Alternative Cultural Organization (AKO) established in 2001 with headquarter in Novi Sad, Serbia. Alternative Cultural Organization is extremely active in creating alternatives to cultures of nationalism, patriotism, and far-right extremism in Serbia. Furthemore, AKO encourages individuals to participate in a socio-political life in representing all those who are vulnerable regardless of what form of discrimination (political, ethnic, nationality, gender). Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2009.
Base for Labor Initiatives and Democratization (BRID) deals with the protection and promotion of labor rights, democratic decision-making processes, and economic democracy among workers. The organization seeks to provide legal, economic, and on-site assistance to workers in defending their rights, in self-organization, and in establishing grassroots democratic unions for restructuring workplaces on the principles of democracy and solidarity. Likewise, the organization works on establishing labor unions and broad platforms structured on solidarity. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2013.
White Wave was established in 1997 in Zagreb, Croatia. As one of the first cultural-activist non-governmental organizations in Croatia, White Wave promotes a variety of independent, open, democratic, and pluralist debates. It supports the democratization of society by strengthening the civil sector. White Wave is the main organizer of the annual Subversive Festival in Zagreb. It collaborated with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE from 2011-2013.
BLOK - Local Base for Cultural Refreshment is a curatorial collective based in Zagreb, Croatia. BLOK is an organization which engages in interdisciplinary work in art, urbanism, and activism. With continuous activity since 2001, BLOK has conceived and produced projects in public spaces, lectures, exhibitions, long-term research initiatives, and publications, as well as initiating and participating in public debates and struggles connected with the transformation of public spaces. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2015.
Centre for the Promotion of Interactive Education and Social Action (CODA) was established in 2014 as citizens’ association after the successful organisation of the first Open University in Sarajevo in December 2013. CODA aims at gathering local, regional and world well known experts, thinkers and authors, who will contribute towards development of political and social engagement, public dialogue and university-level and general education that is open and easily accessible for all. CODA has built the Open university platform to promote dialogue, debates, social interventions and interactive education. Our intention is to bring together in a public space all those who are willing to share their thoughts and suggest social, artistic and political alternatives.
Center for Cultural and Historical Research on Socialism (CKPIS) was established in 2012 in Pula, Croatia as part of the Juraj Dobrila University. The academic research activity of the center is placed in the framework of humanities, social, and interdisciplinary knowledge in generating inquiries into the eras of socialism and postsocialism as well as communist ideology and theory. CKPIS organizes public tribunes and international academic conferences in addition to publishing studies on the history of the socialist period. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2015.
Center for Politics of Emancipation (CPE) was established in 2011 in Belgrade. CPE is dedicated to promoting political and economic concepts with the aim of putting an end to the social inequality created as a byproduct of capitalist society. CPE insists on stimulating the struggle for direct democracy in politics and economics with the goal of building a society of democratic socialism, which is the only way to maximize the satisfaction of human needs and enable the full developmental potential and equality of all individuals and society in general. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2012.
Center for Labor Studies (CRS) was established in 2012 with headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia. It is dedicated to the theoretical problematization of intellectual and political voids which were opened by 'cleansing' academic spaces and public discussions of all remnants of a Marxist theoretical tradition. CRS hopes to contribute a reaffirmation of antidogmatic Marxist traditions in Croatia and the wider region. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2015.
Center for Free Research (CSI) based in Tuzla and founded in 2011 in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina. CSI is a center which deals with a broad progressive orientation of political, liberal ideas as well as the promotion of organized resistance to economic exploitation. It educates workers and organizes public panels and discussions throughout Bosnia & Herzegovina. Cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE was realized in the years 2012 and 2014.
CriticAtac was formed in 2010 in Bucharest, Romania as a politial and intellectual group. The main activity of the group is the platform LeftEast, which is a daily publication of texts covering a broad thematic scope. The aim of the platform is to offer informative and critical perspectives on current events and to situate itself in the process of insuring the development of theoretical, political, and radical articulations of progressive thought in Romania. Cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE was realized in 2014.
