We are concerned with societal changes which improve people’s conditions of life. “People’s conditions of life” always involve the integrity of people, their individual freedom and possible influence on social developments, their social relations and social security and their natural environment. People always consist of girls, boys, women and men, who live within gender relations.
On the basis of an agreement transform! europe, the KSCM representatives (Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia – CPBM) of the Local Prague authority and SPED (Society for the European Dialogue) have organized a seminar about the problems related to participatory democracy and participatory budgets in Prague 22. – 23.11.2008. It was the first time
November 2008 Since 2007 the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation has been following the developing crises intensely and analytically. Based on both research results collected from the circle around the Foundation and from the Foundation itself, we now present several theses which may be useful in the continuation of the debates. This paper is compiled from contributions
transform!europe is a European network which consists of research and educational institutions and magazines in 13 European countries. Since its foundation transform!europe has participated in all European Social Forums. In Malmö, the network and its members will take part in more than 30 seminars and workshops. The spectrum of the seminars and workshops is broad
Annual Meeting of Transform! Europe – Stockholm, June 15th 2008 On June 15th the Network transform! europe gathered in its annual general assembly in Stockholm. The assembly took place after a two-day seminar entitled "The Social and Welfare State – Prospects and Perspectives…." The seminar was part of the Network’s project "European Social Model and
Immanuel Wallerstein talked to an audience of 500 people at the Old Student Union House in Helsinki on Wednesday, March 5, 2008. The talk was part of a bigger event, Capitalism ’08. The possibilities of a freer future. The house was one of the main venues of the 1968 radical student movement in Finland. Other
Annual Meeting of transform! europe On December 15, 2007, transform! europe assembled for its 2007 annual meeting in Athens. At the same time, the Greek member organisation, the Nicos Poulantzas Institute, celebrated it ten-year anniversary by a series of public events. Nine member organisations from nine European countries took part in the transform! meeting: transform.at