South Asia


South Asian group visits Caux, Switzerland

27 July, 2009

A distinguished group from Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka visited the Initiatives of Change conference centre in Caux, Switzerland, on the invitation of Rajmohan Gandhi. They participated in the second Caux Forum for Human Security, attended by over 400 people from around the world.

'Clinging to Truth in the 21st Century'

20 January, 2003

Rajmohan Gandhi discusses the history and current state of South Asia on the Michigan Channel.

'Unopened Books and Books of Fire: History and the Subcontinent'

7 April, 2001

Remarks given at Yale University

Despite restrictions on the movement of books and periodicals across the India-Pakistan border, several studies on the history and politics of Pakistan, or studies of the movement against British rule written from a Pakistani perspective, are available on the bookshelves of Indian libraries and reading rooms; and the opposite is also true. In some rare instances, such studies composed in the neighboring country are even published in India and Pakistan, and more are imported from third country publishers.

'Roots of Violence: Springs of Healing'

1 August, 2000

A Review of Rajmohan's book 'Revenge & Reconciliation' by Dr Charis Waddy

'Peace & Identity: Some Reflections on the South Asia Experience'

3 April, 1995

Eighth Annual Vernon M. and Minnie I. Lynch Lecture on Conflict Resolution for the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University

New book

Researched in India, Pakistan and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Rajmohan Gandhi's latest book narrates a 240-year story of what old-timers know as undivided Punjab, beginning with the 1707 death of Emperor Aurangzeb and ending with the 1947 division into West Punjab and East Punjab. More