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'''PROVISIONAL PROGRAM'''
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For the whole reading materials, videos of the conferences and audio translations of this school, check [http://www.iire.org/en/iire-activities-mainmenu-30/22-courses-at-iire/484-starting-the-iire-s-2013-youth-school.html the IIRE website].
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== Country reports ==
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* [[Denmark - ys13.en]]
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* [[Philippines - ys13.en]]
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* [[Sri Lanka - ys13.en]]
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* [[Brasil - ys13.en]]
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* [[Spanish state - ys13.en]]
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* [[Mexico - ys13.en]]
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* [[France - ys13.en]]
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* [[Belgium - ys13.en]]
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== Final program ==
  
 
'''0. Tuesday  20/08 Arrivals, introduction'''
 
'''0. Tuesday  20/08 Arrivals, introduction'''
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'''Thursday 22/08''' <br>
 
'''Thursday 22/08''' <br>
'''[[2. The global economic crisis]]''' <br>
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'''[[2. The global economic crisis - Henri Wilno]]''' <br>
 
- Historical origin of the crisis: the neoliberal era<br>
 
- Historical origin of the crisis: the neoliberal era<br>
 
- Marxist analysis of the crisis : falling rate of profit, over accumulation, etc.<br>           
 
- Marxist analysis of the crisis : falling rate of profit, over accumulation, etc.<br>           
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'''Friday 23/08'''<br>
 
'''Friday 23/08'''<br>
'''[[3. The global ecological crisis - Marijke Colle]]'''<br>  
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'''[[3. The global ecological crisis Marijke Colle]]'''<br>  
 
- Climate crisis, biodiversity crisis, energy crisis and link with the capitalist mode of production.<br>
 
- Climate crisis, biodiversity crisis, energy crisis and link with the capitalist mode of production.<br>
 
- The notion of progress put into question, struggle of indigenous peoples, land grabbing etc.<br>
 
- The notion of progress put into question, struggle of indigenous peoples, land grabbing etc.<br>
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- A Marxist-feminist analysis of women’s oppression and exploitation<br>
 
- A Marxist-feminist analysis of women’s oppression and exploitation<br>
 
- Gender, sexuality, intersectionality: the question of oppression in a broader framework<br>
 
- Gender, sexuality, intersectionality: the question of oppression in a broader framework<br>
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- Strategic necessity of an autonomous women’s movement; feminism and ecosocialism<br>
 
- Strategic necessity of an autonomous women’s movement; feminism and ecosocialism<br>
 
   
 
   
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'''Wednesday 28/08'''<br>  
 
'''Wednesday 28/08'''<br>  
'''[[7. Africa]]'''<br>
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'''[[7. New movements of resistance, USA - Michael Marchmann]]'''<br>
- The economic changes in the region<br>
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- The crisis in the USA<br>
- Reactionary movements and religious fundamentalisms<br>
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- Indignados/Occupy : a new type of movement and its impact<br>
- Party building experiences and the relations to social movements and unions (South-Africa)<br>
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- Their relationship with the workers movement
  
 
'''Thursday 29/08''' <br>
 
'''Thursday 29/08''' <br>
'''[[8. Latin America: New progressive governments and ecosocialist struggles - Franck Gaudichaud]]''' <br>
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'''[[8. Latin America: New progressive governments and ecosocialist struggles - Sebastian Brulez]]''' <br>
 
- The new situation in Latin America: Characterisation of the progressive governments<br>
 
- The new situation in Latin America: Characterisation of the progressive governments<br>
 
- the New social movements, the role of the indigenous movements<br>
 
- the New social movements, the role of the indigenous movements<br>
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'''Friday 30/08'''<br>
 
'''Friday 30/08'''<br>
'''[[9. Building broad parties and the Fourth International - Penny Duggan]]'''<br>  
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'''[[9. Building broad parties and the Fourth International Penny Duggan]]'''<br>  
 
