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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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2001 Annual Lecture: Scilla Elworthy

Gandhi’s Legacy: The Vibrancy of Nonviolent Conflict Resolution in the 21st Century Dr. Scilla Elworthy In the extraordinary violence of the past four weeks, one sane phrase has been echoing through speeches, in conversations and across email channels throughout the world.  It originated, of course with Gandhi: “The old law of an eye for an […]

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2000 Peace Award and Annual Lecture – by Adam Curle

Mahatma Gandhi – Master of Truth At the core of the principle of nonviolence practiced by the marvellous man I think of as the Mahatma of his age, is the idea of Truth: Sat, Al-Haq, Wahrheit, Pravda, Verdad, Veritas, the Ultimate Reality. But it is also a word now used ambiguously by myself and others, […]

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