Leo Tolstoy and Mahatma Gandhi: Ideas Still Alive Today
The event featured presentations by Russian, Indian and Polish researchers on the correspondence of Leo Tolstoy and Mahatma Gandhi. The Director of the Yasnaya Polyana Museum-Estate Ekaterina Tolstaya, the Museum’s Senior Researcher Galina Alekseeva, the great-great-great-grandson of the great writer, Andrey Tolstoy, and Yogesh K. Tyagi, DU Vice Chancellor addressed the audience. affairs. Among the seminar’s highlights were the screening (sponsored by the SUN Group and the Global Education & Leadership Foundation) of a documentary directed by Galina Evtushenko, “Leo Tolstoy and Mahatma Gandhi: a Double Portrait in the Interior of the Age”, as well as dance and song routines performed by Russian compatriots.