TCDS Open House & Wroclaw Orientation – March 6 at 7 pm

Please join us at the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies for an open house and reception for new students, alumni, friends and associates. Learn about our just completed Democracy & Diversity Institute in Johannesburg, and the upcoming D&D Institute in Wroclaw, Poland, to be held from July 10 – 26, 2013. Come to meet and […]

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TCDS Announces 22nd Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland, July 10-26, 2013

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) is pleased to announce that it will hold its 22nd annual Democracy & Diversity Institute at The New School summer campus in Wroclaw, Poland from July 10 to 26, 2013.  Widely admired as an intimate international forum for lively but rigorous debate on critical issues of democratic life, the D&D Institute brings […]

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TCDS Open House and Wroclaw 2013 Orientation

Wroclaw Orientation & Reception   Wednesday, March 6 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Please join the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies for an open house and reception for new students, alumni, friends and associates.  Stop by to learn about our upcoming Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland, to be held from July 10-26, 2013, meet D&D alumni, our staff […]

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Between the PAST and the FUTURE: Completion of the 12th Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute in South Africa Opens a Space for New Beginnings

We are happy to announce the successful conclusion of the 12th Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute in South Africa, which took place in Johannesburg from January 7 – 23, 2013. The D&D Institute, organized by the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS), in partnership with the University of Johannesburg (UJ), brought together 44 participants from […]

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European Migration Policy Event, February 19th

Dear TCDS Friends and Alumni, On behalf of the Global Studies Program and the International Center for Migration, Ethnicity, and Citizenship (ICMEC), TCDS is pleased to invite you to a public lecture featuring Grete Brochmann and Jan-Paul Brekke. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, February 19th at 4 pm, for more details check the attached […]

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Daniel Dayan’s Feb. 25th lecture at The New School “Appearing in Public: Media and the Politics of Showing”

Dear TCDS Friends and Alumni, On behalf of NSSR, TCDS is pleased to invite you to a public lecture by Daniel Dayan, one of the leading experts in Media Theory and our very own professor at the 2011 Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute in Wroclaw. The lecture will take place on Monday, February 25 at 6 pm, […]

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Happy holiday wishes from TCDS!

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The Bronx into Bronx: Brno Roma, Ghettoized Identities, and the Global Circulation of Iconic Images – Dec. 3 at 8 PM

The Bronx into Bronx:  Brno Roma, Ghettoized Identities, and the Global Circulation of Iconic Images Monday, December 3, 2012 – 6:00PM The New School, 55 W. 13th St. – Hirshon Suite – Mezzanine Level This talk will focus on Dr. Radim Marada’s current research on Roma people in the Czech Republic. In the Czech city […]

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Johannesburg 2013 full program information and application forms now available

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies at The New School for Social Research in New York is pleased to announce 12th Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute organized by TCDS and the University of Johannesburg (UJ), to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa from January 7-23, 2013. We will again welcome up to forty junior […]

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A Letter from Nairobi: Dlamini Zuma’s Footsteps in the Long Walk to Continental Unity

By Moses Karanja South Africa’s Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, 63, became the first female head of the African Union (AU) Commission, a post poised to test her leadership abilities to the limit, but also to potentially make her the ablest successor to President Jacob Zuma.  In the apt words of one government official, “Ms Dlamini-Zuma’s job […]

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