Letter from New York: Two friends of TCDS, Leonardo Sakamoto and Gazeta Wyborcza, nominated for 2016 Press Freedom Prize

Written by Mayra Cotta Cardozo De Souza, Ph.D. Student in Politics at NSSR, and TCDS Program Assistant. We have just learned that Leonardo Sakamoto, 2015 Visiting Scholar at The New School for Social Research, and a close collaborator of the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies, has been nominated for the 2016 Press Freedom Prize by Reporters […]

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Nicholas Kristof at The New School November 1!

Join the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies and the Global Dialogues Fellowship Program for a ceremony honoring Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist and a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. Kristof has been an influential voice drawing public attention to humanitarian issues around the world, from his coverage of the Tiananmen Square protests and the genocide […]

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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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Global Dialogues Fellowship

A Curatorial Research Program in Critical Concerns of Democratic Culture and Governance The Global Dialogues Fellowship is a semester-long study program organized by the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies for alumni of our Democracy & Diversity Institutes. The fellowship affords civic-minded but politically vulnerable scholars from Eurasia — young curators of democracy in that region – an opportunity to […]

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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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NSSR Europe Video

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TCDS 25th Anniversary Video

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TCDS Film Screening: Karski & The Lords of Humanity

Please join The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) and Public Seminar (PS) for an upcoming screening of the documentary Karski & Lords of Humanity by Slawomir Grünberg.  The film portrays the efforts of Jan Karski, Polish WWII resistance movement courier, whose mission was to alert the governments in the Great Britain and the United States to the […]

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Global Dialogues Opening Reception!

Dear TCDS Alumni, Faculty, and New School Community, TCDS cordially invites you to the Opening Reception for our new Global Dialogues Fellows!  In addition to welcoming them, it will be a great time for TCDS alumni and faculty to come catch up with friends and colleagues, and for interested students to hear more about TCDS […]

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Free Speech in an Age of Trumpery: Lecture by Timothy Garton Ash at The New School

Join us at the New School for a lecture by the noted historian Timothy Garton Ash on Free Speech in an Age of Trumpery as part of the Hans Maeder Lecture Series! Populism in both the United States and Europe relies heavily on establishing a narrative through mass and social media. Often, as in Britain’s […]

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