Book Talk. Orbán: Hungary's Strongman By Paul Lendvai

Please join the East Central European Center and the Harriman Institute for a talk with journalist Paul Lendvai about his new book Orbán: Hungary's Strongman (Oxford University Press, March 2018). A no-holds-barred biography of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who has become a pivotal figure in European politics since 2010, this is the first English-language study of the erstwhile anti-communist rebel turned populist autocrat.

Yugoslav Experimental Film Symposium

Please join the Njegoš Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture and the Harriman Institute for a symposium on Yugoslav experimental film. The symposium focuses on the marginalized area of the experimental moving image, addressing alternative forms of film, video, and paracinema in the former Yugoslavia that both flourished and were erased from the official historical record. The history of experimental film in Yugoslavia is rich, layered and fragmented.

Inheriting The Bomb: Soviet Collapse And Denuclearization Of Belarus, Kazakhstan, And Ukraine, 1990-1994

The dramatic collapse of the Soviet empire in 1991 presented the world with an unprecedented challenge: some 29,000 Soviet strategic and tactical nuclear weapons suddenly found themselves on the territory of not one but four new sovereign nations: the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belarus, and Kazakhstan.

Film Screening & Discussion. "I Came To Testify"

When the Balkans exploded into war in the 1990s, reports that tens of thousands of women were being systematically raped as a tactic of ethnic cleansing captured the international spotlight. I Came to Testify is the moving story of how a group of 16 women who had been imprisoned by Serb-led forces in the Bosnian town of Foca broke history’s great silence – and stepped forward to take the witness stand in an international court of law.