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'THERE NEVER WAS A WEST' Discussion, Part 5, by David Graeber

18 August, 2022 / 18:50

We continue and finish with pp. 362-368 from David’s article. For more info and to register, go to: https://museum.care/events/there-never-was-a-west-part-5-by-david-graeber/  

'THERE NEVER WAS A WEST' Discussion, Part 4, by David Graeber

04 August, 2022 / 18:50

We continue with pp. 355-362 from David’s article. For more info and to register, go to: https://museum.care/events/there-never-was-a-west-part-4-by-david-graeber/    

‘THERE NEVER WAS A WEST’ Discussion, Parts 2 and 3, by David Graeber

21 July, 2022 / 18:50

We continue discussing pp. 337-355 of David’s article.  For more info and to register, go to  https://museum.care/events/there-never-was-a-west-part-2-3-by-david-graeber/  

Conference: Building Bridges around David Graeber's Legacy

07 July, 2022

Building Bridges Around David Graeber’s Legacy Conference organized by Triangle UMR 5206 Lyon, France – July 7th-8th-9th 2022 https://davidgraeber22.sciencesconf.org/?forward-action=index&forward-controller=index&lang=en… Important: Deadline for abstract submissions is ‘before Jan 31, 2022’.    

Upcoming events:

‘THERE NEVER WAS A WEST’ Discussion, Part 5, by David Graeber

18 August, 2022 / 18:50

We continue and finish with pp. 362-368 from David’s article. For more info and to register, go to: https://museum.care/events/there-never-was-a-west-part-5-by-david-graeber/  

Past events:

‘THERE NEVER WAS A WEST’ Discussion, Part 4, by David Graeber

04 August, 2022 / 18:50

We continue with pp. 355-362 from David’s article. For more info and to register, go to: https://museum.care/events/there-never-was-a-west-part-4-by-david-graeber/    

‘THERE NEVER WAS A WEST’ Discussion, Parts 2 and 3, by David Graeber

21 July, 2022 / 18:50

We continue discussing pp. 337-355 of David’s article.  For more info and to register, go to  https://museum.care/events/there-never-was-a-west-part-2-3-by-david-graeber/  

Conference: Building Bridges around David Graeber’s Legacy

07 July, 2022

Building Bridges Around David Graeber’s Legacy Conference organized by Triangle UMR 5206 Lyon, France – July 7th-8th-9th 2022 https://davidgraeber22.sciencesconf.org/?forward-action=index&forward-controller=index&lang=en… Important: Deadline for abstract submissions is ‘before Jan 31, 2022’.    

‘THIS IS NOT AN ENLIGHTENER’, WITH CÉDRIC MONG-HY

20 June, 2022 / 18:00

For more info and to register, go to https://museum.care/events/this-is-not-an-enlightener/

‘THERE NEVER WAS A WEST’ Discussion, Part 1, by David Graeber

16 June, 2022 / 18:50

We start with pp. 329-337 of David’s article. For more info and now a recording of the discussion, go to https://museum.care/events/there-never-was-a-west-by-david-graeber/

FIGHT CLUB: David Graeber Vs Thomas Hobbes / Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Direct from ringside, live and online.

29 May, 2022

For more info, please visit the MoC link: https://museum.care/fight-club-david-graeber-vs-thomas-hobbes-jean-jacques-rousseau-direct-from-ringside-live-and-online/

HOW TO LIVE TOGETHER?

28 May, 2022 / 15:00

Nika Dubrovsky invites children from the ages of seven to sixteen as well as parents for a lecture and workshop around the collaborative project A4 kids, started by Dubrovsky and her late husband, the anthropologist David Graeber. The event calls to imagine an egalitarian city guided by the narratives and questions raised in the book Future City, […]

EDUCATION AND ANTI-INSTITUTIONS: OPEN ASSEMBLY

25 May, 2022 / 18:00

Link to event in MoC Calendar here: https://museum.care/education-and-anti-institutions-open-assembly/

DISCUSSION OF WALTER BENJAMIN’S “CRITIQUE OF VIOLENCE”

19 May, 2022 / 20:00

More info at MoC Calendar event, linked here: https://museum.care/discussion-of-walter-benjamin-s-critique-of-violence/

‘Lifelong Self-Learning and Modern Education,’ with Keith Hart

28 April, 2022 / 18:00

For more info and to register, go to https://museum.care/events/lifelong-self-learning-and-modern-education-with-keith-hart/

Follow-up on the previous Assembly “What is War?” 

