Schools and Retreats


In 2019, the Community Economies Institute held its first Summer School, Postcapitalist Politics in Practice, 1 to 6 June, in Bolsena (Italy).

The planned 2020 Summer School on the theme of Methods for a Postcapitalist Politics was cancelled because of COVID.

In 2022, we held the first multi-nodal Summer/Winter School, with three face-to-face schools (in Aotearoa New Zealand, Italy and the US) and two online schools (in Australian and European time zones). The theme was Researching Postcapitalist Politics and the school ran from 1 to 9 June.

In 2023, the second multi-nodal Summer/Winter School Researching Postcapitalist Politics will be held from 20 to 29 June in five nodes: face-to-face in Aotearoa New Zealand, Norway and the US) and online (in Australian and European time zones). Currently, there is a waitlist participating. For more information, email school at communityeconomies dot org.


In 2023, the Community Economies Institute will be holding its first Practice Retreat, Community Economies in Action. It will be held 12-19 July 2023, in the Italian Alps (in Rovereto, Vallagarina Valley, Italy).

CEI Summer/Winter School