Socialism 2008 is an annual international gathering of socialists from different currents to discuss and debate issues which concerns the left, socialists and social movement in the world today. It was initiated by Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) in 2005 and since then it has been rotated among Socialist Party in South East Asia. In 2006, Workers Democracy from Thailand organized the event while last year it was held in Philippines, organized by Laban Ng Masa with the theme – “Renewing Socialism in the 21st. century”.
This year, PSM is proud to organize this event again as it is held in conjunction with the 10 year anniversary since the party applied for registration. “Socialism 2008 - Malaysia” would continue with last years theme “Socialism in the 21st Century”
“Socialism 2008 - Malaysia” will be held between 7-9 November 2008, at New Era College, Kajang. We invite participants locally and Internationally to participate in the event. The official language used would be English and Bahasa Malaysia. While translations would be done in Mandarin and Tamil based on needs and request.
We have invited participants from Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Korea, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Australia, United Kingdom, Sweden, Belgium and Venezuela. Besides that, most of the other participants would be from Malaysia.
Come and join us in the debates and discussions. It would be a gathering of interesting people. Bringing together socialist from different currents, different eras, progressive, unionist, grassroots activist, students, anarchist and everyone out there who believe in talking, thinking and making this a better world.