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Season’s Greetings and Happy New Year 2014!

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TCDS Alumni Network Highlights: A friendly encounter in Johannesburg – Busisiwe Ntsele and Solongo Wandan

Over the years, the annual Democracy & Diversity Institute organized by the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies has nurtured a closely knit network of extraordinary alumni coming from all over the world. An essential part of what makes this network strong and living are the amazing encounters and productive collaboration among TCDS alumni after the […]

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Roundtable with Oleg Zhuravlev & Natalia Savelyeva on protest movements in Russia

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) would like to invite you to a  ROUNDTABLE WITH TCDS ALUMNI FROM RUSSIA: The Emergence and Dynamics of the Recent Protest Movements in Russia  A special evening discussion with Oleg Zhuravlev & Natalia Savelyeva, Wroclaw 2012 Democracy & Diversity alumni WHEN: Tuesday, November 19 at 6:30 pm WHERE: 6 East 16th […]

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TCDS Open House and reception on November 4th at 7:30 pm

Dear Friends Old and New! We very much hope that you can join us at the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies open house and reception for new students, alumni, friends, and associates. You will learn about our recent and perennially extraordinary summer institutes in Johannesburg and Wroclaw (6 graduate credits), known as Democracy & Diversity, […]

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A Letter from Russia: Notes on Movements and Protests

Prisoners and suspects Two years have passed since the unexpected appearance of a protest movement in Russia. Today the movement has declined. White ribbons, a symbol of the democratic movement, are out of fashion. And most of 28 participants of the peaceful oppositional meeting of the 6th of May 2012 that were arrested during the […]

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Anabel Hernández to speak about her new book NARCOLAND, September 25 at 6:30 pm

Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) in cooperation with Global Studies, Janey Program in Latin American Studies, and the Observatory on Latin America (OLA) presents a talk by: Anabel Hernández on NARCOLAND    September 25th at 6:30 PM 55 West 13th Street Dorothy Hirshon Suite, 2nd Floor Mezzanine Narcoland: The Mexican Drug Lords and Their Godfathers is […]

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Some Alumni You Should Meet: Unseen Alumni with Indelible Memories – by Elzbieta Matynia

On May 11, 2013 Elzbieta Matynia, Director of TCDS, participated in The New School’s second annual Alumni Day. Within the allotted time of 60 seconds, Elzbieta Matynia introduced TCDS’ two New School campuses abroad – in Poland and South Africa. In particular, she emphasized that thanks to those campuses, The New School has about 1700 […]

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TCDS Fellows Roundtable Discussion – April 17 at 6:30 pm

Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) would like to invite you to a special evening with TCDS visiting scholars TCDS FELLOWS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION Four TCDS visiting scholars hosted by The New School for Social Research and a PhD candidate from NSSR’s Politics Department will gather together for a roundtable discussion to talk about their current […]

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Adam Michnik – After the Election of Pope Francis: What Paths for the Catholic Church? APRIL 30 at 6 PM

Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) on behalf of The New School for Social Research presents a public lecture by Adam Michnik After the Election of Pope Francis: What Paths for the Catholic Church? Tuesday, April 30 at 6 PM 6 East 16th street Wolff Conference room (#1103)  Adam Michnik is one of the most influential […]

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Application Deadline for New School students EXTENDED to APRIL 5 – Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) is pleased to announce that it will hold its 22nd annual Democracy & Diversity Institute at The New School summer campus in Wroclaw, Poland from July 10 to 26, 2013.  Widely admired as an intimate international forum for lively but rigorous debate on critical issues of democratic life, the D&D Institute brings […]

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