“Roots of Russia’s War in Ukraine”

A talk with co-authors Elizabeth A. Wood (MIT), William E. Pomeranz (Kennen Institute) and E. Wayne Merry (American Foreign Policy Council) on their new book. From the Harriman Institute: In February 2014, Russia initiated a war in Ukraine, its reasons...

/ March 10, 2016

A Poetic Portrait of a Generation in a Time of Challenges and Change

A Presentation by Kyiv poet Natalka Bilotserkivets. This event will be held in Ukrainian.

/ March 8, 2016

Academic Diplomacy and Cultural Cold War in Soviet Ukraine

A presentation by Sergie Zhuk of Ball State University. From the Harriman Institute: Using the personal histories of Soviet Americanists, experts in U.S./Canadian studies in Soviet Ukraine, Sergei Zhuk explores their various functions in “academic diplomacy” between the United States...

/ February 17, 2016

The Unending Challenges for Europe—Is There Light at the End of the European Tunnel?

A talk with Urmas Paet, Member of the European Parliament from and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia on refugees, migration, Ukraine, ISIS, unemployment, aging and more.

/ February 10, 2016

Facing a World in Crisis, Can Europe Speak with One Voice?

Um … No? For a (possibly) more optimistic perspective, mosey down to the French Consulate Tuesday evening to hear Pierre Vimont and Adam Tooze guide Europe through its many entanglements—from Ukraine in the east, to Syria in the near east,...

/ February 9, 2016