• 22 July 2009 - 26 July 2009
  • Valencia

Programme

The working languages of the summer university are English and Spanish.. Each day will have its theme of the day and each day there will be a plenary with several topics and speakers. The sessions have been organised by the EL and Transform! Europe.

 

Wednesday 22 July ::: Arriving day

Accommodation of the participants

20:30 – Welcome dinner. Get to know each other.

 

Thursday 23 July ::: Theme of the day: Global economic crisis: theoretical and practical challenge for the modern Left

 

Plenary 09:00 -13:00

09:00 – 09:30

Opening by Paco Frutos (PCE) and representative of Transform! Europe

 

09:30 – 10:45 Presentation and discussion

The anatomy of the European crisis

Speaker: Richard Detje (Sozialismus/Germany

 

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break

 

11:15 – 12:30 Presentation and discussion

The social outcome of the global crisis

Speaker: Walter Baier (Transform! Austria

 

Lunch

 

Plenary 15:00 -18:00

15:00 – 15:45

The Euro-Mediterranean cooperation and the people’s rights of the Mediterranean countries

Speakers: Giusto Catania (Former PRC MEP, Italy), Speaker from AKEL tbc

 

15.45 - 16.30 Debate

 

16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break

 

17:00 – 18:00 Questions and answers

 

18:00 – 21:00 Visit of the Old Town

 

21:00 - Dinner

 

Friday 24 July ::: Theme of the day: Left political methods. From the diversity of the Left towards the common agenda

 

Plenary 1 9:30 – 13:30

Feminist movement

Speakers: Maite Mola (EL ExB, PCE, Spain) and Angels Castell (EuiA)

 

Migrant rights protection movement

Speaker: Giusto Catania (Former PRC MEP, Italy)

 

Trade Unions

Speaker: Horst Schmitthener (Germany)

 

Political Left

Speaker: Transform! n.n.

 

13:30 – 15:30 Lunch

 

Plenary 2 15:30 - 18:00

 

15:30 – 18:00

New political landscape after the European Elections 4-7 June 2009

Analysis of the campaigns and the results - Miguel Portas (MEP Bloco, Portugal)

 

16.30 – 17:00 Coffee break

 

18:00 – 21:00 Visit to the Albufera’s natural park

21:00 - Dinner

 

Saturday 25 July ::: Theme of the day: The situation around the Mediterranean sea and governemental experiences in Latin America

 

Plenary 1 10:00 – 12:00

New ways of development; ecology and production

Speakers: Marisa Matias (MEP Bloco, Portugal), Danish speaker tbc

 

12:00-13:30 The anatomy of the global crisis

Speakers: Pedro Paez (former economy minister of Ecuador), Denis Durand (PCF)

 

13:30 – 15:30 Lunch

 

Plenary 2 15:30 – 18:00

Latin America

Speakers: Valter Pomar (Sao Paolo Forum, Brasil) and Pedro Marset (EL ExB, PCE, Spain)

 

18:00 – 21:00 Visit to the city of Arts and Sciences

21:00 - Dinner

 

Sunday 26 July Closing

 

Plenary 1 9:00 – 12:00

Conclusion of the Summer University:

Evaluation of the Summer University. Contribution of the participants.

 

12:30 Closing of the Summer University. Departure of participants