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  • Deadline extended: 30 September 2023
  • Call for Papers for a Social Ecological Transformation

  • 30 September 2023 |  
  • Dialop, a transversal dialogue project between Socialists/Marxists and Christians, Sophia University Institute in Florence, Italy and transform! europe are seeking young researchers in the fields of social sciences, humanities, and theology.
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  • Contribution from the Freedom Fest 2023
  • Equity & Social Justice in a Digital World

  • 31 Aug 23
  • Join us as we explore fresh perspectives from Roland Kulke on Equity and social justice in a digital world. Watch the video session of his thought-provoking contribution on the dynamic interplay between technological progress and social justice, presented at the Freedom Fest 2023 Forum on Knowledge, Innovation and Technology held in Kerala, India.
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  • The Left and the Inter-Imperial War

  • By Michael Brie , Heinz Bierbaum | 13 Aug 23
  • Looking into Europe's geopolitical evolution since 1989 and citing Rosa Luxemburg Heinz Bierbaum and Michael Brie explain why Russia's war of aggression in Ukraine must be considered an inter-imperial war. Both call for the left to urgently conduct a Europe-wide debate on a concept of collective security both for Europe and its close neighbourhood.
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  • In Solidarity with Boris Kagarlitsky

  • 28 Jul 23
  • Left-wing theorician Boris Kagarlitsky has been arrested in Russia on Tuesday on a charge of “justifying terrorism” based on his discussion about the motivations of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Crimean Bridge explosion. We at transform! europe call for his immediate release. Read below the appeal by Rabkor to free Boris.
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  • Asylum reform
  • EU-Tunisia Deal: The Spirit of 1951

  • By Sofian Philip Naceur | 17 Jul 23
  • Tunisia and the EU signed a memorandum of understanding for a "strategic partnership" on renewables, economic development, and — for all — migration in July. The ongoing EU ’s asylum reform and this long-sought deal with Tunisia aiming at externalising borders are the latest steps in its war on migrants. The author calls for new counter-strategies.
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  • Commentary
  • Beware Europe’s New Green Colonialism

  • 03 Jul 23
  • Europe is leading the world in cutting carbon emissions largely by consolidating new forms of extractivism and sacrifice zones in the South. The authors Nnimmo Bassey, Breno Bringel, Liliana Buitrago, Madhuresh Kumar, Kavita Naidu, Vasna Ramasar, and Maristella Svampa analyse recent EU policies and advocate for alternatives to Green colonialism.
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Economics Working Group Blog Series

  • Economics Working Group Blog Series - Part 1
  • Financial Crises as Wars

  • By Roland Kulke , Luca Lombardi | 20 Apr 23
  • transform! europe has launched a new Economic Working Group (EWG) in 2023 to respond to the current crises caused by late capitalism. This first article of the EWG blog series looks at some aspects of the financial crises that punctuate the history of modern capitalism.
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Upcoming Events

  • International Conference
  • Socialism in Our Time

  • 30 September 2023 - 01 October 2023 |   Berlin
  • Once again this year, Jacobin magazine and transform! europe are organising the International Conference "Socialism in Our Time" in Berlin in Berlin from 30 September to 1 October. Join us for two full days of debate, discussion, education and celebration with hundreds of socialists from across Europe and North America.
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  • Conference
  • 2023 Global Climate Jobs

  • 06 October 2023 - 08 October 2023 |   Amsterdam
  • As one of the supporters, transform! europe invites you to join the 2023 Global Climate Jobs Conference in Amsterdam from 6 to 8 October, when climate, social and labour movements and activists will come together to organise and build social power for radically progressive policies that stop climate change!
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  • Nicosia Book Fest 2023

  • 07 October 2023 - 08 October 2023 |   Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Join us at the transform! europe stand at the Nicosia Book Fest in Nicosia, Cyprus on 7-8 October! This successful book festival has been organised since 2016 by an observer organisation of our network, the research institute "Promitheas".
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  • IMF/WB annual meetings
  • Global Counter-Summit of Social Movements

  • 12 October 2023 - 15 October 2023 |   Marrakech
  • The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank will hold their annual meeting in Morocco this October. Join us in Marrakech from 12 to 15 October, on the occasion of the forthcoming annual meetings of the WB and IMF, to discuss the unjust international monetary system but also how we can achieve Climate Justice for all.
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Calls for Proposals

  • Carnation Revolution [CALL FOR PROPOSALS ► 10 Sept 23]
  • Congress "50 Years of the 25 April 1974"

  • 28 Jul 23
  • The Portuguese Revolution of 25 April 1974 and the PREC (Ongoing Revolutionary Process, 1974-76) continue to be discussed in the social sciences and humanities fields, especially in recent decades through innovative approaches. This International Congress welcomes proposals for papers from multiple academic areas.
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New Releases

  • transform! europe explores the dynamics of the European elections 2024, addressing low voter turnout, distrust in institutions and the challenge of the 'European issue' in political debates. Dive into the enduring left-right cleavage, sociological...

  • New Release
  • Building a European Public Opinion

  • By Roberto Morea | 28 Jul 23
  • Climate change, the living conditions of women, war, immigration: these are some of the issues addressed and told from different points of view and at different latitudes in this ePublication published by the European Network of Political Foundations (ENoP) in cooperation with transform! italia and co-funded by the European Union.
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  • The aim of this research is to develop and provide basic knowledge on the challenges of the "coal exit" for the areas of North Czech Republic, East Germany and large parts of South-West and Central Poland.

  • Youth expresses the most militant and promising part of the political left, playing a central role in social mobilisations and political uprisings. But are left-wing parties in Europe credible to Millennials and Gen Z? Why do even the radical parts...

  • It is obvious that political environmentalism unfolds differently according to gender. This study aims to explore the heuristic dimension of ecofeminism and contribute to rethinking our contradictions, methods of struggle and possible cross-class...

  • The aim of this study is to examine the far-right in the EP from 2019 until today (September 2022) from different angles and to provide answers to the questions regarding what happened after the 2019 elections, how the European far-right is organised...

EU Peripheries / 100 Shades

  • transform! europe presents a comparative study on the economic, political, and ideological aspects of peripherality within the European Union.


  • Podcast Series
  • 100 Shades of the EU: A Full Overview in 7 Podcast Episodes

  • 21 Jun 23
  • This one-hour podcast series consists of seven short episodes and dwells on some key elements and findings of the study "Hundred Shades of the EU — Mapping the Political Economy of the EU Peripheries" published in March 2022 by transform! with the support of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation.
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transform! yearbook 2022

transform! yearbook 2022 looks at how left politics has been challenged by the Covid pandemic and asks what a programme of left demands for pandemic research, prevention and treatment might look like. transform! yearbook 2022 will be released in June.

The publication is available as hardcopy at Merlin Press and as eBook on the transform! yearbook website.