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“Democracy Rising” Information

Please go to this link for information about the GCAS “Democracy Rising” Conference. https://globalcenterforadvancedstudies.org/event/democracy-rising-world-conference-2015/

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Democracy Rising: Some Lecture Titles & Some Details

The Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS) and The University of Athens (School of Economic and Political Science) are proud to be organizing the conference, “Democracy Rising” (July 16-19).  So many … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

GCAS Student Handbook

       Student Handbook & Catalog Vol. 1. No. 4. May, 1, 2015 The Global Center for Advanced Studies The Global Center for Advanced Studies 1740 44th St. SW, Box 156 … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Democracy Rising: Hotel & Travel Information

Accommodations ΠΡΟΣΦΟΡΕΣ ΞΕΝΟΔΟΧΕΙΩΝ The Following is a list of places to stay during the conference.  These are just suggestions.  Apart from Hotels you may also wish to try Airbnb, Athens … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

“DEMOCRACY RISING” Update: New Partnership & Venue Change

The Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS) is pleased and excited to be partnering with the School of Economics and Political Science at the University of Athens.  Owing to this partnership, the … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Baltimore, A House Divided

As a child, I dreamed of moving to Baltimore and even ran away from home with the destiny of reaching the big city. My late brother, Drew and Tracy were … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Power of the Slave

We are all too familiar with how Hegel frames The Master/Slave Dialectic in his Phenomenology of Spirit in which the slaves collective realizes their power is non-dependent on the Master, but … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

GCAS Interviews Professor Kenneth Surin (Duke University)

I had the pleasure of interviewing one of my dear friends whom I met as a graduate student at Duke University, Professor Kenneth Surin.  He was the first to expose me … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

GCAS “Democracy Rising” Conference Athens–Thur to Sun (July 16-19) Free to the Public

The Global Center for Advanced Studies-Not just a school–a movement For our Conference, Democracy Rising Information please go here: DEMOCRACY RISING PROGRAM PAGE

April 21, 2015 · 3 Comments

Hope, It’s Never Too Late

As different struggles for justice emerge around the world today, what’s intrinsic about them is that they are more than the material event per se.  There is a surplus to … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment