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.
Please join the Romanian Cultural Institute and the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for an event in the Leon Feraru Conference Series, featuring professors Mona Momescu and Christopher J. Caes.
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.
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).
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).