Transregional Center for Democratic Studies

Applications for the 2020 DEMOCRACY & DIVERSITY INSTITUTE are now open!

Join Us in Protesting Right-Wing Attacks on Jawaharlal Nehru University

An urgent message from Poland

Reclaiming Democratic Performatives: TCDS IN 2019

Announcing the 2020 Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute in Wroclaw, Poland

Open House: Meet the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies

We protest against the promotion of far-right prejudice in Polish Universities: please sign the petition!

Open Letter: We Stand with the Kurdish People of Syria!

“Bogdan’s Journey” Truth Has to Be Told with Love: Film Screening – Nov. 7 @ The New School

DEMOCRACY IN DARK TIMES: Panel open to the public


The New School for Social Research
6 East 16th St., Rm 921, NY, NY 10003
212-229-5100 ext. 3136

Elzbieta Matynia, Director
212-229-5580 ext. 3137

Lala Pop, Program Manager,
PhD Student, Politics
212-229-5100 ext. 3136

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