Following the meetings in Paris and Madrid, this conference will be the next step in the Plan B process and will serve as a space for an open debate on alternatives and strategies for the left-wing in relation to authoritarian austerity and the European economic and democratic crisis.
The Centre for the Politics of Emancipation is inviting to the conference which aims to reflect on ways of organizing resistance against the dominant system of social relations through deliberation of conditions, spaces and practices required for creating a political entity which would successfully impose an alternative to capitalism.
On 14-15 November transform! europe, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Brussels and Left Forum, Finland, co-organize a 2 days workshop in which the phenomenon of social democracy will be analyzed under the scope of the Radical Left.
In close cooperation with the Nicos Poulantzas Institute and the Brussels office of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, transform! wishes to present the outcomes of its work on Europe’s productive transformation and to exchange views on similar plans put forward by other progressive forces.
On 13 and 14 October, transform! with the support of GUE/NGL organizes a workshop which aims to analyze the New Economic Governance status quo of the European Union under the multiple perspectives of the radical left.
In March 2015 over 500 women and men participated in the first international Marxist-Feminist conference. Some of the themes were: Revisiting and rethinking Marxist-Feminist theory, Intersectionality from a Marxist-Feminist perspective, Hegemonic Feminism as a servant of neoliberalism, the position...
“The world is over-armed and peace is under-funded” (UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon). Given the omnipresent atmosphere of political confrontation and the worldwide armament, the International Peace Bureau (IPB) organizes the World Congress on global disarmament and military spending.
We believe that discussing, elaborating and exchanging views on neutrality within the peace movement could offer a useful opportunity to strengthen synergies, identify common elements, and imagine concepts and reference frameworks that can help overcoming divergences that are founded on old worldviews that do not necessarily help in fully grasping the complexity of the challenges we are confronted with.
The World Social Forum (WSF) is an open meeting place where social movements, networks, NGOs and other civil society organizations opposed to neo-liberalism and a world dominated by capital or by any form of imperialism come together to pursue their thinking, to debate ideas democratically, for...
Every year since 2005 activists, party members, and members of social movements from all over Europe and beyond meet for four days to jointly develop ideas for an alternative Europe. The Summer Universities are jointly organized by transform! europe and the Party of the European Left.
transform! europe and the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung invite political scientists and actors to debate the possibilities for common perspectives and action of the Left in Europe in a Berlin-Seminar under the title: “State of Affairs in Europe” in July.
At the end of 2016 two proposals concerning the Energy Union will be presented by the European Commission: the European renewable energy directive will be revised, and there will be a proposal on the new energy market design.
The Fondazione Claudio Sabattini, Associazione Culturale Punto Rosso and transform! europe will hold a day of study and discussion devoted to the kick-off of the research project “Industry 4.0 and the consequences on labour”. Speakers will be members of trade unions, social and research organisations from Germany, Spain, France, Belgium, Austria, and Greece.
It is no secret that the Eurozone's economy is stagnant – according to Eurostat the 19-member Eurozone grew by 0.3 per cent in the third quarter of 2015, while the average unemployment rate remains above ten per cent, with striking inequalities between countries. The only response so far has been...
This year's Left Forum will gather and build on the growing consciousness that basic social problems are sharpening in ways that traditional politicians, journalists, and academics rarely admit and do not even begin to solve.