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INVITATION TO TENDER Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS) is a left oriented, non-profit organization that offers political education and acts as a center for discussion of progressive social thinking and research. RLS is associated with Germany’s »Die Linke« (Left Party) and has its headquarters in Berlin (Germany). Together with partner organizations RLS...
18.05.2017
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Cluj, Romania
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HOUSING - RIGHT OR COMMODITY

What is to be Done?
The workshop series »Housing - right or commodity. What is to be done?« continues with a second discussion tackling the privatization process and the manner in which the property transfer led to the commodification of housing. We aim to discuss the privatization of economic units and of the housing stock, together with the relation between the two. We...
05.05.2017
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Kino Kultura, Skopje, Macedonia
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WHOSE REVOLUTION?

The Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje, is announcing a two-day forum on the topic of Whose Revolution? Which will take place at Kino Kultura on the 5th and 6th of May. These dates are also symbolic since they represent the 2nd anniversary of massive anti-government demonstrations in Skopje. The forum will bring together local and...

LABOUR RIGHTS IN TRANSNATIONAL COMPANIES

Commented Bibliography
Nearly after 150 years of Marx´s reading, labour and its organizations are facing the enormous challenge of simultaneously responding to the current globalization regime marked by growing social inequality, continuing environmental degradation, global capital mobility, supply chains of transnational companies crossing national borders, persistent high levels of informal employment in most of the late industrialized countries, and growing precariousness [...].
16.03.2017
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Cluj, Romania
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HOUSING

Right or Commodity. What is To Be Done?
Under the title »Housing - right or commodity. What is to be done?«, the series of four workshops problematizes the transformation of the political economy of housing for the past two decades. Processes as privatization, gentrification and financialization have led to the commodification of housing, contributing to capital accumulation in parallel with...

IDENTITIES. JOURNAL FOR POLITICS, GENDER AND CULTURE

Volume 13, 2016
IDENTITIES is a peer reviewed international journal that seeks to serve as a platform for the theoretical production of Southeastern Europe and enable its visibility and an opening for international debate with authors from both the "intellectual centers" and the "intellectual margins" of the world.
08.11.2016.
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Beograd, Srbija
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WORKING CONDITIONS IN TRANSNATIONAL COMPANIES

Possibilities of International Labor Organizing in Southeast Europe
In 2014 Serbia advertised itself on CNN as a land of highly skilled and cheap labor. Similar to that, in Skopje, Macedonia advertised itself on billboards across the town as a country with the cheapest labor force in Europe.

Building Blocks for the Left

Regional Political Forum on Marxist Theory and Practice in the Southeast Europe
The period after the disappointment from SYRIZA's government and the (re)enacting of the debates on the level of intervention, European or national, that new socialist strategies should concentrate, was ruptured by the ›Brexit‹ with a deeper debate on the very position of the Left towards the European Union.

Regional Political Forum on Marxist Theory and Practice in the Southeast Europe

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS "Regional Political Forum on Marxist Theory and Practice in the Southeast Europe" - School for Politics and Critique 2016 Date: 24th – 27th June 2016 / Place: Ohrid, Macedonia   The Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje, with the support from the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation SOE is proud to announce the...

Centre for the Promotion of Interactive Education and Social Action

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...