27 April, 2022 / 20:00

For more info, go to https://museum.care/follow-up-on-the-previous-assembly-what-is-war/

DAVID GRAEBER PHILOSOPHICAL SERIES: WHITEHEAD, WITH STEVEN SHAVIRO

21 April, 2022

For more info, go to this link https://museum.care/events/david-graeber-philosophical-series-whitehead-with-steven-shaviro/

KARAOKE Reading Group. Theme: Dawn of Everything

14 April, 2022 / 20:00

For more details, go to https://museum.care/events/karaoke-reading-group-theme-dawn-of-everything/

A Further Exploration of Culture

31 March, 2022 / 20:00

For description, link to article, and link to register go to https://museum.care/events/a-further-exploration-of-culture/

FAROCKI GRAEBER RESIDENCIES PROGRAM

30 March, 2022 / 18:00

For description and link to register, go to https://museum.care/room/farocki-graeber-residencies-program/

What is War?

30 March, 2022 / 20:00

This is a 3d Assembly of Harun Farocki/David Graeber’s project. This time we are going to talk about war.

DAVID GRAEBER PHILOSOPHICAL SERIES: BHASKAR, WITH FREDERIC VANDENBERGHE AND DOUGLAS PORPORA

24 March, 2022 / 19:00

The second lecture of the David Graeber Philosophical series will be about Bhaskar. It will be delivered by Frederic Vandenberghe and Douglas Porpora and is entitled ‘Critical realism and baseline communism. A heavenly discussion between Roy Bhaskar and David Graeber.’   Critical realism is a philosophical movement in the social sciences associated with the work […]

‘Visions of Sustainable Economies’ Book Club: The Dawn of Everything – Part 3

17 March, 2022

Young Scholars Initiative Visions of Sustainable Economies – a Book Club Topic: The Dawn of Everything – Part 3 Time: March 17, 2022, 12:00 (Timezone: America/Chicago) Register to join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: here  DESCRIPTION OF THIS PART OF THE SERIES Join us to read the late David Graeber’s The Dawn of Everything! […]

‘What Kinship Is’, by Marshall Sahlins

10 March, 2022 / 20:00

Get full info and register for the event at the Museum of Care website here    

This is not a Pirate – Webinar #2

07 March, 2022 / 18:00

Get full info and register for the event at the Museum of Care website

THE DAWN OF EVERYTHING Reading Group

03 March, 2022 / 20:00

Get full info and register for the event at the Museum of Care website

‘Visions of Sustainable Economies’ Book Club: The Dawn of Everything – Part 2

03 March, 2022

Young Scholars Initiative Visions of Sustainable Economies – a Book Club Topic: The Dawn of Everything – Part 2 Time: March 3, 2022, 12:00 (Timezone: America/Chicago) Register to join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: here  DESCRIPTION OF THIS PART OF THE SERIES Join us to read the late David Graeber’s The Dawn of Everything! […]

THE DAWN OF EVERYTHING Reading Group

17 February, 2022 / 20:00

Chapter 10: Why the State has No Origin The humble beginnings of sovereignty, bureaucracy and politics At 8pm London Time Zoom link: https://bit.ly/3kifxZY Meeting ID: 604 596 7588 Passcode: CITY    

‘Visions of Sustainable Economies’ Book Club: The Dawn of Everything – Part 1

17 February, 2022

Young Scholars Initiative Visions of Sustainable Economies – a Book Club Topic: The Dawn of Everything – Part 1 Time: February 17, 2022, 12:00 (Timezone: America/Chicago) Register to join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: here  DESCRIPTION OF THIS PART OF THE SERIES Join us to read the late David Graeber’s The Dawn of Everything! […]

‘How can a group be one single philosopher? Spinoza and his friends as an example of collective thinking.’

10 February, 2022 / 19:00

We are organising, under the patronage of Museum of Care and the David Graeber Institute, a series of public lectures on the philosophical foundations of the work of David Graeber, whose death in September 2020 was an enormous shock and left a void in anthropology and far beyond the discipline.    The starting point for […]

‘THIS IS NOT A PIRATE’: A CONVERSATION WITH MARCUS REDIKER

07 February, 2022 / 18:00

Facilitation by Kélig (6pm London time) Guest: Marcus Rediker At times when life on earth is in crisis, David Graeber’s findings open new possibilities. One way he’s been doing this, was by challenging how human history was being told, inviting us to look at alternative change makers whose positive contributions to our societies have been […]

THE DAWN OF EVERYTHING Reading Group

03 February, 2022 / 20:00

Deadline for Abstract Submissons to Conference ‘Building Bridges around David Graeber’s Legacy’

30 January, 2022

https://davidgraeber22.sciencesconf.org/?forward-action=index&forward-controller=index&lang=en… Deadline for abstract submissions is ‘before Jan 31, 2022’.

