Education and Research



    Congress "50 Years of the 25 April 1974"
  • 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.
    A New Europe Will Be Born in the Periphery? 100 Shades of the EU
  • This special episode of Cross-Border Talks is devoted to a study prepared under the auspices of transform! europe, entitled "Hundred Shades of the EU — Mapping the Political Economy of the EU Peripheries". Two of the three of our co-authors working on the study were invited to the Cross-Border Talks interview.
    7th Nicosia Book Fest
  • Chrysostomos Pashiardis from the Research Institute "Promitheas", an observer organisation of transform! europe, reports on the successful book festival held in Nicosia, Cyprus, from 13-14 and 22-24 October 2022, which has been organised by "Promitheas" Research Institute since 2016.
    Antigypsyist Online Hate Speech
  • On the occasion of today's International Roma Day, the ERGO Network, an NGO consisting of more than 30 Roma and pro-Roma organisation from all over Europe, provides a report on Antigypsyist online hate speech in 10 European countries.
    'WATCH OUT' – A New Anti-Fascist Educational Initiative Online
  • On the occasion of the International Day against Fascism and Antisemitism (9 November, the anniversary of the November pogrom 1938), the Polish ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association announces the launch of the online educational initiative ‘Watch Out’, conzeptualized by the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association and the Forward Foundation, supported by transform! europe.
    The Greek Left Since the 1940s. History Study Trip to Athens
  • For the third time already, present:history and transform! europe organize a history study trip to Greece. This time, we focused on Athens and the history of the Greek left since the 1940s for our main questions: Which role does history play for current political struggles? How can we talk about the...
    Left Condemns Orbán’s Academia Power Grab
  • As thousands continue to protest against Viktor Orbán’s plans to curb Hungary’s academic freedom by seizing control of the country’s leading scientific research body, the Left in the European Parliament is throwing its full solidarity behind the campaign against this latest power grab.
    Historical Materialism – Welcome to Athens
  • After London, Sydney, New York, Beirut, Montreal, and Toronto, the Historical Materialism Conference was held in Southern Europe for the first time. From 2 to 5 May, hundreds of people met in the Greek capital to discuss resistance and strategy in times of crisis. A report follows, with particular focus on critical communication studies.
    Protecting Children Against Violence
  • The topic of protecting children against violence is very actual all over the world. About the importance of this topic talks also a huge range of surveys, which verify that children have experiences with all types of violence. Therefore, transform! europe supported the Conference, aiming a multidisciplinary coordination of different entities.
    “Studies of Socialism” – Radicalism for Radical Times
  • Over the course of 2017, the Belgrade-based Centre for the Politics of Emancipation (CPE), in cooperation with transform! europe and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation – Southeast Europe, established the “Studies of Socialism” educational programme with the aim of introducing young people in Serbia to radical left critical theories and practices.
    The Pretext for Privatization of Greek Higher Education
  • Higher education reforms, by using a discourse of quality, competitiveness and “attractiveness” of the university, are of the most important risks going on in many countries, as they are connected not only with issues such as the denigration of university as a public good with the relative reduction of national funds, the promotion of entrepreneurship, marketization processes and commercialization of knowledge, but they are also connected with student-debt and control of the future generations.
    “University, Science and Research: European Resistances and Alternatives”
  • On Friday, 31 January, the AKADEMIA-Network of transform! europe organised a two-day conference in Madrid on the question of University, Science and Research in Europe. It was hosted by the three Spanish members of our network: the Foundation for a Europe of Citizens (FEC), the Foundation for Marxist Studies (FIM), and the Catalan Foundation L’Alternativa. The conference took place on 31 January and 1 February 2014 at Residencia de Estudiantes/Spanish Centre of Scientific Research (CSIC).
    An Alternative Welcome at the University of Athens
  • Greek university education is going through the most critical phase in its entire history, because the Ministry of Education is implementing a harsh mobility scheme for the administrative and technical staff of the country’s eight largest universities.
    Alarming Reduction of Tertiary Education in Greece
  • For at least the past four years the public and democratic university has been systematically undermined by the neoliberal governments through its institutional liquidation, that has destroyed the collective and democratically elected academic bodies, and predominantly by its economic strangulation.
    Urgent Petition from Greek Universities
  • Based on financial logistics rather than on criteria of academic excellence, the ATHENA scheme of the Greek government regarding University Education calls for the merging of the Departments of English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish Languages and Literatures, into a single “Department of...



    Call for Papers for a Social Ecological Transformation
  • 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.
    Neoliberal Reforms and the Political System in Albania
  • The Institute for Critique and Social Emancipation Tirana (ICSE), a partner organisation of transform! europe, is hosting a lecture followed by a discussion on Albanian economic policy during the transition from a centralised economy to an opposite economic policy extreme.
    The Two Approaches on the State
  • The Institute for Critique and Social Emancipation Tirana (ICSE), a partner organisation of transform! europe, is hosting a lecture followed by a discussion on the theory of the state.
    Student Movements in Contemporary History
  • The Institute for Critique and Social Emancipation Tirana (ICSE), a partner organisation of transform! europe, is hosting a lecture followed by a discussion on retrospective reflections on student movements from the late 1960s to today.
    The Political Ecology of Work in Times of Disaster
  • The 2022 ITH Conference, organised by the International Conference of Labour and Social History (ITH) is held in Linz/Austria and takes from the present epidemiological crisis to also reflect on other times of disaster and their implications for workers, organised labour and labour relations.
    A Blueprint for Equality
  • The aim of this hybrid conference, organised by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), is to explore the effects and the root causes of inequality, and to identify in greater detail the policies and institutions that have the power to render our societies more fair, sustainable, and equal.
    Seminar Festival of the Democratic Civic Association (DCA)
  • The topics of this year's Seminar Festival, which is organised by Democratic Civic Association (DCA) — a member organisation of transform! europe — will be on the environment, peace and economic and political injustice of the world. Warm welcome to join!
    9ª Conferencia Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Ciencias Sociales
  • Del 7 al 10 de junio tendrá lugar la Conferencia CLACSO en las instalaciones de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, en la capital del país donde CLACSO cuenta con 101 Centros miembros y redes asociadas, además de una larga historia de actividades y acuerdos con instituciones locales.
    International Conference on Reproductive Work, Care and Domestic Service
  • The pandemic situation has bluntly exposed the "care crisis" at the national and international level. However, for several decades, the combination of demographic, political and social dynamics has been transforming care provision and expanding the market for domestic and care services, maintaining...


    How Are the Modes of Politicisation Structured?
  • The collective "L'Exigence démocratique" invites you to a webinar with Giuseppe Cugnata on Wednesday 22nd March. The aim of this event is to examine how politicisation of the Left is structured by certain social characteristics.