Finland in July has an otherworldly quality to it: the midnight sun makes 11 p.m. identical to 11 a.m. and, because by August it might be cold again, cities quieten as people head to cabins by a lake, […]
I was impressed by the enthusiasm of the young participants as well as the way in which they were 'naturally' Europeans, at ease in a complex world of multiple identities
Donald SassoonProfessor of Comparative European History, Queen Mary University, London, United Kingdom
It is exciting to work with an initiative that actively involves citizens around Europe in thinking creatively about migration.
Jerome PhelpsWestern Europe Representative, International Detention Coalition, Melbourne, Australia
For me Transeuropa Festival was a wonderful way of connecting with people I would never otherwise have met, and feeling part of a wider European culture.
Marina LewyckaNovelist, United Kingdom
Transeuropa invites us to discuss fundamental issues and encourages us to be active citizens of our communities.
Robert BiedronMember of Parliament and LGBT activist, Poland
If we believe that another Europe is possible, we need to propose alternative ideas based on principles of real democracy and solidarity, and this is precisely what European Alternatives proposes and enacts.
Iker Barbero (University of the Basque Country, Euskal Herria)
A serious attempt to bring popular sovereignty, constitutional democracy and transnational solution-finding into a common framework
Bruno Kaufmann(Falun City Government, Sweden)
I have been consistently impressed by the quality of the activities and the organisational capacity of European Alternatives
Sandro MezzadraProfessor of political philosophy, University of Bologna
A much needed transnational political actor giving a meaning to European active citizenship and the struggle for fundamental rights
Ugo MatteiProfessor of Civil Law, University of Turin, and Professor of International and Comparative Law, University of California
European Alternatives has been amongst the most effective, exciting, and creative acts to build a solidaristic and democratic Europe open to people and ideas
Engin Isin(Professor of Citizenship, Open University,