«This publication gathers the presentations, as well as the discussions, from the event ‹Whose Revolution?› and is meant to document the analytical momentum after the second anniversary of the #protestiram movement in Macedonia, drawing on analogies and different experiences from the region too.»


An Epistemological Approach
«However, we would have to learn from the Russian revolution that etatisation of the party in power is a permanent mortal danger, to be permanently fought against, and that a form of vigorous plebeian democracy at all levels, allowing for changes of leading political cadre is indispensable.»
Kino Kultura, Skopje, Macedonia


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...


3rd International Conference »Socialism on the Bench«
While the themes of the last conference reflected the anniversaries of 1945 and 1990, with the beginning and end of state socialism, the third Socialism on the Bench conference will again be echoing historical events. With the theme Communists and Communist Parties: Policies, Actions, Debates, we want to encourage research into communist activity in a broader geographical area than the one covered by socialist Yugoslavia, and during a period lasting longer than the existence of that country.


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.

Yugoslav Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War

Research Paper Series of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Southeast Europe No.4

Eighty years after rebel army officers began an uprising that plunged their country into a bloody fratricidal conflict, the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) continues to spark passionate debates both in Spain and internationally.

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.

Association of Yugoslav International Brigadists 1936-1939

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...

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...

Socialism - construction and deconstruction

Socialism - construction and deconstruction 2nd International Conference "Socialism on the Bench" The second International Conference Socialism on the Bench is centred on the theme Socialism: Construction and Deconstruction and aims to connect socialist and post-socialist experiences in Europe by including Yugoslav, post-Yugoslav and European...