Marxism in Culture Spring seminars 2016

All seminars start at 5.30pm. This term all seminars take place in the Wolfson Room, at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU.

The seminar closes at 7.30pm and retires to the bar.


Owen Hatherley

Landscapes of ‘Non-Capitalism’: Historicising the Distinctiveness of Soviet Architecture


Capitalism, Colonialism & Silver

Screening of Harun Farocki, The Silver & the Cross 17 mins

Followed by talks by Kodwo Eshun (Goldsmiths) and Juan Grigera (UCL)


Martin Gaughan (Cardiff Metropolitan University) The torn halves: conflicts over a Marxist aesthetic in Weimar Germany & Grant Mandarino (University of Michigan) Sardonic Vision: Graphic Satire and Weimar Communism


Tijana Stevanovic (Newcastle University)

Building Subject to Groundworks: Youth Working Actions in New Belgrade

Seminar organisers: Matthew Beaumont, Luisa Lorenza Corna, Dave Beech, Alan Bradshaw, Warren Carter, Gail Day, Steve Edwards, Larne Abse Gogarty, Esther Leslie, David Mabb, Antigoni Memou, Chrysi Papaioannou, Nina Power, Dominic Rahtz, Pete Smith, Peter Thomas, Alberto Toscano and Marina Vishmidt.

For further information, please contact Antigoni Memou

All welcome.







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