In the final part of our series on the UCU pensions dispute, two members of university staff reflect on higher education hierarchies, media portrayals of striking workers, and the implications for non-teaching staff members.
Tag: radical history
On the final day of a fourteen day strike across UK universities against cuts to pensions, four historians discuss camaraderie, solidarity and picket line poetry, and consider how to build on the achievements of the past four weeks.
As students occupy and vice-chancellors U-turn during a 14-day strike across UK universities against cuts to pensions, 6 lecturers, professors, and undergraduates share strike stories of exploitation, marketisation, and mobilisation.
In this episode, activists and historians discuss the UK housing crisis in contemporary and historical perspective.
Stephen Williams recounts the 1981 Peasants’ Revolt on Blackheath in South London, galvanising the left’s resistance to a Tory majority and commemorating the 1381 march.
This article by Sarah Wise in the most recent issue of History Workshop Journal is freely available only for the month of April, 2017.
A special, free-access compilation of articles on South Asian history from History Workshop Journal
In Episode 2 of the History Workshop Podcast, Historian Alison Light offers a unique perspective on the memoir and biography, and the art of writing about lived experiences.
The disruption of a traditionally middle-class patriarchal space and the outrage provoked by attacks on artworks confirmed to suffragettes that the public and the press cared more for valuable objects than for women undergoing forcible feeding.
Education Activism Ethics explores ways of doing history which move beyond the confines of the academy and engage wider public audiences, and the challenges such approaches entail both in practical and theoretical terms.