Gandhi Society of Calgary

Phone: 403.239.4480
Email:  mail@gandhisociety.org 
 

"A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, nothing else."


Gandhi Today: Finding Peace in the Modern World.

Speaker: Rajmohan Gandhi

The Faculty of Arts and the Gandhi Society of Calgary invite you to join us at the inaugural Gandhi lecture at the University of Calgary’s Alumni Weekend featuring UCalgary honorary degree recipient Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson of the revered Mahatma Gandhi.

Date: Sunday September 25, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location: MacEwan Ballroom

Cost: $25 (Brunch included)

Buy your tickets today! ( Click to the link)

The lecture explores whether defenders of human rights can draw ideas and encouragement from Mahatma Gandhi at a time when extremists of diverse hues claim that threats to their religion or nation justify curbs on liberty and equality. It will also ask whether nonviolent and “Gandhian” strategies can indicate an alternative when violent methods alienate world opinion and invite greater oppression.
More info:  http://evite.me/N49fTWeYDz

We hope you will join us.

Should you have any questions, please contact Emily Aalbers at emily.aalbers@ucalgary.ca  or 

Jaydeep Balakrishnan, Ph.D.

Professor, Haskayne School of Business

President, Gandhi Society of Calgary

University of Calgary

2500 University Drive NW

Calgary   Alberta T2N 1N4   Canada

Ph:  (403) 220 7844



New  Publication by Oxford University Press 
Cover for
Pax Gandhiana

Pax Gandhiana

                    The Political Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi

Anthony J Parel

  • Identifies the conceptual framework of Gandhi's political philosophy, and analyzes his political philosophy within that framework
  • Argues that civic nonviolence--not monastic nonviolence--is the sort of nonviolence that Gandhi's political philosophy defends
  • Highlights how Gandhi, towards the end of his career, shifted the focus of his political philosophy from satyagraha (civil disobedience) to what he called "constructive program"


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