Centre for African Studies (LUCAS)

Centre for African Studies
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

Tel: 0113 343 5069
Fax: 0113 343 4400
african-studies@leeds.ac.uk

LUCAS Schools Project coordinator

Richard Borowski
R.Borowski@leeds.ac.uk

Roundtable – Remembering Anti-Apartheid Activism in Leeds


Campaigners in Leeds gather to show their support for the anti-apartheid movement (Photo courtesy of Dr Salim Essop and the Voices Against Apartheid – the Leeds Story website – please acknowledge if reproduced).

LUCAS Roundtable: ‘Remembering Anti-Apartheid Activism in Leeds’

Wednesday 12 October, 5.30pm (Michael Sadler LG19) – all welcome.

This roundtable of anti-apartheid activists in Leeds, including from Leeds Women Against Apartheid, will mark the launch of a new exhibition in Leeds, Forward to Freedom: The history of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement, 1959-1994 for Black History Month – for more details of the exhibition and its location in Leeds during October please see here. Participants in the roundtable include Arthur France MBE, Carole Summerill, Frances Bernstein, Ailsa Swarbrick and Judy Maxwell.

There is rich archival material relating to Leeds Women Against Apartheid in the Special Collections at the Brotherton Library – see here:

http://feministarchivenorth.org.uk/documents/201106Newsletter.pdf

 

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