History seminars at the IHR

Marxism in Culture

Convenors:  Matthew Beaumont, 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, Luisa Lorenza Corna, Marina Vishmidt

Contacts: For further information, please contact Antigoni Memou antigonimemou@yahoo.co.uk  

Venue: Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Friday, 5.30pm

Web: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/art-history/news-events/news-events/marxism-in-culture

Some podcasts from this Seminar are available online

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
5 February Landscapes of Non-Capitalism: Historicising the Distinctiveness of Soviet Architecture

Owen Hatherley

Please Note, This seminar has been cancelled


19 February Capitalism, Colonialism & Silver Harun Farocki, The Silver & the Cross 17 mins

Kodwo Eshun (Goldsmiths) &Juan Grigera (UCL)


4 March The torn halves: conflicts over a Marxist aesthetic in Weimar Germany

Martin Gaughan (Cardiff Metropolitan University)

Sardonic Vision: Graphic Satire and Weimar Communism
Grant Mandarino (University of Michigan)


18 March Building Subject to Groundworks: Youth Working Actions in New Belgrade

Tijana Stevanovic (Newcastle University)

Venue: Room SH349, 3rd floor, South block, Senate House