The South Asian Studies Group from the School of Economics at the University of Sydney will conduct an international workshop in celebration of the 150 anniversary of the birth of Swami Vivekananda.
Swami Vivekananda was an Indian Hindu monk. He was a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the western world. The 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda (12 January 2013) was celebrated all over India and in different countries of the world.
The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports of India decided to observe 2013 as the year of 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.Year-long events and programs were organised by different branches of Ramakrishna Math, Ramakrishna Mission, central government and different state governments of India, education institutions, youth groups etc. Bengali film director Tutu (Utpal) Sinha made a film The Light: Swami Vivekananda as a tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his150th birth anniversary.
University of Sydney, School of Economics
South Asian Studies Group International Workshop
SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES GROUP in association with
SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, University of Sydney
CENTRE FOR PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES, University of Sydney
SOCIETY FOR PHILOSOPHY AND CULTURE, Victoria University NZ
VEDANTA CENTRE OF SYDNEY
& RAMAKRISHNA-SARADA-VEDANTA SOCIETY OF NSW
organises an INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP on
SWAMI VIVEKANANDA AND HIS QUEST FOR SUSTAINED HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN BOTH EAST & WEST
Date: Monday, 16 September 2013
Venue: Seymour Theatre, University of Sydney
Participants from Australia, Europe, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, and the United States will present papers and take part in a panel discussion on:
Is Swami Vivekananda’s contribution relevant for interfaith dialogue at international level?
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Please Note: There will also be a play titled
Oneness–Voice without Form: The Extraordinary Life of Swami Vivekananda