The Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences and the Centre for Ethics, Spirituality and Sustainability at JGU organised the 15th International Conference on Alternative Perspectives and Global Concerns with a focal theme on ‘Spirituality, Mysticism and Politics in the Age of Globality’ on 23rd and 24th January, 2018 at the JGU campus in Sonipat, Haryana.
The conference aimed at exploring the variegated articulations of mystical consciousness as a condition for political authority and leadership, in the past and in the present. Alternatives perspectives on today’s political developments have to be accompanied by alternative perspectives on the traditions from which they originated and came into existence.
Experts like Swami Agnivesh, Winner of Alternative Peace Prize; Mariela Cruz, Ambassador of Costa Rica to India; Swami Om Poorna Swatantra, Founder Jaivic/ Organic Lifestyle; Professor (Dr.) Mohammad Maesali, President, Alternative Perspective and Global Concern; Sudhanshu Trivedi, National Spokesperson, BJP; D.R. Kaarthikeyan, Former Director, Central Bureau of Investigation; (Dr.) Rostam J. Neuwirth, Professor of Law/ Program Coordinator, University of Macau/ Faculty of Law; Ann Van Sevanant, Professor of Philosophy, University of Brussels and many more attended the conference in addition to several other dignitaries and experts.