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Institute of Race Relations


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Institute of Race Relations

Institute of Race Relations

HOERNLÉ, R. F. Alfred (died 1943), Professor of Philosophy at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; President, South African Institute of Race Relations; Lt-Col Active Citizen Force, as Chief Organizer of SA Army Educational Scheme, for duration of the Second World War

JONES, John David Rheinallt (1884 - 1953), Adviser on Native Affairs to Anglo-American Corporation since 1947; formerly Senator elected by African Electoral College, Transvaal and Orange Free State, 1937–42; a Founder, Life Member, and Director of SA Institute of Race Relations, 1930–47; formerly Lecturer in Native Law and Administration, now Hon. Lecturer on Race Relations, Univ. of Witwatersrand; Secretary Witwatersrand Council of Education, 1919–46; Editor, South African Quarterly, 1915–26; was associated in various capacities with establishment and development Univ. of the Witwatersrand, 1919–29; Founder and former Editor, Bantu (now African) Studies, 1921–44; Founder and former Editor, Race Relations (quarterly) and Race Relations News (monthly), publications of Institute of Race Relations; Chief Scout’s Commissioner for Pathfinder Scouts (African); Member of: National Council for Adult Education; Consumers’ Advisory Cttee of Nat. Marketing Council; Nat. Liaison Cttee of FAO; Cttee on Minimum Accommodation Standards; President Sections E (1926) and F (1947) and Member of Council SA Assoc. for Advancement of Science, and member several other public bodies; more especially engaged in inter-racial activities for uplift of Africans and other non-European sections of population

 

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Body set up in 1958 to monitor race relations in Britain. If ‘race relations’ was central to the formation of the Institute of Race Relations, so was politics. In 1952 ...

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