Tag: United States

France in the White House: A Conversation on Historical Perspectives

Join Dr. Edward G. Lengel, Chief Historian of the White House Historical Association, as he discusses France in the White House: A Conversation on Historical Perspectives. Guests will receive copies of this book, the proceedings of a symposium hosted in...

/ February 7, 2018

Inaugural Columbia-NYU New York Russia Public Policy Seminar: “The Reset Trap?”

Location TBA The Harriman Institute of Columbia University and New York University’s Jordan Center are pleased to announce the inaugural event of the New York Russia Public Policy Seminar. The joint initiative, supported by the Carnegie Cooperation of New York, establishes a...

/ March 9, 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

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 16, 2017

American Developmental Thought in Turkey During the Cold War

A talk with Begüm Adalet. This talk proposes that we consider modernization theory as a transnational practice, one that was not simply developed by American intellectuals, but was instead produced through specific and often uncertain encounters across multiple sites of...

/ February 9, 2017

The Good Childhood in a World of Change: Nordic-American Dialogue on Best Educational Practices

Most Scandinavians have grown up with what is often called the Nordic ideal – that is, to offer their young children a “good childhood.” In fact, to cultivate this value, in most Nordic countries children are not encouraged to enroll in...

/ November 19, 2016

The Good Childhood in a World of Change: Nordic-American Dialogue on Best Educational Practices

Most Scandinavians have grown up with what is often called the Nordic ideal – that is, to offer their young children a “good childhood.” In fact, to cultivate this value, in most Nordic countries children are not encouraged to enroll in...

/ November 18, 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