Venue: Oriental Institute, Russian Academy of Science, Rozdestvenka street, 12, Moscow, Russia
May 22-23, 2019
RSUH students’ Art exhibition “Mahatma Gandhi and Satyagraha”
Russian State University for Humanities (RSUH) is organizing the students' Art exhibition “Mahatma Gandhi and Satyagraha” in course of the 8th International Conference "Mahatma Gandhi and Indian Modernity", organised by the Centre for Indian Studies, The Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Science.
The event is actively supported by the Jawaharlal Nehru Cultural Centre (JNCC), Embassy of India, Moscow.
The RSUH students’ Art exhibition is dedicated to the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and is to be placed at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (12 Rozhdestvenka str., Moscow).
HE D. Bala Venkatesh Varma, Ambassador of India to Russia is invited as an honorary guest to open the conference.
Russian students of the "Art-Design" Study Centre and the College of Humanities, namely Anna Andronova, Darya Bobyl, Alice Buria, Olga Vasilyeva, Maria Gorbatyuk, Maria Karpova, Yulia Litvakova, Lucas Mendez Maria Cielo, Natalia Palachar, Elvira Suleimanova, Veronika Filimonova and Lina Shlain – are studying “Graphic Design”, “Web Design” subjects at the university. Their compositions and graphic works made in various materials and techniques are to be presented at the exhibition. Though their paintings are very different, still there is a certain similarity between them, because all these works are devoted to India.
On October 2, 2019, the whole world will celebrate the International Day of Non-Violence and the 150th anniversary of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the great peacemaker, father of the Indian nation.
The organizers of students’ Art exhibition:
Dr Galina Volkova, Director of the "Art-Design" Study Center, member of the Union of Russian Artists;
Ms. Tatiana Borisova, head of students ‘art work;
Dr Irakli Bolkvadze, Vice-Rector for Student Affairs;
Dr Lyudmila Kozharina, Head of Students’ Cultural Department
Prof Alexander Stolyarov, Director of the International Centre for South Asian studies;
Dr Indira Gazieva, Deputy Director of the International Centre for South Asian studies.
The eighth conference “MAHATMA GANDHI AND INDIAN MODERNITY” is organised in the frames of the project
"India: Prospects for Contemporary Development"
May 22-23, 2019
10.30 – Conference’s Opening Ceremony
HE D. Bala Venkatesh Varma’ s welcoming speech
10.40 – Prof. Marietta Stepanyants’s Key paper
“The fate of the spiritual heritage of Gandhi”
Panel Session I.
Dr. Felix Yurlov (IOS RAS)
“Gandhi and the modern world”
Dr . Ruben Apresyan (IPH RAS)
“The ethics of struggle: Gandhi’s political lessons”
Dr. Viktor Nemchinov (IOS RAS)
“Gandhi's soft power: a communicative strategy of civil disobedience and moral strength”
V.V. Gubareva (IAAS MSU)
“Political views of Mahatma Gandhi”
Dr. Evgeniya Yurlova (IOS RAS)
Gandhi is the "father of the nation." His fight for the untouchables”
Panel Session II
Dr. Nadezhda Zhirova (LSPU)
“Gandhi’s Relationship and the Gadar party”
Prof. Larisa Chereshneva (LSPU)
“Quit India Movement 1942”
Prof. Anna Bychkova (HSE)
“Metamorphosis or the Path to the East”
Prof. Irina Prokofieva (MGIMO)
“Two leaders of freedom: Subhas Chandra Bose and Mahatma Gandhi”
Ilya Spector (IAAS MSU)
"Satyagraha against corruption"
Prof. Lyubov Kulik (IOS RAS)
“Mahatma Gandhi and the UK”
Prof. Nataliya Zamaraeva (IOS RAS)
“Mahatma Gandhi and Kashmir”
Panel Session III
Prof. Tatyana Zagorodnikova (IOS RAS)
“The correspondence between Mahatma Gandhi and Leo Tolstoy”
Prof. Sergey Serebryaniy (RSUH)
“A Letter to the Liberals” (1896) by Leo Tolstoy in the perception of Mahatma Gandhi”
Dr Valeriy Kashin (IOS RAS)
“Mahatma Gandhi an Russia”
Prof. Tatyana Shaumyan (IOV RAS)
“Mahatma Gandhi in the USSR / Russia”
Dr. Gyuzel Strelkova (I AA SMSU)
“Mahatma Gandhi and remembrance of his memory in India and Russia”
Panel Session IV
Prof. Alexandra Safronova (IAAS MSU)
“ The Buddhist motive in Gandhi’s rhetoric”
Dr. Natalya Zhelezanova (IOS RAS)
“Jainism and Mahatma Gandhi”
Saurabh Naik (Delhi University, India)
“Bhagwat Gita and Mahatma Gandhi”
Panel Session V.
Dr. Anna Bochkovskaya (IAAS MSU)
“The ancient ideal in new Indian life: new opportunities for khadi in the 21st century”
Dr. Natalya Yemelyanova (MSU, GAUGN)
“The miscoloring of the Gandhi’s ideal of village Swaraj in the implementation of the 73rd Amendment to the Constitution of India”
Dr. Nina Gavryushina (IOS RAS)
“Gandhi and Hindi Literature”
Dr. Maxim Demchenko (MSLU)
“The role of Mahatma Gandhi in the formation of the Valmiki Samaj Dalit community”
Maria Shcherbak (MSLU)
“The transformation of the image of Mahatma Gandhi outside India (modern perspectives)”
Ludmila Sekacheva (independent researcher)
“Mahatma Gandhi. South Africa - the birthplace of the great Indian Satyagraha”