Dr. Christian Bartolf



Christian Bartolf

I am:

- author of exhibitions and publications (essays and books).
- doctor of philosophy (Free University Berlin, 2021).
- educational and political scientist with two university diplomas.
- president (since 1993), Gandhi Information Center (Research and Education for Nonviolence), a society for education in Berlin, Germany (Info)


2022 - 2021 - 2020

EPIC JOURNEY - 21 September - 15 October 2022:

"The 25-Day program had 51 events covering 14 Universities, 11 Colleges and 16 Institutions across 9 states in India. The program was taken with great enthusiasm and hope for future programs of togetherness and collective action."


LECTURES 2018 - 2019:

30 November 2019: London - Friends House [with Dominique Miething]:
The No More War Movement and the Anti-Conscription Manifesto

Poster - Programme

2 October 2019: Nuremberg - Caritas-Pirckheimer-House
(Consulate General of India, Munich - German-Indian Society):
Mahatma Gandhi and the Nuremberg Principles

Poster - Programme

27 September 2019: Linz (Austria) - Knowledge Tower (Symposium on Gandhi):
Satyagraha: Emancipation from Slavery and War. Gandhi's Theory and Practice of Nonviolent Resistance against political systems of oppression


19 September 2018: Linz, Austria - Old City Hall (1938: Year of Commemoration):
Carl von Ossietzky - Journalist, Pacifist, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Programme - Film

6 June 2019: Lyon - École normale supérieure de Lyon (ENS) [with Dominique Miething]:
Gustav Landauer and the revolutionary principle of non-violent non-cooperation

Poster - Programme

4 May 2018: Berlin -
Commemorating Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Carl von Ossietzky
(at the Ossietzky honoral grave in Berlin):
World Citizen Ossietzky

Programme - Lecture - Film


'Bread and Roses' - Voices against War
(Anti-War Museum, Berlin, 8 November 2019 to 2 February 2019) -

Poster - Exhibition

Aldous Huxley: Alphabet of Peace - Commitment against War
(Anti-War Museum, Berlin, 30 January 2019 to 30 April 2019) -

Poster - Exhibition

'Study War No More' -
Lyrics and Photographies for Nonviolent Resistance
(Anti-War Museum, Berlin, 30 January 2018 to 30 April 2018) -

Poster -

Henry David Thoreau: '... give me truth' -
Plea for Nonviolent Resistance
(Anti-War Museum, Berlin, 9 November 2017 to 26 January 2018) -

Poster - Exhibition

Dr. Albert Schweitzer: 'My Address to the People' -
Commitment against Nuclear War
(Anti-War Museum, Berlin, 24 April 2017 to 24 September 2017) -


Desiderius Erasmus: 'War is sweet to those who have no experience of it ...' -
Protest against Violence and War
(Anti-War Museum, Berlin, 6 February 2017 to 16 April 2017) -

Poster - Exhibition


Desiderius Erasmus: "War is sweet to those who have no experience of it ..." - Protest against Violence and War (= Publication series: Exhibitions on the History of Nonviolent Resistance, No. 1, Editors: Christian Bartolf, Dominique Miething). Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, 2022.

Dr. Albert Schweitzer: "My Address to the People" - Commitment against Nuclear War (= Schriftenreihe: Ausstellungsführer der Universitätsbibliothek der Freien Universität Berlin, Nr. 61, Herausgeber:innen des Bandes: Christian Bartolf, Marion Gericke, Dominique Miething). Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, Gandhi-Informations-Zentrum, 2020.


Paradise of Conscience: Thoreau's "Lakes of Light", Tolstoy's "Kingdom of God" and Gandhi's "Ramrajya". In: Gandhi Marg. Quarterly Journal of the Gandhi Peace Foundation. New Delhi. Volume 43, Number 1, April to June 2021, pp. 11-24. - read

Thoreau - Tolstoy - Gandhi: The Origin of Satyagraha. [co-authors: Dominique Miething and Vishnu Varatharajan] In: Roots, Routes and a New Awakening. Beyond One and Many and Alternative Planetary Futures, ed. by Ananta Kumar Giri. Singapore: Springer Nature - Palgrave Macmillan, 2021, pp. 133-148. - read

Mahatma Gandhi's message for us in the 21st Century. [co-author: Dominique Miething] Published by the Indian Social Institute, New Delhi, India. In: Social Action. A Quarterly Review of Social Trends (October-December 2019), pp. 398-405, New Delhi, India - read

Gandhi's vision for the future. Published by U.V Jose, Director, Information & Public Relations Department on behalf of Government of Kerala. In: Kerala Calling. Vol. 39, No. 12, pp. 24-25, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, October 2019 - read (publication) - read (original)

Mahatma Gandhi's ideas for the world. Satyagraha, sarvodaya are core concepts of Gandhi's political philosophy. [co-author: Dominique Miething] Published by THE WEEK, Kochi, Kerala, India, June 30, 2019 - read (publication) - read (original)

Gustav Landauer and the Revolutionary Principle of Non-violent Non-cooperation. [co-author: Dominique Miething] In: Muldoon, James / Keets, Gard (eds.): The German Revolution and Political Theory. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, pp. 215-235 - read

Music, Cosmopolitanism and Transformative Harmony. In: Giri, Ananta Kumar (ed.): Transformative Harmony. New Delhi: Studera Press, 2019, pp. 763-774 - read

Tolstoy and Practical Spirituality. In: Giri, Ananta Kumar (ed.): Practical Spirituality and Human Development. Transformations in Religions and Societies. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, pp. 361-369 - read

Tolstoy and Cosmopolitanism. In: Giri, Ananta Kumar (ed.): Beyond Cosmopolitanism. Towards Planetary Transformations. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, pp. 121-129 - read

Exhibitions on Nonviolent Resistance: A New Medium for Peace Education. [co-author: Dominique Miething] In: Cicovacki, Predrag / Hess, Kandy (eds.): Nonviolence As a Way of Life (Two Volumes).
Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, 2017, Volume II, pp. 514-532 - read

Tolstoy and Practical Spirituality. In: Gandhi Marg Quarterly, ed.: Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi, Volume 36 (2&3), July to December 2014, pp. 431-438 - read

© Dr. Christian Bartolf - date: 19 June 2023