Bristol UCU Newsflash, 14th November: Invitation to Humans Not Resources, Bristol UCU Anti-Casualisation Event, Wednesday, 21st November, 5pm-7pm, Social Science Complex Cafe

Dear Bristol UCU Member,

To register for Humans. Not Resources, go to our Eventbrite page:

Bristol UCU is proud to present Humans. Not Resources, the launch event for the campaign in support of Bristol UCU’s current Anti-Casualisation Claim:

Join us for an Anti-Casualisation soirée on Wednesday, 21st November, between 5pm-7pm, in the Social Science Complex Cafe, University of Bristol.

  • Mingle and mix with fellow casualised (and non-casualied) colleagues – hourly-paid teachers, postgraduates who teach, fixed-term teaching and research staff
  • Discuss Bristol UCU’s Anti-Casualisation Claim and how it affects you
  • Share and listen to short contributions from the floor on the effects of casualisation
  • Join the Humans. Not Resources. campaign
  • Contribute to our interactive experience board!

We will be serving drinks and nibbles. Children, partners and other family members welcome.

For accessibility information, see:

Invited contributors include:

  • Vicky Blake (Leeds UCU President & former Chair of UCU’s Anti-Casualisation Committee)
  • Paul Hurley (Performance Artist and Researcher, UWE & University of Bristol artist-in-residence)
  • Steven Parfitt (University Teacher, University of Loughborough and Jacobin contributor)
  • Catherine Oakley (Scholar, Activist, Museum Researcher, Author of The Precarious Postdoc)