We are taking strike action to defend our right to a fair pension because university employers want to end guaranteed pensions and reduce retirement income for all. During our strike for fair pensions, we will deliver a free programme of talks, seminars and performances, held daily open to all.

The Alternative University | 22nd February - 8th March at the Crescent Arts Centre. Open to all. The Alternative University | 22nd February - 8th March at the Crescent Arts Centre. Open to all.
  Date, Time, Location Event  
  Thur 22 Feb    
  10am - 11am, Boardroom Brian Kelly (History),
How Race Outlived Slavery: Limits of emancipation in the US
 
  11am - 12pm, Boardroom Moyra Haslett (English),
Imagining Women at University
 
  Join the Picket Line!  
  2pm - 3pm, Boardroom Maruska Svasek (Anthropology),
Resistance as Affective Performance
 
  3pm - 4pm, Boardroom Gordon Ramsey (Anthropology),
What is Money and Why is there Never Enough? Things you won’t learn from economics textbooks
 
  Fri 23 Feb    
  10am - 11am, Workshop 4 Ivanka Antova (Law),
Critical Thinking and Emancipation
 
  11am - 12pm, Workshop 4 Dominic Bryan (Anthropology),
Move the Statues and Take Down the Flags: The 'culture war' in Northern Ireland 20 years after the Peace Agreement?
 
  Join the Picket Line!  
  2pm - 3pm, Workshop 4 Sean O’Connell (History),
The troubles with a lower case t: the history of deindustrialisation and urban redevelopment on the Belfast waterfront
 
  3pm - 4pm, Workshop 4 John Barry (Politics),
Cultivating democratic citizenship, activism and creativity
 
  Mon 26 Feb    
  10am - 11am, Boardroom Ulrike Vieten (Mitchell Institute),
The Recent Rise of Far Right Populism in Europe and Why Gender and Class Trouble is Involved Everywhere (in Europe and beyond)
 
  11am - 12pm, Boardroom Ashok Malhotra (History),
Race, Rats and Class: Robert McCarrison's nutritional research experiments
 
  Join the Picket Line!  
  2pm - 3pm, Boardroom Agustina Martire (Architecture),
Saving the Cathedral Quarter in Belfast
 
  3pm - 4pm, Boardroom Fabian Schuppert (Philosophy),
Social inequality, market success and macro-morality
 
  Tue 27 Feb    
  10am - 11am, Boardroom Brian Kelly (History),
Explaining Trump
 
  11am - 12pm, Boardroom Véronique Altglas (Sociology),
Spiritual but not Religious
 
  Join the Picket Line!  
  2pm - 3pm, Boardroom Ioannis Tsioulakis (Anthropology),
Educating Radical Thinkers: Some Ideas from Ethnomusicology
 
  3pm - 4pm, Boardroom Kieran Connell (History),
Legacies of 1968: the case of cultural studies
 
  Wed 28 Feb    
  10am - 11am, Workshop 4 Garrett Carr (English),
Mapping Alternative Ulster
 
  11am - 12pm, Workshop 4 Evi Chatzipanagiotidou (Anthropology),
Youth in (times of) Crisis: Migration, precarity and shifting identities in the Southern borders of Europe
 
  Join the Picket Line!  
  2pm - 3pm, Workshop 4 Dominic Bryan (Anthropology),
Controlling Public Space: Protest and Power in Ireland
 
  3pm - 4pm, Workshop 4 Heather Johnson (Politics),
Non-Citizenship and Refugee Protest
 
  Mon 5 Mar    
  10am - 11am, Workshop 4 Caroline Sumpter (English),
The Ghost in the Machine: The Science of the Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century
 
  11am - 12pm, Workshop 4 Rob Gilles (Management),
The role of the university in the global economy
 
  1pm - 2pm, Workshop 4 Kate Kenny (Management),
Workplace Resistance: The case of whistle-blowing
 
  2pm - 3pm, Workshop 4 John Barry (Politics),
Cultivating democratic citizenship, activism and creativity
 
  3pm - 4pm, Workshop 4 Madeleine Leonard (Sociology),
Inequality and Why it Matters
 
  Tue 6 Mar    
  10am - 11am, Boardroom John Moriarty (Sociology),
From the Corner to the King Salmon: Identity and Social Capital in "The Wire"
 
  11am - 12pm, Boardroom Dina Belluigi (Education),
In whose name? And in whose image? Reflecting on the hidden curriculum of approaches to 'access' and 'equity' for academic staff in South African higher education
 
  1pm - 2pm, Boardroom Linda Moore (Social Policy) and Gillian McNaull (Law),
Women's Imprisonment: the case for abolition
 
  2pm - 3pm, Boardroom Garrett Carr (English),
Walking Ireland
 
  3pm - 4pm, Boardroom Timofey Agarin (Politics),
Teenage Dreams are Hard to Beat: When nations capture their states
 
  Wed 7 Mar    
  10am - 11am, Workshop 4 Peter Doak (Sociology),
Belfast: The Post-Conflict City?
 
  11am - 12pm, Workshop 4 Dan Shipsides (Art),
Presentation and chat: Pata-perception - as creative spatial method. And some other stuff
 
  12pm - 1pm, Workshop 4 Gemma Carney (Social Policy) and Bumper Graham (NILGOSC),
Why Pensions Matter: A gerontologist's and a trade unionist's perspective
 
  2pm - 3pm, Workshop 4 Dan Shipsides (Art),
Video screenings and chat: The Iron Way, Zombie Line and the Abject Summit
 
  3pm - 4pm, Workshop 4 Lindesay Dawe (Architecture),
Architecture, Community Engagement and Design Participation
 
  Thur 8 Mar    
  10am - 12pm, Workshop 4 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY FILM SCREENINGS

20th Century Women, 2016 (Drama/Comedy) 1h 59m - introduction by Lisa Smyth

The Recent Rise of Far Right Populism in Europe and Why Gender and Class Trouble is Involved Everywhere (in Europe and beyond)
 
  Join the Picket Line!  
  2pm - 4pm, Workshop 4 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY FILM SCREENINGS

20th Century Women, 2016 (Drama/Comedy) 1h 59m - introduction by Lisa Smyth

The Recent Rise of Far Right Populism in Europe and Why Gender and Class Trouble is Involved Everywhere (in Europe and beyond)
 
  4pm - 5:20pm, Workshop 4 Bradley Birkenfeld (Financial Services whistleblower),
Alexis Bushnell,
Kate Kenny (Management),

Ethical Disclosures: Gender and Impact