This year’s summer university of the Party of the European Left and transform! europe will take place in Trevi, near Perugia in the Region of Umbria in Italy. Ten years after the historic, international mobilization against the G8-Summit in Genoa and the death of Carlo Giuliani, the struggle continues in Europe and the world. In co-operation with the Italian EL- member party of Rifondazione Comunista, the Summer University aims to gather young activists and members of parties and social movements from all over Europe for a debate on current political and social issues.
Topics will center on left alternatives for a way out of the crises and for social transformation, new internationalism, media and democracy, and youth in Europe. During workshops, seminars and meetings, participants will share experiences and discuss policies and initiatives for the construction of an alternative Europe.
Tuesday, 12 July 2011
Ten Years after Genoa, the Struggle Continues in Europe and the World
Morning: Arrival and Registration
17.00 – 19.30 Welcome and Input Session by Speakers of the EL, answering Questions by University Participants on European Issues
Wednesday, 13 July 2011
Ways out of the Capitalist Crisis and Left Alternatives in Europe
10.00-13.00 Plenary: Ways out of the Capitalist Crisis and Left Alternatives in Europe
Workshop 1: Environmental Crisis
Workshop 2: Feminist Views on Crisis
Workshop 3: European Crisis and Discussion of Left Alternatives
16.30 – 19.00 Plenary: Fighting to Transform Europe and the World
Thursday, 14 July 2011
New Revolts and Development of New internationalism
10.00-13.00 Plenary: New Revolts and Development of New internationalism
Workshop 1: Situation of Migrants during Crisis
Workshop 2: Rebellions in the Arab World and Euro-Mediterranean Left Strategies
Workshop 3: NATO-Interventions
16.30 – 19.00 Plenary: New Imperialism and New Internationalism
Friday, 15 July 2011
Youth against Precariousness and Unemployment
10.00-13.00 Youth against Precariousness and Unemployment
14.00 – 16.00
Workshop 1: Situation of Social Movements in Europe and G-20 Mobilisations
Workshop 2: Youth in Europe: Engagement in Political Organizations
Workshop 3: Education and the Bologna Process
17.00-19.30 Plenary: Markets’ Dictatorship and Left European Strategies
Saturday, 16 July 2011
Media and Democracy. The Response of the Radical Left
10.00-13.00 Plenary: Media and Democracy. The Response of the Radical Left
Workshop 1: Alternative Media
Workshop 2: “Facebook Revolution” in Maghreb
16.30-19.00 Plenary: Gramsci and the Question of Revolution
Sunday, 17 July 2011
Working languages are Italian, English and French.
Per person, the costs for participation, including board and lodging for the entire period, amount to: EUR 120 in a three- or four- bed room, EUR 150 in a double room and EUR 250 in a single room.
Venue: Hotel della Torre, Trevi (Perugia), www.centrohotelumbria.com
Please send your registration to: firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be bus transfers organized from Rome’s airports to Trevi on the arrival and departure day.