Picket Line Plans, Teach Outs, and Solidarity Events

Picket in the Morning, Canvas in the Evening!*

All events on the picket line unless otherwise marked

Monday 25 Nov (Whose university? Whose education? Marketisation + Tuition Fees…AND Second Last Day to Register to Vote)
Meet at the Bus Loop 10am-2pm
(Adopted by Sociology and Professional Service Staff)

9am-9:45am Professional Service’s pre-picket Breakfast & Informal Meeting at the Varsity.

11am Opening Rally 

11:30am Icebreaker!

12pm #Unistory on the picket line

1pm Ecologies of Warwick Campus (Nick Lawrence)

2pm-4pm Cyberstrike! Workplace and Resistance in the Digital Age (Craig Gent, in The Graduate, SU) 

2pm Delegation to Leamington FEs to register voters

4:30 Warwick Labour Students meet at the bus loop to go canvassing

 

Tuesday 26 November (Casualisation….AND Last Day to Register to Vote)
Meet at busloop at 8am to go picketing / return to bus loop at 10
(Adopted by English)

10am Persuasive Conversations on the Picket Line (Zarah Sultana, Parliamentary Candidate for Coventry South)

11am Rave / Resist /Register (Student-Staff Solidarity Soundsystem)

4:30 Warwick Labour Students meet at the bus loop to go canvassing

Wednesday 27 November (USS / pensions)
Meet at the Bus Loop 10am-2pm
(Adopted by PAIS and French/Hispanic Studies)

12-1pm The Relevance of Kashmir for UK Politics

1-1:30pm General Strike of 1926 (Warwick Marxist Society)

4:30pm Warwick Labour Students meet at the bus loop to go canvassing

 

Thursday 28 November (Workload)
Meet at busloop at 8am to go picketing / return to bus loop at 10

 

11am-12pm: Discussion Climate Change, Neocolonialism, and Resistance (Jack Bara, The Graduate)

12pm-1pm: Debate on the Future of the Digital Economy (with CIM students, in the Graduate, SU)

1pm-2pm Data Colonialism & the New Extractivism (Naomi Waltham Smith, Dirty Duck)

4:30pm Warwick Labour Students meet at the bus loop to go canvassing

 

Friday 29 November (#Climate Strike – March + Rally)
Meet at the Bus Loop 10am-2pm
(Adopted by Law, English, and History)

11am  Histories of Activism on the picket line (History department, Warwick) 

12pm Ecopoetics on the picket line 

4:30pm Warwick Labour Students meet at the bus loop to go canvassing

Speakers: Saima Razzaq (Birmingham Pride); Shahnaz Akhter (PAIS, Warwick)
Moderator: Somak Biswas (History, Warwick)
Co-organised by Queer History Warwick, Warwick Pride and SU to mark the Islamophobia Awareness Week.

 

Monday 2 December (Pay + pay gaps)
Meet at the Bus Loop 10am-1:30pm
(Adopted by Professional Service Staff and Philosophy)

The Pay Gap Game (Ninna Markova)

Tuesday 3 December (Resistance to Trump and Johnson – defend migrants/end hostile environment)
Meet at busloop at 8am to go picketing / return to bus loop at 10 

10am “Hostile Environment: Functionings of and Resistance to Bureaucracy” (Hannah Jones)

11pm-12pm Discussion Session: Understanding and Confronting the Far Right (Laura Schwartz and Aditya Sarkar, in The Graduate, SU)

12pm Print Activism Workshop (Jonathan Skinner, The Graduate, SU)

1pm-2pm “The British Education System is Racist” (Ademola Anjorin, The Graduate, SU)

4:30pm Warwick Labour Students meet at the bus loop to go canvassing

 

 Wednesday 4 December (Disability Equality #includeus)
Meet at the Bus Loop 10am-1:30pm
(Adopted by Sociology and PAIS)

10:30 The Case for Active Transport (Andy Marsh and Peter Brommer)

11am-12pm “Social Strike Activity” on the Picket line (Carrie Benjamin)

12pm-1pm “Precarity in the neoliberal university” (Teodora Todorova and the Sociology Society)

4:30pm Warwick Labour Students meet at the bus loop to go canvassing

*The events listed here that do not take place on the picketline are not official UCU events; they are organised independently by staff and students who are supportive of the strike and respecting our picket line.