Wroclaw 2012: Application deadline extended to April 9th

21st Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute Wroclaw [Vrots-love], Poland July 9 – 25, 2012   APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 9TH Application forms are now available: download PDF Read the full description of the Institute and application procedures here To receive a Word doc. version of the application, please email us at tcds@newschool.edu

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Reinventing Political Culture, Jeffrey Goldfarb’s book launch, March 26 at 7 p.m.

TCDS in cooperation with the Department of Sociology at The New School for Social Research invites you to celebrate the publication of Professor Jeffrey C. Goldfarb’s new book Reinventing Political Culture: the Power of Culture versus the Culture of Power Monday, March 26 7:00 p.m. 6 East 16th Street Wolff Conference Room: Room 1103 The […]

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Wroclaw 2012 full program information and application forms now available

The World in Crisis, Responses and Illuminations July 9-25, 2012 The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies of The New School for Social Research, in collaboration with the International Institute for the Study of Culture and Education at the University of Lower Silesia, is pleased to announce the twenty-first Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute to be […]

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Wroclaw 2011 Slideshow

Hi all, Check out our youtube video featuring pictures from the 2011 Wroclaw Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute . Check back soon for more information on Wroclaw 2012!

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Johannesburg 2012 Photo Gallery

Welcome to the Photo Gallery of TCDS’s Johannesburg Democracy & Diversity Institute in January 2012! Forty students, from New York’s the New School and a number of universities throughout Africa, convened at the University of Johannesburg, the new host of TCDS’s Democracy & Diversity Institute in South Africa.               […]

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TCDS Open House: Wroclaw Orientation & Reception – February 28 at 7:30pm

Please join the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies for an open house and reception for new students and TCDS associates, alumni and friends. Stop by to learn about our upcoming Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland, to be held July 9-25, 2012; meet staff, faculty and alumni, and reconnect with friends and colleagues. Tuesday, […]

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The Tyranny of Choice, Renata Salecl’s book launch, February 28 at 6 p.m.

TCDS on behalf of The New School for Social Research invites you to celebrate with Cardozo School of Law the publication of Professor Renata Salecl’s book The Tyranny of Choice     A study of the nature of choice and how limitless freedom can lead to despair, The Tyranny of Choice explores how capitalism’s shrill […]

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The New School’s Democracy & Diversity Institute in South Africa completes its 11th session at new site in Johannesburg.

Organized by the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) in partnership with the University of Johannesburg (UJ), this intensive program of study used the perspectives and experiences of Sub-Saharan Africa to understand more fully the realities of the world’s economies, cultures, and politics. The Institute is a mobile extension of the New School campus, located […]

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A Letter from New York: Romania’s Winter of Discontent

In January, the streets of Bucuresti, Timisoara, Cluj, Iasi and many other Romanian cities have witnessed people’s frustration, desperation, and anger directed at the political class and particularly at President Traian Basescu. Initially, it was the resignation of Dr. Raed Arafat, the country’s popular Deputy Health Minister, over plans to privatize emergency health services that […]

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TCDS Announces 21st Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland

Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute Wroclaw [Vrots-love], Poland July 9 – 25, 2012 The 21st annual Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute, an intensive program of graduate-level study in society, culture and politics, in Wroclaw, Poland, will be held July 9-25, 2012. Transregional Center for Democratic Studies welcomes up to forty junior scholars from the US, […]

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