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Frankfurt Gandhi Talks

Time: October 2, 2010 at 3:30pm to October 3, 2010 at 6:30pm
Location: Gemeindehaus der Ev. Dreifaltigkeitsgemeinde
Street: Funckstraße 14
City/Town: 60486 Frankfurt am Main / Germany
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Phone: +49 (0)69 7940 3920
Event Type: weekend, seminar
Organized By: Indo German Cooperation, GandhiServe Foundation and Hessian Foundation for Peace and Conflict Research
Latest Activity: Oct 21, 2012

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On the occassion of Mahatma Gandhi's 141st birth anniversary the Frankfurt Gandhi Talks will be continued which were carried out last year for the first time. The event is organized and carried out jointly by Indo German Cooperation, GandhiServe Foundation and Hessian Foundation for Peace and Conflict Research. This years topic is "Gandhi and Jesus". The event celebrates the International Day of NonViolence and forms part of a series of events taking place on that day allover, see

Dr. Wolfgang Sternstein, the "German Gandhi"
Prof. Cherian Kurian, Chennai, India
Peter Rühe (GandhiServe Foundation)
Dr. Michael Blume (Author: Satyagraha – Yoga und Widerstand bei Gandhi)
N.N. (Hessian Foundation for Peace and Conflict Research)

Saturday, 2 October
15:30 Reception with Indian tea, coffee and snacks
16:00 Welcome speech by Dr. Jona Aravind Dohrmann (DIZ e.V.), "Lightning of the Lamp", introduction of programme and speakers, words of welcome by Indian Consul General
16:30 Lecture, Dr. Wolfgang Sternstein: "Gandhi and Jesus - the end of fundamentalism"
18:30 Indian dinner

Sunday, 3 October
10:00 Prayer service (optional)
14:00 "Die ethics of Mahatma Gandhi and Jesus Christ in comparism and their relevance for today", Introduction by Dr. Jona Aravind Dohrmann
14:30 Lecture by Prof. Cherian Kurian
16:00 Break with Indian tea, coffee and snacks
16:30 Panel discussion; partcipants: Dr. Wolfgang Sternstein, Prof. Cherian Kurian, Dr. Michael Blume, N.N. (HSFK), Dr. Jona Aravind Dohrmann (Moderation) und Peter Rühe
18:30 End of programme

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The seminar language is German. The entrance is free - all are welcome!

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Comment by viduur on July 1, 2010 at 5:30
Great Event...I will like to attend, but hurdles are many.

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