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A Letter from New York: An Excerpt from “An Uncanny Era: Conversations between Václav Havel and Adam Michnik” by Elzbieta Matynia

  Havel, Michnik and the Making of 1989[i]   THE PATH OF FRIENDSHIP It was a perfect summer day in August 1978, almost exactly ten years after the armies of five Warsaw Pact countries had invaded Czechoslovakia to suppress the democratic aspirations of the Prague Spring. In the mountains between Poland and Czechoslovakia, a mountain […]

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An Uncanny Era of Post-revolution (1989-2014)

Next in the series of events hosted by TCDS to mark the 25th anniversary of the dismantling of Communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe, will be the launch of two books and a three-way discussion between Elzbieta Matynia, Professor of Sociology and Liberal Studies at NSSR, who will be presenting her new book An Uncanny Era: […]

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Elzbieta Matynia participates in 10th Annual PEN World Voices Festival

As winter slowly turned to spring late this April through early May, over 150 writers from around the world gathered in New York for the 10th annual PEN World Voices Festival in International Literature.  The festival, created in 2004 by Salman Rushdie, then PEN America president, seeks to offer “first hand cultural and political experience from […]

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Adam Michnik – After the Election of Pope Francis: What Paths for the Catholic Church? APRIL 30 at 6 PM

Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) on behalf of The New School for Social Research presents a public lecture by Adam Michnik After the Election of Pope Francis: What Paths for the Catholic Church? Tuesday, April 30 at 6 PM 6 East 16th street Wolff Conference room (#1103)  Adam Michnik is one of the most influential […]

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Adam Michnik Introduced by Ian Buruma

In Search of Lost Meaning The New Eastern Europe Monday, October 31 5:30 – 7:30pm Wolff Conference Room, 6 East 16th Street, room 1103 (11th floor) Please join the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies, in collaboration with the Sociology Department at NSSR, for a special evening with Adam Michnik introduced by Ian Buruma as they […]

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Flying Seminar: OWS meets Poland’s Self-Limiting Revolution. In conversation with Adam Michnik

Flying Seminar: Framing Critical Moments OWS meets Poland’s Self-Limiting Revolution In conversation with Adam Michnik . . . . Please come to meet Adam Michnik, an architect of the peaceful dismantling of the authoritarian regimes in Eastern and Central Europe, who renounced revolutionary violence and argued for a self-limiting revolution. When: Saturday, October 29, 2011 […]

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Adam Michnik Introduced by Ian Buruma

In Search of Lost Meaning The New Eastern Europe Monday, October 31 5:30-7:30pm Wolff Conference Room, 6 East 16th Street, room 1103 Please join the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies, in collaboration with the Sociology Department at NSSR, for a special evening with Adam Michnik introduced by Ian Buruma as they discuss Michnik’s newest book […]

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