Monthly Archives: September 2013

When the personal is political: care in social movements

Earlier this week a comment was posted elsewhere on this blog by a South African who participated in the Non-Stop Picket.  We have chosen to reproduce it here so that it is seen by a wider audience, rather than remaining … Continue reading

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Public event: Creating worlds together: a workshop on experimentations and protest camps

We are involved in organizing a public workshop about protest camps as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.  The workshop will be held on Saturday 2 November 2013 (10.00 – 13.00) at Birkbeck College in central London.  The workshop … Continue reading

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Policing the Non-Stop Picket: more questions than answers

When I first conceived of the Non-Stop Against Apartheid project, my main intention was to record the experiences of former participants in the Non-Stop Picket.  I thought tracking them down and recording their memories would be more than enough work, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on young people and critical geopolitics

Last week I gave a paper about the Non-Stop Picket at the annual conference of the Royal Geographical Society in London.  The paper was called “The Young Ones: adolescence, political engagement, and the anti-apartheid movement” and was presented in a double … Continue reading

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