About the Speaker
Historian, biographer, journalist and peacemaker, Rajmohan Gandhi divides his time between India and the United States, where he currently serves as Research Professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Rajmohan has been associated from 1997 with the University of Illinois.
Rajmohan’s latest book, published in December 2018, is Modern South India: A History from the 17th Century to Our Times. Other books by him include Understanding the Muslim Mind (1987); Gandhi: The Man, his People and the Empire (2008); Two Revolts: the American Civil War & India's 1857 Rebellion (2009); and Punjab: A History from Aurangzeb to Mountbatten(2013).
In the 1990s, Rajmohan, a grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, served as a member of the Rajya Sabha, the Indian Senate.
6:30 Registration and reception
7:00 Presentation by Rajmohan Gandhi, followed by audience Q&A
Registration and Parking
This event is free and open to the public, though registrations are requested for planning. Please note that the names and email addresses of registrants will be shared with the IRC's program partner, Johnson County Community College.
Parking options are available here: http://www.jccc.edu/about/campus/maps/parking.html