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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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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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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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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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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 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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