Events

Bringing the Literatures of East Central Europe to English-speaking Readers

Event Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 16:00
Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a panel discussion in celebration of National Translation Month. This panel on the art of literary translation and the business of publishing translated literature will include a program of literary readings from recently translated works.

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.

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).

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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