• Strategic Perspectives of the European Left

  • The crisis of capitalism has triggered effects all over Europe and in all social fields. This creates new conditions for the European Left. The new challenges the EL is facing concern both the national agendas and its acting on the European level.

    In this research programme we try to present the new challenges in detail both regarding political actions as well as the forms of organisation resulting from the emergence of new social actors. In doing so, exemplary cases from different countries are analysed, and strategic options are presented in terms of theory.


  • Labour and the European referendum results 1975 and 2016 – a brief comparison
  • Brexit – touchstone for the Corbyn leadership?

  • By Thomas Kachel | 29 Mar 17
  • The decision of the Labour Party’s electorate to elect Jeremy Corbyn Labour leader for the second time within 12 months was a temporary victory for the left of the party and gives it a respite. Despite the continuous attacks against Corbyn after the shock outcome of the Brexit referendum, the new old new chairman has been able to strengthen his position in the party.

  • Report Athens Conference, 18-20 March 2016
  • “Alliance for Democracy and against Austerity in Europe”

  • By Angelina Giannopoulou | 11 Apr 16
  • For three days comrades from the European left, the greens, and the left tendencies of the social democracy, from the European trade unions, as well as intellectuals and academics were discussing the great challenges that the progressive and radical voices in Europe are facing.

  • Speech at the Athens Conference, 19 March 2016
  • The Future of European Integration

  • By Walter Baier | 31 Mar 16
  • A number of Leftist conferences recently convened in Paris, Berlin and Madrid addressed the issue of an alternative plan for Europe. We as transform! were present in all the events as we believe that an open and comeradely debate without any taboos is necessary.

  • Discussion Paper
  • Democratizing the Police in Europe

  • By Georgios Papanicolaou, Giorgos Rigakos | 21 Nov 14
  • The discussion paper “Democratizing the Police in Europe” – with a particular emphasis on Greece –, has been comissioned in the frame of the transform! Left Strategy project in cooperation with Nicos Poulantzas Institute and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. It deals with the varieties of police organizational models, the relations of police and democracy in times of crisis, and explores possible left responses in the organizing of police. Download the publication here for free.

  • Video Records of International Conference in Dublin online!
  • “Challenging the Rule of Troika, Transforming Europe”

  • 25 Jun 14
  • On 10 March 2014, Dublin City University hosted a conference, co-organised with transform!europe, to investigate the effects of troika rule in the four countries subjected to IMF-ECB-EU programmes (Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Cyprus), while also looking at those countries hovering on the edge of such programmes, such as Spain.







  • Introduction
  • Strategic Perspectives of the European Left

  • By Haris Golemis | 17 Jan 10
  • The recent economic crisis, among other things, have showed the serious crisis of the European Social Democracy, as well as the inability of the Radical Left (with some interesting exceptions) to increase its influence in society. This can be seen not only from the fact that the agenda for facing the crisis is set by the conservative European political forces, but also by the election results for...

  • transform! europe Project Plan 2010/2011
  • Political and Strategic Perspectives of the European Left

  • 16 Jan 10
  • transform! europe Projects 2010/2011 "POLITICAL AND STRATEGIC PROSPECTS OF THE EUROPEAN LEFT" (with emphasis on the role of parties) Chapter 1 The effects of the present crisis on the ideological, political, programmatic and cultural orientation of the European social and political actors - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...