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Full Scholarships now available for the TCDS Summer 2019 Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland, for students from Eurasia and Turkey!

Full Scholarships now available for the TCDS Summer 2019 Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland, for students from Eurasia and Turkey!

We are pleased to announce that full scholarships for our Summer 2019 Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland, are now available for students from Eurasia (Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Belarus) & students from Turkey!  Scholarships include travel to and from Poland, room and partial board (breakfast and lunch every day, dinner is not […]

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TCDS Presents: Courage in Public Scholarship Award Ceremony & Lecture, A New School Centennial Event, Thurs. March 7th, 6 pm

Courage in Public Scholarship Award Ceremony & Lecture 2019 recipient — Jan T. Gross   March 7th, 2019 @ 6:00pm The New School University Center, Starr Foundation Hall (UL102) 63 Fifth Avenue, New York City   As part of the celebration of the Centennial of The New School, The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies of […]

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Spring 2019 Global Dialogues Fellowship Opening Reception, February 11th, 2019, 6:30pm

Dear TCDS Alumni & Friends, Please join us Monday evening, February 11th @ 6:30 PM, at the New School, to meet and welcome the international fellows of our Spring 2019 Global Dialogues Program.  The lecture will be followed by pierogi, wine, and conversation.  We look forward to seeing you there!   Featuring an Address by Binalakshmi […]

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Fieldnotes from Poland: Grief over assassination of Gdansk’s Progressive Mayor at Charity Concert

Grief over Assassination of Gdansk’s Progressive Mayor at Charity Concert by Tomek Kitlinski     On Monday January 14 the Mayor of Gdansk (Danzig), Pawel Adamowicz, 53, died following three stabs at his heart and abdomen the previous evening. He was attacked during  the biggest annual fund-raising event in Poland, the joyous and conciliatory finale […]

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Fieldnotes from Europe: Today’s Fascists accuse Julia Kristeva

  Many of you know the work of Bulgarian-French philosopher and public intellectual Julia Kristeva, some of you have studied with her, and many of you have probably heard about the recent accusations by the Bulgarian state of her being a „secret agent” of the Communist Bulgaria (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/01/arts/julia-kristeva-bulgaria-communist-spy.html.) Here is a passionate defense by Tomek […]

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TCDS Announces courses for the 28th Democracy & Diversity Institute, Wroclaw, Poland, July 9-25, 2019!

TCDS Announces courses for the 28th Democracy & Diversity Institute, Wroclaw, Poland, July 9-25, 2019!

28th Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute Wrocław [Vrots-love], Poland, July 9-25, 2019 Reclaiming Democratic Performatives: Actors, Spaces, Processes We are happy to announce our 28th annual 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 […]

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PHILOSEMITISM, HOLOCAUST MEMORY, AND THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF CIVILITY IN GERMANY, Oct. 31st, 12 pm

TCDS and the New School Memory Group are excited to present a talk by Irit Dekel, of Friedrich Schiller University & Humboldt University, on her recent work entitled ‘Philosemitism, Holocaust Memory, and the Accomplishment of Civility in Germany’.  Join us at noon on October 31st, 2018, on the 9th floor of 6 E 16th st., in […]

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TCDS Fall Open House and Reception, Nov. 5th @ 7pm!

We invite TCDS friends and alumni, as well as all potential Democracy & Diversity Institute participants, to join us for pierogi and wine Monday, November 5th at 7:00pm, in the Wolff Conference Room, for our bi-annual Open House and Reception. Potential participants will learn about our upcoming D&D Institute in Wroclaw, hear about exciting future […]

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DEMOCRACY & DIVERSITY INSTITUTE KICKS OFF IN WROCŁAW, POLAND!

As the battle over the Supreme Court nomination begins in the United States, and as protestors take to the streets in Poland against the ruling Law and Justice Party’s (PiS) move to dismantle the country’s independent judiciary, The New School’s Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) launches its 27th annual Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wrocław, […]

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Global Dialogues Fellowship 2018 Concluding Conference: The Precariousness of the Democratic Project

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS)  is excited to announce a very special conference at the New School, on Friday, May 11th, from 12:30pm-8pm, which will highlight the work of this years Global Dialogues Fellows at TCDS and feature a Keynote Address by Prof. David Ost, Joseph DiGangi Professor of Political Science at Hobart […]

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