Events

Tackling Trauma Through a Museum: The War Childhood Museum in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 18:00 to 20:00

 Please join the East Central European Center, the Harriman Institute, the Columbia Department of History, and the History in Action Program for a talk with Jasminko Halilović, Founder and Executive Director of the War Childhood Museum. How do you create a museum?

Book Talk: Soviet Occupation of Romania, Hungary, and Austria 1944/45–1948/49

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 18:30

 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) as commentator.

LGBT Rights in the Balkans in the Communist Era and Today

Event Date: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 16:00

Please join the East Central European Center and SIPA Spectrum for a talk with Zvonimir Dobrović, LGBT rights activist and editor of An Oral History of Homosexuality in Croatia. Dr. Jasmin Mujanović (Friedrich Ebert Foundation, former visiting scholar at the Harriman Institute) will discuss LGBT rights in the Balkans, and Dobrović will present passages of the English translation of his book. Zvonimir Dobrović is an activist, curator, and festival director from Croatia.

The Romanian Mythology of Death: A Lecture and Musical Performance

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:30
Please join the East Central European Center and the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York for a presentation by Dr. Marina Cap-Bun professor at Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania, and a musical performance/lamentation by Romanian folk artist Ludovica Muresan. Dr. Marina Cap-Bun is a professor at Ovidius University of Constanţa, Romania, where she teaches Romanian Culture and Civilization, Romanian Studies in European Perspectives, The Great Classics of Romanian Literature, Fantastic Literature, The Poetics of the Absurd Theatre.

Discussion with Performers and Scholars of The Ghost of Elsinore: Every Tzara Has His Dada

Event Date: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:30
A discussion with performers and scholars from "The Ghost of Elsinore: Every Tzara has his DaDa". A contemporary theatrical collage celebrating the centenary of DaDa and its Hamlet-admiring visionary Tristan Tzara by Ion Pop and Stephana Si Ioan Pop-Curseu. A co-production of National Theatre in Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Theatre and Television of Babes-Bolyai University Cluj, and Persona Association performed on September 8th at 7:00pm at Riverside Church Theater, 91 Claremont Ave. Presented by the Romanian Cultural Institute and the East Central European Center of Columbia University.

The Ghost of Elsinore: Every Tzara Has His Dada

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 19:00
A contemporary theatrical collage celebrating the centenary of DaDa and its Hamlet-admiring visionary Tristan Tzara. Play by Ion Pop and Stephana Si Ioan Pop-Curseu. Presented by The Romanian Cultural Center (New York) and the East Central European Center of Columbia University. Co-production of National Theater Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Theater and Television of Babes-Bolyai University Cluj, and Persona Association.

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