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TCDS Film Screening: The Making of Thinking of You, Monday 2/29, 6:30-8:30pm

TCDS is proud to announce that we will screen the new documentary ‘The Making of Thinking of You’ by Anna Di Lellio & Fitim Shala. New School for Public Engagement Professor and journalist Anna Di Lellio will present her new film documenting the June 12, 2015 art installation Thinking of You, by Alketa Xhafa Mripa, which […]

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TCDS Alumni Publications- “Constitutional Crisis in Poland” by Jan Smoleński

Democracy & Diversity Institute alumnus and New School for Social Research Politics Ph.D. student Jan Smoleński published his latest piece titled “Constitutional Crisis in Poland” on Public Seminar, the New School’s online platform.  See the full text on Public Seminar here.

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TCDS Announces 25th Anniversary Democracy & Diversity Institute, July 5-22, 2016!

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) is proud to announce the startling fact that its upcoming Democracy & Diversity Institute will mark its 25th anniversary. This year’s Institute, themed In Unsettling Times: An Effort in Understanding, will be held at the New School summer campus in Wrocław, Poland, from July 5-22, 2016. Through a happy coincidence, Wroclaw has been […]

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‘The Feminism of Uncertainty’ Publication Celebration with Ann Snitow!

Dear TCDS Alumni and Friends, We are excited to invite you to a special event next Monday at The New School.  Come celebrate the publication of a new book–‘The Feminism of Uncertainty: A Gender Diary–by long time TCDS Professor and recent NSSR Europe ‘Courage in Public Scholarship’ Award winner Ann Snitow. Ann will comment on […]

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The Revolution in Rojava

TCDS and Dissent present The Revolution in Rojava You’d think it would be big news that there’s a liberated area in the Middle East led by socialist-feminists, where people make decisions through local councils and women hold 40% of leadership positions. You’d think it would be even bigger news that their militias are winning territory from […]

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TCDS Fall Open House

We invite TCDS friends and alumni, as well as all potential Democracy & Diversity Institute participants, to join us for pierogi and wine Monday, Novemeber 2nd, 8pm, at The New School, Wolff Conference Room, 6 E 16th St., Rm. 1103. Potential participants will learn about our 25th Anniversary Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland coming July […]

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The Crime and the Silence

TCDS is proud to announce The Crime and the Silence with author Anna Bikont speaking on: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About the Holocaust, Poland after Jedwabne. Friday October 16th, 6:30-8:30pm @ The New School                                                                                                                                 Wollman Hall, Room B500 Eugene Lang Building, 65 West 11th Street, New York NY Anna Bikont is a journalist […]

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Guten Tag Po Polsku

TCDS is pleased to announce a radio listening event! Guten Tag Po Polsku Monday, October 19th 2015 6:30-8:30pm @  The New School Wolff Conference Room, Rm 1103, 6 E 16th st. New York, NY . . . The main character, New York native Ann Elizabeth Michel, always thought her family’s heritage was German – until […]

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Letter from St. Petersburg: An Analysis of Maidan, Part 1

This is the first in a series of essays by Public Sociology Laboratory, which includes many TCDS alumni, analyzing the Maidan protest movment in Ukraine.   Public Sociology Laboratory (further – PS Lab, http://ps-lab.ru) is an autonomous project of social researchers from Russia. The goal of PS Lab is to create socially and politically engaged, […]

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Call for Papers: Hyphenated Identities Conference

Dear TCDS Alumni and Friends, We are very excited to extend to you the call for papers (copied below) for Hyphenated Identities: Discourses, Questions, and Polemics, the first conference TCDS will sponsor this year along with the Columbia University Yiddish Studies and Polish Studies programs and The Memory Group at The New School.  Abstracts are due October […]

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