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Talk with Peter Sahlens about his book "Forest Rites: The War of the Demoiselles in Nineteenth-Century France."

31 October, 2024

Our first guest speaker on October 31, 2024 will be Peter Sahlens, the author of Forest Rites: The War of the Demoiselles in Nineteenth-Century France. We invite everyone to dress up for the occasion and to Zoom in from in-person parties. Since it will take place on October 31. Since the meeting will be held […]

"I Didn't Understand How Widespread Rape Was. Then the Penny Dropped": discussion with Dyan Neary

02 September, 2024 / 20:00

As part of The Ultimate Hidden Truth of the World is … reading group DGI organising a series of talks. On September 2nd, we will meet to discuss David Graeber’s essay I Didn’t Understand How Widespread Rape Was. Then the Penny Dropped. We will be joined by Dyan Neary, a writer, journalist, academic and documentary […]

Discussion Circles/Seminar of Care: How to Replace Production and Consumption with Care and Freedom

25 June, 2024 / 16:00

For the closing event of the “Discussion Circles”, we will be joined by the renowned feminist activist and author Silvia Federici. This Seminar of Care will focus specifically on the issues of contemporary migration and neo-colonialism and will be hosted by James Schneider, an English political organiser and writer, and Nika Dubrovsky (artist and co-founder of the […]

Discussion Circles: Living the Carnivalesque Way

24 June, 2024 / 16:00

The Museum of Care right after Carnival4David in the wake of his untimely death. The Memorial Carnival4David, which is the founding project of the Museum of Care (and, in turn, the David Graeber Institute), was set up to celebrate David’s life. Since then, carnival has been a recurring topic of the DGI and the Museum of Care’s […]

Discussion Circles: Technology as a Social Relationship

21 June, 2024 / 16:00

The institute’s mission is to explore how technology can help create a system where essential resources—like food, education, energy, and medicine—can be produced and distributed freely. That is, the DGI in St. Vincent seeks to support the production of intellectually intensive, not labour-intensive technology. We are looking for technologies, traditional and cutting-edge, that are centred on […]

Discussion Circles: Who is David Graeber? Why are we in Saint Vincent?

20 June, 2024 / 16:00

The iniaugural discussion of the Discussion Circle series led and facilitated by the David Graeber Institute in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Nika Dubrovsky, Steve Keen, Vassily Pigounides and Steven Bachelor will give short talks on David Graeber’s life, work, and activism, including his research in Madagascar, and introducing David’s archive as a core resource […]

Pedagogies of Care

30 May, 2024 / 20:00

One the fourth meeting of the Pedagogies of Care group Andris Brinkmanis will be joined by Elena Sorokina, a curator who, together with Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez is one of the founders of The Initiative for Practices and Visions of Radical Care.  The Initiative for Practices and Visions of Radical Care, started in 2020 in greater Paris, is a diverse group of […]

Housekeeping Committee

29 May, 2024 / 18:00

The final Housekeeping Committee meeting this season! We will review the past events and discuss future plans of the Museum of Care. If you have the time and interest to help someone realize their vision, their educational efforts, please join us – just write us an email.

Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit

23 May, 2024 / 20:00

The Ultimate Hidden Truth of the World Is… reading group will be meeting throughout 2024-2025, starting in September 2024. We will be joined by curators of the Museum of Care and guest speakers; and each meeting will be dedicated to one of David’s essays featured in the collection.On May 23rd, we will host a pre-launch […]

Fetish and Value, part 4

02 May, 2024 / 20:00

In the previous sessions we have covered the different aspects of David Graeber’s essay “Fetishism and Social Creativity“. This time we will follow David Graeber into his inquiry into “The very idea of consumption“. We will ask – how did this happen that the word used to describe the deadly disease came to be used […]

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Discussion Circles: Who is David Graeber? Why are we in Saint Vincent?

20 June, 2024 / 16:00

The iniaugural discussion of the Discussion Circle series led and facilitated by the David Graeber Institute in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Nika Dubrovsky, Steve Keen, Vassily Pigounides and Steven Bachelor will give short talks on David Graeber’s life, work, and activism, including his research in Madagascar, and introducing David’s archive as a core resource […]

Discussion Circles: Technology as a Social Relationship

21 June, 2024 / 16:00

The institute’s mission is to explore how technology can help create a system where essential resources—like food, education, energy, and medicine—can be produced and distributed freely. That is, the DGI in St. Vincent seeks to support the production of intellectually intensive, not labour-intensive technology. We are looking for technologies, traditional and cutting-edge, that are centred on […]

Discussion Circles: Living the Carnivalesque Way

24 June, 2024 / 16:00

The Museum of Care right after Carnival4David in the wake of his untimely death. The Memorial Carnival4David, which is the founding project of the Museum of Care (and, in turn, the David Graeber Institute), was set up to celebrate David’s life. Since then, carnival has been a recurring topic of the DGI and the Museum of Care’s […]

Discussion Circles/Seminar of Care: How to Replace Production and Consumption with Care and Freedom

25 June, 2024 / 16:00

For the closing event of the “Discussion Circles”, we will be joined by the renowned feminist activist and author Silvia Federici. This Seminar of Care will focus specifically on the issues of contemporary migration and neo-colonialism and will be hosted by James Schneider, an English political organiser and writer, and Nika Dubrovsky (artist and co-founder of the […]

“I Didn’t Understand How Widespread Rape Was. Then the Penny Dropped”: discussion with Dyan Neary

02 September, 2024 / 20:00

As part of The Ultimate Hidden Truth of the World is … reading group DGI organising a series of talks. On September 2nd, we will meet to discuss David Graeber’s essay I Didn’t Understand How Widespread Rape Was. Then the Penny Dropped. We will be joined by Dyan Neary, a writer, journalist, academic and documentary […]

Talk with Peter Sahlens about his book “Forest Rites: The War of the Demoiselles in Nineteenth-Century France.”

31 October, 2024

Our first guest speaker on October 31, 2024 will be Peter Sahlens, the author of Forest Rites: The War of the Demoiselles in Nineteenth-Century France. We invite everyone to dress up for the occasion and to Zoom in from in-person parties. Since it will take place on October 31. Since the meeting will be held […]