Transregional Center for Democratic Studies

Democracy & Diversity Institute, Wroclaw 2017

TCDS is pleased to announce its 26th annual Democracy & Diversity Graduate Institute to be held at The New School summer campus in Wroclaw, Poland from July 6-22, 2017. 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:

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Robin Wagner-Pacifici – University in Exile Professor of Sociology, NSSR

Media, the New Authoritarianism, and Its Opposition

Jeffrey Goldfarb – Michael E. Gellert Professor of Sociology, NSSR

Anti-, Post-, and De-Colonialist: Rethinking Democracy’s Predicaments from the Global South

Shireen Hassim – Professor of Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand

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

Elzbieta Matynia – Professor of Sociology and Liberal Studies, NSSR

For Application Instructions and Full Program Information including full course descriptions click here!

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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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