TCDS is pleased to announce its 24th annual Democracy & Diversity Graduate Institute to be held at The New School summer campus in Wroclaw, Poland from July 12-28, 2015. Widely admired as an intimate international forum for lively but rigorous debate on critical issues of democratic life, the D&D Institute brings an interdisciplinary, comparative, and highly interactive approach to the social, political, and cultural challenges facing today’s world.
This years Institute will be themed Beyond Empire: Memory, Violence, Identity.
Students will have the opportunity to enroll in 2 of the following courses and earn 6 credits:
Torture and the Rule of Law
Jay Bernstein – University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, NSSR
Memory, History, Belonging
Dmitri Nikulin– Professor of Philosophy, NSSR
Feminism and Post-Colonial Thought
Shireen Hassim – Professor of Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand
Romancing Violence: Theories and Practices of Political Violence
Elzbieta Matynia – Professor of Sociology and Liberal Studies, NSSR
Applications as well as full program information will be available online by March 1st, 2015. For more information, please visit our website (blogs.newschool.edu/tcds) or contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 212 229-5100 ext. 3137.