The Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) is pleased to host a series of public lectures on Volume 1 of Marx’s Capital, given by the political economist and activist Andy Higginbottom. The series starts with an overview on Monday, 7 February at 6 p.m. UK time. From then onwards, the lectures will take place monthly starting on 21 February. For free tickets, please register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/cc/marxs-capital-for-the-21st-century-lectures-83149  

The lecture series will be accompanied by a weekly CSSGJ study group to take place on Tuesdays at 5pm UK time, from 22nd February 2022 onwards. If you are interested in participating actively, please contact the CSSGJ at CSSGJ@protonmail.com We are equally happy, if you want to organise your own group using the lectures as you see fit. Both the monthly lecture and the weekly study group will be held via Zoom.

If you are interested, for full details and the exact schedule, see the handbook which you can download below:

Lecture 1 – Marx’s Capital Lecture 1 Historical Introduction and Overview

Lecture 2 – Marx’s Capital Lecture 2 The Commodity and Money

Lecture 3 – Marx’s Capital Lecture 3 Exchange and the Functions of Money

Lecture 4 – The Transformation of Money into Capital

Lecture 5 – Surplus Value

Lecture 6 – Absolute-Surplus Value

Lecture 7 – Relative Surplus Value

Lecture 8 – Machinery and Large-Scale Industry


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