Events

Global Imagination after Versailles: Alternative Histories of Science in Modern Eastern Europe

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 18:15

Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a roundtable discussing Contemporary European History 28, a special issue on post-Versailles human and social sciences in Eastern Europe with historian Eugenia Lean, and the co-editors of the volume, Katherine Lebow, Małgorzata Mazurek, and Joanna Wawrzyniak.

Witchhammer: Film Screening & Discussion

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Monday, November 18, 2019 - 19:30
Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute for a 50th-anniversary screening of the classic Czech film Witchhammer (Kladivo na čarodějnice, 1969, directed by Otakar Vávra). Introduction and post-film discussion led by Christopher Harwood, Lecturer in Czech at Columbia University. Film run time: 103 minutes.

The Disaster That Didn't Happen: 30 Years After Central and Eastern Europe's "Return to Europe"

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Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 13:15

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.

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

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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.

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