next left

The FEPS Next Left Research Programme has been founded in June 2009, with the goal to reflect upon the 2009 European Elections and prepare for the one to come. The programme quickly developed into a reference point for politicians, academics and experts in the field of the renewal of social democracy in Europe. With the support of the national foundations, and especially the Renner Institut as the partner in the project, it has been possible to realize a great deal of research, debates and publications across the EU and beyond.

This variety of activities has been executed through different groups within the FEPS Next Left Research Programme: the FEPS Next Left Focus Group, the FEPS Next Left Working Group on Eurodemocracy, the FEPS Young Academics Network, the FEPS Next Left Dialogue of Dialogues and the national round tables. The programme’s findings have been published within the FEPS Next Left Book Series, offering the PES, the S&D Group in the European Parliament and its sister parties an academic and analytical perspective on the current political state of the European Progressive movement. As a result of the increasing appreciation of the FEPS Next Left Research Programme, its position within the world of academia got strengthened, allowing the programme to grow and involve scholars and experts from different continents. The FEPS Next Left Research Programme is chaired by Dr. Alfred Gusenbauer. Within the FEPS Team it is coordinated by Dr. Ania Skrzypek, FEPS Senior Research Fellow.

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resources

events

  • FEPS Next Left Focus and Working Group Meeting

    December 18th - 20th, 2017
    Rue Montoyer 40. 1000 Brussels Rue Montoyer 40. 1000 Brussels

    The FEPS Next Left Focus and Working Groups will meet for the third time in the current cycle to review the progress within the ongoing research and hence

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  • Europe's future ahead. Our Progressive Roadmap

    December 01st - 02nd, 2017
    Pavilhão Carlos Lopes Parque Eduardo VII 1070-051 Lisboa, Portugal Pavilhão Carlos Lopes Parque Eduardo VII 1070-051 Lisboa, Portugal

    The European Union is going through crucial times. After a long period of economic, political and social crises, which have exposed the structural inadequacies

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projects

  • Next Left Academic Symposiums

    May 11, 2018

    The “High Level Seminars” have been the activities, which have been organised as a conclusion of a longer-term processes involving preparatory workshops, drafting of research papers and involving in an exchange with

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  • Next Left Working Group

    May 11, 2018

    Next Left Working Group Meetings

    The Next Left Working Group is a gathering of academics researching on the field of comparative politics in terms of partisan and euro-partisan system. Composed of 15 members, it launched a pilot research programme in 2012 on Eurodemocracy and europarties learn more
  • Next Left

    April 24, 2018
    NEXT LEFT

    The FEPS Next Left Research Programme has been founded in June 2009, with the goal to reflect upon the 2009 European Elections and prepare for the one to come. The programme quickly developed into a reference point for politicians, academics and experts in the field of the renewal of

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