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 Modernity and Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution are books written in this tradition. He has also engaged in a project to illuminate and make more accessible an understanding of Marx’s Capital. His video lectures on volumes one and two have been widely used as have his Companions to Marx’s Capital, Volumes 1 and 2. He has also written expository texts focusing on Marx’s theorization of capital, such as The Limits to Capital, The Enigma of Capital and Seventeen Contradictions and The End of Capitalism. The applicability of such theorizations to actual situations is taken up in texts such as Justice, Nature and the Geography of Difference, Spaces of Hope, The New Imperialism and A Brief History of Neoliberalism. The Condition of Postmodernity remains, however, his most popular book.

Past Classes with David Harvey

October 3 @ 6:30 pm

THE RATE AND MASS OF GROWTH WITH DAVID HARVEY

This lecture will devote special attention to the mass of growth. It will ask: What  is the mass of growth? Who controls the mass of wealth?  What are we going to do with the mass that is produced? 
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May 7 @ 6:00 pm

Reading Marx's Capital Volume 1 with David Harvey

A close reading of the text of Volume I of Marx’s Capital with Professor David Harvey. This semester-long class meets on Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 8:00pm beginning on February 5th. Registration is now closed.
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April 30 @ 6:00 pm

Reading Marx's Capital Volume 1 with David Harvey

A close reading of the text of Volume I of Marx’s Capital with Professor David Harvey. This semester-long class meets on Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 8:00pm beginning on February 5th. Registration is now closed.
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April 16 @ 6:00 pm

Reading Marx's Capital Volume 1 with David Harvey

A close reading of the text of Volume I of Marx’s Capital with Professor David Harvey. This semester-long class meets on Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 8:00pm beginning on February 5th. Registration is now closed.
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