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TCDS Alumna Mariana Prandini Assis published in the Guardian on new Austerity meausures in Brazil

We would like to share a recent piece ‘Brazil is in crisis. And once again, the poorest will bear the burden’, published in The Guardian, by TCDS alumna, and NSSR PhD Candidate, Mariana Prandini Assis which describes new austerity measures in Brazil being pushed through by the country’s un-elected president Michel Temer. Assis notes the […]

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Letter From Brazil: Brazilian Students Protest Against New Governments Austerity Measures

Written by Mayra Cotta Cardozo De Souza, Ph.D. Student in Politics at NSSR, and TCDS Program Assistant. Just a little more than a month after Brazilian President Dilma Roussef was ousted by the Congress and the center-right opposition party PMDB took hold of the government, the new President, Michel Temer, sent Congress a proposal aimed at […]

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TCDS Partners Hana Cervinkova and Juliet Golden win the 2016 Award for Excellence in Education Abroad Curriculum Design!

TCDS would like to offer the warmest congratulations to our close friends and partners, Hana Cervinkova and Juliet Golden, to whom The Forum on Education Abroad awarded its 2016 Award for Excellence in Education Abroad Curriculum Design for their course “Negotiating Identities Across Europe’s Borders,” offered as part of the Culture and Politics of Reconciliation […]

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History, Memory, Politics: Voices From Belarus, Georgia, Kosovo, Russia, Ukraine, & Turkey

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS)  is excited to announce a very special conference at the New School, on Friday, December 16th, from 9:30am-8pm, which will highlight the work of this years Global Dialogues Fellows at TCDS and feature a Keynote Address by Prof. Jeffrey Olick, Professor of Sociology and History and Chair of […]

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Eurasia Roundtable: The State and Civil Society in Russia, Georgia, Belarus, and Ukraine

Please join us on Tuesday, November 8th, at 2 pm, for a conversation with our Global Dialogues Fellows from the region on the State and Civil Society in Russia, Georgia, Belarus, and Ukraine! Malkhaz Toria is an associate professor and the director of the Memory Study Center in  the Caucasus at Ilia State University (Tbilisi, Georgia).  […]

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Nicholas Kristof at The New School November 1!

Join the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies and the Global Dialogues Fellowship Program for a ceremony honoring Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist and a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. Kristof has been an influential voice drawing public attention to humanitarian issues around the world, from his coverage of the Tiananmen Square protests and the genocide […]

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NSSR Europe Video

  *Edited by Timothy Adams

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TCDS 25th Anniversary Video

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TCDS Film Screening: Karski & The Lords of Humanity

Please join The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) and Public Seminar (PS) for an upcoming screening of the documentary Karski & Lords of Humanity by Slawomir Grünberg.  The film portrays the efforts of Jan Karski, Polish WWII resistance movement courier, whose mission was to alert the governments in the Great Britain and the United States to the […]

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Global Dialogues Opening Reception!

Dear TCDS Alumni, Faculty, and New School Community, TCDS cordially invites you to the Opening Reception for our new Global Dialogues Fellows!  In addition to welcoming them, it will be a great time for TCDS alumni and faculty to come catch up with friends and colleagues, and for interested students to hear more about TCDS […]

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