Gandhi Oration 2013 by Michael Kirby

January 18th, 2013


Remembrance Ceremony and Gandhi Oration.  The Gandhi Oration commemorates India’s Martyrs’ Day, the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination on 30 January 1948.

  • Wednesday 30 January, 2013. Arrive 5:15pm for 5:30pm Remembrance Ceremony start. Oration begins at 6.15 with light refreshments served at 5.45.
  • UNSW Library Lawn (ceremony); Sir John Clancy Auditorium (oration)
  • Free (RSVP Essential)

What would Gandhi do today?

Michael Kirby to deliver the annual Gandhi Oration – 30th January, 2013

Michael Kirby, former High Court Justice, is one of Australia’s most admired and respected public figures, and will deliver the 2013 Gandhi Oration at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

A tireless advocate for equal opportunity and human rights, Michael Kirby will address the topic What would Gandhi do today? A meditation on the contemporary challenges of human rights.

The Oration will be preceded by a remembrance ceremony at the Gandhi bust on the UNSW Library Lawn. Guests are encouraged to attend both the ceremony and oration.

This is a free event and everyone is welcome. However, RSVPs are essential.

Among those attending: the Consul General of India to Australia Mr Arun Goel, UNSW Chancellor Mr David Gonski, UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Frederick Hilmer, and Mr Neville Roach, Patron of the Australia India Institute at UNSW.

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