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January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 12, 2020

ONLINE COURSE! Tuesdays, January 28- May 12, 6:30-8:30.

March 10 update: In light of the increasing number of confirmed coronavirus cases, we will not be holding David Harvey’s Grundrisse class in person as a precautionary measure.  We will still hold the class for all registered students in an online-only format using Zoom. Others can join via YouTube livestream.

Join us virtually this semester for a close reading of Marx’s Grundrisse (otherwise known as the Foundations of the Critique of Political Economy – Rough Draft) with Professor David Harvey.  This is a rare opportunity to study Marx with David Harvey, wherever you may be located in the world!

The text for this seminar is Grundrisse: Foundations of the Critique of Political Economy (Rough Draft) by Karl Marx, Penguin Classics Edition (ISBN: 978-0140445756).

**In person registration for this course is closed, but anyone can join virtually via livestream. ** During class times, live videos available on The People’s Forum YouTube page.

Handout from class 1

VIDEOS (YouTube Playlist)


  • Jan 28: Introduction, pages 83-111
  • Feb 4: Pages 115-238
  • Feb 11: Pages 239-304
  • Feb 18: Pages 304-370
  • Feb 25:Pages 373-423
  • Mar 3: NO CLASS
  • Mar 10: Pages 423-515
  • Mar 17: Pages 516-594
  • Mar 24: Pages 595-668
  • Mar 31: Pages 668-706
  • Apr 7: Pages 707-758
  • Apr 14: NO CLASS
  • Apr 21: Pages 759-880
  • Apr 28: Pages 881-893
  • May 5: Reprise


  • David Harvey
    David Harvey is a Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His substantive interests lie in the study of urbanization and uneven geographical development of capitalism at a variety of scales, from local to global. Social Justice and the City, Paris, Capital of … Read More ›


January 28
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The People’s Forum
320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States