Political Concepts Conference

The Editorial Board of Political Concepts invites the NSSR community to join us for the annual Political Concepts conference, which will be held this year at the New School for Social Research. This is a lively and interdisciplinary event that strives to create an intellectual space conducive to debate and conversation. Further information and schedule details are […]

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NSSR a Finalist for the New Challenge

The New Challenge 2014 Finalists have been announced! Congratulations to Sociology student, Maria Carbrera for her “Material Socialism” project. This year over  100 students across the University with a wide range of themes and topics applied. Each team will be awarded between $2,500 and $10,000. On April 21st, the award amounts for each team will […]

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Green Fund presentations

A presentations of the New School students faculty and staff that have received a grant from the Green Fund. These include eWaste maps, re-usable to-go containers, and more.

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Literature does NOT make you more moral

PhD Candidate in psychology, David Kidd, along with other panelist at a Stanford Conference  posed the question: Does reading literature make you more moral? David is working with Prof. Emanuale Castano. You can read about the conference, its panelists, and even watch some video by click on this link. Below is an excerpt from the article. Kidd has […]

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Econ’s Prof. Shaikh contributes to Eminent Economists

The NSSR Econ Dept would like to announce their very own outstanding economists, Anwar Shaikh, is being included in this definitive work from Cambridge University Press on the Eminent Economists in the world today.  The book is a follow up to another book. Both detail the theories of some of the most influential economists of […]

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Politics student publishes book on game design and deliberation

Josh Lerner, a 2012 Ph.D. from politics is publishing his revised dissertation as a book with MIT Press. Making Democracy Fun: How Game Design Can Empower Citizens and Transform Politics draws from the game design and deliberative democracy in order to make the democratic process more participatory, transparent, and fun. Read more here. Josh is director of the […]

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Politics alum wins book prize in Indian studies

 Lisa Bjorkman, a 2012 graduate of the Politics  Department, has received a major prize for social science work on India.  The American Institute of Indian Studies has awarded her with the 2014  Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences. She has revised her dissertation  to become a book titled Pipe Politics: Mumbai’s Contested […]

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Film Screening: Gun Hill Road

A film screening on trans-visibility and prison-industrial complex put on by the New School Queer Collective, Feminist Collective, and Sex-E Collective.

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Green Fund grant applications

FUNDING FOR BRIGHT IDEAS THE GREEN FUND 2015 The Green Fund awards student- and faculty-led projects and research seed-grants that will make our campus more sustainable. SUBMISSIONS DUE BY MAY 1, 2014 @ Noon PROPOSALS ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING INCLUDE PROJECTS THAT: –Demonstrate ways to reduce The New School’s greenhouse gas emissions, waste, or water –Improve our […]

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International Parliamentary Scholarships

The IPS program is aimed at highly qualified young men and women who are interested in politics and who wish to play an active and responsible role in shaping the democratic future of their country. The German Bundestag, the German Parliament, offers young people the opportunity to get to know the German parliamentary system and […]

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