Events

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

Event Date: 
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. The Palace of Culture and Science is a massive Stalinist skyscraper that was "gifted" to Warsaw by the Soviet Union in 1955.

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

Event Date: 
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).

Cultural Identity, Geography of Encounter & the Politics of Space/Time

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 18:00
Please join the East Central European Center, the Romanian Cultural Institute, the University of Tasmania, and the Harriman Institute for a panel discussion and exhibition of selected works in a reflection on the Tyler Collection of Romanian and Modern Art. Speakers: Jeff Malpas, Philosopher, Distinguished Professor at the University of Tasmania, Australia Rachael Rose, Keeper of the Fine Arts Collection, University of Tasmania, Australia Eduard Andrei, Associate Professor, Ovidius University, Constata, Romania Opening remarks by Mona Momescu, N.

Book Talk. Reshaping Poland’s Community after Communism: Ordinary Celebrations by Helena Chmielewska-Szlajfer

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 18:15
Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a talk by Helena Chmielewska-Szlajfer about her book Reshaping Poland’s Community after Communism: Ordinary Celebrations (Palgrave, 2018) in conversation with Małgorzata Mazurek (Department of History, Columbia University) and Eliza Cushman Rose (Slavic Department, Columbia University).

Why Konstantinović's 'Philosophy of Parochialism' Matters Today

Event Date: 
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 19:00

Please join the Harriman Institute, in collaboration with the East Central European Center and the Njegos Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture, for a workshop with Branislav Jakovljević (Stanford University) and Branka Arsić (Columbia University) in association with Aleksandar Bošković’s seminar "Balkan as a Metaphor."

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