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

Recent developments in Poland: TOMEK KITLINSKI endangered: please sign the petition!                   Przemysław Czarnek, Governor of the Lublin Region in Eastern Poland and an incoming MP to the Polish Parliament representative of the ruling Law & Justice Party, has just been awarded the medal Amicis Universitatis Mariae […]

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"Bogdan's Journey" Truth Has to Be Told with Love: Film Screening - Nov. 7 @ The New School

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

Join us on Thursday, November 7th, 2019 (6:30 – 8:30PM) for a critically acclaimed film about murder and memory 70 years after Europe’s last pogrom – in Kielce, Poland. Special screening of the award-winning film Bogdan’s Journey / Przy Planty 7/9. The screening will be followed by Q&A with Bogdan Bialek – the protagonist of […]

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DEMOCRACY IN DARK TIMES: Panel open to the public

DEMOCRACY IN DARK TIMES: Panel open to the public

A panel discussion on the promise and perils for democracy as seen from the various locations and perspectives of our Democracy Seminar 2.0 participants on Saturday, October 5th  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM (The Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, University Center, UL105, 63 Fifth Avenue) After two days of critical deliberations on the troubling […]

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HONORING ADAM MICHNIK: DEGREE RE-CONFERRAL AND LECTURE: 30 YEARS AGO: A TIME OF JOY AND HOPE

HONORING ADAM MICHNIK: DEGREE RE-CONFERRAL AND LECTURE: 30 YEARS AGO: A TIME OF JOY AND HOPE

Please join us on Friday, October 4th (5:00pm – 7:00pm; Wollman Hall, B500-Eugene Lang Building-Enter via 66 W. 12th Street) in honoring Polish activist and writer Adam Michnik. Michnik, one of seven human rights activists honored in 1984 in the commemoration of the founding of the University in Exile, could not attend because he was […]

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Applications and Full Program Information Now Available for 24th Annual Democracy & Diversity Institute, Wroclaw, Poland, July 12-28, 2015!

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) is pleased to announce its 24th annualDemocracy & Diversity Institute to be held at The New School summer campus in Wrocław, Poland from July 12 to 28, 2015. Over the years the D&D Institute has gathered an exceptional international reputation as a major transatlantic bridge that brings Americans […]

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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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An Uncanny Era of Post-revolution (1989-2014)

Next in the series of events hosted by TCDS to mark the 25th anniversary of the dismantling of Communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe, will be the launch of two books and a three-way discussion between Elzbieta Matynia, Professor of Sociology and Liberal Studies at NSSR, who will be presenting her new book An Uncanny Era: […]

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Yifat Gutman receives Dan David Prize for young scholars

Dear Friends, We are happy to share the news that Yifat Gutman, a 2006 Democracy & Diversity Institute, Krakow alumna and a New School graduate,  was awarded the Dan David Prize Scholarship for her research project title: “The Production of History and Memory in Everyday Life: How Jewish and Palestinian Citizens of Israel Narrate and Commemorate […]

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International Application Deadline for 2014 Wroclaw Institute Extended until Monday, April 21

We would like to inform you that the application deadline for international applicants has been EXTENDED until Monday, April 21, for this summer’s Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland.   The 23rd annual Democracy & Diversity Graduate Institute that will be held at The New School summer campus in Wroclaw, Poland from July 3 to 19, 2014. Over the years the […]

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This Wednesday! A Conversation with Krzysztof Czyzewski & TCDS Open House

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) and the Public Seminar (P.S.) invite you for a meeting with Krzysztof Czyzewski, a practitioner of ideas, and the Director of the Borderland Center of Arts, Cultures, and Nations in Sejny, Poland.   Krzysztof, a long-time collaborator of TCDS, is one of this year’s laureates of the Dan David […]

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