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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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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 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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TCDS Presents: Brexit, Trump, What’s Next? a reading and discussion of John Feffer’s new novel, Splinterlands

Brexit, Trump, What’s Next?   Join us for a reading and discussion of John Feffer’s new novel, Splinterlands!   Thursday February 16, 2017, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Orozco Room, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall The New School 66 W 12th Street Room A712   The author will be joined in discussion by Jeffrey Goldfarb, Michael E. Geller Professor of […]

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Letter from Russia: A Statement from the Public Sociology Laboratory on the Closure of the European University, St. Petersburg

PS Lab is a team of young social scientists from Russia, many of whom are PhD or MA students in social or political sciences or alumni of the leading Russian and European universities (European University in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, European University Institute in Florence, Italy, National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Russia). For a […]

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Courses Announced for Summer 2017 Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland!

TCDS is pleased to announce its 26th annual Democracy & Diversity Graduate Institute to be held at The New School summer campus in Wroclaw, Poland from July 6-22, 2017.  The theme of this years Institute will be Democracy Under Siege – An Effort in Understanding and will consist of four graduate seminars as well as […]

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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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