For the 1st year Memorial of David Graeber…

The talks will be moderated by James Schneider, a socialist organiser and strategist. He was Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party’s spokesperson and head of strategic communications. He co-founded Momentum and before that was an Africa-focused journalist. He is now the communications director for the Progressive International. David Graeber was his friend. Jeremy Corbyn Former […]


The second assembly is scheduled to take place on Thursday 29 July at 19:00 CEST (6pm London time) on Zoom. It will be an informal meeting and an opportunity to establish a more dynamic debate with our guests with a focus on Education and (Anti)Institutions, and the aim to gather a multiplicity of voices and practices.  What relations can develop between educational […]

Letter from CSD about EDUCATION AND (ANTI)INSTITUTIONS – Second Assembly

Dear everyone, Thank you for attending the second assembly curated by the Critical Studies Department for the Museum of Care.It was really an infinite pleasure to share with you our project about Education and (Anti)Institutions and listen to so many initiatives, so passionate, so urgent, so revolutionary and transformative. On Thursday 29 July we organized […]


On Thursday 29 July we organized a second Zoom meeting with people and realities from different geopolitical contexts, trying to create the space for a dynamic debate with our guests and with the aim to gather a multiplicity of voices and practices, starting from some important questions while new ones emerged during the discussion.  What […]

Michael Hudson versus Thomas Piketty

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” to discuss the question what is money and what is debt, as part of the Museum of Care project curated by Steve Keen and […]

Residence VS Museum

I have realized not long ago that, in fact, the Residence is the place where life is reproduced, and the Museum is the place where the remains of life are preserved (of course, only the remains that were recognized as worthy of preservation).The division into Museum and Residence is certainly harmful and artificial. However, managing […]

Museums of Care (01)

 (Initial Stage: Trial and Error)  First there was #Carnival4David. After the Carnival4David, Nika convened people to talk about the next steps. After the Carnival4David, Nika convened people to talk about the next steps: to try to put into practice one of the imaginary projects of David and hers, which they described in several essays and […]


EDUCATION AND (ANTI) INSTITUTIONS MAP. Open Call PLEASE TELL US ABOUT YOUR PROJECT OR SUGGEST INITIATIVES YOU RETAIN RELEVANT Critical Studies Department is grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the process of curating the Museum of Care for the next two or three months. We would really love it to be a transformative and […]

Plan for the Fight Club 2021-2022

Four fights a year:1) Michael Hudson versus Thomas Piketty, September 23 20212) David versus Thomas Hobbes , October 2021 (Nika Dubrovsky, Steven Bachler)3) Steve Keen versus Paul Krugman (work in progress), November 20214) We’ll pick the fighters for the fourth fight by 1-01-2022 All the characters involved in Fights are either historical heroes or public […]

Leo Tolstoy against Nikolai Fyodorov.

Lets talk about Death! Anya Bernstein told the story of the fight between Leo Tolstoy and Nikolai Fyodorov.Tolstoy went to Fyodorov’s library one day and, seeing a skull on the shelf, said wistfully: “There is something in you after all, Grim Reaper!” In response to the vile flirtation with death, Fyodorov stammered in indignation and […]