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Book Review: Mission Saranda reviewed by John Rowley

Mission Saranda is a new book written by Gladson DungDung, with a foreword by Dr Felix Padel, and reviewed by John Rowley,  member of the Executive Committee of the Gandhi Foundation. Mission Saranda review John Rowley (PDF file)

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Book Review – The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi by Makarand R. Paranjape

This book review was originally published in the Quarterly Journal of the GANDHI PEACE FOUNDATION, Gandhi Marg, Volume 37 Number 1 April-June 2015, pp 191-200. The review published here has had a few minor typing errors corrected. An Oedipal Crime reviewed by Antony Copley (PDF file)

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Songlines Encounters Music Festival

  The Songlines Encounters Festival at King’s Place, York Way, London N1 Thursday 4th – Saturday 6th June 2015 The fifth Songlines Encounters Festival features musicians from Portugal, Cyprus, Iran, the UK and Bangladesh. There are some UK premieres, some first time collaborations and lots of supremely inspirational music from artists that have impressed us […]

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Thanksgiving Service for Lord Attenborough – A Personal View by John Rowley 22nd March 2015

Poppy, Judith and I arrived in The Abbey Forecourt at 11am. It was already seething with people laughing and smiling and a long queue snaking through security. William Rhind was there and took our spare ticket for Mark Hoda. Martin Polden was already in the queue and Diana Schumacher had taken her seat right in the front row […]

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Inspired by Gandhi 2015 – An International Writing Competition

An International Writing Competition organised by Sampad – South Asian Arts Development “Be the change that you wish to see in the world” ~ Mahatma Gandhi ~ Mahatma Gandhi is a towering figure in history whose philosophy of non-violence, passion for equality and independence and socio-political intelligence continues to be an inspiration for many leaders. […]

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Antiquarian Remains of Jharkhand by Bulu Imam

  The new book Antiquarian Remains of Jharkhand by the 2011 Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award recipient Bulu Imam, is the result of thirty years investigative work. It describes the archaeological heritage, Mesolithic rock art, village rural painting tradition and culture. It is hoped that this comprehensive volume will go a long way in highlighting Jharkhand’s […]

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Tears In The Fabric – a documentary film by The Rainbow Collective

Tears In The Fabric is a documentary film by The Rainbow Collective and was part of the Brick Lane Circle’s fourth annual conference recently. In Savar, Bangladesh, Razia struggles to raise her two grandchildren after losing her daughters in the Rana Plaza factory collapse which claimed the lives of over 1000 garment workers. One year after […]

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