Author Archives: Simon Stevens

About Simon Stevens

Simon Stevens completed his doctorate in history at Columbia University and is now a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow at the European University Institute. His dissertation was an international history of the anti-apartheid movement's use of boycotts and sanctions against South Africa from the 1940s to the 1970s. He is currently revising the manuscript for publication as a monograph.

The External Struggle against Apartheid: New Perspectives

Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order Ryan M. Irwin Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. ix + 244 pp. The Foundations of Anti-Apartheid: Liberal Humanitarians and Transnational Activists in Britain and the United States, 1919–64 Rob Skinner Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. vii + 258 pp. It has become a cliché to observe that the global anti-apartheid movement was one of the largest, most widely supported, longest sustained, most significant, and most successful transnational movements of the twentieth Continue reading → Continue reading →