Dr. Bharat Gupt, Professor, Delhi University, India
Dr. Bharat Gupt is a versatile and renowned speaker and a scholar of Hindi, English, Sanskrit and Greek. He taught at Delhi University for 40 years, and has delivered more than 2000 lectures on a variety of topics over the past 3 decades in several countries, including Belgium, USA, Canada, Greece and India. He is an authority in ancient Greek and Indian drama. He has been lecturing regularly at eminent centers such as the India International Center, India Habitat, and Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts, and the Vivekananda International Foundation. His most recent activities include participation in a Hindu Jewish Dialogue with Swami Dayanand Saraswati and Jewish Grand Rabbi Sperber in New Delhi, India. As part of Year of India in Canada 2011, he gave lectures in the Eminent Lecturer Series facilitated by Indian High Commission. Currently he is invited for lectures on Culture to Students of Satyajit Ray Film Institute Kolkata. He writes regularly for research journals, national and international newspapers on cultural and educational issues. He is M.A. in English from University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in English from MS University of Baroda, India. He has also worked in classical studies, theatre, music, culture and media studies and researched in Greece as Senior Fellow of the Onassis Foundation.