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Video: TCDS Alumnus Ábel Ravasz, Plenipotentiary for Roma Communities in Slovakia

We were delighted to be joined by TCDS Alumnus Ábel Ravasz for our Open House in April of 2017. In this short interview, Ábel talks about his fascinating work as Plenipotentiary for Roma Communities in Slovakia! You can contact Ábel at abelravasz@gmail.com.      

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Video: Trouble with the Present – A Conversation with Adam Michnik

On April 13, 2017 TCDS received a very special guest speaker for the annual Open House. Adam Michnik, former dissident, political prisoner, and — most recently — author of “The Trouble with History” (Yale, 2014) joined for a conversation with Elzbieta Matynia and talked about “The Trouble with the Present.” You can watch the video here!  

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Video: Brexit, Trump, What’s Next? A Reading and Discussion of John Feffer’s New Novel, Splinterlands

On February 16, 2017, John Feffer joined TCDS for a reading of his fascinating new dystopian novel “Spliterlands” and a thought-provoking discussion with Jeffrey Goldfarb, Michael E. Geller Professor of Sociology at the New School for Social Research, and William D. Hartung of the Center for International Policy. Check out the video here!  

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Videos: “History, Memory, Politics” Conference

Voices from Belarus, Georgia, Kosovo, Russia, Ukraine & Turkey On Friday, December 16th, TCDS hosted a very special conference, highlighting the work of past semester’s Global Dialogues Fellows at TCDS. The conference also featured a fascinating Keynote Address by Prof. Jeffrey Olick, Professor of Sociology and History and Chair of the Sociology Department at the […]

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Video: Eurasia Roundtable

On November 8, 2016 the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies presented a Eurasia Roundtable on the state and civil society in Russia, Georgia, Belarus and Ukraine as part of its Global Dialogues Fellowship. You can now watch the video here! For more information on TCDS’ Global Dialogues Fellowship, click here.  

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VIDEO: The Shrinking of Democracy Unconference – Panel 2

On July 16 & 17, 2016, an amazing cohort of Europe’s leading scholars and intellectuals, many of whom are alumni of TCDS and The New School, converged at The New School summer campus in Wroclaw, Poland for a conference on “The Shrinking of Democracy,” which provided a much needed analysis of European democracy in these […]

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VIDEO: The Shrinking of Democracy Unconference – Panel 1

On July 16 & 17, 2016, an amazing cohort of Europe’s leading scholars and intellectuals, many of whom are alumni of TCDS and The New School, converged at The New School summer campus in Wroclaw, Poland for a conference on “The Shrinking of Democracy,” which provided a much needed analysis of European democracy in these […]

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VIDEO: Jacek Kucharczyk’s Keynote Speech at “The Shrinking of Democracy” Un-Conference

On July 16-17, we hosted our Shrinking of Democracy Un-Conference in Wroclaw, Poland with an amazing cohort of Europe’s leading scholars and intellectuals, many of whom are alumni of TCDS and the New School. The conference provided a much needed analysis of European democracy in these unsettling times and featured keynote addresses by Agnes Heller and Jacek […]

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VIDEO: Agnes Heller awarded the second annual Courage in Public Scholarship Award

On July 16, 2016, the eminent philosopher and activist Agnes Heller, NSSR Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, was awarded the second annual Courage in Public Scholarship Award by the New School for Social Research Europe Collective at the 25th Anniversary Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland. Congratulations Professor Heller! The citation for the award was given by Prof. […]

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