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Lectures by Professor David Harvey.

February 27-29: David Harvey Speaking in Brazil

David Harvey will be speaking in São Paulo on February 27th and 28th and in Rio de Janeiro on the 29th to celebrate the Brazilian Portuguese translation of the Enigma of Capital. Details available on this website and on this Facebook event page.

Reading Marx’s Capital Vol 2 – Class 3, Chapters 4-6

Capital, Volume 2
Chapter 4: The Three Figures of the Circuit
Chapter 5: Circulation Time
Chapter 6: The Costs of Circulation

The page numbers Professor Harvey refers to are valid for the Penguin Classics editions of Capital Volumes 2 and 3.

Listen now:

Class 3 Files: Video MP4 (567.5 MB) M4V (441.9 MB) | Audio MP3 (80.1 MB)

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Additional formats coming soon.


Marxs_Capital-Vol-2 These lectures were the inspiration for the book: A Companion to Marx’s Capital, Volume 2 published by Verso in 2013.


© 2012 David Harvey

Creative Commons LicenseReading Marx’s Capital Volume II with David Harvey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

Reading Marx’s Capital Vol 2 – Class 2, Chapters 1-3

Capital, Volume 2
Chapter 1: The Circuit of Money Capital
Chapter 2: The Circuit of Productive Capital
Chapter 3: The Circuit of Commodity Capital

The page numbers Professor Harvey refers to are valid for the Penguin Classics editions of Capital Volumes 2 and 3.

Listen now:

Class 2 Files: Video MP4 (519.8 MB) M4V (400.8 MB) | Audio MP3 (73.5 MB)

(To download on a PC right-click on an above file and click ‘Save as’ or ‘Download to’. On a Mac Control-click instead of right-click.)

Problems viewing or downloading files? View on: YouTube, Vimeo, or Archive.org.

Additional formats coming soon.

Handout Class 2


Marxs_Capital-Vol-2 These lectures were the inspiration for the book: A Companion to Marx’s Capital, Volume 2 published by Verso in 2013.


© 2012 David Harvey

Creative Commons LicenseReading Marx’s Capital Volume II with David Harvey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

Reading Marx’s Capital Vol 2 – Class 1, Introduction

This is the first class of a free semester-long open course consisting of a close reading of the text of Marx’s Capital Volume 2 (plus parts of Volume 3) in 12 video lectures by Professor David Harvey. David Harvey is a Distinguished Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center in the Anthropology and Geography PhD programs. This course was taught at Union Theological Seminary in Spring 2011, and was attended by graduate students and activists from across New York City.

Subsequent videos will be available every one to two weeks. Initially the videos will be available only on YouTube. Additional file formats and podcasts will be available soon.

The page numbers Professor Harvey refers to are valid for the Penguin Classics editions of Capital Volumes 2 and 3.

Thanks to the over 300 small donors who made this project possible.

Listen now:

Class 1 Files: Video MP4 (497.9 MB) M4V (380.2 MB) | Audio MP3 (70.6 MB)

(To download on a PC right-click on an above file and click ‘Save as’ or ‘Download to’. On a Mac Control-click instead of right-click.)

Problems viewing or downloading files? View on: YouTube, Vimeo, or Archive.org.

Handout Class 1 (PDF)


Marxs_Capital-Vol-2 These lectures were the inspiration for the book: A Companion to Marx’s Capital, Volume 2 published by Verso in 2013.


© 2012 David Harvey

Creative Commons LicenseReading Marx’s Capital Volume II with David Harvey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

Reading Marx’s Capital Volume II Videos to Debut on Friday January 27

Reading Marx's Capital Volume 2 with David HarveyThis Friday, January 27th, the first video from the new Reading Marx’s Capital Volume II series will debut on this website. The sequel to Reading Marx’s Capital Volume I, this free semester-long open course consists of a close reading of the text of Marx’s Capital Volume II (plus parts of Volume III) in 12 video lectures by Professor David Harvey. Subsequent videos will be available every one to two weeks. Initially the videos will be available on YouTube.  Additional file formats and podcasts will be available soon.

Video: The End Of Capitalism?

The End of Capitalism?
Dr. S.T. Lee Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities
Penn Humanities Forum
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
November 30, 2011

Click here to watch video.

Speaking in Philadelphia Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The End of Capitalism?
Dr. S.T. Lee Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities
Penn Humanities Forum
Harrison Auditorium
Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
Philadelphia | 5:00-6:30 pm
Free and open to the public.
Pre-registration required.

Video: History versus Theory: A Commentary on Marx’s Method in Capital

History versus Theory: A Commentary on Marx’s Method in Capital
2011 Deutscher Memorial Lecture
November 11, 2011
via CounterFire. Other version here.

Video: David Harvey at Occupy London November 12, 2011

Read transcript. Thanks to Elaine Castillo.

Another version here. | One minute excerpt.

November 11, London: Deutscher Memorial Lecture

Friday, November 11, 2011
2011 Deutscher Memorial Lecture

History versus Theory: A Commentary on Marx’s Method in Capital
Presented by The Isaac and Tamara Deutscher Memorial Prize Committee, in conjunction with Historical Materialism.
Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ | Time: 1830-2030
Online pre-booking: £3 | On the door price: £5
Book online

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