Gandhi's contribution towards bringing peace and non-violence to this
world is unparalleled. His teachings must be promoted to resolve
current conflicts, avoid violence, find peaceful solutions and to make
our world a better place to live.
spirit of Gandhi's teachings alive, the India
Club of Vancouver, The
Thakore Charitable Foundation, and
The JS Woodsworth Chair in the Humanities at Simon Fraser University
will join hands in celebrating Gandhi Jayanti on October 2nd and 3rd of
this year to
foster the principles of truth, justice, human rights
The recipient of the 23rd annual presentation of
The Thakore Visiting Scholar Award
Lee Lakeman, for her commitment to
end violence against all women.
celebration will be in the form of two events:
Garlanding Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 at the
bust of Mahatma Gandhi located in the Peace Square on the Burnaby campus
(south side level 3 of the Academic Quadrangle) from
6:45pm - 7:30pm.
welcome all those interested to attend. This event is free and
open to the public.
Parking details (see map link below):
Guests will not be required to have permits displayed in C-lot.
Parking is free in C-lot only for this event.
2) We are presenting the annual
Gandhi Student Peace Award and the 23rd annual
Thakore Visiting Scholar Award at the Gandhi Commemorative Lecture
on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 at Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre,
515 West Hastings St., Vancouver:
7:00 pm- Introductions and Gandhi Peace
Award Presentation (Fletcher Challenge Theatre, Room 1900)
7:30 pm- Thakore Visiting Scholar Award
We welcome all those interested to
attend. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited
register by clicking here.
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