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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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Hyphenated Identities Conference – Video & photos

We are happy to share photographs documenting the Hyphenated Identities conference. Please watch a video of the keynote address by Aminatta Forna. (click here) On December 4 we had a full house and three sessions of inspiring discussions revisiting the notion of hyphenated identities from radically different perspectives. They added texture and complexity to the domain […]

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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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Hyphenated Identities Conference

HYPHENATED IDENTITIES / DISCOURSES, QUESTIONS, AND POLEMICS CONFERENCE December 4, 2015, 8.30am-6pm, The New School for Social Research Orozco Room, A 712, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, New York Please join the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies and the Memory Studies Group at the New School for Social Research, the East Central European Center […]

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VIDEO: The Revolution in Rojava

On October 22, the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies, Dissent and the Center for Secular Space presented a special discussion with the Kurdish activists Dilar Dirik and Zozan Alush in conversation with Meredith Tax on 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 […]

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VIDEO: The Crime and the Silence

  On October 16, TCDS hosted The Crime and the Silence at Thew New School with author Anna Bikont speaking on: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About the Holocaust, Poland after Jedwabne. Anna Bikont is a journalist for Gazeta Wyborcza, the main newspaper in Poland, which she helped found in 1989. For her articles on the […]

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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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