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Sulphur, Sugar, Scholars and Secrets

A photographic exhibition about the life of James Arthur Harley, the first Black Anthropology Diploma student at Oxford, 1909.

James Arthur Harley, Antiguan born, outstanding scholar, educated at Howard, Harvard, Yale and Oxford, and the first Black student to take the Anthropology Diploma in 1909 at Oxford.  This exhibition, through a series of documents and images, illuminates his fascinating life.

Thursday 9 October 2014 at the Royal Anthropological Institute

With special guest – Ms Althea Vanderpoole Banahene, Acting High Commissioner, Antigua High Commission

5.30pm Refreshments available
6.00pm Opening remarks – Dr David Shankland, Director, Royal Anthropological Institute
6.05pm Ms Althea Vanderpoole Banahene, Acting High Commissioner
6.10pm A brief overview about the life of Harley – Pamela Roberts, Author of Black Oxford: The Untold Stories of Oxford University’s Black Scholars and founder of Artistry Events

Organised by Artistry Events in association with the Royal Anthropological Institute