Reading List

Week 1 – Introduction 

David Graeber, Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology (pg 1-13)

Escalate Collective, Marching for Whose Alternative?

Research and Destroy, Communique from an Absent Future

Jo Freeman, The Tyranny of Structurelessness

Week 2 – Greece: Ancient and Modern Autonomy

-Benjamin Constant,  ‘The Liberty of the Ancients Compared with that of the Moderns’

-Diogenes Laertius, ‘The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers’ 

-Cornelius Castoriadis,  ‘The Movements of the Sixties’ in World in Fragments

Further Reading

Socialisme ou Barbarie, ‘On the Content of Socialism I’

Michel Foucault, Courage of Truth

Week 3 -Italian Autonomism (in association with MILITANT CINEMA)

(Film) The Working Class go to Heaven

Week 4 – What is Autonomism?

The Free Association ‘Re:generation’ (2010)
John Holloway, Change the World Without Taking Power (2002) Ch. 3 ‘Beyond Power?’
Ezequiel Adamovsky, ‘Autonomous Politics and its Problems’ (2007)
In Bed with the Resistance, ‘So you think you’re a radical?’ (2011)

Week 5 – Revolution, Fascism and Communization 

Gilles Dauve, When Insurrections Die (1979)

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