Category Archives: Dissemination

City Group’s Solidarity with Pan-Africanist Exiles in London

As part of its Heritage Month, the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) of Azania is pleased to re-connect with those who were part of the international anti-apartheid movement. Those who not only showed solidarity with the anti-apartheid struggle, but also, in … Continue reading

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The PAC in London

The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania has recently started a social media project to educate their members and supporters about the history of the movement and their contribution to the anti-apartheid struggle. As part of this work, they are also … Continue reading

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Video of “Youth Activism and Solidarity” pavement book launch

On 9 August 2019, we held a launch event for the paperback edition of our book Youth Activism and Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket Against Apartheid. The launch took place on the pavement in front of South Africa House where the Non-Stop … Continue reading

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Viva Carol, our convenor. No one tougher, no one meaner

Carol Brickley, the Convenor of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group throughout the 12 years of its existence, died in September. Carol was central to the formation of City Group and her revolutionary communist politics played a key role in … Continue reading

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“Youth Activism and Solidarity” now out in paperback

We are pleased to announce that our book Youth Activism and Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid is now published in paperback. From April 1986 until just after Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990, supporters of the City of London … Continue reading

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Non-Stop Picket in the ‘Official’ Mandela Exhibition

On 8 February 2019 a new ‘official’ exhibition about Mandela’s life in London’s Waterloo. The exhibition has been organised by one of Mandela’s grandsons and pitches itself in the following terms: Nelson Mandela: The Official Exhibition is the major new global … Continue reading

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“Youth Activism and Solidarity” out in paperback in March

The paperback edition of Youth Activism and Solidarity: The Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid will finally be published in March 2019. Watch this space for details of a launch event in London for the new paperback edition.

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Andy Higginbottom critiques the British Council’s Mandela exhibition

An article in today’s The Conversation critiques the “Mandela and Me” exhibition at the British Council in London as corporate whitewashing for its principal sponsor, Anglo American. The article is by Andy Higginbottom an Associate Professor of International Politics, Human … Continue reading

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War on Want: Evolution of Struggle series

War on Want are organizing a series of events over the coming months to explore the legacies of the anti-apartheid struggle. We noticed (thanks to Bob Shepherd for drawing it to our attention) that the poster for the Leeds event … Continue reading

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