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2016 M. K. Gandhi Annual Lecture
Co-sponsored by Mahatma Gandhi Peace Council of Ottawa
Acknowledgement of Community Support for the Annual M. K. Gandhi Lecture
The M.K. Gandhi Lecture has been endowed by Professor Kanta Marwah, supported by gifts from Dr. Nishith Goel, Dr. Jagmohan Humar, Dr. Pradeep Merchant, the Late Mr. Kailash Mital, and Mr. Jack Uppal
Ahimsa: A Way of Life; A Path to Peace

By Professor Hope K. Fitz, Eastern Connecticut State University

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016

Speaker: Prof. Hope K. Fitz
Speaker Introduction by Dr. Jagmohan Humar

Q & A

Ahimsa: A Way of Life;
A Path to Peace.

By Professor Hope K. Fitz
Eastern Connecticut State University

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, 2:30 pm.
Room 2200, River Building,
Carleton University

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Dr. Hope Fitz obtained a PhD in Asian and Comparative Philosophy from Claremont Graduate School. After teaching in the Department of Philosophy at Mount Saint Mary’s College for a few years she joined the Eastern Connecticut State University where she is currently the Professor of Philosophy. Dr. Fitz is a scholar of comparative philosophy, and her scholarship includes both the ancient Indic virtue of ahimsa and Gandhi’s way of life which was grounded in ahimsa. She has authored two books: Ahimsa: a Way of Life; a Path to Peace and Intuition: Its Nature and Use in Human Experience. In addition she has published extensively as book chapters, journal articles and conference papers. She has given major addresses and talks on her areas of interest including Ahimsa, Gandhi, and Comparative Philosophy. She gave the 2007 inaugural address in the Gandhi Lecture Series of Indic Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. In 2006 she spent 2 months in India to study Jainism. At the conclusion of the course she presented eight different talks in cities across India on the topic of ahimsa.
The M.K. Gandhi Lecture has been endowed by Dr. Kanta Marwah, supported by gifts from Dr. Nishith Goel, Dr. Jagmohan Humar, Dr. Pradeep Merchant, the Late Mr. Kailash Mital, Dr. Vasant Ruparelia and Mr. Jack Uppal.