FORUM: Rajmohan Gandhi, Ph.D.
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FORUM: Rajmohan Gandhi, Ph.D.


When: 9/17/2014
6:00 PM
Where: Rockford University Maddox Theatre
5050 E. State St.
Rockford, Illinois  61108
United States
Rajmohan Gandhi, Ph.D.
Rockford University Box Office

Phone: 815-226-4100

Interview with Rajmohan Gandhi, Ph.D., by President Robert L. Head, Ph.D.
Wednesday, September 17
6 p.m., Maddox Theatre, Clark Arts Center

Dr. Rajmohan Gandhi is a research professor at the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a Scholar in residence at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar. Associated from 1956 with Initiatives of Change (formerly known as Moral Re-Armament), Dr. Gandhi has been engaged for half a century in efforts for trust-building, reconciliation and democracy and in battles against corruption and inequalities.

Formerly a member (1990-92) of the Rajya Sabha (the upper house of the Indian Parliament), Dr. Gandhi led the Indian delegation to the UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva in 1990. In 2004 he received the International Humanitarian Award (Human Rights) from the City of Champaign, and in 1997 he was awarded an honorary doctorate of law from the University of Calgary (Canada) and an honorary doctorate of philosophy from Obirin University, Tokyo. He currently also serves as a Jury Member, Nuremberg International Human Rights Award, and Co-chair, Centre for Dialogue & Reconciliation, Gurgaon, India.

Dr. Gandhi is the author of ten books, including Mohandas: A True Story of a Man, His People and an Empire, which received the prestigious Biennial Award from the Indian History Congress in 2007. There will be a book signing at this event.

Tickets are required for this event. Contact the Rockford University Clark Arts Center Box Office at 815-226-4100 or to reserve your ticket.

Dr. Gandhi will also be presenting during the 15th Annual Peace Awards Luncheon on September 18. To nominate an individual or organization/group for a peace award, please fill out and e-mail, fax, or mail this nomination form by August 15, 2014 to the address on the form.

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