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Kate Heasman Memorial Lecture

25 April 2012

Announcing the inaugural Kate Heasman Memorial Lecture, 'The current resurgence in feminism and its importance'.

Kat Banyard, founder of UK Feminista and author of 'The equality illusion' will speak on 'The current resurgence in feminism and its importance'

Friday 11 May at 5.30 pm

UCU head office
Carlow Street
London NW1

£5 donation on door

Kate Heasman Quotation ...Only years later, when I became an equality activist, did I have the chance to work with Kate and see the extraordinary quality of her work as NATFHE's and UCU's Equality Official. The responses to consultation documents that filleted proposed government policies and laid bare their shortcomings, while giving due acknowledgement to the things that we approved of, played a large part in establishing the Union's reputation in the Trade Union equality movement...'

Quotation ...She grew totally committed to the union cause when she found that the new managerialism threatened the educational experience of her students as much as the conditions of her colleagues. Her greatest talent was to make friends and to build a branch that brought out the best in people and enabled them to play a full part in the struggle...'

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