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This Wednesday! A Conversation with Krzysztof Czyzewski & TCDS Open House

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) and the Public Seminar (P.S.) invite you for 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 […]

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Letter from The New School for Social Research: Elzbieta Matynia Remembers Jonathan Schell

Long before I had any idea who Jonathan Schell was, I got a brief note from Chuck Tilly asking me to write a review essay for the Sociological Forum. The book to be reviewed was Adam Michnik’s Letters from Prison, just published by the California University Press. In 1985 I already knew Michnik, and the […]

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Krzysztof Czyzewski awarded the Dan David Prize

Dear Friends, This is to let you know that our long-time collaborator, Krzysztof Czyzewski (the Director of the Borderland Center of Arts, Cultures, and Nations in Sejny, Poland, whom some of our alumni will remember from his talks at NSSR and our Democracy & Diversity Institutes in Krakow and Wroclaw), was recently awarded the Dan […]

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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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POLAND, EUROPE, WOMEN: Wanda Nowicka on New Forms of Political Engagement, March 12 at 6:30 pm

Wanda Nowicka is currently Member of Parliament and the Deputy Speaker of Sejm – Lower Chamber of the Polish Parliament. She has been an activist in the field of women’s rights and health, human rights esp. sexual and reproductive health and rights for many years. She is a cofounding member of the Federation for Women […]

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Miloslav (Milan) Petrusek (1936 – 2012)

In Memoriam – Milan Petrusek New York, August 30, 2012 Miloslav Petrusek, a sociologist from Prague who, after the 1968 Prague Spring, was gradually marginalized as a member of Czechoslovak academia and eventually banned from teaching at Charles University altogether, died last week in Prague. A brilliant scholar and teacher, he had shared the ethos […]

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