Global Imagination after Versailles: Alternative Histories of Science in Modern Eastern Europe

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 18:15

Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a roundtable discussing Contemporary European History 28, a special issue on post-Versailles human and social sciences in Eastern Europe with historian Eugenia Lean, and the co-editors of the volume, Katherine Lebow, Małgorzata Mazurek, and Joanna Wawrzyniak.

The Disaster That Didn't Happen: 30 Years After Central and Eastern Europe's "Return to Europe"

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Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 13:15

Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a talk with Laszlo Bruszt, István Deák Visiting Professor of East Central European Studies. The good news from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is that, thirty years after elites in the CEE countries declared their program of a “return to Europe,” and fifteen years after the first group of them was allowed to enter the EU, most of these countries still have more or less stable economies and democratic institutions.

Bringing the Literatures of East Central Europe to English-speaking Readers

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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 16:00
Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a panel discussion in celebration of National Translation Month. This panel on the art of literary translation and the business of publishing translated literature will include a program of literary readings from recently translated works.

Book Talk. Palace Complex: A Stalinist Skyscraper, Capitalist Warsaw and a City Transfixed, by Michał Murawski

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 18:15

Please join the Harriman Institute, the East Central European Center, and the Polish Cultural Institute in New York for a talk by Michał Murawski on his book Palace Complex: A Stalinist Skyscraper, Capitalist Warsaw, and a City Transfixed (Indiana University Press, 2019). The talk will culminate in an open discussion with Reinhold Martin moderated by Małgorzata Mazurek.

Between the Empire and the Nation-State: New Histories of Refugee Regimes in Europe and the Middle East

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Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 12:15

Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a conversation with Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky (Harriman Institute) and Philipp Ther (University of Vienna/NYU).

The speakers will discuss their own research and new directions in the history of ethnic cleansing and refugee regimes: VIadimir’s book-in-progress on resettlement of Muslim refugees from Russia in the Ottoman Empire (1860-1914) and Philipp Ther’s forthcoming book The Outsiders: Refugees in Europe since 1492 (Princeton University Press).