Letters and Statements

From time to time matters arise which call for an official letter or public statement from the BSA trustees. Where appropriate these letters and statements are posted on the BSA website below.

  1. BSA Trustees write to the UKRI regarding the suspension of their EDI advisory group (09/11/2023)
  2. Action Short of a Strike – Trustee Statement (16/06/2023)
  3. BSA President and Trustees write to Brighton about proposed redundancies (13/06/2023)
  4. BSA Latest Statement on Strike Action (17/11/2023)
  5. Statement on the invasion of Ukraine (03/03/2022)
  6. BSA Statement on Strike Action (11/02/2022)
  7. BSA Statement on University and Colleges Union (UCU) Strike Action 2021 (26/11/2021)
  8. BSA Statement on Freedom of Speech in Universities (08/10/2021)
  9. BSA President writes to Leicester VC on the proposed closure of Critical Management Studies and Political Economy (11/05/2021)
  10. BSA Response to Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities (01/04/2021)
  11. BSA Statement on UEL (16/02/2021)
  12. President writes again to UEL VC (12/11/2020)
  13. BSA President writes to UEL regarding The Future of Sociology (09/11/2020)
  14. BSA condemns racist murder of George Floyd (04/06/2020)
  15. BSA condemns China’s threats to the rule of law in Hong Kong (04/06/2020)
  16. BSA Statement on Strike Action (18/02/2020)
  17. BSA condemns crackdown on peaceful student protest in India (15/01/2020)
  18. BSA Statement on Strike Action (21/11/2019)
  19. BSA President writes to Hungarian Government over future of Central European University (31/03/2017)
  20. BSA signatory to ESA Solidarity with Colleagues in Turkey (27/10/2016)
  21. BSA signatory to expression of concern regarding Yury Levada Analytic Centre (18/10/2016)
  22. The BSA writes to Queen's University Belfast regarding the review and threatened closure of Sociology Single Honours Undergraduate Programme (06/07/2016)
  23. BSA Statement on Academic Freedom in Turkey (02/02/2016)