Marx Memorial Library classes on Marx

80th ANNIVERSARY 1933-2013 “Education in the science of Marxism” CLASSES IN CLASSIC WORKS BY MARX AND ENGELS

Classics of Marxism Session 1 – Autumn 2013 – Fortnightly 17th September, 2013 – 29th October, 2013 starting at 7 pm and ending at 9 pm. To mark the Library’s 80th Anniversary the fee will only be £12 for four classes, to be paid at the first class.

These classes are OPEN TO ALL and no prior knowledge is required. They will be taught on the basis of group and collective learning. Learning materials will be provided by email, on the Marx Library website, and on the night. Those wishing to attend should register in advance by email to: . Or by post to 37a Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DU, For phone enquiries, telephone: 020 7253 1485. There are limited places on the course and they will be filled on a first come basis.

* Tuesday 17th September “How classes make history” Marx Engels: The Manifesto of the Communist Party 1848 Tutor: Alex Gordon
* Tuesday 1st October “How people change the world” Marx: Preface to a Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy Tutor: Jonathan White
* Tuesday 15th October “Human development and nature” Engels: The Part Played by Labour in the Transition from Ape to Human Tutor: David Ayrton
* Tuesday 29th October “Class and women’s oppression” Engels: The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State Tutor: Mary Davis

Alex Gordon is past President of the RMT, Dr Jonathan White works for UCU, David Ayrton works for NUJ, and Professor Mary Davis was previously Deputy Director of the Working Lives Research Institute at London Metropolitan University and is currently Visiting Professor at Royal Holloway College.

A second series on the Classics of Marxism will commence on Tuesday 5th November. Information will be available on the Marx Library website:


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