Kevin B. Anderson (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Kevin B. Anderson is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, with courtesy appointments in Feminist Studies and Political Science. He is the author of Lenin, Hegel, and Western Marxism (1995), Foucault and the Iranian Revolution (with Janet Afary, 2005), and Marx at the Margins (2010/2016). Among his edited volumes are the Rosa Luxemburg Reader (with Peter Hudis, 2004) and the Dunayevskaya-Marcuse-Fromm Correspondence (with Russell Rockwell, 2012). He writes regularly for New Politics, The International Marxist-Humanist, and Jacobin on Marxism and on international politics and radical movements in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.

Tamás Krausz (ELTE University of Budapest)

Tamás Krausz is a scholar of the Soviet and Russian history in the 20th century, with a special focus on left-wing intellectual history. His book entitled Reconstructing Lenin: An Intellectual Biography was awarded the Deutscher Memorial Prize 2015. The Spanish edition will be published this year.

He has acted as Professor and Head of Department of Eastern European History at Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest until his retirement. Currently, he is head of the Doctoral Program of the Department.

He was a founding member of the journal Eszmélet (Consciousness) in 1989, which ever since has provided a unique forum in Hungary to discuss left-wing theoretical issues.

He has accomplished a theoretical and organizational work to keep the left-wing thought alive in Eastern Europe and in Hungary. He is editor of a wide range of books in Russian and in Hungarian, and he has published extensively on issues related to the theory of socialism in English, Russian and Hungarian.

Stefano Petrucciani (Università degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza)

Stefano Petrucciani was Full Professor in Political Philosophy at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. He directed the Department of Philosophy from 2010 to 2019. He was President of the Italian Association for Political Philosophy from 2013 to 2019. He is author of many books including: Introduzione a Habermas, (Laterza 2000), Introduzione a Adorno (Laterza 2007), Modelli di filosofia politica (Einaudi 2003; transl.: Modelos de filosofia politica), Democrazia (Einaudi 2014), Politica. Una introduzione filosofica (Einaudi 2020), The Ideas of Kark Marx (Palgrave 2020), Theodor W. Adorno’s Philosophy, Society and Aesthetics (Palgrave 2021), Pensare con Marx (Carocci, Roma 2022), Marx en 10 palabras (Alianza Editorial 2023).

Albert Noguera (Universitat de València)

Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Valencia where he directs the Department of Housing and Law in the City. Doctor in Law from the University of La Habana (Cuba), he served as an advisor to the governments of Evo Morales and Rafael Correa, participating in the technical drafting commissions for the Constitution of Bolivia in 2009 and Ecuador in 2008. He is a guest professor in different international universities and author of more than a dozen books in the field of political philosophy, the theory of the State and constituent power.

Mònica Clua (University of Limerick)

Mònica Clua Losada is visiting professor at the University of Limerick (Ireland) and professor of political science at the University of Texas. She holds a doctorate in political science from the University of York (England) with a thesis on longshoremen, independent trade unionism and internationalism. She is currently president of the Catalan Association of Political Science and co-editor-in-chief of the academic journal Global Political Economy published by Bristol University Press. He has published widely on global critical political economy, social movements and trade unionism. He is preparing a book about authoritarian neoliberalism in the Spanish state and the anti-austerity social movements of the last decade. Global Political Economypublicada per Bristol University Press. Ha publicat extensament sobre economia política crítica global, moviments socials i sindicalisme. Té en preparació un llibre sobre el neoliberalisme autoritari a l’estat espanyol i els moviments socials anti-austeritat de la darrera dècada. 

Michael Brie (Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Berlin)

Philosopher and political scientist. He studied philosophy in Leningrad and Berlin and received his doctorate in social philosophy at the Humboldt University Berlin. He was professor for social philosophy at the Humboldt-University from 1990 to 1994. From 1994 to 1999 he worked for the Max Planck Society and the Wissenschaftszentrum in Berlin and realized different project concerning the transformation in Russia, Eastern Europe and Eastern Germany. Between 1999 and 2019 he worked as member of the Managing Board and director of the Students Department, the International Department and Institute for Critical Social Analysis of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in Berlin. Between 2019 and 2023 he was the chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the foundation.

Manuel Delgado (Universitat de Barcelona)

Professor of anthropology at the University of Barcelona. Degree in Art History and PhD in Anthropology from the same university. Third-cycle studies in the Section of Sciences Réligieuses of the École Pratique des Hautes Études, Sorbonne de Paris. Since 1986, he has been teaching religious anthropology and urban anthropology at the Social Anthropology Department of the UB. 

He has worked on collective identities, religious violence and the social appropriation of urban spaces, topics on which he has published articles in specialized magazines. He is the author of the books De la muerte de un dios (1986), La ira sagrada (1991), Las palabras de otro hombre (1992), La cité de la diversité (1996), Diversity and integration (1998), The public animal ( Anagram Essay Prize, 1999), Iconoclast Lights (2001), Pedestrian Praise (2005), Sociedades moveddizas (2007), La ciudad mentirosa (2008), El espacio público como ideologia (2015), Ciudadanismo (2016) and, with Núria Benach, Márgenes y umbrales (2022).

Marxlenin P. Valdés (Universidad de La Habana)

Professor of Marxism (2021), PhD in Philosophical Sciences (2018), MA in Social Sciences (2013), BA in Philosophy (2007) from the University of Havana, Cuba. Social Sciences (2013), Bachelor of Philosophy (2007) from the University of Havana, Cuba. She worked as a professor in the Department of Philosophy for the Specialty, Faculty of Philosophy and History of the UH (2007-2023), with a teaching experience of more than 16 years. Among the courses undergraduate courses include: Philosophical Hermeneutics; Theory of the Cuban Revolution; History of Philosophy; Theory and History of Marxism; and Philosophy of Communication. She is currently the host and scriptwriter of the national television program on economics, "Cuadrando la caja" of Ideas Multimedios. Contributor to the Cubadebate web site, where her latest publications where her latest publications can be consulted. Her line of research is especially directed to critical Marxism and critical Marxism and the hermeneutics of communication.