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Mahatma Gandhi: The Contemporary Context

Posted in Arts & Culture
Sep 12, 2019

The University of Saskatchewan is hosting a series of events to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Part of the Mahatma Gandhi 150th Anniversary Events

Thursday, Sept. 12
7–9 pm
Neatby-Timlin Theatre, 241 Arts Building, 9 Campus Dr.

Free and open to the public

Welcoming remarks will be provided by Dr. Peta Bonham-Smith (PhD), dean of the College of Arts and Science, followed by greetings from Her Excellency Abhilasha Joshi, Consul General of India in Vancouver.

This event features a lecture and panel discussion:

Vedanta Endowment Lecture: Gandhian Non-Violence and the Hindu Dharma

By Dr. Vasudha Narayanan (PhD), distinguished professor in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida

With a vote of thanks from Leela Sharma, president of the Hindu Society of Saskatchewan

Gandhi Interfaith Perspective Panel Discussion

Featuring Dr. Chris Hrynkow (PhD), St. Thomas More College; Dr. Veronika Makarova (PhD), College of Arts and Science; Dr. Lesya Sabada-Nahachewsky (PhD), St. Thomas More College; Dr. Venkat Gopalakrishnan (PhD), College of Medicine

 

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