Professor Ramachandra Guha
Historian and biographer
will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on October 23, 2004 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.
Cecil and Ida Green Lecture
Arguments With Gandhi:
In His Times and Ours
Between 1985 and 1995 Professor Guha held academic jobs in India, Europe, and North America. Since 1995 he has been a full-time writer, based in Bangalore. He has taught at Berkeley and the universities of Yale, Stanford and Oslo, been a Senior Associate Member of St. Anthony's College, Oxford, a Senior Fellow of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi, and a Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. Guha has been a recipient of a MacArthur Research and Writing Award for his work on the environment. Outside of India, he has published essays and commentaries in the Times Literary Supplement, Granta, London Magazine, and The Ecologist. Ramachandra Guha was recently described in the New York Times as `perhaps the best of India's non-fiction writers'. He is now working on a major history of independent India.
Fall Program 2004
Sep 18, Sep 25, Oct 2, Oct 16, Oct 23, Oct 30, Monday Nov 8, Nov 13, Nov 20, Nov 27, Dec 4.