Events

VIRTUAL EVENT. When Climbing Became Competitive: How Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union Sportified Vertical Space

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 14:00
This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar (register here) and streamed via YouTube Live. Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a presentation by Carolin Roeder, István Deák Visiting Assistant Professor of History.

VIRTUAL EVENT. Film Discussion: The Hater

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 16:00
This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar (register here) and streamed via YouTube Live. The East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute presents its 2020-2021 film series: Contemporary Society and Its Discontents, a series of screenings and discussions of films from the past five years that comment on various aspects of contemporary life in East Central Europe. This event features a discussion about the Polish film The Hater (2020) with director Jan Komasa and lead actor Maciej Musiałowski in conversation with Christopher Harwood (ECEC co-director) and Christopher Caes (Lecturer in Polish).

VIRTUAL EVENT. Book Talk. The EU Anti-Corruption Policy: A Reflexive Governance Approach by Andi Hoxhaj

Event Date: 
Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:00
This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar (register here) and streamed via YouTube Live. Please join us for a presentation by Andi Hoxhaj (Warwick Law School), author of The EU Anti-Corruption Policy: A Reflexive Governance Approach (Routledge, 2020). Discussion moderated by Tanya Domi (SIPA/Harriman Institute).

VIRTUAL EVENT. Off the Page: In Search of the Romanian Avant-Garde Outside its Publications

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 16:00
This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar (register here) and streamed via YouTube Live. Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a presentation by Alexandra Chiriac, Leonard A. Lauder Fellow in Modern Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This event is part of the event series East Central Vanguard: New Perspectives on the Avant-Garde.

VIRTUAL EVENT. Book Talk. The Politics of Memory of the Second World War in Contemporary Serbia by Jelena Đureinović

Event Date: 
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 12:00
This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar (register here) and streamed via YouTube Live. Please join us for a presentation by Jelena Đureinović (University of Vienna), author of The Politics of Memory of the Second World War in Contemporary Serbia: Collaboration, Resistance and Retribution (Routledge, 2020), and a discussion moderated by Tanya Domi (SIPA/Harriman Institute).

VIRTUAL FORUM. Liberty and Freedom: Kościuszko's Legacy

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 07:00
Please join us for a Virtual International Forum on Freedom and Liberty on the occasion of the 275th anniversary of the birth of Andrzej Tadeusz Bonawentura Kościuszko. For more information and to register, please click here to view the forum website. This event is co-sponsored by Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania), the Harriman Institute of Columbia University (USA), and European Humanities University (Belarusian university in exile, Lithuania).

VIRTUAL EVENT. Film Screening & Discussion. Directions

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 16:00
Registration for this event includes access to stream the film in advance of the panel discussion. Click here to register. The East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute is pleased to present a virtual screening of the 2017 Bulgarian film Directions (Posoki) and a discussion with director Stephan Komandarev in conversation with Rossen Djagalov (New York University) and ECEC co-directors Aleksandar Bošković and Christopher Harwood.

Book Launch. Post-Socialist Political Graffiti in the Balkans and Central Europe

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 14:00
This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar (register here) and streamed via YouTube Live. Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a book launch of Post-Socialist Political Graffiti in the Balkans and Central Europe (2020) and discussion with its author, Prof. Mitja Velikonja (University of Ljubljana). The discussion will be moderated by Aleksandar Bošković (co-director, East Central European Center).

Film Screening & Discussion. Ustav Republike Hrvatske (The Constitution)

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 16:00
Registrants will receive a link to independently view the film prior to the live event. Click here to register.The East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute presents its 2020-2021 film series: Contemporary Society and Its Discontents, a series of screenings and discussions of films from the past five years that comment on various aspects of contemporary life in East Central Europe. The second event of the series presents the Croatian film Ustav Republike Hrvatske (The Constitution, 2016). Join us for a discussion with screenwriter and director Rajko Grlić, moderated by Aleksandar Bošković (co-director, East Central European Center).

Election Observation and the Democratic Uprising in Belarus

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 19:00
This event was held virtually as a Zoom webinar and the streaming was recorded on YouTube. Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, and the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU), New York Chapter with the support of the Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association (BBLA) for an event with Mary Stegmaier (University of Missouri).

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