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Aberystwyth University’s Interview with Mary King

14 January, 2021

Aberystwyth University interviewed Mary King in Prom, the university’s online magazine, as part of the centenary celebration highlighting their Department for International Politics, the oldest in the world.

The image below links to the interview portion directly. The full magazine can be viewed at Aberystwyth University’s original posting.

Aberystwyth University’s Centenary Celebrations

14 January, 2021

Aberystwyth University, Mary King’s alma mater, is holding centenary celebrations highlighting their Department for International Politics, the oldest in the world.

“Gandhi Would Be Grieved By India’s Treatment Of Civil Disobedience Today” by Betwa Sharma

2 November, 2020

“Gandhi Would Be Grieved By India’s Treatment Of Civil Disobedience Today” by Betwa Sharma

In this interview, Mary Elizabeth King, an expert on nonviolent resistance, discussed how Mohandas Gandhi’s civil disobedience influenced the American civil rights movement, and what he might think of India today.

“The genius of John Lewis’ unyielding nonviolent discipline” by Mary King

27 July, 2020

“The genius of John Lewis’ unyielding nonviolent discipline” by Mary King.

The civil rights icon’s uncompromising insistence on treating opponents with respect was perhaps his greatest attribute — even if it has not always been understood.

Waging Nonviolence is a free online magazine with weekly newsletters.

“Nonviolence in International Politics: Towards a New Turn?”

30 January, 2020

“Communications, and Why It’s Vital for Today’s Nonviolent Campaigns and Movements” by Mary King

7 October, 2019

“How South Africa forced Gandhi to reckon with racism and imperialism” by Mary King

1 October, 2019

“How South Africa forced Gandhi to reckon with racism and imperialism” by Mary King.

Born 150 years ago, Gandhi’s perceptions about human sensibilities, social power and political truths began their transformation not in India, but South Africa.

This is Part One of a two-part analysis.

Waging Nonviolence is a free online magazine with weekly newsletters.

“Can we celebrate Gandhi’s achievements while also learning from his errors?” by Mary King

1 October, 2019

“Can we celebrate Gandhi’s achievements while also learning from his errors?” by Mary King

While Gandhi is rightly criticized on untouchability and gender issues, his method of struggle has informed countless social movements over the last century.

This is Part Two of a two-part analysis, and was originally published on October 4.

Waging Nonviolence is a free online magazine with weekly newsletters.

“Mary King: On Nonviolent Civil Resistance” by Carla Morena Alvarez Velasco

1 September, 2019

“Mary King: On Nonviolent Civil Resistance” by Carla Morena Alvarez Velasco

Dr. Alvarez’s interview is provided in both Spanish and English.

Ramachandra Guha praises Mary King’s “Gandhian Nonviolent Struggle and Untouchability in South India: The 1924-25 Vykom Satyagraha and the Mechanisms of Change” as “excellent” in his recent essay, “Remembering Vaikom satyagraha in the light of Sabarimala [Hindu temple]”.

4 March, 2019

Renowned historian Ramachandra Guha acclaims Mary King’s “Gandhian Nonviolent Struggle and Untouchability in South India: The 1924-25 Vykom Satyagraha and the Mechanisms of Change” as an “excellent” source for his recent essay, “Remembering Vaikom satyagraha in the light of Sabarimala [Hindu temple]”, concerning the temple in Kerala, that has long banned women.