Yearly Archives: 2022

Re-opening the Call for Mass Observers; motivations of a volunteer

by Kirsty Pattrick – Mass Observation Projects Officer “Writing a Mass Observation directive is like taking a thought for a walk” F5186 I was drawn to this lovely quote from one of our Observers. It makes me think of the

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Freedom Day – new perspectives on apartheid from the BLDS Legacy Collection

Today marks the 28th anniversary of South Africa’s first post-apartheid elections, now commemorated as Freedom Day. Previously, under the apartheid regime, non-whites in general had only limited voting rights, while black South Africans were unable to vote at all. The

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