THE DAWN OF EVERYTHING Reading Group

20 January, 2022 / 20:00

Spinoza Reading Group: Tractatus Politicus Chapters 1-5

13 January, 2022 / 20:00

Tractatus Philosophicus

THE DAWN OF EVERYTHING Reading Group

06 January, 2022 / 20:00

KARAOKE Reading Group (Postponed until 2022)

23 December, 2021 / 20:00

For more information and to sign up, see here,  read about our previous group here

THE DAWN OF EVERYTHING Reading Group

20 December, 2021 / 20:00

LSE SEMINAR: Bullshit Jobs

10 December, 2021 / 11:00

Mao Mollona (Goldsmiths Senior Lecturer, Anthropology) and Andrew Sanchez (Cambridge Associate Professor, Anthropology) Link to register: here

“Divorce is not a crime.”

07 December, 2021

#theyeswomen begins preparations for action in Berlin in support of the hundreds of thousands of divorced pensioners in the former GDR who have been cheated out of their pensions.

THE DAWN OF EVERYTHING Reading Group

06 December, 2021 / 20:00

‘External link’  is the link to the recording of our reading group.

KARAOKE Reading Group

18 November, 2021

For more information and to sign up, see here,  read about our previous group here

The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity by David Wengrow & the late David Graeber

10 November, 2021 / 19:00

What if the story we’ve been told for centuries about the origins of social inequality isn’t true? This question is at the heart of The Dawn of Everything, David Graeber and David Wengrow’s highly anticipated book that subverts common beliefs about social evolution and presents a radical alternative record of our ancestors’ lives, charting a path towards greater […]

In Honour of David Graeber: Exploring the Fissures and Cracks

29 October, 2021 / 18:00

An LSE Anthropology Research Seminar series that strives to come to terms with our dear colleague and friend’s extraordinary intellectual generosity and optimism. In each session, two anthropologists will lead a critical discussion on one of David Graeber’s key gifts of writing, exploring the fissures and cracks, as David liked to, in order to grow […]

In Honour of David Graeber: Exploring the Fissures and Cracks

22 October, 2021

In Honour of David Graeber: Exploring the Fissures and Cracks An LSE Anthropology Research Seminar series that strives to come to terms with our dear colleague and friend’s extraordinary intellectual generosity and optimism. In each session, two anthropologists will lead a critical discussion on one of David Graeber’s key gifts of writing, exploring the fissures […]

David Graeber Tribute LSE Anthropology Friday Seminar Series

22 October, 2021

  22 October 2021 Lost People; Maurice Bloch (LSE Emeritus Prof Anthropology) and Jonathan Parry (LSE Emeritus Prof Anthropology)   29 October 2021 Value; Chris Gregory (Australian National University Emeritus Prof Anthropology) and Don Kalb (Bergen Prof Anthropology)   12 November 2021 Debt; Keith Hart (Goldsmiths Anthropology Emeritus Prof Anthropology) and Maka Suarez (Princeton Institute of Advanced Studies […]

The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity

20 October, 2021

This event takes place in the British Library Theatre and will be simultaneously live streamed on the British Library platform. Tickets may be booked either to attend in person, or to watch on our platform (online) either live or within 48 hours on catch up.  In person ticket bookers will also be sent a bonus […]

KARAOKE Reading Group

14 October, 2021

The concept is simple enough: 1. Pick a text you like. We will start this experiment with texts by David Graeber, but in the future (I promise!) we will expand our range to include other authors. A good karaoke text is one that you like and one that is not too long – try to […]

The Dawn of Everything | LSE Online Event

13 October, 2021 / 18:00

Join us for this event in which David Wengrow will be in conversation with Alpa Shah about his new book co-authored with the late David Graeber, The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity. A new science of history, it overturns our ideas of social evolution, and reveals new possibilities for human emancipation. Drawing on […]

FIGHT CLUB of MUSEUM OF CARE

23 September, 2021

David Graeber vs. Thomas Hobbes Michael Hudson and the fight for civilization Jean-Baptiste Say

FIGHTS CLUB: MICHAEL HUDSON VERSUS THOMAS PIKETTY

23 September, 2021

RSA, Museum of Care, David Graeber foundation for the 1st year of the anniversary of David’s death we hosted the first Fight Club debate. September 23, 2021 The renowned academic economists: Michael Hudson and Thomas Piketty will meet on the anniversary of David Graeber’s death and the 10th-anniversary publication of his book “Debt 5,000 Years” […]

Visual Assembly / 22 September 2021

22 September, 2021

Join us on September 22 at 3 PM Madrid time for the 1st year memorial of David Graeber, in person or on zoom: https://bit.ly/3kifxZY Meeting ID: 604 596 7588 Passcode: CITY Here are all the details on the Museum of Care website!  

