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Conference - Beyond capitalism from theory to practice

Conference - Beyond capitalism from theory to practice

Beyond capitalism: from theory to practice

Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) invites you to a conference on the theoretical and practical questions of the overcoming of capitalism.

The conference aims to address the problems of capitalism and develop a framework for achieving the political priorities and objectives beyond capitalism. 

It will be chaired by MEP Miloslav Ransdorf and MEP Alfreds Rubiks. Honourable speakers include: Ladislav Hohoš (Faculty of Philosophy, Comenius University in Bratislava), Marek Hrubec (Centre of Global Studies in Prague) and Peter Dinuš (Institute of Political Science of the Slovak Academy of Science).

The working languages of the conference are English, French, German, Latvian, Czech and Slovak. 

If you require an access badge to the EP we ask you to register with Michal Frič at [email protected] Please include your full name, DOB, Nationality and ID number before 28 January.

 

30 January 2014, 09.00-12.30 & 15.00-18.30, ASP 1G-2

Conference programme

09.00 Welcome & Introduction

MEP Gabi Zimmer , GUENGL President 

09.15 Words on theme.

MEP Alfreds Rubiks

10.30 Crisis of Capitalism and Capitalism in Crisis.

MEP Miloslav Ransdorf

11.15        Discussion

11.30    Can the anticapitalist alternative be the “European dream”?

Ladislav Hohoš (Faculty of Philosophy, Comenius University, Bratislava)

12.15        Discussion

12.30        Lunch break

15.00    Sense of economic democracy: On the way to a post-capitalistic society.

Marek Hrubec (Centre of Global Studies in Prague)

15.45        Discussion

16.00    Selected problems of some capitalist reflections from the point of view of its overcoming.

Peter Dinuš (Institute of Political Science of the Slovak Academy of Science)

16.45        Discussion, Concluding words

  For info: Michal Frič  + 32 2 2841739 [email protected]
 
 
  GUE/NGL press contact + 32 475 646628  [email protected]