University of East Anglia

This panel event will explore the way in which boycotting has always been central to the British Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAM). Indeed, the AAM has its roots in the boycott movement established in 1959 as anti-apartheid activists reacted to Chief Albert […]

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University of Sussex

This event brings together current students, former student activists in the Anti-Apartheid Movement, and academics to discuss organising on university campuses during the anti-apartheid era, and today. Participants will discuss anti-apartheid campaigns and what they looked like, comparing these to […]

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SOAS

Today’s generation of activists often hold up the anti-apartheid  movement in the UK as an ideal example of how solidarity should function. It was organised and coordinated with direct reference to the ANC, with a clear view of the strategic […]

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Leeds

Addressing the African National Congress (ANC) in 1953, Nelson Mandela noted, “There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.” Using Mandela’s statement as a launching point, this event will examine how activists and campaigners navigate repression. The history of the […]

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A SERIES OF EVENTS EXAMINING THE LEGACY OF THE british ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENT

Bringing together speakers, organisers and writers to discuss the ongoing legacy of the anti-apartheid movement of the 1980s, our Evolution of Struggle events will look at the lessons we can learn from the successful struggle for justice in South Africa. Follow us on Twitter  for more information on @EvolOfStruggle