The Political Gandhi and Indian Independence: A View from Diaspora
About the Resource Person: Pheroze Nowrojee
Pheroze Nowrojee, Senior Counsel, is an Advocate of the High Courts of Kenya (1967), Tanzania (1970) and Zanzibar (1989). He has also appeared in the High Courts of Uganda and the Seychelles. Born in the Diaspora, in Nairobi, he studied in India (B.A., University of Bombay, 1957), in the U.K. (of Lincoln’s Inn, Barrister, 1965) and in the U.S.A. (LL.M., Yale, 1974). His awards include the International Commission of Jurists (Kenya) ICJ Jurist of the Year, 1995, the International Bar Association (IBA) Bernard Simons Human Rights Prize, 2002-2004, the Law Society of Kenya Roll of Honour, 2005, the Maasai People Safeguarding Rights Award, 2007, and the CB Madan Constitution Prize 2014. His family has been a part of the Diaspora since 1896. He has been awarded the Bharatiya Pravasi Samman Award (2007) by India. He has given the South Asian Studies Council’s Annual Gandhi Lecture at Yale University (2017). He is the author of A Kenyan Journey, a rumination on the Diaspora in East Africa and of Dukawalla, short stories set there. He is a BBC Africa Poetry Competition Prizewinner (2001).
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