Date | March, 2018
New School Student Application Deadline Extended to April 8th for our upcoming 2018 Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland!

New School Student Application Deadline Extended to April 8th for our upcoming 2018 Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland!

Due to numerous inquiries regarding applying to this summer’s Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland, we have decided to extend the application period for New School applicants to April 8th, 2018! Don’t miss the opportunity to join us for this interdisciplinary, comparative, and highly interactive approach to the social, political, and cultural challenges facing today’s […]

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Democratic Crisis and the Politics of Social Media–Claire Potter, NSSR Professor of History and Executive Editor of Public Seminar, on her upcoming Democracy & Diversity Institute Course

Last week we met up with Public Seminar Publisher and Founding Editor Jeffrey Goldfarb, a longtime TCDS Professor, and filmed his conversation with NSSR History Prof. and Public Seminar Executive Editor, Claire Potter about vital issues she will be exploring in her upcoming Democracy & Diversity Institute course Democratic Crisis and the Politics of Social Media.  Click […]

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NSSR Philosophy Prof. James Dodd on his Upcoming course “Europe is dead,” Philosophy, History, and Politics in the Thought of Jan Patocka

This week at the New School, TCDS Director Elzbieta Matynia sat down with Prof. James Dodd who will be teaching a course titled “Europe is dead,” Philosophy, History, and Politics in the Thought of Jan Patocka at this summer’s Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland.  They discussed the relevance of Patocka’s work and why his […]

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Fieldnotes from Brazil: Mayra Cotta De Souza on the Political Assassination of Marielle Franco, Rio’s fist queer black council woman

This piece is a letter from Mayra Cotta de Souza, a New School for Social Research PhD student in Politics, TCDS Alumnus, former TCDS Program Associate, and dear friend. Friends, Colleagues and Comrades, I am writing to share a devastating piece of news from Brazil: Marielle Franco, the first queer black woman from the favela […]

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Fieldnotes from Poland: My Country is Turning Fascist by Tomasz Kitlinski

This article was originally published by longtime TCDS Associate and friend, Tomasz Kitlinski, on souciant.com. LUBLIN – Poland’s premier makes claims about “Jewish perpetrators” in the Holocaust; my government loses its honour by enforcing a law which bans free speech on Polish involvement in the Shoah; misogyny, homophobia, anti-abortion and anti-refugee sentiment are rampant here. March 2018 […]

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