Young Women against Apartheid
By: Emily Bridger
Emily Bridger discusses her book, Young Women against Apartheid: Gender, Youth and South Africa's Liberation Struggle, with Sacha Hepburn. Listen here. Other episodes of the SHCY podcast are available at our podcast website, or you can subscribe on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever you get your podcasts.
Emily Bridger is Associate Professor of History at University of Exeter. Sacha Hepburn is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Department of History, Birkbeck College, University of London.
About Emily Bridger
Emily Bridger is Associate Professor of History at University of Exeter. She is an historian of gender, violence, and memory. Her research focuses on these themes in South Africa over the apartheid and post-apartheid periods. Young Women against Apartheid: Gender, Youth and South Africa's Liberation Struggle was published by James Currey in 2021. Her current project, 'South Africa's Hidden War', explores how sexual violence was understood, experienced, and responded to over the apartheid and post-apartheid periods. This project is funded by a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship. More about the project can be found here.
This post is part of the SHCY Featured Books series, which provides conversations about important contributions to the history of childhood and youth.