Out of Africa: Gandhi’s return to India, 1915 and onwards – 27th and 28th February 2015

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Out of Africa: Gandhi’s return to India, 1915 and onwards

27th and 28th February 2015

Humanities Graduate Centre

27th February 2015

9 AM Coffee and Registration

9.15-9.30         Welcome address by Prof Dilip M Menon, Director Centre for Indian Studies in Africa

9.30-9.45         Address by Prof Adam Habib, Vice Chancellor, University of the Witwatersrand

9.45-10                        Address by High Commissioner for India in South Africa

First Session

Chair  Prof Dilip Menon

1015-1115

Prof Tridip Suhrud

Indian Opinion and the Making of a Satyagrahi

1115-1215

Prof Isabel Hofmeyr

Gandhi’s Copyright: Customs, Imperial Boundary-making and the Gandhian Project

 

Lunch  1230-1330

Second Session

Chair Prof Ajay Skaria

1345-1445

Prof Vijayalakshmi Teelock

Gandhi’s impact on Mauritius

1445-1545

Prof Goolam Vaheed

“Brown over Black”? Gandhi and Africans in Colonial Natal

1545-1645

Prof N Radhakrishnan

Gandhi, South Africa and the global nonviolent awakening for human rights and individual liberty.

Coffee break     1645- 1700

1900

Dinner hosted by the Consul General for India

28th February 2015

First Session

Chair Prof Isabel Hofmeyr

0900-1000

Prof Satadru Sen

Gandhi: Patriarchy, Authority, Utopia

1000-1100

Prof Jacob Pulickan

The Gandhian Contribution in the Field of swadeshi and self-suffiency-a case Study of swadeshi initiatives in Kerala

 

1100-1200

Prof Khoti Kamanga

Gandhi the internationalist

Lunch 1215-1330

Second Session 

Chair Prof Tridip Suhrud

1330-1430

Prof Ajay Skaria

Daya otherwise: the not-ness of ahimsa

1430-1530

Prof Dilip M Menon

“Honest, but a Bolshevik…”: Gandhi and political order in India, 1914-1918

 

Coffee 1530-1545

 

 

1545- 1615

Closing remarks by Prof Menon and Prof Hofmeyr

1900 Dinner hosted by Consul General for India