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2019 UNSW Annual Gandhi Memorial Ceremony & Oration

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UNSW Sydney

Gate 11, Botany Street

Library Lawn

Sydney, NSW 2052

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Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Mr Laurie Pearcey, Pro Vice-Chancellor International, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Mr Neville Roach AO, Patron of the Australia India Institute at UNSW Sydney, takes great pleasure in inviting you to attend the Annual Gandhi Memorial Ceremony followed by the Gandhi Oration at UNSW Sydney on Wednesday 6 February 2019.

The UNSW Sydney Annual Memorial Ceremony commemorates India’s Martyrs Day, the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination on 30 January 1948. The Remembrance Ceremony brings together UNSW staff, students, alumni and guests to observe a moment of peace in tribute to Gandhi and is followed by the Gandhi Oration.

Memorial Ceremony

Join us for a Memorial Ceremony.

5.15pm Guests arrive

5.30pm Memorial service commences

6.00pm Service concludes (walk to Roundhouse, UNSW Sydney for Gandhi Oration)

Location UNSW, Library Lawn, Library Walk (C21), Gate 11, Botany Street Kensington, NSW 2052

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Gandhi Oration

UNSW Sydney is delighted to invite you to attend the annual UNSW Gandhi Oration which commemorates the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi and is delivered by a person whose life’s work exemplifies Gandhian ideals. In 2019, the Gandhi Oration will be delivered by Chief Advocate of World Vision Australia Tim Costello.

Since its inception, the Oration has been delivered by Patrick Dodson in 2012, Justice Michael Kirby 2013, Dr Tom Keneally 2014, Ms Ela Gandhi 2015, Mr Peter Greste 2016, Dr Hugh Mackay AO 2017 and Indian Journalist Shoma Chaudhury.

6.15pm Guests arrive

6.30pm Gandhi Oration

7.30pm Oration Concludes

Location Roundhouse, UNSW Campus, Anzac Parade, Kensington, NSW 2052

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Please Register for each event you will be attending for catering purposes via the Eventbrite Link.

Click here to RSVP by Friday 1st February 2019.

For additional information, please contact Katrina Stuve at visits.international@unsw.edu.au or 02 9385 8508.

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