Neoliberal Agenda and European Social Democracies

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Auditorium di Santa Apollonia

Seminar on 16 and 17 November, organised by transform! italia, transform! europe and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation


The whole event can be followed via live stream at the recently relaunched website of transform! italia:

Working languages: Italian, English, French

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These days are related to the three-day conference of the GUE/NGL parliamentary group, which will be held in Florence from 18 to 20 November.

Sunday, 16 November


Session 1: Italy and the Incompatibility of Financial Capitalism with Democracy

Roberto Morea
Introduction: Marco Revelli
Interventions: Curzio Maltese, Alfonso Gianni, Giuseppe Civati, Norma Rangeri, Adriano Prosperi, Gianni Rinaldini, Roberto Mancini, Massimo Torelli, Bia Sarasini, Antonio Ingroia, a.o.


Session 2: Austerity, Troika, Crisis of Social Democracy, Relationship with the Trade Unions

Opening: Walter Baier (transform! europe)
Introduction: Alexis Tsipras
Interventions: Erhard Crome (Germany), Sergio Cofferati, Michele De Palma, Monica De Sisto, Raffaella Bolini, Niki Vendola, Paolo Ferrero, Eleonora Forenza, Roberto Musacchio, Marco Revelli, a.o.

Monday, 17 November


Session 3: Differences and Similarities of the Transformation of Social Democracies in Europe

Opening: Tommaso Fattori
Introduction: Fausto Bertinotti
Interventions: Eleonora Forenza, Lorenzo Zamponi, Roger Martelli (France), Haris Golemis (Greece), Manolo Monereo (Spain), Marisas Matias (Portugal)