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Gandhi Memorial Lecture 2013
Thursday, the 31st of January, 2013 (7:30 PM)
Gandhi as social visionary: The grassroots work of Ekta Parishad
A Canadian’s reflection on work with a Gandhian activist movement in India
Speaker: Paul Schwartzentruber
Theologian and Poet

Ekta Parishad is a contemporary grassroots campaign in India for land and livelihood rights of impoverished rural populations, including Adivasis or tribals – India’s original peoples.

Paul Schwartzentruber presents his experience of Ekta Parishad and reflects on its aims and methodologies which are inspired and informed by Gandhian principles.

Paul Schwartzentruber is a former university lecturer in theology and the director of a community centre. He now works as an independent writer and researcher. He has travelled as a volunteer with Ekta Parishad in India for the last four years (read the transcript).

Schedule & Location
Thursday, January 31, 7:30 pm

Carleton University
College of the Humanities Lecture Theatre
Paterson Hall, Room 300,
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa ON K1S 5B6

For More Information, please contact:

Prof. Noel Salmond, (613) 520 2600 ext. 8162

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Sponsored by
Mahatma Gandhi Peace Council of Ottawa