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Stories from the green crates: exploring Steve Kitson’s papers

There are two green, plastic crates full of papers sat on the end of my desk. They smell a little damp. My office smells a little damp. The papers are squeezed so tightly into the boxes that I fear for … 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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The ethics of remembering: how to retell personal stories from a political archive?

One of the delights of working with the archive of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group’s papers, over a decade’s worth of correspondence and the minutes of meetings, has been tracing the connections City Group forged with other anti-apartheid activists … Continue reading

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