This year's summer university of EL and transform! took place in Portaria. transform! took care of collecting reports on various seminars and plenaries. Find the documentation for download here.
More than 400 participants have been at the 7th Summer University of the European Left Party (EL) and transform!europe, which took place in Portaria, near the city of Volos, in the region of Thessaly in Greece, from 17 to 22 July.
In the epicentre of the crisis, this Summer University has had the crisis as its transversal theme. The effects of the austerity measures all over Europe, the pauperisation of society, but also the big popular resistance and important mobilisations in several countries, outline what is in the page the European people are turning at this new moment in history. The slogan of the summer university has been:
In cooperation with the Greek EL member parties of Synaspismos and AKOA, the Summer University gathered activists and members of parties and social movements from all over Europe, for debates on current political and social issues.
The 4 thematic axes of this year’s Summer University have been:
During the workshops and the plenaries, participants shared experiences and discussed policies and initiatives for the construction of an alternative Europe.
Find a series of videos as well as a picture gallery on the website of the summer university as well as in the documentation on the right and below
transform! took care of collecting reports on various seminars and plenaries, the result is the documentation for download on the right. The responsibility for the content of the reports stays with the respective authors.
Many thanks to all who contributed to this documentation!