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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Letter From Europe: Elzbieta Matynia “NSSR Europe Courage in Public Scholarship Award”

Last July It was in late July of 2014, during the final two days of the 23rd annual Democracy & Diversity Institute, that a sizable group of the Institute’s alumni — representatives of a much larger NSSR/TCDS community now living and working in Europe — joined us in Wroclaw. They were an impressive and accomplished […]

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A Special Concert to Benefit Nepal At The New School

Dear TCDS Alumni and Friends, Copied below is a letter from New School Professor, and close friend of TCDS, Ashok Gurung, who has been tirelessly organizing a benefit concert, to be held at the New School, which will raise much needed funds to support relief efforts and efforts to rebuild Nepal following the devastating earthquake […]

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NSSR Europe Declaration

The New School for Social Research– Europe (NSSR- Europe)   Education is the point at which we decide whether we love the world enough to assume responsibility for it and by the same token save it from that ruin which, except for renewal, except for the coming of the new and young, would be inevitable. […]

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Application Deadline Extended for New School Students and International Students!

We would like to inform you that the application deadline has been EXTENDED for both New School and International applicants.  The new deadline for New School Students is Monday, April 20, And for Non-New School applicants the new deadline is Friday, May 1st. TCDS is pleased to announce its 24th annual Democracy & Diversity Graduate […]

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Letter from Lithuania: Adam Michnik “Vilnius and Warsaw – Our Common Cause

The following is a speech by Adam Michnik — Polish intellectual, a 1984 New School honorary degree recipient, and editor-in-chief of Gazeta Wyborcza – addressing the Lithuanian Parliament in Vilnius in the context of the war in Ukraine Mrs. President, Mrs. Chair of the Parliament, Mr. Prime Minister, I am moved and embarrassed by this honor bestowed […]

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