Category Archives: Media coverage

“Youth Activism and Solidarity” review for youth workers

We were really pleased to see this review of Youth Activism and Solidarity published in ‘Rapport: the journal for playworkers, community and youth workers in Unite‘. It is great to see the book reaching beyond academic audience and being engaged with … Continue reading

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Two reviews of “Youth Activism and Solidarity”

This week the first two reviews of our book Youth Activism and Solidarity, about the Non-Stop Picket of the South African Embassy in London during the 1980s, have been published. One is aimed at an academic readership and the other for activists … Continue reading

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Opposing apartheid then, defending human rights now

On Tuesday 8 December (at 18.30), as part of the Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, Gavin Brown will be giving a talk, at the Secular Hall, exploring what anti-apartheid campaigning in the 1980s can teach human rights defenders … Continue reading

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Podcast: Gavin Brown on being Non-Stop for Mandela

The University of Leicester has published a podcast of an interview with Gavin Brown about our research on the Non-Stop Picket of the South African Embassy in London. The interview covers Gavin’s memories of participating in Non-Stop Picket as a teenager. It summarises … Continue reading

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Africa in Words: an archive of solidarity

Gavin Brown has recently published a guest post on the Africa in Words blog.  His article, “An archive of solidarity” provides a short overview of the range of material contained in the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group’s archive.  It highlights … Continue reading

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Public engagement 1: Gavin Brown on BBC Radio Leicester

Gavin Brown will be appearing on the Ben Jackson radio show on BBC Leicester this afternoon (15.00 – 16.00 BST) giving an in-depth interview about Nelson Mandela, Gavin’s experiences of participating in the Non-Stop Picket as a teenager, and our … Continue reading

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Leicester connections to the Non-Stop Picket

This week we received some local publicity for the project with a short first person column by Gavin Brown in the Leicester Mercury.  We know that there are a number of former non-stop picketers now living in Leicester and (as … Continue reading

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