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Encyclopedia > The New School for Social Research

The New School for Social Research is the graduate division of The New School. Located in Manhattan, New York City, it was founded in 1933 under the name of The University in Exile to be a haven for scholars who had been dismissed from teaching and government positions by totalitarian regimes in Europe. The University in Exile was initially funded by Hiram Halle and the Rockefeller Foundation. It was later renamed the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science, and bore this name until changing to its present one in 2005. The New School, previously known as New School University, is an institution of higher learning in New York City. ... The Borough of Manhattan, highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ... Nickname: Big Apple Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The concept of Totalitarianism is a typology or ideal-type used by some political scientists to encapsulate the characteristics of a number of twentieth century regimes that mobilized entire populations in support of the state or an ideology. ... World map showing Europe Political map (neighbouring countries in Asia and Africa also shown) Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ... The Rockefeller Foundation is a charitable organization based in New York City. ...

A kind of circle was completed when a francophone college started in Greenwich Village by Claude Lévi-Strauss while at The University in Exile became one of the leading institutions of research in Paris, the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. The Washington Square Arch Greenwich Village (pronounced Grennich Village; also called simply the Village) is a largely residential area on the west side of downtown (southern) Manhattan in New York City. ... Claude Lévi Strauss Claude Lévi-Strauss (IPA pronunciation ) born November 28, 1908, is a French anthropologist who became one of the twentieth centurys greatest intellectuals by developing structuralism as a method of understanding human society and culture. ... Part of the Paris skyline with from left to right: Montparnasse Tower, Eiffel Tower, and in the background, towers of neighboring La Défense. ... The École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) is a French institution of higher learning, a Grand Établissement within the system of Grandes Écoles. ...

The school publishes Constellations as well as the journals Social Research and The Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal. Orion is a remarkable constellation, visible from most places on the globe (but not always the whole year long). ...


  • Peter M. Rutkoff; William B. Scott, New School : a history of the New School for Social Research, New York : Free Press, 1986

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