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!
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 […]
Hana Cervinkova on the Kidnapping of Wroclaw’s Dwarves
The Kidnapping of Wroclaw’s Dwarves: The Symbolic Politics of Neoliberalism in Urban East-Central Europe (June 2013) Hana Cervinkova, Krakow (2000) Alumna and long time TCDS collaborator June 17, 2013 Abstract: In […]
Irit Dekel’s New Book on the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin
Throughout the years many TCDS alumni have gone on to publish in a wide array of formats and medium from academic books and articles to literary fiction and poetry. Others […]
A Letter from Ukraine: Experience of Maidan
Experience of Maidan by Andriy Bondarenko Kyiv’s Maidan has really proved to be a lasting affair, strong enough to manifest the will of the majority of Ukraine’s population. Everyone could […]
TCDS Alumni Network Highlights: A friendly encounter in Johannesburg – Busisiwe Ntsele and Solongo Wandan
Over the years, the annual Democracy & Diversity Institute organized by the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies has nurtured a closely knit network of extraordinary alumni coming from all over […]
Roundtable with Oleg Zhuravlev & Natalia Savelyeva on protest movements in Russia
The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) would like to invite you to a ROUNDTABLE WITH TCDS ALUMNI FROM RUSSIA: The Emergence and Dynamics of the Recent Protest Movements in Russia […]
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 […]