HE Industrial Action February - March 2020

UCL UCU strike dates and associated events this week are:

Monday 9th March

THEME: Gender pay gap

Picket line teachouts:
IOE 11am: Decolonising comparative education research: Challenging Eurocentric geopolitics of knowledge production
History of Art Department, 20 Gordon Square 11am: STRIKE!: past and present

Tuesday 10th March

THEME: Research staff

PIcket line teachouts:
Sabina Andron (topic and time tbc) 
IOE 10:00am: Greening Film Education
IOE 11.00am: Workplaces as sites for learning, for better or worse

Wednesday 11th March

THEME: Prevent Day

Picket line teachouts:
Location TBC 10:30am: On Ethics, (BSA+DPU: Jane Rendell, Yael Padan, Haim Jacobi, Michael Walls)
IOE 11.00am: #archivethestrike: Collecting records from strikes and other protest movements and why this matters
SSEES 11:00am: Songs with Sophie Naufal
UCL Student Centre, 27–28 Gordon Square 11.00am: An International Student Guide to Industrial Action | The Language of Disability | Punctuation on the Picket Line | Join the Revolution? | The Transition to University and Changing Academic Culture | How to Cite a Teach-Out and Wrap-Up

Thursday 12th March

THEME: Academic Related/Professional Services

Picket line teachouts:
IOE 10am:  Globalization, colonialtiy and responses to migration
IOE 10:20am:  Global migration and inequality
22 Gordon Street: Strike-writing: presentations/discussions of how the four plus one fights (precarity, equality, pay, workload and intergenerational equity) are active in themes/projects of staff and students (part of Architecture Schools UCU Strike 2020 Network, convened by Jane Rendell, David Roberts, MA Situated Practices students)

Friday 13th March


  • 8am: Picketing

Picket line teachouts:
IOE 10am:  London music shaped by immigration
Institute of the Americas 10am: 1968 in the Americas: Students, Strikes and Revolution! Teach-out and banner making.  Joining student Climate Strike from 11am. 
CANCELLED: SSEES 11:00am: Women in the Labour Movement
CANCELLED: SSEES time TBC: Poems with Galina Rymbu

Thursday 19th March

THEME: Democratic Governance at UCL
  • 8am: Picketing
  • 12pm: Strike meeting, venue TBC followed by
  • Teachout:
    Cultures of Resistance

Picket line teachouts:
IOE 10:30am:  Unitopia: Reimagining what universities could be (workshop)
IOE 11:00am: Gendered consequences of casualisation
22 Gordon Street: Postcards to the Provost | students letter-writing workshop (JR plus MA Situated Practice students tbc)

Friday 20th March

THEME: Where next? & the neo-liberal university
  • 8am: Picketing
  • 12pm: Strike meeting, venue TBC followed by
  • Teachout:
    After the strike: How do we keep up the pressure? REF, Academic Board

Picket line teachouts:
IOE 10am:  Real Staff Assembly