Tag | Europe

Irit Dekel’s New Book on the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin

Throughout the years many TCDS alumni have gone on to publish in a wide array of formats and medium from academic books and articles to literary fiction and poetry.  Others have produced works of art, music, and film. Today we are proud to inaugurate our new column, which features publications by TCDS alumni and friends, with […]

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TCDS in Pictures: Wroclaw 2013

After our recent gathering at the TCDS Open House that took place on Monday, November 4, 2013 at The New School for Social Research, our New York-based intellectual home, we would like to present: The Virtual Tour of Wroclaw 2013 featuring our latest Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute in Wroclaw 2013. 

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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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A Letter from Poland/Eastern Europe: Performing Human Rights – Pussy Riot vs. the Pseudo Religious, Homophobic, Misogynists of Eastern Europe

by Tomasz Kitlinski, a TCDS alum Originally published in Deliberately Considered on September 17, 2012 The Pussy Riot trial will go down in the history of injustices as the Oscar Wilde trial of the 21st century. Against the evil powers that be, the Moscow artists acknowledged their inspirers, fellow outcasts: Socrates (this connection to the martyr of philosophy […]

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Echoes of “Russian-Georgian War” in August 2008: Memory Politics in Current Georgia

A Presentation by Malkhaz Toria Thursday, December 8th at 8:00 p.m. 6 E 16th Street, Room 1101 (11th floor) Bringing back the lost, historical memory became one of the more important goals of the Georgian government after the Rose Revolution, in 2003. Georgia’s new elites are trying to destroy mental bridges, between the Soviet past […]

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Natasa Kandic presents The Kosovo Memory Book, 1998-2000

The Graduate Program in International Affairs and the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies are pleased to present MEMORY AND TRANSNATIONAL JUSTICE IN FORMER YUGOSLAVIA Natasa Kandic presents The Kosovo Memory Book, 1998-2000 Tuesday, November 15 6:00 – 7:30 pm 2 W 13th Street (room 1204)   Nataca Kandic is a human rights activist, the founder and director […]

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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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A Letter from Warsaw: A Democratic Vote of Diversity in Poland

October 2011 by Roch Dunin-Wasowicz Though currently residing in London, as a Polish passport holder I participated in the country’s general election last Sunday. On October 9, 2011, to my satisfaction, the Polish public elected Europe’s first transsexual member of parliament, Poland’s first openly gay parliamentarian, and its second person of color to become a […]

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TCDS conducts the 20th Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute in Wroclaw, Poland

From July 8-24, the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies conducted its 20th Democracy & Diversity Institute in the vibrant city of Wroclaw, Poland, formerly Breslau. Centered on the theme The World in Crisis: A Critical Reading, the 2011 institute brought together 31 advanced graduate students and professionals from the New School and around the world […]

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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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