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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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Celebrations and Conflicts: Protest Camps and their vulnerabilities

In this guest blog, Maxine Newlands situates the recent arson attack against Camp Florentine into a broader history of protest camps as vulnerable spaces, from Greenham to ZAD.  Protest camps remain one of the strongest forms of activism in the … Continue reading

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Workshop Announcement: (Re)thinking Protest Camps: governance, spatiality, affect and media

Booking is now open for this free one day workshop, “(Re)thinking Protest Camps: governance, spatiality, affect and media” to be held on Tuesday 26 June 2012 at the University of Leicester, UK. Instructions and an online form to reserve a place … Continue reading

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Protest Camps: A Great British Tradition

On the steps of St. Pauls Cathedral last Saturday, hunched over a cup of tea, the grumbled disdain of a British protester could be heard, “Here we go again, borrowing from America.” Yet while the Occupy movement may have started stateside, … Continue reading

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Protest Camps is interviewed in the latest issue of FUSE Magazine

For its special issue on Egypt and the Arab Spring, Fuse editor Gina Badger asked Anna Feigenbaum to share her insights on social media and social change. Drawing on her research and teaching, Dr. Feigenbaum challenged the idea that social … Continue reading

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Protest Camps presents at ‘Greenham Remembered’

On Sunday Anna Feigenbaum spoke at ‘Greenham Remembered,’ a 30th anniversary event celebrating the lives and legacies of Greenham women.   Anna’s presentation focused on UK protest camps since the 1980s, drawing out parallels between camps and describing how strategies and tactics can … Continue reading

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