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Professor Amy Sodaro to give Alumni lecture at NSSR

Former TCDS Coordinator Amy Sodaro, who did her PhD in Sociology at NSSR, will give an alumni lecture as part of the “Where Are They Now?” series this Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 in the Sociology Department Common Area, 6 E 16th St., 9th floor, at 12 pm.  Professor Sodaro is a founding member of the New […]

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TCDS Memory Group Information Meeting, Wednesday 9/27!

The New School Memory Group will hold its first Fall 2017 Information Meeting on Wednesday  September 27, 2017 at 6:00pm, 6 E 16th St, Room 930.  We invite students interested in Memory Studies from any discipline or anyone who would like to find out more about this growing field of research and our upcoming events […]

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Longtime TCDS Professor and Courage in Public Scholarship Award Winner Ann Snitow to Perform this week in New York

Dear Friends, We thought you might like to know about an upcoming musical event that will feature a performance by our own Ann Snitow! Ann will be performing with Daniel Goode’s Flexible Orchestra, doing a solo part based on the lecture, How to Survive a Backlash, that she gave in Warsaw in June 2015. (Some of you […]

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TCDS Presents: “The Vietnam Women’s Memorial: Dialogical Memory and Mixed Genres of Commemoration” Wednesday 9/13 @ The New School!

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) at NSSR is excited to announce our first event of the Fall semester, co-hosted with the Sociology Department & The Memory Group, titled The Vietnam Women’s Memorial: Dialogical Memory and Mixed Genres of Commemoration.  The lecture by Monika Zychlinska, part of the Sociology Brown Bag Series, will be commented on by Sociology […]

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Professor Ewa Letowska Awarded the 2017 Courage in Public Scholarship Award!

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) at the New School for Social Research (NSSR) and the NSSR Europe Collective are happy to announce that that Professor Ewa Letwoska will be awarded the third annual Courage in Public Scholarship Award. The awardee is Poland’s extraordinary jurist, former Ombudsperson, and a former judge on Poland’s Constitutional […]

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The Rule of Law on the Peripheries of Europe: A Keynote Address by Ewa Letowska

On July 21, 2017, Ewa Letowska, one of Poland’s most prominent legal scholars and jurists, was awarded the 3rd Annual Courage in Public Scholarship Award by the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) and the NSSR Europe Collective.  On the occasion, Prof. Letowska delivered a keynote address titled “The Rule of Law on the Peripheries of […]

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Fieldnote from Poland: Democracy in Crisis as Government moves to take control of supreme court

Since we are in Poland, in the midst of the major crisis concerning the dismantling of the major institutions guarding the democratic system of the country, we want to share with you analysis by Poland’s Helsinki Foundation: —————– On Wednesday late evening, the MPs directed to the Parliament the draft law amending the Act on […]

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TCDS Alumnus Abu Bakarr Bah Publishes Book on International Security and Peacebuilding

TCDS is proud to announce that Abu Bakarr Bah, Alumnus of our Democracy & Diversity Institute, and Associate Professor of Sociology at Northern Illinois University recently published a new book on International Security and Peacebuilding in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. His newest book, published earlier this year by Indiana University Press, focuses on how today’s wars, including the […]

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Karolina Follis: Reflections on Post-Humanitarianism in Dark Times

TCDS Alumna Karolina Follis recently published an insightful article on the importance of humanitarianism today. Read the article here!   Karolina Follis teaches in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University in the UK. She has a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the New School for Social Research in New York and has previously […]

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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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