EL Summer University 2014, 23-27 July 2014
Wednesday 23.7
09:00-09:45
Morning
10:00-12:30
13:00-13:45
Afternoon
Thursday 24.7: Reclaim economy
Friday 25.7: Reclaim Peace
Saturday 26.7: The Europe we are fighting for
Sunday 27.7
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ARRIVAL
Busses from airports
Tegel and Schönefeld
and main station
(Hauptbahnhof)
12.30-16:30h:
Gender Day:
Feminizing of class
struggles - feminist
resistance. Women
from different countries
report in pictures and
words from their
struggles
15:00-17:30
17-18:30h:
Official Welcome
10-12:30h:
The impact of crisis and austerity on the
European countries
Inger Johansen (Red-Green Alliance,
Denmark), Steffen Lehndorff (transform!
Europe),
Moderator: Natassa Theodorakopoulou
(SYRIZA, Greece)
Moderation by: Heinz Hillebrand (DIE LINKE.)
10-11h:
1914 - 2014: 100 years after World War I:
Challenges for internationalism
(Input: Heike Hänsel, DIE LINKE. MP)
10-12:30h:
Europe and the role of the Left after the
European elections
Pierre Laurent (EL President),
introduced and moderated by Claudia Haydt
and Walter Baier
11-12:30h:
2014: Geopolitics are back on the agenda
The increasingly aggressive political and
economic foreign policies of NATO and the EU as
part of a global shift in the balance of powers Southern, Eastern and Middle European
perspective,
Maite Mola (Vice president EL, IU, Spain), Sergej
Kiritschuk (Ukraine), Tobias Pflüger (Vice
president DIE LINKE, Germany)
DEPARTURE
Buses to airports Tegel
and Schönefeld and
main station
(Hauptbahnhof)
10–12h:
Continuation of ELFem Austerity Day.
Conclusions for the EL
DEPARTURE
Buses to airports Tegel
and Schönefeld and
main station
(Hauptbahnhof)
11-13h:
Workshop on productive and unproductive
labour, hosted by Peter Fleissner, transform!at
LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH * LUNCH
Seminar I: Trade Unions' struggles in
Europe, Paloma Lopez, Th. Kotsifakis, Sabine
Reiner, Moderation: Heinz Bierbaum
Seminar II: TTIP and the worldwide
economic war, the geopolitical
confrontation, the future of the EU
Ulrike Herrmann (Study RLS); Roberto
Musacchio, Christine Mendelssohn
Seminar III: Not only left but also feminist
alternatives (hosted by EL-Fem)
Scientists and activists from Austria, Turkey,
Southern and Middle Europe are requested
Seminar I: Imperialism and Political
Alternatives in Latin America
Jorge Grela (Representative Sao Paolo Forum),
Alba Theresa Higuera Buitrago (Columbia), Obey
Ament (coordinator Latin America WG, EL),
Moderation: Florian Horn (RLS Brussels)
Seminar I: How to fight the far right and
nationalist/chauvinist parties effectively
Makis Kouzelis (political scientist,Greece),
Elisabeth Gauthier (transform! europe),
Joachim Bischoff (Sozialismus),
Moderation: Thilo Jansen (RLS)
Seminar II: The situation of Left Forces in
Ukraine and challenges for international
solidarity
Volodymyr Ishchenko (Social Scientist, Ukraine),
Sergej Kiritschuk (Leader Borotba Movement,
Ukraine), Wolfgang Gehrcke (MP, Executive
Board DIE LINKE)
Seminar II: Changes in the political
geography after the European elections and
Strategic options of the Left in constructing
a different Europe
Maite Mola (Vice President EL), Natassa
Theodorakopoulou (SYRIZA, Greece), Richard
Dunphy (Ireland), Michael Brie (RLS), Waltraud
Fritz-Klackl (KPÖ Austria),
Moderation: Conny Hildebrandt (RLS)
Workshop I: Left alternatives
Frédéric Boccara, Elmar Altvater,
Moderation: Walter Baier
Workshop II: Democratize democracy.
Economic democracy, network neutrality
etc. With actors from solidarity economy, Dora
Kotsaka (NPI), Richard Detje
Workshop III: Precariousness in Europe
Yann le Lann, Elisabeth Trallori, Alkistis
Tsoulakou
Workshop I: Revolution, Counter-Revolution
new (and old) political challenges after the
arab uprisings
Mounir Kachoukh (Tunisia), Inger Johansen
(Red-green alliance, Denmark) , Errikos Finalis
(SYRIZA, Greece),
Moderation: Gilles Garnier
Seminar III: The Left and/in political power
Helmuth Markov (minister of justice and viceprime minister in Brandenburg), Rosalia Martin
(member of the Andalusian parliament), Jussi
Salamo (Left Alliance Finnland),
Moderation: Gunna Starck (Red—Green
Alliance, Denmark)
Workshop II: Women in social crises and war:
Feminist perspectives on war and peace
(hosted by EL-Fem)
Aurélie Royon (Mouvement de la Paix, France),
Irina Golubieva (peace-activist, Odessa,
Ukraine), Aphroditi Stampuli (Syriza, MP),
Mirjana Kucer (Women's and human rights
activist from Croatia)
Moderation: Christiane Reymann (DIE LINKE.)
Workshop I: Social media and political
campaigning
Anne Sabourin (member of the EL Executive
Board, PCF), Barbara Steiner (transform!
europe), Matheios Tsimitakis (Social media
campaigner of SYRIZA Greece), Mihalis
Panagiotakis (SYRIZA Greece)
Workshop II: Chances and opportunities for
left politics/political parties in Eastern
Europe
Moderation: Margarita Mileva (EL Vice
President)
Workshop III: Organizing migrants
hosted by: Left Working Group "Europeans in
Berlin", Judith Benda and Phil Butland
Workshop IV: Political education in left
parties, hosted by: Department of political
education DIE LINKE.
17-20h: EL-Fem Austerity Day
Women´s resistance against Troika policies
and the feminization of class struggle
19:00-19:45
Evening
20:00
DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER * DINER
20-21h:
Opening exhibition
“Pacifists in World
War One”
Reiner Braun (IALANA)
20-21:30h:
Roundtable: Indignados, Blockupy and new
social movements – new forms of
resistance
Christine Buchholz (MP, Blockupy), Alfredo
Mazariegos (M22 representative, Spain),
Giorgos Chondros (Greece / Austria, Europa
Anders candidate European Elections)
20-22.30h:
"Refugees welcome" Cultural - political event
in Eberswalde ahead of regional elections in
Brandenburg (Sept. 2014),
Live on stage: "Mona reloaded" and "Karate
Schulz", with Inputs on the situation in Ukraine
and Greece.
Transport to village is provided
Closing party in the evening