Annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture: Ramachandra Guha, “Getting to Know Gandhi: An Indian Biographer’s Journey”

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

6:30 pm


Open to the Public

Headshot of Ramachandra Guha with covers of his two Gandhi biographies
Admission Price

Free; Reservations Required


Historian and biographer Ramachandra Guha gives an inside look into his process researching the great Indian freedom fighter, social reformer, religious thinker, and prophet. Guha is the author of a monumental two-volume biography of Mahatma Gandhi, Gandhi Before India and Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World (“a magnificent achievement” —The Guardian). His other books include a pioneering environmental history, The Unquiet Woods; an award-winning sports history of cricket, A Corner of a Foreign Field; and a widely acclaimed history of his country, India after Gandhi. Guha’s most recent book is Rebels Against the Raj.

Presented with the Leon Levy Center for Biography.

A video of this event will be posted a few days later on our YouTube Channel.

This event will be livestreamed, and closed captions will be provided. Please contact Jimmy Cok at with additional accessibility requests, questions, or concerns.