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‘The Feminism of Uncertainty’ Publication Celebration with Ann Snitow!

Dear TCDS Alumni and Friends, We are excited to invite you to a special event next Monday at The New School.  Come celebrate the publication of a new book–‘The Feminism of Uncertainty: A Gender Diary–by long time TCDS Professor and recent NSSR Europe ‘Courage in Public Scholarship’ Award winner Ann Snitow. Ann will comment on […]

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Letter from Lithuania: Adam Michnik “Vilnius and Warsaw – Our Common Cause

The following is a speech by Adam Michnik — Polish intellectual, a 1984 New School honorary degree recipient, and editor-in-chief of Gazeta Wyborcza – addressing the Lithuanian Parliament in Vilnius in the context of the war in Ukraine Mrs. President, Mrs. Chair of the Parliament, Mr. Prime Minister, I am moved and embarrassed by this honor bestowed […]

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A Letter from New York: An Excerpt from “An Uncanny Era: Conversations between Václav Havel and Adam Michnik” by Elzbieta Matynia

  Havel, Michnik and the Making of 1989[i]   THE PATH OF FRIENDSHIP It was a perfect summer day in August 1978, almost exactly ten years after the armies of five Warsaw Pact countries had invaded Czechoslovakia to suppress the democratic aspirations of the Prague Spring. In the mountains between Poland and Czechoslovakia, a mountain […]

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The Bullet and The Ballot Box: A Conversation With Aditya Adhikari

We are happy to announce the first in a series of events hosted by TCDS that will mark the 25th anniversary of the dismantling of the Communist system in Eastern and Central Europe.  Organized together with the India-China Institute, The Bullet and the Ballot Box celebrates the new book with the same title by Aditya Adhikari, recently […]

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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 have produced works of art, music, and film. Today we are proud to inaugurate our new column, which features publications by TCDS alumni and friends, with […]

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TCDS in Pictures: Wroclaw 2013

After our recent gathering at the TCDS Open House that took place on Monday, November 4, 2013 at The New School for Social Research, our New York-based intellectual home, we would like to present: The Virtual Tour of Wroclaw 2013 featuring our latest Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute in Wroclaw 2013. 

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European Migration Policy Event, February 19th

Dear TCDS Friends and Alumni, On behalf of the Global Studies Program and the International Center for Migration, Ethnicity, and Citizenship (ICMEC), TCDS is pleased to invite you to a public lecture featuring Grete Brochmann and Jan-Paul Brekke. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, February 19th at 4 pm, for more details check the attached […]

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A Letter from Poland/Eastern Europe: Performing Human Rights – Pussy Riot vs. the Pseudo Religious, Homophobic, Misogynists of Eastern Europe

by Tomasz Kitlinski, a TCDS alum Originally published in Deliberately Considered on September 17, 2012 The Pussy Riot trial will go down in the history of injustices as the Oscar Wilde trial of the 21st century. Against the evil powers that be, the Moscow artists acknowledged their inspirers, fellow outcasts: Socrates (this connection to the martyr of philosophy […]

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Echoes of “Russian-Georgian War” in August 2008: Memory Politics in Current Georgia

A Presentation by Malkhaz Toria Thursday, December 8th at 8:00 p.m. 6 E 16th Street, Room 1101 (11th floor) Bringing back the lost, historical memory became one of the more important goals of the Georgian government after the Rose Revolution, in 2003. Georgia’s new elites are trying to destroy mental bridges, between the Soviet past […]

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Natasa Kandic presents The Kosovo Memory Book, 1998-2000

The Graduate Program in International Affairs and the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies are pleased to present MEMORY AND TRANSNATIONAL JUSTICE IN FORMER YUGOSLAVIA Natasa Kandic presents The Kosovo Memory Book, 1998-2000 Tuesday, November 15 6:00 – 7:30 pm 2 W 13th Street (room 1204)   Nataca Kandic is a human rights activist, the founder and director […]

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