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‘We’re Not Allowed to be Girls!’ Resisting Gender-Neutral Uniform

guestanthropologist , September 16th, 2019

by Anne-Meike Fechter For those unfamiliar with the issue, the news that a group of parents and pupils at an East Sussex secondary school staged a protest on…

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“We wunt be druv”- Intolerance of Tyranny at Lewes Bonfire

melissageere , February 4th, 2019

by Melissa Geere Lewes, a small town just ten minutes from the University of Sussex, makes headlines every November for its famous Bonfire celebrations. In 2018, the headlines were not…

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Survivors of sexual violence need #supportnotsuspicion

cultureandcapitalismblog , November 6th, 2018

by Hannah Rose   Last Thursday night, the feminist direct action group Sisters Uncut delivered 30,000 sheets of paper marked ‘confidential’ to the door of the Crown Prosecution Service,…

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Desperately Seeking Futurity: Precarity and the Desire(s) of Higher Education Participation

guestanthropologist , October 29th, 2018

by Matthew Clark Discourses on graduate employability have increasingly gained a prominent position in higher education (HE). Although a bemoaned topic for many and a source of melancholic…

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A Rise in Vulnerability? Academic Studies, Paid Work and Mental Health

guestanthropologist , October 15th, 2018

**This is the second of three posts on student experience, debt and austerity in higher education; see the other posts published on October 8th and 22nd.** by Anne-Meike Fechter…

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How Does the Necessity of Paid Work Impact Our Students?: Learning from the Global Studies Student Employment Survey

guestanthropologist , October 8th, 2018

by Paul Robert Gilbert **This is the first of three posts on student experience in higher education; the next two posts will published on October 15th and 22nd.** There is…

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Accumulation by Dispossession, Solidarity in Precarity and the Future of Higher Education…

cultureandcapitalismblog , March 15th, 2018

…A Quick Manifesto  by a group of Anthropology and Global Studies students at the University of Sussex As both consumers of knowledge capital, and investors in our own education, we…

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Anthropologists on the Strike

cultureandcapitalismblog , February 23rd, 2018

Yesterday, lecturers began 14 days of strikes in over 60 universities across the United Kingdom. Nominally, the strikes are to oppose pension changes proposed by university employers that would end…

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Union revitalisation and women workers at the intersection of gender and class

guestanthropologist , January 29th, 2018

by Hannah Loosley **A version of this post was published at ecnmy.org.** Women working in care, catering, cleaning, cashier and clerical jobs (the 5 Cs) have long been…

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Deliveroo Riders Aren’t Workers, Says London Tribunal

rebeccaprentice , November 20th, 2017

by Rebecca Prentice In a surprise setback for trade unions attempting to organise the ‘gig’ economy, a London tribunal has ruled that Deliveroo riders are self-employed contractors, not…

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When buildings burn, from London to Dhaka

rebeccaprentice , June 20th, 2017

by Rebecca Prentice There is for me a sad familiarity in the story of the Grenfell Tower fire. I have spent recent years researching garment factory fires and…

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‘Volunteer Humanitarianism’ in the Jungle of Calais

guestanthropologist , February 20th, 2017

by Elisa Sandri This article is dedicated to the memory of Giulio Regeni, PhD researcher, and to his family, whom I never met but I hope they’ll find…

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Crossing the Border

guestanthropologist , February 10th, 2017

by Iris Ruyu Lin When I returned to the U.K. from Norway on 15th of January, it was my first trip back to the country since moving to…

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The Rail Strikes: The Unheard Voices of Train Drivers

guestanthropologist , January 30th, 2017

  by Kate Longland **A shorter version was published 24 January 2017 at http://www.ecnmy.org/engage/asked-southern-rail-drivers-theyre-strike/** The Southern rail strikes have been quite a hot to…

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United we stand, divided we fall

guestanthropologist , December 21st, 2016

by Filippo Osella If there is a lesson to be learnt from the long 2016 it is that there is more than one way to disgrace oneself. Calling…

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The Power of a Story: I, Daniel Blake

cultureandcapitalismblog , November 24th, 2016

by Tim Perkin Feature Photo: Wikimedia.org I am no avid film fan. I can barely sit through an entire episode of Breaking Bad or Homeland let alone a…

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Bye-Bye Bake Off

cjlangridge , October 26th, 2016

by Carmen Langridge As we approach the final of The Great British Bake Off, we must begin to say our farewells to the show as we know it….

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