DAVID GRAEBER’s DISCUSSION: “How to change the course of human history,”

06 September, 2021 / 08:30

ANTIUNIVERSITY NOW x ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR 2021 A discussion of How to change the course of human history, which was the basis for David Graeber and David Wengrow’s book, is due out in October 2021. MON 06.09.21 20:00 – 22:00 The writings of anarchist and anthropologist David Graeber have broken open new ways to think about […]

Today is 1 year since David’s death

02 September, 2021

Here is a couple of years ago in Berlin and this is today  at helle-panke Am 2. September 2020 verstarb im Alter von 59 Jahren überraschend der Anarchist, Sohn eines Spanienkämpfers, Aktivist der „Occupy Wallstreet“-Bewegung und Bestseller-Autor David Graeber.  

Exhibition “Voicing the silence.”

10 August, 2021

The project responds to the current conservative turn that has empowered patriarchal systems in many societies today. In recent years, legislative initiatives aimed at limiting women’s rights have been numerous: decriminalization of domestic violence in Russia, Turkey’s Istanbul Convention exit, and new laws restricting abortion in the USA and Poland. All of this exacerbates women’s […]

Every week: preparation to the Visual Assembly in Madrid

29 July, 2021

You can read about the preparations for Carnival on this blog https://v-a.city/blogs/ If you are willing and able to help us, send us an email. The main thing we need now is technical help online and in Madrid on the square.

Preparation for the Visual Assembly in Madrid

22 July, 2021

Visual Assemblies, starting with our first Assembly on Portabello Road, were conceived as a tool for planning social spaces. Here’s a video in which @davidgraeber explaining how it’s supposed to work. https://davidgraeber.org/videos/a-visual-assembly-how-to-reorganize-a-hospital/https://davidgraeber.org/videos/a-visual-assembly-how-to-reorganize-a-hospital/

Music Library of David online

08 July, 2021

David listened to music all the time: when he was writing books when he was taking a bath, when he was making dinner, or when he was doing the dishes. He also listened to music with me in the evenings, stopping from time to time, so he can read to me the texts of the […]

David Graeber’s Debt, ten years on.

02 June, 2021

David Graeber’s Debt: The First 5,000 Years turned everything we think we know about money, debt and society on its head, and has, in the ten years since it was first published, become a modern classic. A new hardback edition, with introduction by distinguished economist Thomas Piketty, is published this year by Melville House. To mark the […]

28 May, 2021 – David Graeber The Utopia of Rules, chapter 3, 5:00pm to 6:30pm

28 May, 2021 / 17:00

Where does the desire for endless rules, regulations, and bureaucracy come from? How did we come to spend so much of our time filling out forms? And is it really a cipher for state violence? To answer these questions, the anthropologist David Graeber—one of our most important and provocative thinkers—traces the peculiar and unexpected ways […]

Catalog of David’s articles.

28 May, 2021

We just published a catalog of David’s articles. So far, there are 108. Now we have a lot of work to do: post a short description to each of them, upload pictures, make links to connected text, commentaries. Later we’ll start to think about how to re-publish them in connection with other texts that existed […]

PUNK! The Revolution of Everyday Life • Kounosuke Kawakami Laboratory at Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts

14 May, 2021

  Kounosuke Kawakami Laboratory at Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts Excella Tower 1-14-14 Achi Kurashiki Japan www.kuragei.com Instagram / Twitter With Karl Kraus, Alfred Jarry, DADA, Lettrism, Situationist International, Black Mask & UAW/MF, King Mob, CRASS, Riot Grrrl, Queercore and David Graeber. “If there is one area where the achievement of consciousness comes […]

Lecture in LSE

11 May, 2021 / 17:00

Introducing the David Graeber Memorial Lecture Series  This Spring inaugurates our Annual David Graeber Memorial Lecture Series, bringing together David’s friends, collaborators, colleagues, and readers across international and disciplinary boundaries. David saw anarchism as something you do, and not an identity. While ultimately rejecting the label “anarchist Anthropologist,” David nonetheless undertook a body of work […]