Professors Amy Allen, Étienne Balibar, Karuna Mantena, and Bernard E. Harcourt
read and discuss
Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels
What is Property? by Pierre Joseph Proudhon
Thursday, December 3, 2020
12:15 – 2:45 pm EST / 6:15-8:45 pm Paris time
The abolition of private property is a refrain that traces to antiquity, but its modern form emerged at the time of other abolitionist movements. This seminar will explore the most influential writings and thought on the abolition of property, Marx and Engels’ The Communist Manifesto and Proudhon’s writings on property.