Forum for Applied History (FPI) was established in 2013 in Belgrade, Serbia with the idea to build sustainable structures for activism that are realized within the frame of the initiative Poseta Starom sajmištu. This initiative began in 2010 with the goal to educate about the past and current state of the former concentration camp Old Fair, which today represents a forgotten site of the Holocaust in Serbia. Forum for Applied History maintains a BLOG, organizes debates and tribunes, and publishes historiographical studies. It collaborated with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE from 2013-2014.
Roma Forum Serbia is an organization based in Belgrade which contributes to improving the positions of Roma men and women with a focus on youths and their (self)representation, also in enabling the development of political education and culture based on leftist and antifascist practices. Through its projects, Roma Forum Serbia aims to raise consciousness about important political themes and ideas that emanate from a leftist perspective, antifascism, antiracism, and the traditions of democratic socialism.The collaboration with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2012.
Front slobode is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation located in Tuzla, registered in 2013, with a primary goal to promote anti-fascist tradition, emancipative politics and different forms of public good. The guiding objective of Front slobode is how to enable space for active participation of citizens in socio-economic, political and cultural matters of Bosnia and Herzegovina. From 2013 onwards, Front slobode works within two main programs: community activism, public good and volunteerism and the cultural production of post-war period. The cooperation between Front Slobode and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE started in 2016.
Gerusija is a theoretical-political collective founded in 2005 at the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad, Serbia. Gerusija engages in critical approaches to social reality and progressive theoretical praxis with the aim to establish anticapitalist emancipatory politics. Along with its theoretical production Gerusija publishes analyses, critical studies and theoretical interventions, edits the journal STVAR, and also organizes tribunes and seminars that work to establish a broad anticapitalist platform. Cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE was realized between 2012 and 2014.
Institute for Social Sciences and Humanities (ISSH) established in 2012 in Skoplje, Macedonia as an academic institute. Dedicated to a politically-oriented analysis of complex political currents in Macedonia conditioned by a European context. ISSH publishes the academic-activist philosophy journal IDENTITIES, which features the writing of outstanding domestic and international academics and activists. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2014.
Institute for Critique and Social Emancipation (ICSE) was established in 2014 in Tirana, Albania as a non-profit organization. ICSE was founded as support for the political platform „Organized Politics“, developed in 2011 as the result of monthly demonstrations against electoral manipulation in Albania. With the goal of realizing political education programs, ICSE organizes conferences and workshops, a series of cultural events and seminars, and also distributes educational materials and publications. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2015.
Institute for Labor Studies (IDŠ) was established in 2012 by members of the Workers and Punks University. At the moment it includes more than 20 Marxist-inclined students, activists, and researchers. IDS has the mission to rehabilitate a Marxist critique of political economy in the Slovenian academy and public discourse and to establish a socialist political position in the Slovenian political sphere. Together with Workers and Punks University and the academic research center „Sophia“, IDS provides an institutional front which organizes lectures, public debates, and conferences, as well as publishes books and the academic journal BOREC. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2013.
Collective for Social Interventions (KOI) represents Social Center Xaspel, which was formed in May 2010 in Sofia as one of the first initiatives of its kind in Bulgaria. It is a platform which offers space for various progressive social, ecological, and political groups from Bulgaria as well as an initiative for free education about social and political activism. People of different progressive political traditions gather together here around the idea of articulating alternatives to the current neoliberal capitalist models in Bulgaria. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2012.
Context Collective established in 2007 in Belgrade, Serbia as an autonomous artistic-media organization whose work presents the process of linking critical theory and practice and the fields of art, culture, and media with wider social operations. Context Collective organizes journalism seminars and maintains the web portal MAŠINA which regularly publishes texts on socio-political potentialities in the region. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2014.
KURS was founded in 2010 and is an organization that examines wider social problems by means of artistic production. KURS acts through various visual forms, primarily through producing murals, illustrations, wall newspapers and video reports. The main aim of KURS is to produce educational and informative content framed by artistic language and presented in some form of artistic expressions. Even though KURS is primarily associated with artistic production as a way of expression and articulation, in our work we also strive to join the political struggle and to bring about the cooperation with left-orientated organizations. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2014.
Queer Montenegro is an organization that was established in October 2012 and registered in March 2013 in Montenegro. It gathers together LGBTIQ people, family members, and friends. The aims of the organization include building a wide Montenegrin LGBTIQ movement dedicated to the active and continual struggle for the protection of human rights, supressing homophobia and transphobia, and attaining full rights and social equality for all. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2015.
