Category Archives: Popular & Informal Education

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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“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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Histories and Legacies of Solidarities with the Anti-Apartheid Struggle (Glasgow, 22 May 2018)

On 22 May, the University of Glasgow is organising an event about the Histories and Legacies of Solidarites with the Anti-Apartheid Struggle. This event has been organised to mark the publication of a new book by Gavin Brown and Helen … Continue reading

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Fighting Apartheid in Islington

Here are details of a new exhibition at the Islington Museum about the history of anti-apartheid campaigning in that borough. Gavin advised the curators about the history of the Kitson family (who lived in the borough) and some of the tensions … Continue reading

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Youth Activism & Solidarity: a dedication

Now that Youth Activism and Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid has been published and had its launch, we wanted to share the book’s dedication. We have told the stories of Norma, David and Steve Kitson on this blog a number … Continue reading

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Book launch event (27 November, Leicester)

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A suitable anniversary: youth and student action to close apartheid’s embassy

It is a joyful coincidence that our book Youth Activism and Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid has been published on 19 October 2017. On this day, thirty-two years ago, hundreds of students and other young people took mass direct action … Continue reading

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