Opening Times:

      Monday to Thursday 12 noon to 4pm 

      please ask about other times

 NB On 1st April, opening times will be 1pm to 6pm.

Marx Memorial Library,
37a Clerkenwell Green,
London EC1R 0DU,
Tel #44(0) 207 253 1485.  


Access by public transport:
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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014
Marx Memorial Library
Classes & Lectures PDF Print E-mail

Note: Lecture by Professor Lapavitsas

A film version of this earlier given lecture has been edited to 30 minutes and it is hoped will soon be on the site and be the basis of an article for the MML journal.

Lectures on Science and Dialectics by Roger Fletcher
Tuesday 15 April  The Dialectics of Darwinism
Tuesday 22 April   Science or Dialectics - or both ?
7 p.m. in the Main Hall at MML
Entrance Free: collection  taken.  All welcome


Political Economy for Trade Unionists 
Session 2 – Spring 2014 
All at 6.30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall at the Library 
Tuesday 29 April 
Today’s Capitalist Crisis 
Banks, Profits, Wages and Austerity 
Tutor: Jonathan White 
Tuesday 6 May  
The Assault on the Workplace 
Rights, Conditions and Pay 
Tutor: John McGhee 
Tuesday, 13 May  
The Law and industrial relations 
Tutor: John Hendy QC 
Tuesday 20 May  
The Assault on Democratic Rights 
The threat to labour’s collective voice 
Tutor: Professor Marj Mayo 
The Heritage of Ralph Milliband 
by Mike Newman 
Tuesday 17 June Labour and the New Left: Parliamentary 
Tuesday 24 June Marxism and Politics: The State in 
Capitalist Society 


Commemorating the First 
150 years 
7 October The First International: Marx Engels and the IWMA 
Harsev Bains 
Indian Workers Association (GB) 
14 October Chartism, Democracy and Marx and Engels 
 Professor Malcolm Chase 
21 October The Labour Aristocracy and the British Labour 
Professor Mary Davis 
28 October Wages, Price and Profit: written for the IWMA in 1865 
 Alex Gordon 
7 November The Civil War in France: written for the IWMA in 1871 
 Jonathan White



Marxism and Art 
by Dr Grant Pooke 
Tuesday 24 Sept
Red-Spectre Jitters: Francis Klingender
Art History and the Cold War
Membership PDF Print E-mail

Marx Memorial Library & Workers' School is an independent charity dedicated, since its establishment in 1933, to the advancement of education and learning in all aspects of marxism, labour and working class history.  We receive no subsidies of any kind and depend entirely on the generosity and dedication of our members. If you would like to help preserve and carry on the important work of the Marx Memorial Library check out the affiliation and membership applications forms here, click on the relevant image, save on to your computer, print off and post to us with a cheque payable to MML.  Membership rates and affiliation levels are kept purposely low in order to be as accessible as possible; therefore all rates listed are a minimum.


Donations and, especially, regular standing orders and direct debits are very welcome. Annual membership fees are:  

Individuals: waged £20; concessions £10; overseas £25.  

Affiliates: branches £50, regional bodies £250, national bodies £500


the Marx Memorial LibraryThe aim of the Marx Memorial Library & Workers' School Trust is the advancement of education, knowledge and learning by the provision of a library of books, periodicals and manuscripts relating to all aspects of the science of Marxism, the history of Socialism and the working class movement. It is an independent organisation, and a registered charity, financed by its members and affiliates.

The General Committee of Trustees is elected from and by the membership. The Library has 46,000 volumes in the lending section covering a range of subjects including Marx, Engels, Lenin, the Spanish Civil War and the History of Socialism and the British Labour Movement.

The reference collection has an extensive holding of journals dating from the 1850's. These include The Red Republican (published 1st English translation of Marx and Engel's Communist Manifesto), Votes for Women (the Suffragette Journal) and Commonweal (William Morris); 43,000 pamphlets and many original materials and books, many of which are unavailable elsewhere.

Our building has been in a state of continuous redevelopment.






     37a Clerkenwell Green
     London EC1R 0DU UK.
     Tel #44(0) 207 253 1485               

       Opening Times:

 Monday - Thursday

12 noon to 4pm 


please ask about other times and days

Registered Charity Number: 270309

NB: On the 1st April, opening times will be 1pm to 6pm.

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