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The Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture 2019

This year’s Annual Lecture took place at the Nehru Centre, London on 31st May. It was given by M. K. Gandhi’s grandson, Gopalkrishna Gandhi. Atonement in Politics; Perspectives from Mahatma Gandhi : Gopalkrishna Gandhi A transcript of the lecture can be read here: Atonement in Politics

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The Gandhi Foundation Ashram Experience 2019

This year’s Ashram Experience (formerly known as the GF Summer Gathering) was held at the St Christopher School, Letchworth, running from 27th July to 3rd August, inclusive. The title of this year’s Experience was: ‘Thinking about Change? Thoughts are the seeds of Action’. A report of the week can be found here: GFAE2019 The theme […]

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The Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture 2019

Atonement in Politics; Perspectives from Mahatma Gandhi The lecture is to be delivered by Gopalkrishna, who is Gandhi’s grandson. Those wishing to attend are requested kindly to register via our Eventbrite webpage, via the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/atonement-in-politics-perspectives-from-mahatma-gandhi-tickets-57940800494?aff=ebdssbdestsearch 

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The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2013

The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award for 2013 was awarded to Jeremy Corbyn, MP Islington North on 26th November 2013 at Portcullis House. Thank you to all who attended You can read Jeremy Corbyn’s speech by clicking here You can also view photographs of the event by scrolling down the right hand column of our homepage to reach […]

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Gandhi and War by George Paxton

Gandhi and War By George Paxton Professor Anthony Parel in his Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture 2011, Pax Gandhiana (which can be read by clicking the link at the end of this article), asks to what extent Gandhi’s nonviolence is compatible with the coercion which any state inevitably exercises. He claims that “coercion based on consent […]

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Who Was Fritz Schumacher? by Diana Schumacher

Who Was Fritz Schumacher? by Diana Schumacher E F Schumacher, the economist-philosopher, was born 100 years ago this year. The following article is edited from a longer paper written for the Schumacher Society in 2008. Ernst Friedrich (Fritz) Schumacher was an unlikely pioneer of the Green Movement. He was born in Bonn in 1911, studied at Oxford […]

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Book Review – Timeless Inspirator: Reliving Gandhi Edited by Raghunath Mashelkar

Timeless Inspirator: Reliving Gandhi Edited by Raghunath Mashelkar Sakal Publications 2010 HB pp369 ISBN 978 93 80571 48 5   This is a book on Gandhi that looks much more to the future than to the past. It takes the form of 45 short essays by ‘superachievers’ (almost all Indian). The idea came from the editor who […]

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