“People, Books & Archives in Pictures, 1903-2021: Resources for Russian/Soviet, East European & Eurasian Studies on the Heights.”

The year 2021 marks the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the Russian Institute–today’s Harriman Institute–at Columbia University.   As part of the program connected with this important milestone, the Institute has organized a Harriman Atrium exhibit on the 12th floor of the International Affairs Building focused on the building of the library and archival collections […]

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Global Studies E-Resources & Library Guides at Columbia under COVID-19, Part 1

  A roundup on Global Studies e-resources (digital collections and e-reference works) and library guides new to Columbia during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020-2021, Part 1: Africa, Middle East & Islam, and Russia, Eurasia & East Europe. AFRICA Recent events over the past year in the United States and Africa prompted Yuusuf Caruso,the African Studies Librarian, […]

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NEH Summer Institute Website Goes Live

The website for the 2014 NEH Summer Institute “America’s East Central Europeans: Migration & Memory,” scheduled for June 8-29, 2014, is now available at: http://nehsummerinst.columbia.edu/ This website includes detailed information on the Institute, daily agenda, reading list, eligibility and application information. The new website also includes the archived content, including videos of selected presentations, of […]

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2014 NEH Summer Institute Award Announced: “America’s East Central Europeans.”

The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced that it will support yet another prestigious Summer Institute for College & University Teachers, this entitled “America’s East Central Europeans: Migration & Memory” which will run from June 9-29, 2014.  Principal Investigator Alan Timberlake, Director of Columbia’s East Central European Center, will be assisted by Co-Directors Edward […]

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New E-Resources for Slavic & East European Studies

A number of major electronic resources were purchased for Columbia students and faculty in June, at the close of the FY:   The “Iskusstvo Kino Digital Archive” captures the complete run (1931-2012) of this esteemed monthly publication in a complete online archive, in full-image and fully searchable text. http://www.columbia.edu/cgi-bin/cul/resolve?clio10261197   The “Slavic Humanities Index Database” […]

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