Join Mark Bray, coauthor of Anarchist Education and the Modern School: A Francisco Ferrer Reader, speaking on “Francisco Ferrer and the Paradoxes of the Original Barcelona Modern School” at the Friends of the Modern School Gathering on Saturday, April 24th from 2pm to 3:30pm ET. Register on Zoom in advance for this event: Meeting Registration – Zoom
MARK BRAY is a historian of human rights, political violence and radicalism in Modern Europe at Rutgers University. He is the author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook (Melville House 2017), Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street (Zero 2013), and the co-editor of Anarchist Education and the Modern School: A Francisco Ferrer Reader (PM Press 2018). His work has appeared in Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, Salon, Boston Review, and numerous edited volumes.
Following the presentation there will be a panel on the legacy of the Modern School featuring alumni and friends. The Modern School was a democratic school located in the anarchist Ferrer Colony in the North Stelton section of Piscataway from 1915 to 1953. Special Collections and University Archives at Rutgers holds the archives of the Modern School.