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The Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture 2017

The Annual Lecture of the Gandhi Foundation will be held on Thursday 28th September 2017  at The Nehru Centre, 8 South Audley Street, London W1K 1HF. Registration can be made via the eventbrite page. Refreshments will be available from 6.00 for the lecture to start at 6.30 p.m.  It will be given by Satish Kumar, […]

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The Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture and Peace Award 2009 – The Children’s Legal Centre

The Gandhi Foundation’s Annual Lecture and Peace Award were held this year in conjunction with The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. The venue was the historic Temple Church, a building originally founded by the Knights Templar and now used, not just as a place of worship, but also for promoting understanding between faiths and […]

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2008 Peace Award & Annual Lecture – Harold Good & Alec Reid

Gandhi Peace Award 2008 – Citation by Dr. Omar Hayat Something extraordinary has taken place and is taking place in Northern Ireland. Something very powerful indeed. After decades of troubles the wholly unexpected coalition of the two extremes in the province, the Sinn Fein and the DUP has taken place (originally with the Reverend Paisley […]

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2007 Annual Lecture: Bhikhu Parekh

The 2007 Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture was given on Sunday 2nd December by Professor Lord Bhikhu Parekh. The theme of the lecture was “Why is Gandhi still Relevant?”. The text of the lecture was similar to Bhikhu’s Fred Blum Memorial Lecture: Gandhi in the 21st Century Professor Bhikhu Parekh is well-known as an intellectual on […]

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2006 Annual Lecture: Kamalesh Sharma

We were extremely privileged to have The High Commissioner for India, His Excellency Kamalesh Sharma, deliver the Lecture.  He read English at King’s College, Cambridge and has served over 20 years in the Indian Foreign Service.  He was India’s Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the United Nations (1997-2003) and then Special Representative of the UN […]

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2004 Peace Award and Annual Lecture: Helen Steven and Ellen Moxley

The 2004 Annual Lecture was given by Helen Steven from Scotland who, together with Ellen Moxley, also received the Gandhi International Peace Award on this occasion. Both have campaigned tirelessly over 30 years against WMDs and the arms industry, and set up and run The Scottish Centre for Nonviolence. The Gandhi Foundation is delighted to […]

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2002 Annual Lecture: John Hume

The Annual Lecture, given in the Nehru Centre on 25 October, was delivered by John Hume, MP, MEP, who first became prominent in the political life of Northern Ireland when in 1968 he became involved in the nonviolent civil rights movement. He was leader/deputy leader of the SDLP 1979-2001 and played an active mediating role […]

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