Events

'The Turks Were Killing the Body, the Austrians Kill the Soul': Suffering as a Patriotic Sentiment in Bosnia, 1840-1914

Event Date: 
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 13:00 to 15:00

Please join the Harriman Institute and East Central European Center for a discussion about  "Suffering as a Patriotic Sentiment in Bosnia between 1840-1914" with Edin Hajdarpasic, Assistant Professor of History at Loyola University Chicago.

Position: Istvan Deak Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies at Columbia University

Event Date: 
Friday, August 1, 2014 (All day) to Friday, May 29, 2015 (All day)
Position: István Deák Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies at Columbia University Columbia University invites applications for the István Deák Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies for one semester (Fall or Spring) in the academic year 2014-2015. The professorship, commemorating Professor Deák's legacy of excellence in research and teaching, is open to senior scholars with active interest and accomplishments in East and Central European studies.

Position: Istvan Deak Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies at Columbia University

Event Date: 
Friday, August 1, 2014 (All day) to Friday, May 29, 2015 (All day)
Position: Istvn Dek Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies at Columbia University Columbia University invites applications for the Istvn Dek Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies for one semester (Fall or Spring) in the academic year 2014-2015. The professorship, commemorating Professor Dek's legacy of excellence in research and teaching, is open to senior scholars with active interest and accomplishments in East and Central European studies.

Utopias and Dystopias in Music and Media of East Central Europe Circum 1989

Event Date: 
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 09:15 to 17:15

Please join the East Central European Center, the Harriman Institute and the Balassi Foundation for a conference.

After the chaos of World War II, East Central Europe experienced the imposition of a (corroded) utopian view of mankind and then its disintegration into dystopia, culminating in an invincible popular revolt symbolized by the toppling of the Berlin Wall in November 1989.

A Reading and Conversation with László Krasznahorkai

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 18:30 to 20:00

Please join the Harriman Institute, the East Central European Center, the Slavic Department, and the American Hungarian Library and Historical Society for an evening with the celebrated Hungarian writer, Lszl Krasznahorkai. The author will read from his recent work Animalinside (2010), an animated dialogue between text and image created in collaboration with the painter Max Neumann.

Film Screening: A Place to Stand

Event Date: 
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 16:00 to 19:00

Please join the Harriman Institute and Columbia University Central and Eastern European (CUCEE) Club for the screening of A Place to Stand, a documentary film by Polish filmmaker Anna Ferens. The film will be presented by Anna Ferens, and the event will be moderated by Anna Frajlich, Senior Lecturer, Columbia University.

Beyond the Protests in Ukraine: How Strong are Popular Uprisings in Central and Eastern Europe?

Event Date: 
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 13:00 to 15:00

Please join the Columbia University Central and Eastern European Club (CUCEE) and the Harriman Institute for a conversation with Dr. Franc Trček (University of Ljubljana).

Dr. Trček is a distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Ljubljana and a leading expert on dynamics of protest social movements.

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