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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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TCDS Open House: Wroclaw Orientation & Reception – April 9th at 7:30 pm

We invite TCDS friends and alumni, as well as all potential Democracy & Diversity Institute participants, to join us for pierogi and wine next Wednesday, April 9, immediately following a talk by Krzysztof Czyzewski, a long time TCDS collaborator. Potential participants will learn about our upcoming D&D Institute in Wroclaw, Poland, hear about exciting future […]

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The Agon of the Borderland, Memory and Deep Culture: A Conversation with Krzysztof Czyzewski

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) and the Public Seminar (P.S.) are happy to announce a meeting with Krzysztof Czyzewski, a practitioner of ideas, and the Director of the Borderland Center of Arts, Cultures, and Nations in Sejny, Poland. Krzysztof, a long-time collaborator of TCDS, is one of this year’s laureates of the Dan David award (along with Pierre […]

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Season’s Greetings and Happy New Year 2014!

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A Letter from New York: Elzbieta Matynia introduces a very special poem by Gema Santamaría

Interview with an Expert on Violence by Elzbieta Matynia and Gema Santamaría In late September the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies arranged a talk by Anabel Hernández, a Mexican journalist and courageous writer whose book, Narcoland: The Mexican Drug Lords And Their Godfathers, has just been published in English by Verso. I had heard about Hernández and her work, […]

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TCDS Open House and reception on November 4th at 7:30 pm

Dear Friends Old and New! We very much hope that you can join us at the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies open house and reception for new students, alumni, friends, and associates. You will learn about our recent and perennially extraordinary summer institutes in Johannesburg and Wroclaw (6 graduate credits), known as Democracy & Diversity, […]

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Anabel Hernández to speak about her new book NARCOLAND, September 25 at 6:30 pm

Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) in cooperation with Global Studies, Janey Program in Latin American Studies, and the Observatory on Latin America (OLA) presents a talk by: Anabel Hernández on NARCOLAND    September 25th at 6:30 PM 55 West 13th Street Dorothy Hirshon Suite, 2nd Floor Mezzanine Narcoland: The Mexican Drug Lords and Their Godfathers is […]

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TCDS Fellows Roundtable Discussion – April 17 at 6:30 pm

Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) would like to invite you to a special evening with TCDS visiting scholars TCDS FELLOWS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION Four TCDS visiting scholars hosted by The New School for Social Research and a PhD candidate from NSSR’s Politics Department will gather together for a roundtable discussion to talk about their current […]

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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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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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