Tag | human rights

Elzbieta Matynia participates in 10th Annual PEN World Voices Festival

As winter slowly turned to spring late this April through early May, over 150 writers from around the world gathered in New York for the 10th annual PEN World Voices Festival in International Literature.  The festival, created in 2004 by Salman Rushdie, then PEN America president, seeks to offer “first hand cultural and political experience from […]

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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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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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