GLOBAL HISTORY OF THE ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENT

GLOBAL HISTORY OF THE ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENT

Friday, 11 March 2016 - 1:30pm to Saturday, 12 March 2016 - 1:30pm
Venue: 
European Studies Centre (11 March) and Maison Francais (12 March)
Convenor: 
Anna Konieczna (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

GLOBAL HISTORY OF THE ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENT

Jointly hosted by the European Studies Centre, St Antony’s College and the Maison Française d’Oxford.  Hilary term, March 11-12, 2016

11 March 2016 at the European Studies Centre, St Antony’s College, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR

Opening remarks 1.30PM-1.45PM

PANEL I – GLOBALISATION OF ANTI-APARTHEID v 1.45PM – 3.15PM

  • Rob Skinner (University of Bristol), Humanitarians, human rights and anti-apartheid (c.1948-1970)
  • Håkan Thörn (University of Gothenburg), Anti-apartheid and emergence of a Global Civil Society
  • Christabel Gurney (Anti-Apartheid Movement), British Anti-apartheid movement and global connections (1959-64)

Chair: Colin Bundy (University of Oxford)

 

PANEL II – ANTI-APARTHEID AND GLOBAL DIVIDES: SHARED IDENTITIES, IDEOLOGIES, CULTURES v 3.45PM-5.15PM

  • Adrien Delmas (Institut Français d’Afrique du Sud), Cuba and apartheid
  • James Mark (University of Exeter), Paul Betts (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Central Europe and Anti-Apartheid: Some Preliminary Observations
  • Arianna Lissoni (University of Witwatersrand), The ANC and India

Chair: Jocelyn Alexander (Univeristy of Oxford)

 

5.45PM-6.45PM - KEYNOTE

Saul Dubow (Queens Mary University of London) – Apartheid, anti-apartheid and anti-anti-apartheid

 

12 March at Maison Française d’Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road, Oxford OX2 6SE

PANEL III – NETWORKS AND LEVERS - 9 AM-11AM

  • Sifiso Ndlovu (South African Democracy Education Trust), South African Youth and Students in Exile: the politics of solidarity and popular mobilisation in Africa
  • Jan Hangebrauck (German Sport University, Cologne), Sport related protests against apartheid and the two Germanies
  • Tom Buchanan (University of Oxford), Amnesty International, anti-apartheid and Rhodesia
  • Lorenzo Ferrari (Florence, Italy), Anti-apartheid goes to Brussels: debates and initiatives by the European Community

Chair: Sue Onslow (Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London)

 

PANEL IV – ANTI-APARTHEID AND TRANSNATIONAL SOLIDARITIES - 11.30AM-1PM

  • Elizabeth Williams (Goldsmiths, University of London), Black British solidarity with the anti-apartheid struggle
  • Christopher Saunders (University of Cape Town), Anti-apartheid, Decolonization, Transnational Solidarity: Namibian Aspects
  • Kim Christiaens (University of Leuven), International Labour Solidarity: Chile, South Africa and Poland

Chair: Anna Konieczna (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

 

1PM-1.30PM Round table

 

A selection of posters of the British anti-apartheid movement will be exhibited at Maison Française d’Oxford during the conference

Workshop organised in conjunction with

African Studies Centre, Antonian Fund, Modern European History Seminar (Department of History, Oxford), French Institute of South Africa in Johannesburg (IFAS)

Socialism Goes Global (ACHR)

Convenor: Anna Konieczna (Deakin Visiting Fellow, St Antony’s College, Oxford)  anna.konieczna@sant.ox.ac.uk