(Posted March 19, 2001)

A political scientist from India, Naresh Dadhich, will lecture on "Human Rights in India: A Gandhian Perspective" at 8:15 p.m. March 28 in 302 Good Hall on the Juniata College campus.

The lecture is free and open to the public. The lecture is sponsored by the Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies.

Dadhich is an associate professor of political science at the University of Rajasthan in Jaipur, India. He has published numerous research papers on the work and legacy of Mohandas Gandhi. He also is the director of the Centre for Gandhian Studies at the University of Rajasthan.

He is the author of "Gandhi and Existentialism," published in India in 1993. He began his academic career at the University of Rajasthan in 1978 as an assistant professor. He was promoted to associate professor in 1991 and has taught at the university for 22 years.

Contact April Feagley at feaglea@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3131 for more information.