“We’re doing it slow” – Community Archives as Protest Spaces

by Anne Kaun (Södertörn University) Community archives as self-organized spaces storing and working with ephemera, posters, books, pins, fanzines and other material forms are crucial to protect the voices of the movements beyond mainstream History writing. Community archives have been of importance since social movements emerged in the USA especially since the civil rights movement…

Memories, Secrets and Archives

Pollyanna Ruiz is a Fellow in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics. Pollyanna’s research includes activists’ use of non-traditional communication forms such as direct intervention, visual metaphors and social networking. This week, Pollyanna explores the impact of digital technologies on the relationship between past, present and future activists. Since…