Events

Conference. Janusz Korczak: Legacy, Pedagogy, Children's Rights

Event Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:00

Please join the East Central European Center, the Harriman Institute, the Polish Cultural Institute, and the Janusz Korczak Association of the USA for a conference devoted to the life and work of the Polish Jewish children's educator and pedagogue Janusz Korczak, featuring a keynote lecture by Dr. Marta Santos Pais, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children.

Yugoslavia, a Century Later: Why Did the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes Form a Union in 1918?

Event Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 18:00

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Njegoš Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture at Columbia University's East Central European Center for a talk with Dejan Djokić, Professor of History and Director of the Centre for the Study of the Balkans at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Book Talk: Fox by Dubravka Ugresic With Translator Ellen Elias-Bursa

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 18:00

Please join the Njegoš Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture and the Harriman Institute for a book launch and discussion of Dubravka Ugrešić’s recent novel Fox, translated by Ellen Elias-Bursac and David Williams, with the author Dubravka Ugrešić and translator Ellen Elias-Bursac. The conversation will be moderated by Aleksandar Bošković (Columbia).

Book Talk. Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956, by Piotr Kosicki

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 14:00

Please join the East Central European Center and the Harriman Institute for a talk with Piotr Kosicki, Assistant Professor in the History Department at the University of Maryland, about his new book Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956 (Yale University Press, 2018). RSVP required to em705@hunter.cuny.edu

Cracking the Nest Egg

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 12:00

Please join us for a talk with Sarah Wilson Sokhey, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Colorado, about her book The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

A Reading with Award-Winning Polish Author Olga Tokarczuk and Translator Jennifer Croft

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 14:30

Please join the East Central European Center, the Polish Cultural Institute, and the Harriman Institute for a reading and discussion with Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, winner of the Man Booker International Prize, as part of her multi-city book tour with translator Jennifer Croft.

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