Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Harriman Institute

The Harriman Institute of Russian, Eurasian, and Eastern European Studies at Columbia is hosting interesting events in these upcoming months. It was founded in 1946 to foster the study of these regions and countries. Check out the list of events (here). One on the Muslim cultural reform in rural Russia in the late 19th century must be really instructive. It would be very interesting to see if the speakers would draw comparisons of the past with the present situation in rural Russia-- stark similarities can be found...

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