Save the Date: Gandhi’s Global Legacy International Conference

Gandhi's Global Legacy International Conference. Artwork by Albert Haro.

You’re invited to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary by exploring various facets of Gandhi’s life, philosophy, as well as the sustained impact of nonviolent methods on social justice, peace, and environmental movements during Gandhi’s Global Legacy International Conference at Fresno State on October 10 and 11.

All conference events are free and open to the public. A free lunch will be provided on Friday, October 11 for those who register. Registration will be available in mid-August.

Civil rights leader and activist Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. will serve as the keynote speaker. Featured speakers include labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, servicespace.org founder Nipun Mehta and presentations by prominent other Gandhi scholars and activists.

Left: Reverend M. James Lawson Jr. | Right: Reverend Lawson with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Left: Reverend M. James Lawson Jr. | Right: Reverend Lawson with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The conference will also include an evening of classical Indian music.

Stay tuned! More details on the conference will be released as they become available. For more information, contact Dr. Veena Howard at vehoward@csufresno.edu or call (559) 278-2621.


Gandhi’s Global Legacy International Conference is generously supported by The Uberoi Foundation for Religious Studies and JP and Renu Sethi
Foundation.

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