Nicos Poulantzas has been one of the most important scholars in the field of theory development in the areas of the state and its development. His contribution linked in a creative way different strands from the Marxist discourse. Being a passionate activist, his contribution is especially...
Together with its interdisciplinary Working Group on Industry, transform! in cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Foundation will hold a European Workshop dedicated to the characteristics of a Left Industrial and Investment Policy contributing to the social, ecological and democratic transformation of Europe.
We will not wait for the appointments of the rulers – we will set our own agenda. Even if it will be 2015 before the ECB holds its hors d’oeurve event of prominent faces to inaugurate its new tower, Blockupy will be in Frankfurt this fall.
Now, after the “May of Solidarity” across Europe and before...
Presentation and discussion of the paper “Democratizing the Police in Europe”, by Georgios Papanicolaou and Giorgos Rigakos, in cooperation with Nicos Poulantzas Institute and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
Organised by Rete Donne nella Crisi (Council Women in Crisis)
How do our lives change with the current capitalist crisis? Which alternatives are there to think and implement as women?
Working languages will be Italian, French and English
We are members of various Greek grassroots initiatives and the festival is a self-organised and self-managed process. A meeting point for collectives and struggles to connect and share knowledge. Round 200 groups from all over Greece participate and hundreds of volunteers help organise. Participants...
transform! europe will hold four workshops in the frame of the European Summer University for Social Movements (ESU), organized by the European Attac Network from 19 to 23 August at the University Paris-VII Diderot.
The goal of the workshop is to analyze the new relationship of political forces in Europe within the EU and its member countries, and to draw conclusions for the European Left Party in particular countries and regions, and also for the strengthening of the Europeanization of struggles.
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After six years of crisis and four years of new EU economic governance measures and Troika policies, it is high time to assess their devastating results. Since the economic crisis broke out in Europe, the narrative behind the policies imposed by the EU institutions has been based on fiscal consolidation and competitiveness, which in practice has meant dismantling of public services and destruction of social and labour rights.
Which classes exist on the European periphery today? The answer to this question cannot be purely academic. This year’s May Day School aims to identify the strongest and the weakest links of the concrete class alliances that reproduce the status quo at the expense of working people.
On 2 October 2013, the Commission published a paper setting out rough contours for deeper integration and for strengthening the EMU by creating a “social dimension”. The idea has been discussed in the past. This time it is also about responding to the Euro crisis and rising forces of nationalism. As the Union is threatened by fragmentation, integration needs to be given a “human face”.
The commemoration of the centenary of the First World War gives us the opportunity to embark upon a series of talks under the general title “Why does the world change? The Left in the 20th century: Strategic choices and historical conjunctures”. The talks are organized by Nicos Poulantzas Institute and Archives of Contemporary Social History.
The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, with it’s Brussels and Athens Offices, is organizing an international conference in co-operation with the Nicos Poulantzas Institute and transform!europe, taking place from 20 – 22 March in Athens.
This event will gather more than 30 international speakers (academics, media practitioners, librarians, experts of open culture and public space, activists and policy makers) from Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom, and will call for an open discussion on the challenges of freedom of information in the light of the recent surveillance revelations and the increase in censorship and prosecutions of media, journalists and whistle-blowers in Europe and beyond.