UKPHA is recognised as a leading heritage charity, interested in Punjab's arts, literature, history and traditions. The organisation's roots lie in the personal journeys of its founding members who set out to discover and make sense of their cultural inheritance.

The UKPHA Bookclub is back !

We’re delighted to announce the return of the UKPHA Bookclub from 15 February 5PM (UK) We will kick off the new season with Sathnam Sanghera, who will talk about his new book Empireland. You can read more about him and the first few talks below.



Marina Wheeler QC

The Lost Homestead. My Mother, Partition and the Punjab

March 1, 2021
In this gripping memoir Marina Wheeler tells the story of her mother’s early years shaped by the Partition and her subsequent search for personal and political freedom. In conversation with Kavita Puri

Prof Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh

Celebrating the Gurus’ message of Gender Equality and Challenging Everyday Reality.

March 8, 2021
Prof Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh drawing upon her work on the Guru Granth Sahib will discuss how the female was exalted by the Gurus to ensure equality. She will highlight how this ideal of equality has failed to translate into everyday reality, and on International Woman’s day #choosetochallenge she will explore and challenge the numerous ways that women are denied the equality the Gurus had envisaged for them.