Toni Negri in Cambridge and London – 25 and 26 April 2017

12th Mar 2017


On Tuesday 25 April the Italian political thinker Antonio Negri will be in
Cambridge to deliver the first of two talks on the possibilities for a
renewal of revolutionary thought and action.

His chosen topic for the Cambridge talk is: “Post-operaismo or

In this talk he will give a new reading of the development and ongoing
validity of the “operaista” [workerist] tradition in Italian political
thought, and will offer perspectives for the future of revolutionary
activity in that vein.

The meeting will also mark the publication of his most recent collection of
essays in English, entitled Marx and Foucault (Cambridge: Polity Press,

The speaker will be introduced by the translator of that volume, Ed Emery

The ensuing discussion will be introduced by Elisabetta Brighi [University
of Westminster]

The talk will be in Italian, but a translated abstract will be available.
Discussion will be in Italian, French and English

VENUE: The Bateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College

DATE: Tuesday 25 April 2017.

TIME: 5.00pm to 7.00pm

ADMISSION: For reasons of space we recommend that you book in advance
by e-mail.

AND LONDON:  The second talk – Chi sono i comunisti? (‘Who are the 
communists?’) – will take place at the School of Oriental and African 
Studies [SOAS, London], on Wednesday 26 April.

BOOKING: Booking requests for both events should be sent to