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January 28, 2020 @ 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 5, 2020

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

April 6 update: Due to some particularities with the CUNY calendar, we will be postponing tomorrow’s class.  We will not meet tomorrow April 7, and we will meet next on April 21 after spring break. Please read pages 707-783 for class on April 21.

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: NO CLASS
  • Apr 14: NO CLASS
  • Apr 21: Pages 707-758
  • Apr 28: Pages 759-880
  • May 5: Pages 881-893 & 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, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The People’s Forum
320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
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