Video: Adam Michnik on the Situation of the Central European University

Dear TCDS Alumni & Friends, As you probably know, or may have seen in our previous post ‘A Letter From Budapest: Central European University Facing Death Sentence’, the Central European University in Budapest is under attack. During our Open House we were honored to have Adam Michnik as a guest and took the opportunity to […]

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#Fieldnotes

                    #Fieldnotes is the new multi-media platform developed to create, generate, and exchange content/ideas throughout TCDS’s extensive global network. Utilizing a broad array of social media technology (Facebook/Facebook Live, Twitter, Periscope, & Instagram) our alumni and friends share writing, art, interviews, photos, news, recent publications, & […]

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In Remembrance of Wiktor Osiatynski

  We have just learned that Wiktor Osiatynski, professor of constitutional law and sociology, brilliant thinker and practitioner in human rights has just died in Warsaw. You may remember his talks, full of irony and humor — from his visits to our Democracy & Diversity Institutes in Krakow and Wroclaw.  He was our treasured friend, […]

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Non-New School Student Application Deadline Extended for 26th Democracy & Diversity Institute, Wroclaw, July 6-22, 2017!

Due to overwhelming demand we have extended the Non-New School student application deadline for this summer’s 26th Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland to Friday, May 5th, 2017! Please contact us at tcds@newschool.edu for more information or with questions about the application process.  We look forward to hearing from you! Best, TCDS 26th Democracy & Diversity  Graduate Summer Institute Wroclaw [Vrots-love], Poland, July 6-22, 2017 ​ […]

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Video: Trouble with the Present – A Conversation with Adam Michnik

On April 13, 2017 TCDS received a very special guest speaker for the annual Open House. Adam Michnik, former dissident, political prisoner, and — most recently — author of “The Trouble with History” (Yale, 2014) joined for a conversation with Elzbieta Matynia and talked about “The Trouble with the Present.” You can watch the video here!  

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Democracy & Diversity Institute Application Deadline Extended for New School Students!

Due to overwhelming demand we have decided to extend the New School student application deadline for this summer’s 26th Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland to Tuesday, April 25th, 2017! You still have a chance to earn 6 credits while studying at the New School’s summer campus in Europe! A limited number of partial scholarships are available to help students cover the […]

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Memory Activism: Reimagining the Past for the Future in Israel-Palestine

We are very excited to share this event ‘Memory Activism: Reimagining the Past for the Future in Israel-Palestine’ featuring the new book by Democracy & Diversity Institute alumna, and NSSR Europe Collective member, Yifat Gutman! The event will take place Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm @ The New School. This […]

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#IstandwithCEU

Dear TCDS Alumni & Friends, As you probably know, or may have seen in our previous post ‘A Letter From Budapest: Central European University Facing Death Sentence’ featuring an open letter from CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff, the Central European University in Budapest is under attack.  We would like to share a few ways you […]

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Letter from Budapest: Central European University Facing Death Sentence

As many of our New School friends and alumni are also alumni and students of the Central European University in Budapest, we are eager to share with you this letter from Michael Ignatieff, President and Rector of  CEU.  You can sign the petition to save the university here. “Dear Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, and Friends, […]

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Letter From St. Petersburg: Save the European University at St. Petersburg! #SaveEUSP

On March 20th, 2017, a Russian arbitration court revoked the teaching license of the European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP). We, the students and alumni of the EUSP, strongly disagree with the court’s decision and the assessment of the university’s work by the state educational watchdog agency (Rosobrnadzor).  The EUSP is a leading Russian graduate […]

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