Events

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).

VIRTUAL EVENT. Film Screening & Discussion. Vlastníci (The Owners)

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 14:00
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 first event of the series concerns the Czech film Vlastníci (The Owners, 2019). Join us for a discussion with screenwriter and director Jiří Havelka and producer Marek Jeníček, moderated by Christopher W. Harwood (co-director, East Central European Center).

Roundtable on Literary Translation

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 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 roundtable discussion in celebration of National Translation Month. This roundtable on the art of literary translation and the business of publishing translated literature from East Central Europe will include a program of literary readings from recently translated works.

What Does Belarus Teach Us? East European Revolutions from Warsaw and Prague to Kyiv and Minsk

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00
Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program and the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Mykola Riabchuk (Institute of Political and Nationalities’ Studies, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine). Moderated by Mark Andryczyk, Associate Research Scholar, Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute.

Film Discussion: The Makavejev Case or Trial in a Movie Theater

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 16:00
Please join the Njegoš Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture and the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for the virtual US premiere of Goran Radovanović’s feature documentary The Makavejev Case or Trial in a Movie Theater (2019) and an online discussion with the director. Register here to receive the links for the live stream and the link to view the film before the event.

Film Screening. The Round-Up

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 19:30
Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a screening of the 1966 Hungarian film The Round-Up (Szegénylegények), directed by Miklós Jancsó. Professor Christopher Harwood will introduce the film and lead a post-screening discussion.

Film Screening & Discussion. The Goat Horn

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 20:15
Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a screening of the film The Goat Horn (Козият рог, 1972, dir. Metodi Andonov), followed by a discussion with Professor Rossen Djagalov from NYU's Department of Russian and Slavic Studies. Film runtime: 103 min. This event is part of the Spring 2020 East Central Europe Film Series: Through the Lens of History.

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