Reception given for visiting Botswana government officials, guests of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, by members of the Africa Department, SOAS

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Captions on back of prints (British Official photographs).

Visiting Botswana government officials: The Honourable B. C. Thema, MBE, Minister of Education, and Mr A. W. Kgarebe, Chief Education Officer. Pictured in an informal discussion with Professor Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf and Professor J. S. Read.

Administrative / Biographical History

Professor Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf: Professor of Anthropology (specialty in South Asia); Head of Department of Cultural Anthropology (from 1961 Department of Anthropology and Sociology) 1949-1976; Dean 1967-1973; Acting Director 1973-1976. Personal papers held in SOAS Special Collections (PP MS 19).

Professor J. S. Read: Reader in African Law, appointed Head of Law Department 1986.

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Fürer-Haimendorf, Read: see Arnold and Shackle, 'SOAS Since the Sixties', pp.36, 94, 98, 118, 140, 179, 183; Philips, 'The School of Oriental and African Studies, Univeristy of London 1917-1967', p.45

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