Date | October, 2012

Johannesburg 2013 full program information and application forms now available

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies at The New School for Social Research in New York is pleased to announce 12th Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute organized by TCDS and the University of Johannesburg (UJ), to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa from January 7-23, 2013. We will again welcome up to forty junior […]

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A Letter from Nairobi: Dlamini Zuma’s Footsteps in the Long Walk to Continental Unity

By Moses Karanja South Africa’s Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, 63, became the first female head of the African Union (AU) Commission, a post poised to test her leadership abilities to the limit, but also to potentially make her the ablest successor to President Jacob Zuma.  In the apt words of one government official, “Ms Dlamini-Zuma’s job […]

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TCDS announces the 12th Democracy & Diversity Institute in Johannesburg, South Africa

Please note that this information is still tentative as we are finalizing the details with our collaborators in Johannesburg. The full program information and application form will be available next week. The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies of The New School for Social Research in New York is pleased to announce the 12th Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute […]

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TCDS Academic Writing Workshop – Oct. 27 at 11 am

Getting Started Each of us has to write. Most of us find the experience painful and, let’s admit it, not always successful.  More often than not, “writing” consists of staring blearily at a blank notepad surrounded by a rising tide of crumpled pieces of paper. (Well, OK, to update the image substitute “computer screen” for […]

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