- our strategic goal<br>
 
- our strategic goal<br>
 
- the role of the revolutionary party<br>
 
- the role of the revolutionary party<br>
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'''Saturday  31/08'''<br>
 
'''Saturday  31/08'''<br>
 
'''10. Evaluation and general cleaning'''
 
'''10. Evaluation and general cleaning'''
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== Structure of the day ==
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*9.00-9.40: Lecture part 1
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*9.40-9.50: Break
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*9.50-10.30: Lecture Part 2
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*10.30-10.40: Break
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*10.40-11:20: Lecture Part 3
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*11.20-11.30: Break
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*11.30-12.00: Questions and answers
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*12.00-15.00: Lunch and time for individual reading
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*15.00-16.30: Discussion in language groups
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*16.30-18.00: Final discussion starting with reports from the group
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*18.00-20.30: Reading time
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*20.30: Evening meal

Latest revision as of 11:55, 2 September 2013

For the whole reading materials, videos of the conferences and audio translations of this school, check the IIRE website.

Country reports

Final program

0. Tuesday 20/08 Arrivals, introduction

Wednesday 21/08
1. Introduction to our critical Marxism - Alex Merlo
- Marx's materialism: The Theses on Feuerbach. Self-emancipation.
- Introduction to historical materialism: The notions of base and superstructure.
- Introduction to the Marxist critique of political economy: use value, exchange value, surplus value, exploitation.

Thursday 22/08
2. The global economic crisis - Henri Wilno
- Historical origin of the crisis: the neoliberal era
- Marxist analysis of the crisis : falling rate of profit, over accumulation, etc.
- Nature and possible outcomes of the current crisis

Friday 23/08
3. The global ecological crisis – Marijke Colle
- Climate crisis, biodiversity crisis, energy crisis and link with the capitalist mode of production.
- The notion of progress put into question, struggle of indigenous peoples, land grabbing etc.
- Our ecosocialist answers

Saturday 24/08
4. Women’s oppression, autonomous women’s movement - Nadia De Mond
- A Marxist-feminist analysis of women’s oppression and exploitation
- Gender, sexuality, intersectionality: the question of oppression in a broader framework

- Strategic necessity of an autonomous women’s movement; feminism and ecosocialism

Sunday 25/08
5. Imperialism and permanent revolution in the 21st Century - Peter Drucker
- Classic theory on imperialism, imperialism today
- Uneven and combined development
- The example of the Arab region revolutions and the dynamics of “permanent revolution”

Monday 26/08 Day off

Tuesday 27/08
6. Europe: the power of finance and strategic discussions - Willem Bos, Herman Michiel
- Characterisation of the EU
- The debt crisis and the orientation of the bourgeoisie
- Discussion on transitional demands and strategic perspective (anti-austerity governments, etc.)

Wednesday 28/08
7. New movements of resistance, USA - Michael Marchmann
- The crisis in the USA
- Indignados/Occupy : a new type of movement and its impact
- Their relationship with the workers movement

Thursday 29/08
8. Latin America: New progressive governments and ecosocialist struggles - Sebastian Brulez
- The new situation in Latin America: Characterisation of the progressive governments
- the New social movements, the role of the indigenous movements
- Ecosocialism vs neo-extractivism: our project of society

Friday 30/08
9. Building broad parties and the Fourth International – Penny Duggan
- our strategic goal
- the role of the revolutionary party
- how can broad parties be a bridge between where we are now and what we want

Saturday 31/08
10. Evaluation and general cleaning

Structure of the day

  • 9.00-9.40: Lecture part 1
  • 9.40-9.50: Break
  • 9.50-10.30: Lecture Part 2
  • 10.30-10.40: Break
  • 10.40-11:20: Lecture Part 3
  • 11.20-11.30: Break
  • 11.30-12.00: Questions and answers
  • 12.00-15.00: Lunch and time for individual reading
  • 15.00-16.30: Discussion in language groups
  • 16.30-18.00: Final discussion starting with reports from the group
  • 18.00-20.30: Reading time
  • 20.30: Evening meal