Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis presents his book “The Values of Mahatma Gandhi through his Writings” to H.E. the Ambassador of India Ms. M. Manimekalai.

On the occasion of the 146th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA), the Center of Eastern Studies for Culture & Communication of Panteion University and the Indian Embassy in Athens organized a special presentation 

on Friday, 2nd October 2015, at 18.30 – 21.30 hrs

at the Amphitheatre Sakis Karagiorgas (at Panteion University, 136 Sygrou Avenue, Athens)

The program:

Welcome address by the Vice-Chancellor of Panteion University, Prof. Evangelos Pronjas


Introductory Speech by H.E. the Ambassador of India to Greece, Ms. M. Manimekalai

Speech by Professor Christodoulos Giallouridis, Dean of the School for International Studies, Communication and Culture on the theme “The Influence of Philosophy of Gandhi on Configuring the World Peace”

Speech by Dr. Dimtrios Vassiliadis, Indologist Professor and President of ELINEPA on the theme “Gandhi’s Views on how to Overcome the Economic Crisis” 

Projection of the documentary “Does Gandhi Matter” (32 min. English with Greek Subtitles)

Photo exhibition from Mahatma Gandhi’s house.

Gandhi’s favorite songs by Kostas Kalaitzis and Giannis Zanis in Tabla

Tea and Indian Snacks.