The Equiano Centre


Spotlight on sitters

These spotlights are extracts from essays produced by undergraduate students on the Department of Geography's final year Independent Study Module. As part of their coursework they worked with the Drawing Over the Colour Line project, undertaking their own research in the archives on individuals they chose from those in the database. Their research contributed to the entries in the database, and are expanded in the spotlight biographies below.

Shapurji Saklatvala

Madame Yevonde