Alumni News & Publications
TCDS programs have generated over 1700 alumni from both The New School and from more than 50 countries around the world. Here we share news about their work, publications, projects, successes, and adventures!
TCDS Alumna Publishes New Book, “The Role of Civil Society in Transitional Justice: The Case of Russia”
About the book: This book examines how civil society engaged with transitional justice in Russia, demonstrating abroad range of roles civil society can undertake while operating in a restrictive political context. […]
TCDS Alumna Zuzanna Krzątała receives the 2022 Aspen CE Madeleine K. Albright Leadership Award
Zuzanna Krzątała received her MA in Liberal Studies from The New School for Social Research and she is an alumna of the TCDS 2016 Democracy & Diversity Summer Graduate Institute. Through […]
Bryan Greene, 2019 Democracy & Diversity Alumnus Named To Fulbright US Student Program
Bryan Greene, an alumnus of the 28th Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute, with the theme of “Reclaiming Democratic Performatives: Actors, Spaces, Processes,” held in Wrocław, Poland, has received a […]
TCDS Alumna Zuzanna Krzątała on Hosting Ukrainian Refugees in Poland – on BBC
Watch the video on BBC: Ukraine: Family of seven refugees now live in volunteer’s flat in Poland Family of seven refugees now live in volunteer’s flat in PolandClose Watch as […]
ONLINE | Book Launch: Gender, Pleasure, and Violence, with author Agnieszka Kościańska
Join us for a discussion with the author Agnieszka Koscianska about her book Gender, Pleasure, and Violence: The Construction of Expert Knowledge of Sexuality in Poland, recently translated into English. The book recounts the non-linear […]
TCDS Alum, Monica Ciobanu Publishes New Book
Repression, Resistance and Collaboration in Stalinist Romania 1944-1964
The Memory Studies Group at The New School Launches Its NEW Website!
Launched more than a decade ago by a cohort of graduate students, The Memory Studies Group at the New School is based at The New School for Social Research (NSSR) under […]
Belarus: A View from the ‘Near Abroad’
by Mykola Balaban, Co-founder and President, NGO Environment Security Research Center “PROMETHEUS,” Lviv-Kyiv, Ukraine As we watch developments in Belarus, we all hope the events in Minsk signal the beginning […]
Out of Minsk: Interview with TCDS Global Dialogues Fellow Aliaksandr Bystryk
Introduction by Karolina Koziura, PhD Candidate in Sociology and Historical Studies, NSSR and 2016 Global Dialogues Fellow Since August 9th Belarus has been the stage of mass protests, detentions, police […]
“The Polish Government’s War on Jewish History,” Interview by TCDS Alumna Emma Saltzberg with Former Polin Museum Director
Congratulations to Emma Saltzberg, TCDS Alumna and graduate student at the New School for Social Research, for her timely interview. In Emma’s words: “I interviewed Dariusz Stola, who was pushed […]
TCDS Alumnus Abu Bakarr Bah Edits New Book on “Post-Conflict Institutional Designs BUILDING PEACE AND DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA”
TCDS is proud to announce that Abu Bakarr Bah, Alumnus of our Democracy & Diversity Institute, and Professor of Sociology at Northern Illinois University recently published a new book on Post-Conflict Institutional Designs: […]
Congratulations to Global Dialogues 2016 Alumni!
TCDS is excited to announce that our Global Dialogues 2016 Fellows, Malkhaz Toria and Mykola Balaban, received the first Global Dialogues Alumni Grant. Malkhaz and Mykola will work together on […]
Malkhaz Toria, Fall 2016 TCDS Global Dialogues Fellow, Op-Ed published in Civil.ge!
Malkhaz Toria, Fall 2016 TCDS Global Dialogues Fellow has had his Op-Ed on the ethnic Georgian residents of the Gali district of Abkhazia, published in Civil.ge! Toria received his Ph.D […]
TCDS Alumnus Abu Bakarr Bah Publishes Book on International Security and Peacebuilding
TCDS is proud to announce that Abu Bakarr Bah, Alumnus of our Democracy & Diversity Institute, and Associate Professor of Sociology at Northern Illinois University recently published a new book on International Security and […]
TCDS Alumni Publications- “Constitutional Crisis in Poland” by Jan Smoleński
Democracy & Diversity Institute alumnus and New School for Social Research Politics Ph.D. student Jan Smoleński published his latest piece titled “Constitutional Crisis in Poland” on Public Seminar, the New School’s online platform. […]
Yifat Gutman receives Dan David Prize for young scholars
Dear Friends, We are happy to share the news that Yifat Gutman, a 2006 Democracy & Diversity Institute, Krakow alumna and a New School graduate, was awarded the Dan David Prize […]
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 […]
New Foreign Minister of Ukraine is TCDS alumnus!
Dear Friends, This is to let you know that the current acting Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Andrii Deshchytsia (appointed on February 27, 2014), is a TCDS alumnus. He participated in the Democracy […]
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 […]