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.



Parminder Bhachu

Exploring South Asian migrants resilience and creativity in times of extreme change

May 17, 2021
Join Prof Parminder Bhachu in conversation with Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal on the topic of migration processes of South Asians and the technical capital they carry and develop in the diaspora.

Kim Wagner

Between the Mutiny and Amritsar: The 'Kooka' Massacre of 1872

May 24, 2021
This talk explores the little-known history of the ‘Kooka’ Massacre, that echoed the Uprising of 1857 and foreshadowed the Amritsar Massacre of 1919, thus revealing something crucial about the forms and functions of fear and violence in British India.