Lenka established in 2008 and based in Skoplje, Macedonia. Lenka is an organization dedicated to the themes of anticapitalism, antinationalism, a critique of militarism, and gender equality. It organizes workshops and publishes books that advocate for united activity in establishing collaboration with other progressive groups from Macedonia. Cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE was realized in the years 2010 and 2011.
Independent Union of Journalists and Media Workers (SSNM) established in 2010 in Skoplje, Macedonia as a union which assembles all workers employed in the various fields of media in Macedonia. SSNM is a union which defends workers' rights and freedom of the press. It offers legal assistance and establishes regional cooperation with other union associations that participate in locating socio-economic alternatives to the dominant neoliberal narrative. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2014.
New Union was established in 2002 in Zagreb as a general type of union, which means that it recruits and organizes workers in all branches and activities in the domain of the entire state. New Union aims to connect and consolidate union movements in transcending specialist and territorial divisions. In addition to a dedication to union work, New Union is active in associating with other civil society organizations. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2015.
Movement for Freedom was established in 2004 as an independent, non-partisan, and self-organized worker-peasant organization which advocates for greater social rights, the decentralization of government and the economy, and a greater degree of citizen self-management. Movement for Freedom supports, organizes, and connects the struggles of workers and peasant groups on a local and international level. As a part of the international peasant movement and in collaboration with a number of international groups, Movement for Freedom attempts to lobby for the sovereignty of the food production system. Cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE was realized from 2010 until 2012 and from 2014 onwards.
Solidarity is an organization established in 2012 and based in Skopje, Macedonia. Solidarity is a progressive organization which is particularly engaged in the fields of social politics, antifascism, and union organizing. It convenes conferences, tribunes, and workshops as well as publishing and connecting with other progressive organizations in Macedonia in developing the consolidation of progressive actors. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2014.
Association for Media Democracy (UMD) established in 2014 in Zagreb, Croatia. Association for Media Democracy maintains the regional online portal Bilten. The aim of the portal is the promotion of regional political discussions that contribute to the political education of readers through offering alternative views on regional and local processes relevant to workers' rights, workers' struggles, social inclusion, and women and minority rights. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2014.
The »Association of Yugoslav International Brigadists 1936-1939« was founded on May 26th, 2011 in remembrance of the international solidarity in defense of the Spanish Republic and the participation of Yugoslav International Brigadists in the Spanish Civil War, The Association preserves the traditions of the »Association of Yugoslav Volunteers in the Spanish Republican Army 1936-1939« founded in Belgrade on March 19th, 1946. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2011.
Green Network of Activist Groups (ZMAG) is an association established in 2002 in Croatia which unites organic gardeners and food producers, practitioners of sustainable technology and engineering, permaculture designers, economic justice model researchers, and participative forms of organizing. ZMAG deals with the promotion, education, and application of permaculture ethics and establishing a foundation for sustainability which comprises various social, ecological, and economic levels. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2012.
Zrenjanin Social Forum (ZSF) was established in Zrenjanin, Serbia. In addition to its members, who were former workers within the company Jugoremedija, this association also assembles progressive intellectuals and a large number of workers from other factories as well as workers in precarious situations. Zrenjanin Social Forum works on projects with the aim of connecting workers' struggles and through solidarity and interpersonal relations arrives at a new view of organizing, primarily through the coalition Levi Summit of Serbia. This work is based on the principles of solidarity which are adopted by the coalition around Levi Summit of Serbia. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2015.
Women’s Information-Documentation Training Center (ŽINDOK) was established in 1997 in Belgrade, Serbia. It works to achieve equality for women in the public sphere, focusing primarily on the media. By way of critical content analysis, research, and education the center establishes communication between media outlets and their users with the aim of reducing misogyny and stereotypical contents. It collaborated with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE from 2009-2014.
Women's Space is a women's activist organization registered in 1998 in Niš with the aim of empowering women from marginalized social groups and contributing to altering the surroundings in which we live. The main activities of the organization are directed at support for women and minority activism, promoting feminist and antifascist values, and influencing public opinion and the struggle against prejudice and stereotypes. Period of cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung SEE lasts since 2011.