Category Archives: protest camps

PhD Opportunity ‘Spatial Organisation in Protest Camps’

        Exiting news: There is an opportunity for a funded PhD project on Protest Camps at the University of Leicester. Description of the project This PhD project will investigate forms of spatial organization in protest camps. It … Continue reading

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New book: “Youth Activism and Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid”

Protest Camps Research Network member Gavin Brown has written a new book (with Helen Yaffe) about the Non-Stop Picket of the South African Embassy in London in the 1980s. In the introduction to Protest Camps in International Context (Policy Press, 2017) … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop: June 7th at University of Leicester

Protest Camps and Beyond: Temporality, Informality, Memory and Care Camps offer an increasingly visible form of housing and shelter in the contemporary world. Notionally temporary, camps seem to form a permanent social reality reflecting an increasingly permanent state of crisis … Continue reading

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AAG 2017 Panel Session: Protest Camps

The politics of Care and Social Reproduction in contemporary social movement politics  AAG 2017 Panel Session Organised by Protest Camps Research collective Though their history is much longer, since the uprisings and protests of 2011, protest camps have gained prominence … Continue reading

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Why politics needs arts & crafts

By Dr Anna Feigenbaum, lecturer in Media & Politics and contributor to the ‘Disobedient Objects’ exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Inflatable cobblestones, book blocs, musical pot lids. This week these objects joined the Victoria & Albert Museum’s collection, … Continue reading

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Camps and long-term protests against apartheid

For four years in the late 1980s, a small group of campaigners in London maintained a continuous protest outside the South African Embassy in protest at apartheid. They were calling for the release of Nelson Mandela and all political prisoners in South … Continue reading

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Working with protest camps: Participatory Methods Training (London)

Invitation to Participatory Methods Training 25th August 2014, London The Participatory Geographies Research Group is organising a training day to offer both theoretical and practical advice on participatory methods. Activities we aim to do on the day include: Keynote speakers from … Continue reading

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