To be updated for February March 2020

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Brighton UCU Strike 

Monday 25 November to Wednesday 4 December 

Every day 1.30pm – 5pm at the Black and Minority Ethnic Community Partnership (BMECP) Centre Brighton (also know as Strike HQ).

Strike HQ is 10a Fleet Street, BN1 4ZE (near Brighton train station) 

Join us after the pickets!

  • Daily strike committees
  • Daily events, talks and film showings
  • All students and staff are invited to every session

Some highlights include:

MONDAY 25th. Talk: Bob Brecher (School of Humanities) on ‘The neoliberal university’

TUESDAY 26th. Film Screening: Solidarity (2019: Dir. Lucy Parker) – A film about the secretive methods used against UK activists and trade unionists 

THURSDAY 28th. Roundtable Discussion: Decolonising the curriculum and ending the hostile environment on campus

Film Screening: Patient no more (2019: Dir. Diana Fraser)

Patient No More is a documentary about the barriers LGBTQ+ women navigate across health care systems, and how the never-ending hunt for affirming care affects their lives. Focused on centering the experiences of queer and female-identified people, the film features the voices of 17 LGBTQ+ women as both expert and patient. Official Trailer | Website | Facebook | Instagram

FRIDAY 29th. Roundtable Discussion: The climate emergency and why the climate crisis is a class issue for trade unionists

MONDAY 2nd December. Rally: Joint rally with Sussex UCU

TUESDAY 3rd. Decolonise the university. 10.30am – 12noon on Tuesday 3rd Dec at Mandela Hall.

A participatory discussion event with short talks and performances from staff, students and activists involved in decolonising the curriculum, campaigning against the hostile environment and for migrant rights. We will share experiences and ideas and make links between campaigns. During the event we will create a zine (DIY magazine) about decolonising the university, and a banner which we can use on the picket lines and take to the protest against Trump’s visit later in the day (5.30pm by the clock tower).

Rescheduled Film Screening – 2.30pm at Strike HQ
Who is Europe? – (2018: Dir. Ian McDonald)

A split-screen documentary that explores the politics of heritage practices and the construction of identity in Europe today. Watch the film trailer on Vimeo.

Protest: against Donald Trump and his racist friends – 5.30pm Clocktower in Brighton

WEDNESDAY 4th. Film Screening: Oska Bright films as part of the UCU day of action for disability in Education  

Plus other events!

For more information and the full programme, updated daily, visit 

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