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Author, Poet & Entrepreneur
Author & Founder, Ahimsa Conversations

Date & Time

Friday Fri, 15 Oct 2021

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Location (for BIC Venue, BIC Hybrid and BIC Cafe)

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

Rajni Bakshi engages Jaithirth Rao in a conversation based on his book Economist Gandhi – the first book on Gandhi to claim that he was not against business and capitalists; providing insights into a hidden facet of Gandhi’s personality—his thoughts on economics and capitalism while throwing light on some of Gandhi’s views on religion, ethics, human nature, education and society, unveiling a Gandhi distinctive from all our previous readings of him.

 

 

Speakers

Jaithirth 'Jerry' Rao

Author, Poet & Entrepreneur

Jaithirth Rao is a retired entrepreneur who has been a visiting faculty  member at IIT Bombay, IIM Ahmedabad and Loyola College, Chennai. He has also been entrepreneur-in-residence  at Harvard Business School.

His previous publications include a poetry book, a book of essays and a book on Indian conservative traditions.

Rajni Bakshi

Author & Founder, Ahimsa Conversations
Rajni Bakshi is a Mumbai-based author, speaker and founder of Ahimsa Conversations.
Her books include: Bazaars, Conversations and Freedom: for a market culture beyond greed and fear (Penguin, India, 2009 and Greenleaf, UK, 2012), which won two Vodafone-Crossword Awards; Bapu Kuti: Journeys in Rediscovery of Gandhi (Penguin, India, 1998).

On 30th January, 2020, Rajni launched a Youtube Channel called Ahimsa Conversations, which is a platform for exploring the possibilities of nonviolence.