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Book launch event (27 November, Leicester)

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“Youth Activism & Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid” published

We are pleased to announce that our book Youth Activism and Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid is published, by Routledge, today. 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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The end of the project (for now). Some thanks.

Today is officially the last day of our current funding for the Non-Stop Against Apartheid project. So, our thanks are due to a few people. But, before that, here is our (current) favourite quote from the project: In the annals … Continue reading

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Our achievements and the future of this blog

We’re nearly done! Officially, the current phase of our research about the Non-Stop Picket comes to an end in under a fortnight. Since July 2011 our work has been funded by a research project grant from the Leverhulme Trust. That … Continue reading

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The Antipode Foundation recall the Non-Stop Picket

Gavin and Helen have written a guest blog for the Antipode Foundation’s blog to accompany their new paper about the practices of solidarity enacted through the Non-Stop Picket.  For those readers not familiar with the world of academic geography journals, Antipode describes … Continue reading

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Non-Stop Against Apartheid at the #RGSIBG13 conference

This week Gavin Brown will be presenting a paper from the Non-Stop Against Apartheid research at the Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) in London.  His paper is called “The Young Ones: adolescence, … Continue reading

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Non-Stop at the Leicester Geography anniversary celebrations

Last weekend the Department of Geography at the University of Leicester celebrated its 90th anniversary.  The anniversary open day was a great opportunity to showcase the research being undertaken in the department to former students and staff from across the … Continue reading

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