Category Archives: Gavin Brown

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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“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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“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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