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TCDS Alumni Network Highlights: A friendly encounter in Johannesburg – Busisiwe Ntsele and Solongo Wandan

Over the years, the annual Democracy & Diversity Institute organized by the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies has nurtured a closely knit network of extraordinary alumni coming from all over the world. An essential part of what makes this network strong and living are the amazing encounters and productive collaboration among TCDS alumni after the […]

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Some Alumni You Should Meet: Unseen Alumni with Indelible Memories – by Elzbieta Matynia

On May 11, 2013 Elzbieta Matynia, Director of TCDS, participated in The New School’s second annual Alumni Day. Within the allotted time of 60 seconds, Elzbieta Matynia introduced TCDS’ two New School campuses abroad – in Poland and South Africa. In particular, she emphasized that thanks to those campuses, The New School has about 1700 […]

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TCDS in Pictures: Johannesburg 2013 – Wroclaw 2012

After our spring gathering at the TCDS Open House that took place on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at The New School for Social Research, our New York-based intellectual home, we would like to present the ~ Visual Tour of TCDS ~  a slide show featuring the two latest Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institutes in Wroclaw 2012 and Johannesburg 2013. (Please note that the download may take […]

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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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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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TCDS announces the 12th Democracy & Diversity Institute in Johannesburg, South Africa

Please note that this information is still tentative as we are finalizing the details with our collaborators in Johannesburg. The full program information and application form will be available next week. The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies of The New School for Social Research in New York is pleased to announce the 12th Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute […]

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TCDS Open House: Johannesburg-Wroclaw Orientation & Reception – Sept. 26 at 7 pm

 “Thirty students from around the world, with four worldly professors, some visiting helpers, and frequent nightly discussion guests – all crammed into the same lunch room, the same lobby, the same hotel bar – this is a perfect dynamic for the formation of group bonds which both highlight differences and transcend them.”  – Jake, U.S.A., Wroclaw […]

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A Letter from Johannesburg: Archbishop Tutu v. Tony Blair

By Shireen Hassim Originally published on September 7th, 2012 in Deliberately Considered   Tony Blair came to Johannesburg last week. He was part of the Discovery Leadership Summit, hosted by Discovery Invest, and as you might expect he was the headline act.  Tony Blair on leadership: now that would be an interesting lecture, if you could afford the […]

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D&D Institute in Johannesburg – How to Apply

The 11th Democracy & Diversity Institute in Johannesburg, South Africa January 5-21, 2012 Qualified candidates should either be affiliated with a university, as junior faculty members or as advanced graduate students, or be actively engaged with a relevant NGO. Preference will be given to those young scholars who, while pursuing their academic goals, can demonstrate […]

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TCDS Announces the 2012 Democracy & Diversity Institute in Johannesburg

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies of The New School for Social Research in New York is pleased to announce the eleventh Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute organized by TCDS and the University of Johannesburg (UJ), to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa from January 5-21, 2012. TCDS will again welcome up to forty […]

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