Transregional Center for Democratic Studies

New School Application Deadline Extended for the 28th Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland!

28th Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute

Wrocław [Vrots-love], Poland, July 9-25, 2019



Reclaiming Democratic Performatives: Actors, Spaces, Processes


The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) is happy to announce that we have extended the application deadline for New School students for our 28th Democracy & Diversity Graduate Institute to be held at The New School summer campus in Wroclaw, Poland, July 9-25, 2019.  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.


Enroll in 2 of the following courses and earn 6 credits:


International Refugee Law: Policy, Practice, Inventive Responses

 Alex Aleinikoff – Professor of International Affairs and Director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility

Radical Animal: Dismantling Discourses of Dehumanization

Alice Crary – Professor of Philosophy, NSSR

#MeToo: Sex, Power and the Public Sphere

Shireen Hassim – Carleton University, Ottawa

***This course will count toward the requirements of the New School Gender and Sexuality Studies Certificate


We the People: Nationalism, Populism, and the Precariousness of the Democratic Project

Elzbieta Matynia – Professor of Sociology and Liberal Studies, NSSR



For all New School applicants, the extended application deadline is April 7th, 2019.

For all other applicants, the application deadline is April 1, 2019.

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